Monthly Archives: May 2016

May Swiss rifle match results….

Memorial Day weekend means a military rifle match is in order. Again I took my 1942 Swiss K31 rifle to the wilds of Bucks County, PA to test my skill. The match commenced as always with the Obligatorisch. Fired in … Continue reading

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May’s M1 Garand match results….

Slow fire prone stage: As you can see, I did well. One elbow slip though put a rounds out in the “8” ring. Total: 94-3X Rapid fire standing to prone stage: I started out great, even through the reload. But … Continue reading

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Swiss rifle practice time…

Finally got out to the range to try out the new 7.5x55mm ammunition from PRVI Partizen. As seen in the photo below, it groups decidedly to the left. My Swiss K31; like so many European military rifles of the period, … Continue reading

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Police Pistol Progress!

I had a great day in Seaford. Firing my usual three relays for the day, my season high average came up significantly. My first relay fired was a warm up with a 455-24X. While not great, it did wipe out … Continue reading

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Hope is in sight!

While there are rumors of promising news from Switzerland, AIM came through! Twenty-five boxes of 7.5x55mm ball arrived on my doorstep today. Conveniently, 400 rounds fit perfectly in a .50 caliber ammo can.

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Eastern Games, Recap…

First and foremost, a massive high five to my friend and fellow competitor, Scott Moore. He came to the Games this year with a passion. He had been shooting fabulously in all of the matches. But when it came to … Continue reading

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Eastern Games, Day Three…

Today was another double header. I started the morning by firing my K31 in the last Vintage Military Rifle match. The guy on the next firing position likes Swiss rifles as well! The match started out well with a score … Continue reading

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Eastern Games, Day Two…

Well, today started out on a drab note, rain! My shooting partner, Scott Moore and I rolled the dice and opted to shoot first hoping that the heavy rain wouldn’t hit until we were down in the target pits. As … Continue reading

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Eastern Games, Day One…

Today was a doubleheader. First up was the M1 Garand match. Going in I was doing well, with a slow fire prone of 94-0X points. I slipped a bit in the rapid fire prone stage garnering an 89-0X. Then all … Continue reading

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