Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

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Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#1 Post by Bucolic » Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:44 pm

Summer is here and so is the LGC Bullseye Match #19. I am. I am officially opening it today, June 17. It will close on August 12th, eight weeks from today. This is a longer match than the previous one and the latest one-hand match but, due to reduced participation in those matches, I decided to lengthen it by two weeks. I will announce the fourth one-hand match in about a month.

We have a number of new members in the forum. For their information, these matches have been going on for several years and are open to all, regardless of skill level. There are no prizes other than discrete bragging rights. These matches are informal and can be both fun and can help with training. A link to the rules for the matches can be found below. Please note that the email address for submitting scores was changed in early 2019 so, if you did not shoot match 18, you should be sure you are submitting scores to the correct place. See the rules document for the new address.
The LGC Bullseye Club Rules.pdf
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While the choice of targets within the constraints laid out in the rules is up to you, and many options are available, we have crafted some custom targets for use in these matches. Note that they are NOT official NRA targets and they should NOT be used in NRA-sanctioned events. Regardless of the targets you use, if you are printing downloaded targets, please make sure that they conform to the target norms. How do you know if the target conforms? Measure the diameters of the 4-ring on the B3 style target and the 6-ring on the B2 style target. They should measure approximately 7.3 and 8.3 inches, respectively. If they do not, check to see if your printer is scaling the PDFs before printing them. Also note that the 6 ring on the B3 style LGC targets may be slightly truncated on the right and left margins, depending on your printer. Judge for yourself if you think this is acceptable. PDFs of the targets follow below.
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As always, post any comments or questions. Most importantly though, GET OUT AND SHOOT THESE MATCHES. They are great fun and will help to sharpen your skills.

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Re: Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#2 Post by SailDesign » Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:17 pm

Hurrah!! I will try to get to this. Medical crud stopped me from doing a last-minute Even-Handed run, but I should be OK here...

Thanks, as ever, Buc!
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#3 Post by CDFingers » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:09 pm

Like sand through an hour glass, so are the days of our lives. Also looking for time for shooting.

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Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#4 Post by Bucolic » Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:27 am

I understand how the rigors and vicissitudes of life cut into one’s time at the range. I did manage to sneak out and shoot the bullseye match yesterday and put 50 rounds through my new Henry rifle. It was a good day.
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#5 Post by Merle » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:12 pm

Glad to see this open!
I'd try the new color targets, but I have already printed a crap load of black & white.
I expect they would help my tired eyes. Oh well

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Re: Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#6 Post by MaxWyatt » Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:34 pm

I practiced the other day. Need more practice. Practice is fun. A buddy of mine just picked up an old Marlin 22. We're going to the range tomorrow and I'm going to practice at 50 yards with the Marks. It should be 'interesting'. :whistle: Maybe I'll slap a scope on the short one. 8-)
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#7 Post by Merle » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:37 pm

Interesting, as in the old Chinese curse "may you live in interesting times" ??? :roflmao:
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Re: Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#8 Post by Buck13 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:00 pm

Merle wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:12 pm
Glad to see this open!
I'd try the new color targets, but I have already printed a crap load of black & white.
I expect they would help my tired eyes. Oh well

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Look in the garbage at the range for a discarded backing sheet from a Shoot-n-See target? Might find a colored center-spot paster.
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Re: Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#9 Post by Merle » Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:05 pm

Buck13 wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:00 pm
Merle wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:12 pm
Glad to see this open!
I'd try the new color targets, but I have already printed a crap load of black & white.
I expect they would help my tired eyes. Oh well

:beer2:
Look in the garbage at the range for a discarded backing sheet from a Shoot-n-See target? Might find a colored center-spot paster.

worth a try - thanks! :thumbup:
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Re: Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#10 Post by Pomme » Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:49 pm

I am interested in trying this. The rapid fire part is easy (doesn't mean I can score high but I can shoot fast :lol: ). But the 10 minutes part is another story. I am assuming it's 10 minutes max to shoot 10 rounds but is there a minimum required? Or is it okay to shoot in 3? I'm not sure if I could slow down to 4 minutes.

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Re: Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#11 Post by Bucolic » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:20 pm

10 minutes maximum. Give it a try!


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Re: Bullseye Match #19 Opens Today, Closes August 12

#12 Post by CDFingers » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:30 pm

Sweet! I was able to get out and shoot this match today. I must confess that I'm not givin' y'all a very significant run for your money. Just wait'll next time. (And your little dog, too!) ;)

I shot one-handed again. I shot 60's in both slow and timed, but whiffed big time in the rapid fire. First shot was good, though. He he. I'm sure I'd be a big threat if I shot more than I do, but I don't, so I'm not--for the time being I have many fish to fry, as it were. Still, I love shooting these matches even if it's the only 30 rounds I shoot that month.

As it so happens, I was able to carve out a big 90 minutes, so I shot some .22's out my MKII for funzies but did not post scores. I did a few plinks and an ammo test with ten rounds of GECO .45 from Germany (review down in hand gun ammo) with my Springer 1911, then I shot the match with store-bought American Eagle. All in all about 40 rimfires and fifty .45's. A good time was had nonetheless.

Shooting stuff remains fun.

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