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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 05.25.20

Memorial Day 2020 Let us pause, remember, and reflect on America’s war dead. Dear LVSA Members and Friends: Today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match saw 43 scores logged, five with irons and 38 with scopes. This is the highest attendance … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 05.24.20

Memorial Day May 24, 2020 Let us pause for a moment to remember America’s war dead: American Civil War 755,000 World War II 405,399 World War I 116,516 Vietnam War 58,209 Korean War 36,574 American Revolutionary War 25,000 War of … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 05.18.20

Dear .22LR BR Competitors and Friends: Many choice words were muttered about Our Friend the Wind during today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match, most unrepeatable in a family-friendly report. Needless to say, both sides of the wind flags had plenty … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 05.11.12

Emailed May 11, 2020 Dear LVSA Members and Friends: The May 11 edition of the 2020 .22LR 50yd Bench Rest series saw conditions vary from sunny, to overcast, to gentle rain, with winds mainly from the north (green flags), with … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – May 9, 2020

“It’s a game that can be played, but can’t be won.” Dear Mid-Rangers, Friends, Fans, and Foes: It was a cold and dismal morning when we arrived at the range this morning for the second Mid-Range Challenge of 2020. As … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 05.04.20

Dear .22LR 50yd BR Shooters and Friends: Unlike last week when the wind made its appearance half way through the match, today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match saw serious wind at the start. Make no mistake, there was wind, often … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 04.27.20

Dear Smallbore Bench Rest Shooters and Others: The two-week delayed opening day of this year’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest season saw 29 scores logged, two with irons, 26 with scopes, and one DNF. This is just two below last year’s … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results 04.25.20

Dear Mid-Rangers, Friends, Fans, and Foes: The first match of ten Mid-Range Challenges scheduled for 2020 was contested today in near perfect Wyoming spring weather. Temps were moderate, skies were sunny, and the wind – while always a factor – … Continue reading

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.22LR 100yd Winter BR Results – 12.14.19

Dec 14, 2019 Dear .22LR 100yd Winter Bench Rest Fans: The temperature at today’s .22LR 100yd Winter Bench Rest match was warmer than forecast (low 20’s), and the wind was essentially non-existent, but skies were overcast, and snow started falling … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.30.19

September 30, 2019 Dear .22LR 50yd BR Shooters, Friends, Foes, and Others: The 2019 .22LR 50yd Bench Rest season is a wrap. Season’s statistics will be complied and emailed later this week. There were thirty-one scores logged today, five with … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.23.19

September 23, 2019 Dear .22LR 50yd BR Shooters, Friends, Fans, and Foes: Today’s penultimate .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match was contested in near perfect early autumn Wyoming weather. Our Friend the Wind was much less a factor today that any … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.16.19

September 16, 2019 Dear SB Bench Rest Shooters and Friends: The 2019 .22LR 50yd Bench Rest season is fast drawing to a close. Only two matches to go before this becomes one for the books. Given that we all revel … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.09.19

September 9, 2019 Dear .22LR 50yd BR Competitors: The temp at match time for last week’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match registered 96 degF. Today’s match time temp was a very pleasant 76 degF. Luckily, the wind both weeks was … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.02.19

Sept 2, 2019 Dear Labor Day Celebrants: The temperature at the pistol range was 96 degF in the shade at match time. Winds were forecast to be 15 to 20 mph all afternoon. And Labor Day activities too their toll … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 09.01.19

September 1, 2019 Dear Mid-Range + [1,000 yds] Shooters, and Friends: The final Mid-Range Challenge match this year was shot at 1,000 yards rather than the 600 yards for the previous eight. The final match in 2018 was also shot … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.26.19

August 26, 2019 Dear LVSA Competitors, Friends, and Fans: Today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest Match was contested under blue skies, in moderate temperatures, and with varying wind conditions, that while not howling, were doing pirouettes around our flags and seven … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.19.19

Dear .22LR 50yd BR Competitors and Friends: The first two relays in today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match saw as challenging wind conditions as we’ve experienced all year. Not only was the velocity varying wildly, but the direction was changing … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 08.17.19

August 17, 2019 Dear LVSA Competitors and Friends: The eighth match in this season’s Mid-Range Challenge began with temperatures in the mid 40’s and light winds. By the time we finished, temps had risen to the mid 80’s, the wind … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.12.19

August 12, 2019 Dear LVSA Members and Friends: In my never ending quest as match Director to provide the tools for you the competitors to reach that elusive plateau of 400 – 40X, I have had the club purchase four … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.05.19

August 5, 2019 Dear LVSA Members and Match Friends: Wind was the story in today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest Match. And there was nothing constant about it. Luckily we had three of our four new Velocimeters in place to help … Continue reading

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