October Postal Match

Compete with your fellow FSN Members without leaving your home shooting range. Better known as the "Shoot n Mail."
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October Postal Match

Post by g.willikers » Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:06 am

It looks like no one is actually doing any of these, (besides me), or at least reporting back on them.
No matter, as soon as I can think of one for this month, it'll be posted.
Unless someone else wants to contribute one.

Ok, here's one:
"Squirrel For The Dinner Table."
Use a target of a squirrel from this web page -
http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&h ... l0.5.4l9l0

Print it out life sized - be fair, now.
Using either a .22 pistol or rifle, any sights, scored in their own respective divisions, see how far out you can do a head shot.
Standing position, only, like you would use in the field, on a small target that's down in the grass.
Start close, and keep moving the target out until you can't hit the head.

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Re: October Postal Match

Post by florida_pi » Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:16 am

Which Squirrel do you want to use?
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Re: October Postal Match

Post by g.willikers » Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:31 pm

It doesn't really matter which picture you want to use.
Just to be realistic, I like the ones without the aiming points.
It's more important that it's life size.
Contrary to reports, German Shepard sized squirrels are rare.

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Re: October Postal Match

Post by g.willikers » Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:18 pm

Well, it seems, once again, there is no one reporting on this postal match.
I managed to get the required head shots on the poor little squirrel at:
25 yards, with a .22 handgun and dot scope.
30 yards with a spring powered air rifle with a four power scope,
50 yards with a .22 rifle with iron sights,
100 yds with a 12 power scoped .22 rifle.
Not every time, mind you, but eventually.
Poor li'l fella'; it never knew what hit it.
It was fun.

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Re: October Postal Match

Post by florida_pi » Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:05 pm

Printed my targets but couldn't get to the range
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Re: October Postal Match

Post by g.willikers » Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:37 pm

Heck, no need to go to the range.
Just poke holes in the targets, with a suitable sized pencil or nail, and claim that.

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Re: October Postal Match

Post by speed_racer » Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:36 pm

I'm going to try to start participating in these as I've started to practice more! Don't lose faith!
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Re: October Postal Match

Post by g.willikers » Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:16 am

Might as well do the older ones, too, as well as the current one.

Any ideas for November??

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