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At the weekend, I shot the German Nationals IPSC Rifle. One of the highlights for me in my match schedule! Unfortunately, there are to little rifle matches around here!
Already the competitor list promised, that this will be a very interesting match. Shooters from Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, Hungary, Serbia, Slovenia, Suisse und Norway have been on the list!
I was very excited, how my match would be. I’ve practiced more for this match and on top, with the Kahles K16i, I´ve had a impressive new scope to prove oneself in a real match!
I´ve been in Philippsburg today to zero my Rifle and to see, where I have to aim at 300m. What should I say – I’ve been very pleased! First, I’ve been at the 100m range to zero the scope with the Geco .223 63grs. This ammo performed best at 300m last year with my rifle. That was easy and done fast. The result looked like that after zeroing (flyer high right was the first shot, then came the group low. After that, I corrected by one click up and the group in the middle came last): Continue reading “STI Custom Competition Rifle — Kahles K16i — Geco .223 63grs — 300m”
Last weekend, I shot the German Nationals IPSC Rifle. My first “real” rifle match, so nothing really to win. But shooting in one squad together with rifle cracks from Norway, Switzerland and Germany was a great pleasure and a lot of fun and I’ve learned a lot!
The match was very, very nice – the stages have been very nice and varied. For example, half paper targets (classic) at 50m, plates at 100m and classic poppers at 200m all together in one stage! Really Cool! There was everything for anybody – close hoser stages with paper from 2m – 50m (also two bobbers at ~45m), Clays at 4m and 10m, A3 and classic targets at 300m, steel-targets at 250m etc. So much fun!
Had only one mike on a 300m A3 target (I shot the 10-rnds stage at risk without a mag-change without extras on paper) and one on a bad shot 50m half paper. Rest was quite OK. Some things to work on but no big mistakes. Only 4D and 2Miss in the whole match. Sometimes little bit to much C’s and sometimes not quick enough. But nothing serious. Think, little bit more practice and this will get better also. The rifle worked flawless.
My goal for this match was to get into the top ten national and to achieve 80% of the german champ. Two hits! Finished 7.th national with 83%! Promising!
This was surely not my last rifle match! This is so much fun!
Here, the complete results:
Last sunday, I shot the Geco IPSC Masters 2012 in Philippsburg. This match was held for the first time. Fritz Gepperth and his crew designed and organized a very, very nice match! I think, I´ve never ever shot a match with so much moving targets like this! Bobbing targets, double swingers, movers etc. etc. amazing! And the best – all worked nearly flawless! The match was organized to be shot in only one day – 15 Stages with more then 350 rds! Whow! I liked very much the small squads. There´ve been nearly no waiting times between the stages! Perfect!
Unfortunetaly, my shooting was not as good as the organization. Hits have been OK, but times often much too slow. Much room to improve! OK, it´s early in the outdoor season and let´s see, if I can improve this.
Here are the results: