Category: ViMSAR

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.


1English AndySpringfield M1A.30849
2John StonemanSpringfield M-1.30-0647
3Dan HongSKS7.62×3946
4Jim DrulenskySpringfield M1A.30838
5Walt RobakSpringfield M1A.30834
6Lou PanelliSpringfield M1A.30833
7Spencer WirigJRA M14.30832
8James DaigleSpringfield M-1.30-0631
9Gary PfaffSpringfield M1A.30830
10Kendall JespelsonJRA M14.30827
11Justin WirigSpringfield M-1.30-0626 (64.83 secs)
12Ray GabaldonJRA M14.30826 (136.30 secs)
13Travis StrattonSpringfield M-1.30-0625 (113.09 secs)
14Keith SmithSpringfield M1A.30825 (203.15 secs)
15David SteinSpringfield M-1.30-0623
16Troy PayneSpringfield M1A.30822


M1 Carbine match
1Jim Drulensky47
2Bill Harty41 (115.30 secs)
3Klaus Thoma41 (137.14 secs)
4Miguel Quintanilla36
5Keith Smith35 (113.85 secs)
6Jim Green35 (150.17 secs)
7English Andy28 (129.57 secs)
8Gary Pfaff28 (??? secs)
9Richard Kolkoski22
10Lou Panellii20 (93.25 secs)
11Lou Meiss20 (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


1Joe BrennanCzech Mauser VZ-248×5758
2Jack MichnovezSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5557
3Will RobinsonSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5556
4James DaigleSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5554
5Robert FenstererSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0653
6Dale SherrickSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5550
7John StonemanSpringfield ‘03-A330-0649 (110.73 secs)
8Dustin SherrickSpringfield ‘03-A36.5×5549 (181.70 secs)
9Jon ZimmerSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5548 (99.74 secs)
10Marty BridgesSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5548 (110.66 secs)
11Troy PayneSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0648 (179.89 secs)
12Lou PanelliSwiss K-317.5×5547 (137.74 secs)
13Miguel QuintanillaSpringfield ‘03-A3.30-0647 (140.80 secs)
14English AndyYugo Mauser M-488×5746 (124.88 secs)
15Jim DrulenskySwedish Mauser M-966.5×5546 (??? secs)
16Bill BrizzeeSwedish Mauser M-966.5×5544
17Gary PfaffYugo Mauser M-24/47.30839
18Steve FranksFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R38 (111.00 secs)
19Keith SmithRemington ‘03-A3.30-0638 (276.88 secs)
20Christopher GalbreathEnfield No.5 Mk.I.303 Brit36
21Wayne PerryMosin Nagant M-91/307.62x54R32
22Richard KolkoskiFinn Nagant M-397.62x54R27
23Klaus Thoma??????12 (DNF)



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August ViMSAR Match

Great weather for this month’s match, with very light winds. A smaller turnout than usual. Several of our regular shooters were out of town. Five stages, all ten rounds.

  • A Shooter’s choice on Stage One, engaging a medium 300yd. target from prone supported position. Fire five rounds and then a choice to move to a smaller target worth two points per hit for the other five.
  • Alternating targets at 400 and 250yds. on Stage Two. From sitting supported position.
  • A Nevada Sweep on Stage Three, with targets at 300, 225 and 180yds. Sitting unsupported.
  • Two targets at 220 and 175yds. on Stage Four, from standing position.
  • The tie breaker, Stage Five, started with the grenade pitch followed by six pistol rounds at a huge 12yd. target, shot from the hip. Then from any unsupported position, alternate targets at 220 and 160yds.

Possible high score of 64.


1John StonemanSpringfield M-1.30-0647
2Jack MichnovezSpringfield M-1.30-0643
3Stephanie WeissSpringfield M1A.30839
4Dan HongSKS7.62×3937
5Bill BrizzeeSpringfield M-1.30-0636
6Dan SullivanSpringfield M1A.30835
7Jake JacobsonSpringfield M1A.30832 (106.01 secs)
8Bobby RamsaySpringfield M-1.30-0632 (164.01 secs)
9Tony DeeSpringfield M1A.30831 (112.76 secs)
10Jim DrulenskyLuxenbourg FN-49.30-0631 (116.64 secs)
11Klaus ThomaSpringfield M1A.30830 (133.00 secs)
12James DaigleSpringfield M-1.30-0630 (210.23 secs)
13Gary PfaffSpringfield M-1.30-0628
14Steve WeissSpringfield M-1.30-0627
15Dustin HalsteadSpringfield M1A.30826
16Ken RaganSpringfield M1A.30824
17Jim GreenSpringfield M1A.30823 (77.17 secs)
18Lou PanelliCanadian FAL.30823 (85.94 secs_
19Joe BallSpringfield M-1.30-0622
20Adam FademSpringfield M-1.30-0620
21Allen ???Springfield M1A.3088



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