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Vintage Military Rifle Postal Match

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Vintage Military Rifle Postal Match

#1 Post by alamo308 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:10 am

First entries received today in South Texas Marksmanship Training Center's (STMTC) 2018 Vintage Military Rifle Postal Match!
Open to all, within the rules. Deadline for submitting yours: November 22, 2018. View the rules (NO FEE!) and download PDF targets at:
http://southtexasshooting.org/matches/v ... _2018.html

Entry Number One
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PS: That slow-fire score should be 6X, not 5X!
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Re: Vintage Military Rifle Postal Match

#2 Post by Cattus Borealis » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:47 am

This looks like fun.

Thanks for posting!

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Re: Vintage Military Rifle Postal Match

#3 Post by Merle1 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:15 am

So it is wide open - anybody can play?

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Re: Vintage Military Rifle Postal Match

#4 Post by alamo308 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:31 pm

Merle1 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:15 am
So it is wide open - anybody can play?
Yes, anybody whose rifle(s) meet the criteria in the linked document. Pertinent extracts:

• Eligible rifles:
 - Any bolt-action (non-semiauto) military rifle designed prior to 1950, caliber .256 (6.5mm) or higher, up to .32.
 - Condition: as-issued, except repairs to maintain serviceability; upgrades as originally introduced that would have been typically performed by arsenal or armorer during the rifle's service life.
 - Original-specification reproduction firearms and accoutrements are allowed. Examples: a reproduction Warner-Swasey scope on a Ross Mark III sniper rifle, or a reproduction bipod appropriate for a specific rifle.

• Use any ammo (including handloads and cast bullets), unless prohibited at the range where you will shoot. For example, incendiary rounds or tracer ammo may be forbidden, due to dry conditions. Bragging rights awarded if using military surplus ammo. :handgestures-thumbup:

• Optional equipment: prone mat/rug, period-appropriate front and rear rests (simple sandbags or rags piled on board/brick/dirt-pile, etc.,), spotting scope, non-competition glove(s), original or period-appropriate modern-repro military-style sling and field jacket, bayonet. Bragging rights awarded if shooting with bayonet mounted. :lol:

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Re: Vintage Military Rifle Postal Match

#5 Post by Merle1 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:45 pm

OK, thank you!

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