Category: ViMBAR

December ViMBAR Match

A great turnout for the special ‘Swiss Miss’ match arranged by Jim and Bill this month. All participants using Swiss rifles were eligible for novelty door prizes.
Five stages, all ten rounds unless otherwise stated.
Prone supported for Stage One, engaging a single 250yd. target. Sixty seconds to fire a maximum of 15 rounds.
Sitting supported on Stage Two, engaging targets at 400, 300, 200 and 100yds. Engage until hit and then move to the next. Bonus points for all hits on the 400yd. target. No sight adjustment after the first shot.
A Nevada Sweep on Stage Three, from sitting unsupported position. Targets at 200, 150 and 175yds.
Six pistol rounds at a large 35yd. target to start Stage Four. Then a ‘shoot-til-you-hit, shoot-til-you-miss’ scenario with targets at 175 and 200yds. From standing position.
The tie breaker started with the grenade pitch and then six pistol rounds at a medium 25yd. target. From standing position alternate targets at 160 and 220yds., five rounds. Repeat from any unsupported position.
Possible high score of 73.

Swiss Miss Match
Place Shooter Rifle Score
1 Mac McAllister K-31 53
2 Marty Bridge K-31 52
3 English Andy K-31 50
4 Dave Neely K-31 43
5 Dale Sherrick K-31 42
6 Jim Drulensky K-31 41
7 Lou Panelli K-31 40
8 Steve Weiss K-31 7.5x55 36
9 Bill Brizzee K-31 33
10 Bruce Henry M-1911 27
11 Richard Trees K-31 21
Regular Match
Place Shooter Rifle Calibar Score
1 James Daigle Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5x55 52
2 Travis Lindsey Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5x55 42 (136.28 secs)
3 Troy Payne Remington ‘03-A3 .30-06 42 (156.05 secs)
4 Bill Harty Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5x55 42 (200.14 secs)
5 Dan Sullivan Swedish Mauser 6.5x55 41
6 Christopher Galbreath Enfield No.4 .303 Brit 38
7 Don Bauer Mosin Nagant M-91/30 7.62x54R 36
8 Miguel Quintanilla Remington ‘03-A3 .30-06 35
9 Jake Jacobson Mauser K-98 8x57 31 (146.77 secs)
10 Klaus Thoma Springfield ‘03-A3 .30-06 31 (260.29 secs)
11 Richard Kolkoski Finn Nagant 7.62x54R 30
12 David Pearson Swedish Mauser 6.5x55 28
13 Dan Hong Springfield ‘03-A3 .30-06 27
14 Wayne Perry Mauser .308 25
15 Jack Michnovez Brazilian Mauser M-1908 7x57 21 (DNF)
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November ViMBAR Match

Sunny with light winds for this month’s match. Jim and Bill set up five stages, all ten rounds, starting with:

Stage One. A ‘shoot-til-you-hit, shoot-til-you-miss’ scenario with a medium target and ‘Gary’ at 300yds. From prone supported position.

Sitting supported on Stage Two, with targets at 100, 200, 300 and 400yds. Engage until hit and move to the next target. Then repeat. Two minutes allowed with sight adjustment, three minutes without. Two points for all hits on the farthest target.

A Nevada Sweep on Stage Three, from sitting unsupported position. Mixed shape targets at 150, 175 and 200yds.

Six pistol rounds to start Stage Four with bonus points for shooting strong hand only for the last three shots. Another ‘shoot-til-you-hit, shoot-til-you-miss’ scenario, from standing position. Targets at 150 and 200yds.

The tie breaker, Stage Five, started with the grenade pitch and then six pistol rounds at a 25yd. target. Then engage a single 160yd. target from standing position. Move to prone unsupported, reload and engage a single 220yd. target.

Possible high score of 70.

1Marty BridgesSwedish MauserM-386.5×5553
2Dan HongSpringfield ‘03-A330-0650 (116.55 secs)
3Jim DrulenskySwedish Mauser M-966.5×5550 (154.87 secs)
4Joe BrennanPersian Mauser M-29/228×5750 (161.72 secs)
5James DaigleSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5549
6Stephanie WeissSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5548
7Bill HartySwedish Mauser M-966.5×5544
8Steve FranksSwiss K-317.5×5543 (115.05 secs)
9Bill BrizzeeSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0643 (140.99 secs)
10Lou PanelliUnited States Rifle, Cal. .30 Model of 1917.30-0640 (99.48 secs)
11Troy PayneSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0640 (153.85 secs)
12Wayne PerryYugo Mauser M-48.30840 (160.57 secs)
13Walt RobakMauser K-98.30840 (200.38 secs)
14Klaus Thoma??????39
15Miguel QuintanillaSmith Corona ‘03-A3.30-0638
16Steve WeissSwiss K-317.5×5537
17Dave NeelySpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0634 (150.82 secs)
18Keith SmithRemington ‘03-A3.30-0634 (211.37 secs)
19Richard KolkoskiFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R34 (244.37 secs)
20Gary PfaffFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R26
21Jake JacobsonPersian Mauser8mm24
22Jack MichnovezSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0622 (DNF)


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August ViMBAR Match

Great weather for this month’s match, with very light winds. Jim and Bill set up five stages, all ten rounds, starting with:

  • Stage One. From prone supported position, engage a single 250yd. target, while not hitting ‘Gary’, the hostage. Minus one point for killing ‘Gary’.
  • A complicated Stage Two. Basically a Nevada Sweep with targets at 100, 200 and 300yds, but punctuated with alternate shots at a 400yd. target. Two points for all 400yd. hits. Sitting supported.
  • Sitting unsupported on Stage Three, alternating targets at 150 and 225yds.
  • Stage Four started with six pistol rounds alternating between two 20yd. targets, and then from standing position, alternate targets at 200 and 150yds.
  • Stage Five, the tie breaker, started with the grenade pitch and then six pistol rounds alternating between two targets at 25yds. Alternate targets at 200 and 160yds. from sitting supported position, and then reload and repeat from prone unsupported.

Possible high score of 70.


1Stephanie WeissSwedish MauserM-966.5×5560
2Dan HongMosin Nagant M-91/307.62x54R58
3Klaus ThomaSpringfield ‘03-A3.30856
4James DaigleSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5554
5Jim DrulenskySwedish Mauser M-96/386.5×5553
6Marty BridgesYugo Mauser M-48A8×5752 (114.20 secs)
7Jack MichnovezEnfield No.4.303 Brit53 (203.34 secs)
8Joe BallSwedish Mauser6.5×5549 (120.63 secs)
9Bill BrizzeeFinn Nagant M-387.62x54R49 (123.89 secs)
10Troy PayneSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0649 (213.86 secs)
11Bobby RamsaySwedish Mauser M-386.5×5548
12English AndySwiss K-317.5×5547
13Gary PfaffRemington ‘03-A3.30-0644
14Walt RobakMauser K-98.30843
15Dave NeelySpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0641
16Wayne PerryMosin Nagant M-447.62x54R40
17Keith SmithRemington ‘03-A3.30-0639
18Jake JacobsonFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R37 (121.73 secs)
19Lou PanelliM-1917.30-0637 (146.19 secs)
20Travis LindseyChilean Mauser.30834
21Richard KolkoskiFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R33
22Christopher GalbreathSpanish Mauser.30830
23Dan OmerzaMosin Nagant M-91/307.62x54R28
24Alan OlsenMosin Nagant M-91/307.62x54R19


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