Category: ViMSAR

November ViMSAR Match

Bright and cool with very light winds for this month’s match. Snipers shot the same course unless otherwise stated. Five stages, all ten rounds, starting with:

Stage One. From prone supported position, alternate medium and small targets at 300yds.

Sitting supported on Stage Two. Engage a single 400yd. target until hit twice. All remaining rounds on a medium 220yd. target.

Sweep from left to right and repeat on Stage Three, with targets at 300, 200 and 250yds. From sitting unsupported position. Two points for all hits on R2 (Gary).

A Nevada Sweep on Stage Four, with targets at 225, 200 and 150yds. Shot from standing position. Sitting unsupported for snipers.

The grenade pitch started Stage Five, and then six pistol rounds at a medium target. From sitting unsupported position, alternate targets at 220 and 160yds.

Possible high score of 62.

 

Place Shooter Rifle Caliber Score
1 Spencer Wirig JRA M14 .308 45
2 Bobby Ramsay Springfield M-1 .30-06 42
3 Dan Sullivan Springfield M1A .308 41 (103.04 secs)
4 Marty Bridges Springfield M1A .308 41 (107.60 secs)
5 Dan Hong SKS 7.62×39 40 (50.04 secs)
6 Jim Green Springfield M1A .308 40 (74.33 secs)
7 Bill Brizzee JRA M14 .308 39
8 Christopher Galbreath Springfield M-1 .30-06 38
9 Stephanie Weiss Springfield M1A .308 37
10 Joe Brennan SKS 7.62×39 36 (107.05 secs)
11 Steve Franks Springfield M1A .308 36 (111.09 secs)
12 Walt Robak Springfield M1A .308 35
13 Steve Weiss Springfield M1A .308 34
14 Jim Drulensky Ljungman AG-42B 6.5×55 33 (87.93 secs)
15 David Stein Springfield M-1 .30-06 33 (105.51 secs)
16 Travis Lindsey Beretta BM-59 .308 31
17 Jake Jacobson Springfield M1A .308 29
18 Lou Panelli Tokarev SVT-40 7.62x54R 25
19 Troy Payne Springfield M-1 .30-06 24
20 Matthew Wirig FN FAL .308 23
21 Keith Smith Springfield M1A .308 21
22 Dave Neely Springfield M1 .30-06 19
23 Brigg Owens SKS 7.62×39 15
24 Marshall Wirig SKS 7.62×39 13 (109.09 secs)
25 Richard Kolkoski Springfield M-1 .30-06 13 (234.18 secs)

 

Sniper Match
Place Shooter Rifle Caliber Score
1 Jim Drulensky Swedish Mauser M-96/38 6.5×55 51
2 Klaus Thoma Springfield M1A .308 45 (159.50 secs)
3 Bobby Ramsay Finn Nagant M-39 7.62x54R 45 (220.51 secs)
4 Bill Brizzee Mauser K-98 .308 43
5 Troy Payne Springfield ‘03-A3 .30-06 41
6 Wayne Perry Mauser K-98 .308 39
7 Lou Panelli Cetme C-308 .308 37
8 Richard Trees Mauser K-98 .308 30
9 Dave Neely Mauser K-98 .308 19
10 David Stein Springfield ‘03-A3 .30-06 16
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October ViMSAR Match – M1 Carbine side match

This month we had our almost annual M1 Carbine side match. Unless otherwise stated, the carbines shot a similar course of fire as the main match, but with larger or closer target. Five stages, all ten rounds, starting with:

Stage One. From prone supported position, alternate two targets at 300yds.

Alternating targets at 400 and 220yds from sitting supported position. No sight adjustment after the first shot.

A Nevada Sweep on Stage Three, with targets at 300, 250 and 200yds. 250, 200 and 150 for carbine. Two points for all hits on the farthest target. Sitting unsupported.

‘Shoot-til-you-hit, shoot-til-you-miss’ on Stage Four, with targets at 200 and 160yds. 160 and 125 for carbine. Standing position.

The grenade pitch to start the tie breaker, Stage Five. then six pistol rounds at a single 20yd. target. Shooters choice, alternating targets at 220 and 160 yds either from prone unsupported, one point per hit, or standing, two points per hit. Carbines engaged a medium 80yd. target with a small center flapper. Two points for each hit on the flapper.

Possible high score of 72.

