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May 26-27, 2018: 2 Day MRP & F-Class Match – North Star Rifle Club – Red Wing, MN.

Way back 6 weeks ago on April 13th, the Twin Cities area of Minnesota got 14.9 inches of snow in the largest April blizzard in MN history.  Fast-forward 6 weeks to late May, and we are in the middle of record high temperatures for the month.  In my experience, people who haven’t spent time in the Upper Midwest just think of MN as…

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May 12-13, 2018: Mother’s Day 600yd Mid-Range Prone Match – La Crosse Rifle Club – La Crosse, WI.

La Crosse Rifle Club has a tradition of hosting a 2-day 600-yard match over the Mother’s Day weekend that dates back to long before I ever found out about this sport.  I’ve been shooting matches at La Crosse for 4 or 5 years now, but in previous years, one commitment or another has always prevented me from making it there for…

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May 5-6, 2018: 2 Day OTC Match – North Star Rifle Club – Red Wing, MN.

It’s been a long winter.  This last weekend, at NSRC, it finally felt like spring.  Well, it actually felt more like summer with highs around 80° and a thunderstorm rolling through Saturday evening.  With no leaves on the trees yet to provide shade, soaking up some sun was mandatory.  We had 10 competitors shoot both days and 5 others that…

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April 28, 2018: 4×600 Mid Range Prone & F-Class Match – Eau Claire National Rifle Club – Eau Claire, WI.

Last Saturday, 9 F-Class shooters joined 26 competitors using slings for the first Mid Range Match of the year at ECNRC.  As always, James Melville and crew had the range in top shape and ready for whatever the day might bring. Conditions were cool, and the wind was a little more finicky than usual for this venue. At a club known for giving up high scores…

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ISSUE #52 – Rifle Shooting Blog Newsletter

This weeks Newsletter is now available.  I did ,however, forget to add a specific announcement for the upcoming 300 Meter National Matches in May.  I have listed the information – As you may of heard, the Minneapolis Rifle Club is hosting the 2018, 300 Meter National Matches.  The dates for the 300 Meter National Matches at MRC is rapidly approaching…

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April 7-8, 2018: Fullbore LR Individual Fundraiser & U.S. Palma® Individual Fundraiser – Winnequah Gun Club – Lodi, Wisconsin

In this cursed land where it is always winter, but never Christmas; 20+ hearty souls put on all the warm clothes they could find last weekend for the annual season opening matches at Winnequah Gun Club.  2018 has been an even worse winter than usual, so the chances of having nice weather for a shooting match the first…

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A New Match Rifle: Report #2

When we last talked winter was rapidly approaching and I was waiting for my new adjustable gas block from Compass Lake.  The block arrived a few days after report #1 was submitted but winter was upon us so further testing was ended.  The adjustable gas block was installed and about 10 rounds…

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