Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

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Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by Onree » Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:18 pm

Because each range is different, the distance for this postal match will be up to you. A category for each distance and caliber submitted will be created.

Here are the rules:
• Pistols Only.
• No scopes, no rests.
• One handed or two handed shooting allowed.
• Calibers: Any, however you must specify on your target what caliber was used.
• Dates: 2-20-09 through 4-5-09. Targets be posted no later than 11:59pm on the 5th.
• Scoring as described below.
• Shooting distance: Your choice
• The 50/50 rule is in effect. If your round is at least 50% inside a higher scorning area, you get awarded the higher score.

Instructions:
Twelve (12) rounds will be fired at this target:
Five (5) at the upper diamond and one (1) at the upper circle.
Five (5) at the lower diamond and one (1) at the lower circle.

Scoring:
Rounds landing inside the white center area of each diamond will count as 10 (ten) points.
Rounds landing in the black area of each diamond will count as 5 (five) points.
A 50/50 hit (or better) of the black circle is worth 25 (twenty five) points.
Maximum points allowed per target is 150.

Your target can be found here: Postal Match Target

Good luck and happy shooting!
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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by Onree » Fri Mar 20, 2009 12:17 pm

Is everyone sucking wind on this one, or is it just me? :ham'r
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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by LurkMastR » Fri Mar 20, 2009 12:43 pm

Onree wrote:Is everyone sucking wind on this one, or is it just me? :ham'r
I don't have time to shoot since I spend all my free time sitting at Walmart waiting for the ammo to come in... [smilie=012.gif]

Thank you for the reminder. I'll try to git-r-done before the deadline, but I do have to pick up some target ammo for that to happen.

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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by Onree » Fri Mar 20, 2009 1:11 pm

Add 1 point for every round of hollow point ammo you use for this match. :---)

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Good luck on your search for target ammo.
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Post by LurkMastR » Fri Mar 20, 2009 2:02 pm

Onree wrote:Add 1 point for every round of hollow point ammo you use for this match. :---)

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Good luck on your search for target ammo.
Shoot my HP ammo at paper targets?!?!? It's bad enough that the target ammo (40S&W) is running about 25 cents per rnd, but I'm not going to use my self-dense HP ammo @ $1+ per rnd for putting holes in paper even if you give me an extra point per round. [smilie=011.gif]

Looks like I need a 22, but then I know Mrs Onree is gonna beat all of us with that caliber.

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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by Onree » Fri Mar 20, 2009 8:53 pm

LurkMastR wrote:Looks like I need a 22, but then I know Mrs Onree is gonna beat all of us with that caliber.
The Mrs isn't much a 22 shooter. Now 45, that's another story!

I did pretty well with 9mm and 22LR tonight. I'll scan my targets and post em tomorrow.

ETA: Mrs. Onree said she'll only enter under the 45 category, for this match. See how nice she is.... [smilie=011.gif]
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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by Trigger_Puller » Sat Mar 21, 2009 7:53 pm

O.K., it was raining and I was bored so I broke out the Crosman American Classic pistol in .177 caliber and tried my luck from ten (10) meters. Here is my results:

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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by Onree » Sat Mar 21, 2009 9:08 pm

Very nice, Mr Dead Eye! [smilie=pdt_xtremez_30.gif]

Here's my 22LR and 9mm targets at 7 yards. Gonna have to try again on Friday.

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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by HAL » Sat Mar 21, 2009 9:46 pm

I was going to go shooting the 28th, but the Blue Angels are comming to town. Looks like I will be shooting on the 4th!

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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by JBUG99999 » Sun Mar 22, 2009 2:44 pm

Here's my entry for the .45 category, shot at seven yards....

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FWIW, I hated this target.

PS Nice shooting, TriggerPuller!

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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by Onree » Sun Mar 22, 2009 2:48 pm

Mrs Onree wrote:FWIW, I hated this target.
Me too! The asshat that came up with this one needs to be banned! :ham'r

This one was such a pain, we're already discussing the next postal match.

Hey FSN staff - where's your targets? [smilie=popcorn.gif]
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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by gforester » Tue Mar 24, 2009 11:09 am

I've been playing around with an AR15, M1903 and my new CX4 carbine for the last couple of weeks. I did use my 9mm Beretta on Sunday and was keeping it in the black circle @25 yards though. I hope that translates well to the indoor range. I'll print out the targets and try to put some holes in them this weekend.

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Post by Onree » Sat Mar 28, 2009 4:51 pm

Here's my best from last night.

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Post by wjbarricklow » Sat Mar 28, 2009 10:40 pm

I wan to get in on this one. I've been meaning to get to the range, but too darned busy. I may have to do 5 or 7 yards in the garage with the 22.

I have to learn how to scan things with my printer.
...and they think I'm compensating for something?

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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by Onree » Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:59 pm

In the garage? [smilie=011.gif] Hey, whatever works for ya.
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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by HAL » Sun Apr 05, 2009 7:53 pm

OK here are my targets. Shot at 10 yards with a 22 and a 40.

My excuses are: 1) I shot the 40 close to going home and 2) this was my first trip to the range in almost a month.

Sig Mosquito @ 10 yards. 70 points
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Sig 226 .40 S&W @ 10 yards. 20 points [smilie=012.gif]
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I shot the 40 over, but did worse. Of course after I shot my last target, I had the thought to move the target closer.

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Oh yeah, I was also distracted by the shiny UZI _: on the table adjacent to me when I was shooting the Sig226.
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Post by NonConformist » Sun Apr 05, 2009 8:22 pm

I am going Friday so its too late for the comp. but I may try the targets anyway and post 'em
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Post by Onree » Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:16 pm

And this pistol match has come to an end. Thankfully! I'm never shooting at that target again.

Thanks to all that entered! [smilie=pdt_xtremez_30.gif]
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Post by Trigger_Puller » Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:32 pm

LOL - So what is this, the new Obama Postal Match where everyone who enters wins?

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Re: Postal Match: You pick the distance! (Ends 4-5-09)

Post by LurkMastR » Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:43 pm

Didn't you read the rules? It was "pick your own distance" so all you had to do to win was say you shot the targets at a distance which was different than everyone else, and *poof* you win! [smilie=011.gif]
Sorry I wasn't able to participate this time.

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