 

Place Shooter Rifle Caliber Score
1 English Andy Springfield M1A .308 49
2 John Stoneman Springfield M-1 .30-06 47
3 Dan Hong SKS 7.62×39 46
4 Jim Drulensky Springfield M1A .308 38
5 Walt Robak Springfield M1A .308 34
6 Lou Panelli Springfield M1A .308 33
7 Spencer Wirig JRA M14 .308 32
8 James Daigle Springfield M-1 .30-06 31
9 Gary Pfaff Springfield M1A .308 30
10 Kendall Jespelson JRA M14 .308 27
11 Justin Wirig Springfield M-1 .30-06 26 (64.83 secs)
12 Ray Gabaldon JRA M14 .308 26 (136.30 secs)
13 Travis Stratton Springfield M-1 .30-06 25 (113.09 secs)
14 Keith Smith Springfield M1A .308 25 (203.15 secs)
15 David Stein Springfield M-1 .30-06 23
16 Troy Payne Springfield M1A .308 22

 

M1 Carbine match
Place Shooter Score
1 Jim Drulensky 47
2 Bill Harty 41 (115.30 secs)
3 Klaus Thoma 41 (137.14 secs)
4 Miguel Quintanilla 36
5 Keith Smith 35 (113.85 secs)
6 Jim Green 35 (150.17 secs)
7 English Andy 28 (129.57 secs)
8 Gary Pfaff 28 (??? secs)
9 Richard Kolkoski 22
10 Lou Panellii 20 (93.25 secs)
11 Lou Meiss 20 (108.96 secs)

 

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October ViMSAR Match

Back on winter hours for the October match. Jim and Bill set up five stages, all ten rounds. Rapid fire and then slow fire on Stage One. 25 seconds to engage a single 250yd. target, five rounds. Then 2 minutes to engage ‘Gary’ at 250yds. five more rounds. From prone supported position.

Hit twice and move on Stage Two, with targets at 100, 200, 300 and 400yds. From sitting supported position.

A Nevada Sweep on Stage Three, with various shaped targets at 175, 150 and 225yds. Sitting unsupported.

Six pistol rounds to start Stage Four, at 20yd. target. Then from standing position, a ‘shoot-til-you-hit, shoot-til-you-miss’ scenario with targets at 150 and 200yds.

The tie breaker, Stage Five, started with the grenade pitch and then six pistol rounds at a 25yd. target. From sitting supported, another ‘shoot-til-you-hit, shoot-til-you-miss’ scenario. Five rounds at targets at 160 and 220yds. Move to prone unsupported, reload and repeat.

Possible high score of 69

 

Place Shooter Rifle Caliber Score
1 Joe Brennan Czech Mauser VZ-24 8×57 58
2 Jack Michnovez Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5×55 57
3 Will Robinson Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5×55 56
4 James Daigle Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5×55 54
5 Robert Fensterer Springfield ‘03-A3 .30-06 53
6 Dale Sherrick Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5×55 50
7 John Stoneman Springfield ‘03-A3 30-06 49 (110.73 secs)
8 Dustin Sherrick Springfield ‘03-A3 6.5×55 49 (181.70 secs)
9 Jon Zimmer Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5×55 48 (99.74 secs)
10 Marty Bridges Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5×55 48 (110.66 secs)
11 Troy Payne Springfield ‘03-A3 .30-06 48 (179.89 secs)
12 Lou Panelli Swiss K-31 7.5×55 47 (137.74 secs)
13 Miguel Quintanilla Springfield ‘03-A3 .30-06 47 (140.80 secs)
14 English Andy Yugo Mauser M-48 8×57 46 (124.88 secs)
15 Jim Drulensky Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5×55 46 (??? secs)
16 Bill Brizzee Swedish Mauser M-96 6.5×55 44
17 Gary Pfaff Yugo Mauser M-24/47 .308 39
18 Steve Franks Finn Nagant M-39 7.62x54R 38 (111.00 secs)
19 Keith Smith Remington ‘03-A3 .30-06 38 (276.88 secs)
20 Christopher Galbreath Enfield No.5 Mk.I .303 Brit 36
21 Wayne Perry Mosin Nagant M-91/30 7.62x54R 32
22 Richard Kolkoski Finn Nagant M-39 7.62x54R 27
23 Klaus Thoma ??? ??? 12 (DNF)

 

 

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