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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Intershoot 2010 Qualifiers, take two…

So this morning was the second of three qualifying matches for Intershoot 2010 (the third is now confirmed for January 3 as I understand it). And for me, it was a particul… Read the rest

Intershoot 2010 Qualifiers

Just in case anyone’s missed it by now…

From the NTSA website

Qualifier for Intershoot – Sunday 20th PDF Print E-mail
Written by ntsa
Thursday, 17 December
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Practice time…

The next Intershoot qualification match is this Sunday, so the rifle setup is now static. All that’s left is the practice, and there was another few minutes of th… Read the rest

New trigger, new weights

So the MEC trigger arrived this morning less than 48 hours after ordering it (thanks again Ryan!).

And yes, that’s a lot of photos of something so small, but feic, … Read the rest

Yet more postal shooting…

So two new bits of kit in the post today. First off were the weights for the rifle.

They’re just standard car tyre balancing weights with a self-adhesive backing. … Read the rest

Wall-watching again…

Another hour. And my theory that the low roof in DURC is killing my position seems confirmed. Tried dryfiring inside and outside, and the difference is enormous.… Read the rest

Decisions, decisions…

Finally, after three threads of discussion on three different shooting forums, and bothering a lot of shooters, and trying a stopgap measure or two, I’ve decid… Read the rest

Finally caved in…

…and bought the MEC trigger shoe. €83 from Intershoot. Hope it’s worth it…

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Wall-watching…

An hour on the range this evening in full kit, dry-firing away. It’s been hard to find any time to train this week, work’s a bit mad at the moment so I’m … Read the rest

Cleaning…

Far too tired for proper training tonight. Stripped the rifle down, took the compressed air to it and blew the dust and dirt off it and out of the sights, then reassembled … Read the rest

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