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Matt in TN

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    Baxter, TN
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  1. Wait - 150 rifle? What on earth do you have planned???
  2. I finally get to make one again! Who else is going Heavy?!?!?
  3. We do have it pretty good right now with AR triggers, don't we? You can tell the young spoiled kids how you used to have to work with a 2-stage surplus trigger (the horror!!!). And they won't even know what that is. ;-)
  4. Only because you pointed it out - I'm stuck in DC and have to miss this one! As long as you're not shooting PCC with Ryan... What new toy do you have that is so great you'll forsake the mighty 30 cal???
  5. Save the date: The 2018 3G4V Run N Gun, Presented by Rockcastle Shooting Center, will be on March 17th and 18th in 2018. We will tentatively offer a 5k on the 17th and a 10k on the 18th, but we have a lot of details yet to work out before we confirm that. You can sign up for either, or both - Registration will be about 90 days prior to match date again. Work won't really start on this for another 6 months or so, so don't ask TOO many questions yet. But start training...
  6. Looks like a good turnout - Ryan shot PCC?!?!? And nobody shot Heavy?!?!? Man - I miss one match and the whole place falls apart. ;-(
  7. Range Address 1862 Sixteenth Model RdManchester TN 37355Take the right fork at the gunsmith office
  8. Even better - today's match at Manchester is a "2-gun", so it's rifle and pistol only. Registration is at 11:00am, so you've got a few hours to get your gear together and get down there: Middle TN Shooters Club will be hosting a rifle/pistol match on Sunday, April 2nd. We will have 5 stages. Longest rifle shot around 220 yards. Round count will be around 150 for rifle and 100 for pistol but bring more if you plan to miss alot. Divisions will be Open, limited, tac optics, heavy, and pcc. Check in at the range between 11:00 and noon, new shooters please get there early for a new shooters briefing. Anyone that can be there early and help with set up is welcome. New safe shooters are always welcome. Match fee is $25 for non members and $20 for MTSC members. I can be reached with any questions at sumocrp@aol.com
  9. This. Show up at the next 3-gun match with your pump and have some fun. If you're as stubborn as me, you'll still have your pump many years later - and still be having as much fun as can be. And if you decide you want a semi-auto, there will be a hundred different people at each match more than happy to lend you their shotgun so you can try them all before you buy to see what fits you best.
  10. All the pics my wife took are at https://www.flickr.com/photos/lisastennett/page1 Feel free to use them however you'd like, but please give Lisa Stennett a photo credit if you do.
  11. Great perspective on the barbed wire crawl, and not a bad technique for getting under and keeping your gear clean!
  12. Some stats from the match: The fastest runner finished in 53 minutes and carried 10% of his bodyweight. The average competitor (overall) carried 13% of their bodyweight. The lightest weight carried was 6% of the runner's bodyweight, and the Mule carried SIXTY-FRIGGEN-TWO percent of his. The competitors shooting 308 and larger averaged 13% of their bodyweight as well, so that pretty much kills everybody's excuses on BOTH sides of that argument! And the females on average carried 14% of their bodyweight, so they made us men look like a bunch of, well, sissies. And the pic below has the breakdown of gear and caliber shot:
  13. I have a ton of pictures and video yet to go through, and it's going to take some time. But in the meantime, for all those people who wondered "how on earth did the Mule get under the barbed wire with his 142 lb pack?!?!":
  14. It was great to meet you, and thank you for coming and toughing it out! "Horrible" is relative though - I promise you someone was watching you shoot or looking at your scores and saying "I wish I could do that". Stay at it, brother!

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