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by frankmako
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: .357 or 30-30 or what caliber for Rifle silhouette
Replies: 20
Views: 688

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

You can use the 357 mag,,,,but it will ring rams and sometimes turkeys. So just hit 20 out of 20 on the chickens/pigs and don't worry about the ringers. Or just get a 30-30 and be done with it.
by frankmako
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: .22LR Standard or Highspeed?
Replies: 31
Views: 1314

Re: .22LR Standard or Highspeed?

I use high velocity ammo because at the clubs I shoot at you will/can ring pigs and rams with standard velocity ammo.
by frankmako
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: smallbore lever action and smallbore silhouette at the same time?
Replies: 12
Views: 539

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

Sound good to me. It is good to see a match director growing his match and the sport.
by frankmako
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Club House
Topic: Silhouette in Alabama?
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: Silhouette in Alabama?

not anymore. the only hp silhouette is at river bend gun club in dawsonville georgia.
by frankmako
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Club House
Topic: Silhouette in Alabama?
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: Silhouette in Alabama?

Frank, Is the Brock' s Gap range in Hoover that you referred to the one that has the narrow but nice asphalt driveway built on the civil war era railroad cut through the mountains? I made the statement to Glenn one time that it must have cost a fortune for the club to make those cuts through solid ...
by frankmako
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Club House
Topic: Silhouette in Alabama?
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: Silhouette in Alabama?

you got that right. no help. i help some at a lever action match in north georgia each month. it takes me 2 1/2 hours one way to get to the match on a good day. any problems on the road can prevent me from making the match. it works out the best if the match dirictor is local and not driving several...
by frankmako
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Club House
Topic: Silhouette in Alabama?
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: Silhouette in Alabama?

Vance is about one hour from hoover (brock's gap). They got everything you need to shoot silhouette from smallbore to high power in all rifles and pistols. They got in ground rails and real berms. Cover firing lines the whole ball of wax. But they need match directors to run the matches. Directors t...
by frankmako
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Club House
Topic: Silhouette in Alabama?
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: Silhouette in Alabama?

Silhouette died in Alabama in June 2019. The match director sent out an email stating that fact and cancel all matches. Brocks Gap Training Center in Hoover Alabama cancel all matches (smallbore and pistol cartridge levergun) this month for the rest of the year. They also cancel hunter pistol and sm...
by frankmako
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: WTB Leupold FX-3 25X 1/2MOA Dot 66850
Replies: 6
Views: 506

Re: WTB Leupold FX-3 25X 1/2MOA Dot 66850

Good luck. They are getting hard to find.
by frankmako
Tue May 28, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Handgun
Topic: Which Smallbore Hunter Pistol?
Replies: 4
Views: 710

Re: Which Smallbore Hunter Pistol?

i use and like the t/c with a 10 inch barrel. back when i started you could only have 10 inch barrel. i have one setup with a aimpoint mark 2 and the other with a williams rear and adcock front sight. i use the same setup in 357 mag for hunter pistol. now for big bore i use a xp100 in 7-08 or a t/c ...
by frankmako
Sat May 11, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Rear Sights
Replies: 6
Views: 428

Re: Rear Sights

williams and/or redfield for me.
by frankmako
Sun May 05, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Lever Action Silhouette Rifle- which caliber?
Replies: 8
Views: 896

Re: Lever Action Silhouette Rifle- which caliber?

30-30 to me is the best. you can down load for the first three for a easy match.
by frankmako
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Lever Action Match Dates for Chatuge Gun Club Hiawassee Georgia
Replies: 0
Views: 347

Lever Action Match Dates for Chatuge Gun Club Hiawassee Georgia

Pistol Cartridge and Smallbore Lever Action matches are starting at the Chatuge Gun Club in Hiawassee Georgia. Match Dates: April 13 May 11 June 8 July 13 Aug 10 Sept 14 Oct 12 Also, Hunter Pistol and Smallbore Hunter Pistol will be shot during the matches. See http://www.chatugegunclub.com/index.ht...
by frankmako
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Lever Action @ Brock's Gap Training Center
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Lever Action @ Brock's Gap Training Center

This Saturday there will be smallbore and pistol cartridge lever action matches at Brock's Gap Training Center in Hoover Alabama.

Matches started in February and runs to November. Matches are on the first Saturday of the month. There will be a Alabama State Match in June.