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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 08.03.20

Dear .22LR BR Shooters, Friends, and Foes: Something strange has been going on these past several weeks in our .22LR 50yd Bench Rest matches: the competitors have been arriving up to two hours before the 3:00pm start time. By 2:00pm … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 08.02.20

Dear Mid-Range Shooters and Everyone Else: Today’s Mid-Range Challenge was the eighth in the ten scheduled this season. The weather was moderate (but tending to hot as the match concluded) with relatively mild winds. Twenty-five scores were logged in two … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 07.27.20

Dear .22LR 50yd Bench Rest Shooters, and Everyone Else: American Target saves the day!  After last week’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match, I realized that we did not have enough A-27 targets to run a full match today. I called … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 07.20.20

NB: the Wyoming Military Department’s weed survey was completed today, two days ahead of schedule. There is only one lock on the gate. We are back to range business as usual. Dear LVSA Members and Friends. Today’s .22LR 50yd Bench … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 07.18.20

Dear Friends, Summer Mid-Rangers, and Countrymen (lend me your ears): In the midst of a two week heat wave, we had a brief respite at this morning’s Mid-Range Challenge with temps in the 70’s, but our Friend the Wind was … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 07.13.20

Dear Mid-Summer SB BR Shooters and Everyone Else: It’s summertime, and while the livin’ might be easy, the shootin’ certainly wasn’t – especially in the winds present in the later relays of today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match. Our so … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 07.06.20

Dear .22LR 50yd BR Shooters and Friends: HOT 94: degF on the thermometer in the shade in the shooting shed; SUNNY: hardly a cloud in the sky, certainly not enough to provide shade on the range; WINDY: varying in both … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 07.05.20

Emailed July 5, 2020 Dear Freedom Loving Mid-Range Shooters and Friends: The Independence Day +1 Mid-Range Challenge (600yds) saw 20 scores logged in two matches. A number of our regulars were enjoying (well, at least spending) holiday time with family … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 06.29.20

Dear .22LR BR Shooters, Fan, Friends, and Foes: First let me thank Tom Spriggs for running this .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match in my absence. Given his score in the Scope Class, he will probably want to volunteer for this … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd Results Updated – 06.22.20

Dear LVSA Members and Friends: While every attempt is made to report the .22LR 50yd Bench Rest results as accurately as possible, there is the occasional slip-up. After all, as the Roman poet Horace wrote in Ars Poetica, “Even Homer … Continue reading

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.22 LR 50yd BR Results – 06.22.20

Dear LVSA Members and Friends: Today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match was the 200th since the series began back on Aug 1, 2011. Over these years, 6,219 complete scores were logged, 860 with irons, 5,346 with scopes, and 13 with … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge – 06.21.20

Emailed June 21, 2020 Dear Mid-Rangers, LVSA Members, and Friends: The Summer Solstice edition of the club’s Mid-Range Challenge (600 yards) is in the books and definitely one for the books. Conditions were great, 65 degF temps, overcast skies, and … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 06.15.20

A schedule update: the Basic Pistol Class range day will be held on Sat June 20 at the outdoor pistol range from 0900 – approximately 1300. Dear LVSA Members and Friends: I would not be so bold as to say … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 06.08.20

Dear LVSA Members, Friends, and other Interested Parties: Today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match featured winds from dead calm (the first relay) to a gust in one of the later relays that saw 15 wind flags and velocimeters blown unceremoniously … Continue reading

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Mid-Range Challenge Results – 06.06.20

Dear Mid-Range Challengers and All Others: Strong winds coming down canyon made for interesting conditions at today’s Mid-Range Challenge, the fourth of ten scheduled this season. Rain started near the end of the first match soaking the targets, the pit … Continue reading

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.22LR 50yd BR Results – 06.01.20

Dear LVSA Members and Friends: Attendance was down for today’s .22LR 50yd Bench Rest match. The heat (90 degF at match time) and the [blank blank] wind (good thing this is a family friendly report) were definitely to blame. I … Continue reading

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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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