Category: ViMBAR

November 2019 ViMBAR Match

This month was the ‘Odd Caliber Match’. Rifles in .30-06, .308, 6.5×55 and 7.5×55 were not eligible for the main match. Jim and Bill set up five stages, all ten rounds.

A shooter’s choice on Stage One. From prone supported position, engage a single medium 275yd. target. Then either five more rounds on the same target or move to a smaller 275yd. target for two points for each hit.

Sitting supported on Stage Two, sweeping targets at 100, 200, 300 and 400yds. and repeat. Two points for all hits at 300 and 400 yds. No sight adjustment after the first shot.

Alternate targets at 150 and 200yds. on Stage Three, from sitting unsupported position.
Six pistol rounds at a 30yd. target to start Stage Four. Then alternate targets at 150 and 200yds. from standing position.

Stage Five, the tie breaker, started with the grenade pitch and then six pistol rounds at a 25yd. target. From any unsupported position, engage until hit with targets at 100, 160 and 220yds. Repeat. Mandatory reload.
Possible high score of 74.

 

Odd Caliber Match
PlaceShooterRifleCaliberScore
1Mac McAllisterPersian Mauser M-98/298×5757
2Stephanie WeissMauser K-988×5749
3Steve FranksArgentinian Mauser M-19097.65×5348
4Steve WeissMauser K-988×5747
5Bill BrizzeeFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R43
6Michael CorbittMosin Nagant7.62x54R42
7Christopher GalbreathEnfield No.4.303 Brit40 (166.06 secs)
8Joe Ball???8mm-.0640 (168.62 secs)
9Jim DrulenskyFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R39
10Gary PfaffFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R36
11Richard KolkoskiFinn Nagant7.62x54R33
12Charlie PittmanArgentinian Mauser M-19097.65×5312 (DNF)

 

Other Shooters
PlaceShooterRifleCaliberScore
1Marty BridgesSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5556
2James DaigleSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5552
3Wayne PerrySwiss K-317.5×5543
4Walt RobakMauser K-98.30840
5Bill HartySwedish Mauser6.5×5539
6Jake JacobsonSpringfield M-1903.30-0637
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October 2019 ViMBAR Match

Perfect weather for this month’s match. Jim and Bill set up five stages, all ten rounds.
Stage One, prone supported. Twenty five seconds to fire five rounds at a single 250yd. target. Then either stay on that target or move to ‘Gary’ at 250yds, five more rounds. Two points for all hits on ‘Gary’.

Double tap and move on Stage Two, with targets at 100, 200, 300yds. All remaining rounds at a 400yd. target, two points for each hit. Sitting supported position.

A Nevada Sweep on Stage Three, with targets at 175, 150 and 200yds. Sitting unsupported.
Six pistol rounds to start Stage Four, at a large 30yd. target. Then a ‘shoot-til-you-hit, shoot-til-you-miss’ scenario with targets at 200 and 300yds. From supported kneeling / sitting position.

Stage Five, the tie breaker, started with the grenade pitch and six pistol rounds at a medium pistol target. Then from standing position, engage targets at 160, 220 and 125yds, Nevada Sweep.

Possible high score of 74.

 

PlaceShooterRifleCaliberScore
1Mac McAllisterPersian Mauser M-98/298×5761
2Jack MichnovezSwiss K-317.5×5560
3Jim DrulenskySpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0657
4Klaus ThomaSpringfield ‘03-A3.30856
5Miguel QuintanillaRemington ‘03-A3.30-0650 (204.98 secs)
6English AndyDutch/Indonesian Steyr M-1895.303 Brit50 (236.12 secs)
7Bill BrizzeeSwedish Mauser M-96/386.5×5549 (144.25 secs)
8Charlie PittmanArgentinian Mauser M-19097.65×5349 (218.86 secs)
9Troy PayneRemington ‘03-A3.30-0644
10Travis LindseySpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0643
11Steve WeissSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5542
12Michael CorbettSwiss K-317.5×5540 (175.95 secs)
13Joe BallSwedish Mauser6.5×5540 (217.89 secs)
14Charles Fresques???.30-0639
15Richard KolkoskiFinn Nagant7.62x54R38 (103.60 secs)
16Gary PfaffSwedish Mauser M-386.5×5538 (247.58 secs)
17Lou PanelliMauser K-988×5737 (117.36 secs)
18Joe OrlickSwedish Mauser M-386.5×5537 (130.12 secs)
19Al CardamoneSwiss K-317.5×5510 (DNF)
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September 2019 ViMBAR Match

Beautiful weather for this month’s match. Warm with very light winds. Jim and Bill set up five stages, all ten rounds and ‘shoot-til-you-hit, shoot-til-you-miss’ scenarios unless otherwise stated.

Prone supported on Stage One, with targets at 250 and 300yds.

A Nevada Sweep on Stage Two, with targets at 200, 400 and 300yds. From sitting supported position. No sight adjustment after the first shot.
Targets at 150 and 200yds on Stage Three, from sitting unsupported position.

Six pistol rounds at a single 30yd. target to start Stage Four. Then from standing position, engage targets at 150 and 200yds.
The tie breaker, Stage Five, started with the grenade pitch, followed by six pistol rounds at a small 25yd. target. Then engage targets at 160, 220 and 125yds, Nevada Sweep.

Possible high score of 70.

 

PlaceShooterRifleCaliberScore
1Stephanie WeissSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5562
2Dan HongSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5561 (99.11 secs)
3Joe BrennanIshapore No.2A.30861 (124.25 secs)
4Marty BridgesChilean Mauser M-19127×5754
5Bill BrizzeeSwedish Mauser M-96/386.5×5551
6Charlie PittmanModel of 1917.30-0650 (137.21 secs)
7Bill HartySwedish Mauser M-386.5×5550 (176.68 secs)
8Steve FranksFinn Nagant7.62x54R48 (116.81 secs)
9James DaigleSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5548 (210.92 secs)
10Travis LindseySwedish Mauser M-966.5×5547 (106.64 secs)
11Klaus ThomaSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0647 (223.32 secs)
12English AndyMAS Mle. 367.5×5446
13Don BauerSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0641
14Jim DrulenskySwedish Mauser M-966.5×5540
15Christopher GalbreathEnfield No.5.303 Brit38 (123.54 secs)
16Gary PfaffSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0638 (173.69 secs)
17Wayne PerrySwedish Mauser6.5×5542
18Keith SmithRemington ‘03-A3.30-0636 (191.17 secs)
19Richard KolkoskiFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R36 (200.00 Secs)
20Joe OrlickSwedish Mauser M-386.5×5533 (177.16 secs)
21Jake JacobsonFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R33 (216.04 secs)
22Bobby RamsayIshapore No.2A.30828
23Richard TreesMauser K-988×5723
24Bruce HenryYugo Mauser M-48A8×5722
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