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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby Grindl » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:29 pm

Round Two ....I've received confirmation that I am entered in the 2019 Berger Southwest Nationals , February of next year , and will also be shooting in the Arizona State Midrange Championship , October 27th & 28th , 2018 .

My loading practices have improved greatly , as have my trigger skills , over the last year , and I'm hopeful of a better result , both in a few weeks , and next February .

Special thanks go out to CCA ; David Fair , for all of his deliberate consultation and discussion in refining my Mosin Target rifle beyond what it was before , and the R&D to bring the firing pin spring to a Competition level ..We've discovered something regarding the firing pin spring . :shh: And after I have the data to back up my theory , I'll post the modification for all to use . And Grimstod ; for the outstanding work he has done on my Bolt and firing pin . Grimstod's bolt work brought my scores up 10-12 points immediately . Keep everyone posted , as the State Match is just a couple weeks away . :thumbup:
If not me.....Who ?
If not now ....When ?
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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby Deathsythe311 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:09 am

Good luck brother. Keep us posted. We need to go out and shoot together.
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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby Grindl » Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:14 pm

The 2019 Berger Southwest Nationals are complete . As stated ; I competed for the second year in a row with my M-N Target rifle , and I'm pleased to tell all , I did much better .
For those who do not know the scoring system for "F" class , it is very simple . There are three relays , comprised of :
Relay #1 ...5 sighters , 20 shots for record ( score )
Relay #2 ...5 sighters , 20 shots for record
Relay #3 ...5 sighters , 20 shots for record
Each shot for record ,(score) has a point value of ten points . A Match of three relays is 60 shots , equaling 600 points total . The additional scoring marker , or Bullseye , is the X-ring . It carries the same point value as a shot within the Ten ring , but is generally the designator of a Match winner , and placement in the field .
My 2019 Berger F Open Class , Marksman/Sharpshooter Div. scores were :
Relay #1 197 - 9X
Relay #2 197 - 5X
Relay #3 187 - 1X
Total 581 - 15X
Relays #1 & #2 , I managed to shoot #2 in class posting what are generally considered Masters level scores . The rifle performed flawlessly throughout the competition . Relay #3 ; I , along with other shooters dealt with the famous Ben Avery "switchy" winds , that I didn't do a great job of reading , thus the extra points dropped . I did manage to place 4th in Class , and after browsing the score-sheets , I found that my 581-15X , was good enough to beat out a dozen or so Masters , and a couple of High Masters . Our Mosin acquitted herself very well in a world class field of some very skilled shooters , and some very premier hardware . :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Several shooters commented on my scores , knowing I was shooting a M-N , and there wasn't a single negative remark made by anyone . A little bit of good natured kidding , but it was with good intentions , and I told them , "Next year , I'm bringing my Dragonov" .
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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby Deathsythe311 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:10 am

I lost your number buddy. We need to meet up again and this time shoot.
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Re: Odyessy in "F" Open

Postby Grindl » Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:51 pm

Improvement ahead for my "Range Queen" ...I now have a Bartlein MTU 31" , 1-10 twist blank that will be installed on the "Queen" in September when I will make pilgrimage to CCA . This will make her a full 1,000 yard rifle , and it is the same barrel profile being shot by many of the AMU Team in competition .

I'll also be purchasing a full Front Rest , to be on equal footing for the "F-Open" Class . :thumbup:
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