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.22LR 100yd BR Winter Results – 11.24.18

November 24, 2018 Dear Fans of 100yd Winter BR Shooting: The old adage, “if you don’t like the weather just wait . . .” was never more true at today’s .22LR 100yd Bench Rest Winter Match. The first relay was … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.24.18

September 24, 2018 Dear Equinox Shooters: Today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match, the penultimate match in this series for 2018, was contested under typical fall conditions, cool, cloudy, and windy. Seems like just last week we were commenting on how … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.17.18

September 17, 2018 Dear LVSA members and Friends: With temps in the upper 80’s it hardly seemed like mid-September for today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest Match. Hunting took its toll of attendance, but still 26 matches were logged, four with … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.10.18

September 10, 2018 Dear LVSA Members and Friends: Life has a way of throwing a surprise or two in one’s path, hence sayings like “The best laid plans …” No one expects a Sunday morning trip to the ER for … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 09.03.18

September 3, 2018 Dear Fans and Friends of SB BR Shooting: Today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match was the 19th held this year. Twenty-one were scheduled but two were cancelled due to weather. Only four remain – so reserve your … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 09.02.18

September 2, 2018 Dear LVSA Members and Friends: The first order of business is to thank all those who showed up yesterday to move four benches from the pistol range down the road 400 yards to the berm where we … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.27.18

August 27, 2018 Dear Fans of Challenging Conditions: The temperature was in the 60’s, the air was clear, and there were clouds in the skies – but Our Friend the Wind was a challenge varying greatly in intensity and often … Continue reading

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100yd .22 Rimfire BR Results – 08.25.18

August 26, 2018 Dear LVSA members and Friends: The final 100yd .22 Rimfire Bench Rest match of the 2018 season was contested Saturday August 25. The results are posted below. Jerry York, Match Director Charlie Piette, Match Scribe Shown are … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.20.18

August 20, 2018 Dear Fans of Great Shooting Conditions: Precision Shooting guru Tony Boyer describes bench rest heaven as overcast skies, moderate temperatures, with a crosswind of constant direction and velocity. With the exception of the wind’s velocity which varied, … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 08.18.18

August 18, 2018 Dear 600yd HP Fans: Cool temperatures, overcast skies, and switching winds greeted the competitors in today’s Mid-Range Challenge. The conundrum: mirage or flags – one never knows which to believe. The answer: who knows? Travel, work, and … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.13.18

August 13, 2018 Dear LVSA Members and Friends; Today’s weather was more pleasant than that of the last several days: overcast skies, and temps in the high 80’s, but the wind varied from dead in the first couple of relays, … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.06.18

August 6, 2018 Dear LVSA members and Friends: It was warmer than forecast (mid 80’s) and windier but the skies were sunny for today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest Fun Shoot. Thirty-nine matches were logged, six with irons and 33 with … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 08.05.18

Dear 600yd HP Fans: Cool temperatures and light winds greeted the competitors in today’s Mid-Range Challenge. Our Rock Springs crowd (Pat S and Dan M) threatened to bring rain and wind with them but luckily home field conditions prevailed. Twenty-eight … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 07.23.18

July 23, 2018 Dear LVSA Members and Friends: Question: What are perfect conditions to spend time at the range? My answer: Any time you can spend time at the range, conditions are perfect. With apologies to superlative purists, let me … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 07.16.18

July 16, 2018 Dear Participants and Followers of SB BR Shooting: We are “over the hump” in our 2018 .22LR 50yd Bench Rest Fun Shoot season; twelve matches down, eleven to go. It has been a good season so far … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 07.14.18

July 14, 2018 Dear LVSA Members and Friends: The fourth of this season’s seven Mid-Range Challenges is in the books. Typical summer temperatures and interesting wind, especially in the second match, greeted competitors on a fine day to be at … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 07.09.18

July 9, 2018 Dear Fans of SB BR Shooting in Humid Conditions: Clichés, like stereotypes, are clichés because they are often true. For instance, “If you don’t like the weather, …” And today’s weather showed the truth in that. Dead … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 07.02.18

July 2, 2018 Dear Friends of the Wind: You know how there are some friends you don’t always like? Well, Our Friend the Wind played such a role in today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest Fun Shoot varying frequently both in … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 07.01.18

July 1, 2018 Dear LVSA Members and Friends: Conditions seemed just about perfect for today’s Mid-Range Challenge, but pleasant as they were, the scores were definitely lower than last year’s when about 30% were 100’s. If it were easy, they … Continue reading

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100yd .22 Rimfire BR Results – 06.30.18

June 30, 2018 Dear LVSA Members and Friends: Today’s 100yd .22 Rimfire Bench Rest match (the third in this season’s five scheduled events) featured a strong wind blowing up canyon (north to south) varying in direction from 5 to 7 … Continue reading

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