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by Merle1
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

Cattus Borealis wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:33 pm
Nice rifles!

thank you :)

I wanted to get out today for one last fling, but the 85 deg & high humidity teamed up with my COPD to tell me " STAY INSIDE TODAY" :cry:
by Merle1
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

third try
Venezuelan FN-49 in 7x57
S&B 173 gr SPCE
kicks pretty good!
score: 84

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by Merle1
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

second effort for today
Argentine M1909, 7.65 x 53
PPU 174 gr FMJ BT
bench
score: 85

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what a long barreled old war horse!
by Merle1
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

greetings,
today's first effort
Romanian SKS, 7.62 x 39
123 FMJ Wolf polyformance
score: 71 (not a horrible group, just not in the right place)

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by Merle1
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

greetings,
my effort from 6/26
Romanian M44, 7.62 x 54R carbine
Silver Bear 203 gr SP, lots of fun to shoot from bench
about 78 deg, humid
score: 88

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by Merle1
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

and well worth it - AR's are a dime a dozen, but this is really special.... :clap:
by Merle1
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

Now that is REALLY different!!! :shock:
by Merle1
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

greetings, my next effort Finn M39 in 7.62 x 54R PPU 182 gr FMJ BT (kicks pretty hard!) score: 77 lack of a visible aim point really hurt Kentucky didn't work too well this time! https://i.imgur.com/FJrKC2P.jpg https://i.imgur.com/pcRGZZp.jpg https://i.imgur.com/7ToMgmh.jpg it's kind of hard to tell...
by Merle1
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

Cattus Borealis wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:44 am
Nice shooting Merle!

thank you. I was really surprised by the Japanese T38. it has an oddball rear sight, with an aperture in place of the normal leaf, sure seems to work though..... :think:
by Merle1
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

greetings, my next effort Yugo M48A in 8x57 1953 Yugo surplus - still using up the old stuff :) score: 82 - decent group, but not quite in the right spot https://i.imgur.com/RSmsZXc.jpg https://i.imgur.com/WEeLbSd.jpg https://i.imgur.com/cCI25I6.jpg my scanner quit working correctly, so had to resor...
by Merle1
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

greetings took the type 38 out yesterday, and I'm glad I did 50 yds, sandbag fore end Precision Cartridge 156 gr RN soft point score: 91 https://i.imgur.com/9ATA5FV.jpg https://i.imgur.com/BhByHOr.jpg https://i.imgur.com/OExfVeK.jpg https://i.imgur.com/wmqwKnA.jpg https://i.imgur.com/uLJoI9s.jpg htt...
by Merle1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

Cattus Borealis wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:07 pm
Japanese rifles are good...they wete used in the Chinese Civil war of 1945-49 and Korea.

M39 is fine


OK, thank you! my list keeps growing! :D
by Merle1
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

greetings,

got another question about eligibility

type 38 6.5mm Jap rifle (have no clue about this one)

Finn M39 (pretty sure this one was in use)
by Merle1
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

3rd try of the day Swiss GEWER 1911 7.5 x 55 Swiss PPU 174 gr FMJ BT ammo 50 yds, sandbag score: 85 https://i.imgur.com/ee7qg6u.jpg https://i.imgur.com/xUM6ExS.jpg https://i.imgur.com/gK9csRb.jpg https://i.imgur.com/RLF5zoV.jpg not a surprise, but this one shot way high - typical for a Swiss rifle I...
by Merle1
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: Cold War gone hot match! Spring- Summer 2020

next try
M91/30, 1938 Izhevsk
much cleaner than the 1943
1946 Russian surplus ammo
50 yds, sand bag fore end
score: 82 - just a hair better

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