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by Sporty
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: Georgia Smallbore Silhouette State Championship Tournament
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: Georgia Smallbore Silhouette State Championship Tournament

I'm sorry to see this cancellation. I doubt we can change how people register for state competitions. I know a few shooters at our matches were talking about going to Georgia but I don't know if they preregistered. This gives me an indication of what can be expected with my first NC state match plan...
by Sporty
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Scopes and Rings
Topic: New Silhouette Scope
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: New Silhouette Scope

My club has a version of PRS called ' know your limits'. The use of AR's is encouraged. But the precision rifles that were there were the epitome of tactical rifles; the scopes alone were easily over $3000 a copy. Everyone of these heavy hitters was really big on showing off his rig during conversa...
by Sporty
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Handgun
Topic: Which Smallbore Hunter Pistol?
Replies: 4
Views: 699

Re: Which Smallbore Hunter Pistol?

Thanks for your recommendations. I decided to spend less on a competition pistol and buy more ammo with the savings. After seeing a couple reviews on the Kel Tec CP33, I got one locally. I've been breaking it in and am pleased with its performance in practice off of a bag. I replaced the bright Will...
by Sporty
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: smallbore lever action and smallbore silhouette at the same time?
Replies: 12
Views: 535

Re: smallbore lever action and smallbore silhouette at the same time?

Thanks for all the advice and insights. Near-new 24" Frontier is "in the mail", on its way to me. I'm not giving up on finding a 39A, but I couldn't wait any longer to get started. You'll fall in love with the Henry Frontier Long Barrel. It has an attenuating effect on the off-hand aim. Put a Marbl...
by Sporty
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: Where is the justice?
Replies: 10
Views: 662

Re: Where is the justice?

Turning a chicken isn't easy. You're just showing off. ;)
by Sporty
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: .357 or 30-30 or what caliber for Rifle silhouette
Replies: 20
Views: 651

Re: .357 or 30-30 or what caliber for Rifle silhouette

My new .30-30 336 XLR SS shoots well. The receiver cover edges are sharp. With little effort, I stripped the heads of a forearm tip tennon screw and the side gate screw. Remington replaced them free of charge. My manual doesn't correctly state how to remove the magazine tube . I'm a little sorry I d...
by Sporty
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: .22LR Standard or Highspeed?
Replies: 31
Views: 1306

Re: .22LR Standard or Highspeed?

Some clubs don't allow supresssors. check your local clubs first. Why is that? What could possibly bad about them at well below 1000 fps? Snaketail didn't know it was about ammo. BTW, when it's about sound suppressors, it's the NRA that has ruled them out until they are legal in all 50 states.
by Sporty
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Club House
Topic: NRA casification cards
Replies: 6
Views: 421

Re: NRA casification cards

I wouldn't ignore it. I suggest contacting the NRA in case your real classification got replaced in their "database".
by Sporty
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: How many years worth of .22 ammo........
Replies: 17
Views: 793

Re: How many years worth of .22 ammo........

I interpret "Life is too short to shoot crappy ammo in fine rifles" as being elitist. I had a good friend that liked to have his red wine over ice. Didn't matter how expensive the bottle. Had a wine steward one time call him out for it, saying it spoiled the wine's bouquet. He said "I paid for it, ...
by Sporty
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: How many years worth of .22 ammo........
Replies: 17
Views: 793

Re: How many years worth of .22 ammo........

DavidABQ wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:53 pm
The ammo that I am referring to is SK products. I have stopped using Dr appt Remington Thunderbolts or other bulk ammo. Life is too short to shoot Crap ammo.
I guess I haven't been on this forum long enough to know what you meant.
by Sporty
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: How many years worth of .22 ammo........
Replies: 17
Views: 793

Re: How many years worth of .22 ammo........

It depends. Because of the higher cost, I only have a case of match .22 LR ammo for each competition year. That may change since I've started to shoot hunter pistol matches this year. If I manage to purchase a Kel-Tec CP33 for hunter pistol then my stock of CCI Mini-Mags that I've had for six years ...
by Sporty
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: .22LR Standard or Highspeed?
Replies: 31
Views: 1306

Re: .22LR Standard or Highspeed?

There was a pig rail that leaned forward at one club for small bore lever action. Dinging or turning these pigs was fairly common even with high velocity ammunition. I bought a few boxes of this 60gr 22lr ammo. The accuracy at 50 meters wasn't great, but it was good enough to be useful. The pigs th...
by Sporty
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: smallbore lever action and smallbore silhouette at the same time?
Replies: 12
Views: 535

Re: smallbore lever action and smallbore silhouette at the same time?

I take it the match director won't be shooting a scoped rifle or any rifle while having to watch the "fire" timer for levers unless losing time to shoot doesn't matter. It won't matter if another competitor in the other relay calls the commands.
by Sporty
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: .22LR Standard or Highspeed?
Replies: 31
Views: 1306

Re: .22LR Standard or Highspeed?

I use CCI Mini-Mags on our pigs only because they are up-sized 20% for 60 meters. With the extra mass, we may get one or two ringers in a match with standard velocity. In hind sight, I should have had them made 3/16" thick instead of 1/4". We also set them light for the same reason. Our 3/16" thick ...
by Sporty
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Paper silhouette targets
Replies: 10
Views: 579

Re: Paper silhouette targets

Sporty wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:02 am
Quoted instead of editing.