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Travis Redell of R Bros Rifles - Winner of 2013 JC Steel Challenge

Sunday was crazy early. We had to be at the clubhouse for a mandatory breakfast at 6:30am. Which meant we had to leave Dayton at 5:30. “Me not an early bird.” Thank you Charles for driving us there safely. But a great hearty breakfast was waiting for us made by staff and students of the… Read more »

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My second day at Shotshow in January our friend Steve a fellow high power shooter sent me a text telling me I needed to go visit the booth of APO. Ashbury Precision Ordinance. Steve knew I was researching tactical rifle competition. As you know, Shotshow is vast. Not being familiar yet with this world I… Read more »

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The final final results of scores have been published and here they are. Sorry for the mix up of F-TR and Open results on last post. SW Nationals Sling Team Agg SW Nationals OpenGrandAgg SW Nationals Grand Agg SW Nationals FTRTeamAgg SW Nationals FTRGrandAgg SW Nationals FOpenTeamAgg SW Nationals 600 yd sling SW Nationals 600… Read more »

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2013 Berger SW Nationals Winners. Trudy Fay 3rd, Brian Litz 2nd and Nancy Tompkins MW

Sunday Feb 10 – 2013 For our last day on the range at Ben Avery the sun came back out for us. But with the winds kicking up they created a cold bite. We had only two strings on individuals at 1000 yards. All morning waiting for the start the flags were standing down. The… Read more »

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My team. Left to right - Oliver Milonovic, Jim Cobbs, Michael Toliver, myself and our coach Doug Frerichs center.

Brrrrrr! The temp dropped 30 degrees today. Mostly cloudy and damp from rain last night. And windy. Again. We shot 2 individual strings at 1000 and then the final team match there as well. For the first time this week I was on relay one instead of three. I did well and only dropped 4… Read more »

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Nancy Tomkin's new long range shooting book. My autographed copy!

The photo at left is of Nancy Tompkin’s new book she just published. We have all been waiting for this for a while. This is her second book. The first came out in 2006. For those of you not in the High Power world, Nancy is an institution. She has many years of experience, national… Read more »

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Ben Avery Range in Phoenix. A very long shooting line.

I was so happy last week to hand off all of my shooting gear and rifle to my friend Darrell who drove down to this match in Phoenix. I was looking forward to flying for once without my gear. What could go wrong now? Just get on the plane. Was I not surprised when TSA… Read more »

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First precision rifle match 2013

Let me start by saying, “I have found my new sport.” I participated in my first tactical/sniper match yesterday in eastern WA. Sooooo muccchhh funnnnnn!! Way cool. Totally awesome. Why have I not been doing this already? No, I will never give up high power but I am more excited about this sport than even… Read more »