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    How about a February Shooting Contest?

    Hey Shipwreck,

    With all the new members, do you think its time for a new contest?







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    I"ll let U run it

    Actually, I will do another one. But, I am not prepared for it this month. Maybe in March.

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    Everybody come over 1 Sat. and will shoot.

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    Well, the problem w/ the contests is that they take some work to put up - and we've even offered prizes for 2 months, yet the participation was abysmal. I think we did them from June 06 thru November 06. The participation level was pretty sad.

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    I'll be gone February, so I'm out until March. Can you include my favorite variety of hand-held firearm in the near future?

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    Duck season is over......LETS SHOOT!!!!!

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    Maybe we would get more participants if we could figure out a way to not post the pics until the last week of the contest.

    Or we could post a rule that no one is allowed to post their results until after the 25th day of the month.

    When someone posts a perfect score of 50 the first week of the contest, it is kinda disheartening for those who haven't shot yet.

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    Contest sounds good to me! But can we use a different target this time? Us people with all black target sites do not really like the usual target

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    Quote Originally Posted by -gunut- View Post
    Contest sounds good to me! But can we use a different target this time? Us people with all black target sites do not really like the usual target
    What else can we use for a target that U can print out on your own? And, w a way to keep score. Many people don't have color printers...

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    i'm in .... dont care about winning just wanna join in

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shipwreck View Post
    What else can we use for a target that U can print out on your own? And, w a way to keep score. Many people don't have color printers...
    Perhaps we can allow for the center to be colored by paint or with a small circular sticker for instance?

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    Well, the think is that this is the way all the other sites generally run an internet match. It's gotta be in such a way that everyone can do it - and be fair to everyone. I don't really see another alternative. And, it's not really fair if ya gotta go buy something as opposed to the guy who doesn't buy it

    I guess if someone wants to come up with their own, it could be a non sanctioned one, but U are free to do your own - w/ the caveat that there isn't like 10 people running their own at the same time - that would get too confusing

    As JS will tell ya - I put a lot of work into running the contest, and coming up with the rules. We also even picked winners when we had a prize a couple of times. I was sad to see the participation level, and have kinda got burned out on the thing. Enough to where "I" don't even feel like entering anymore contests anymore...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shipwreck View Post
    What else can we use for a target that U can print out on your own? And, w a way to keep score. Many people don't have color printers...
    It would be nice if we could find a standard target like we usually use but white with black rings...
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    How about doing one at bullseye distance? 25 yds or so. At that distance we could really get some diverse scores. More of a challenge than 7 yds or even 15. To make it interesting I'll only use one hand (like bullseye) off hand no rest. Anyone up to the challenge?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benzbuilder View Post
    How about doing one at bullseye distance? 25 yds or so. At that distance we could really get some diverse scores. More of a challenge than 7 yds or even 15. To make it interesting I'll only use one hand (like bullseye) off hand no rest. Anyone up to the challenge?
    Sounds like fun. Lets give it a try!

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    Quote Originally Posted by -gunut- View Post
    It would be nice if we could find a standard target like we usually use but white with black rings...
    Here is an inverted target, based on the original that has been used in the past competitions. It printed okay on my printer, but I'm not sure if it is exactly the same size. It is saved in .GIF format (I don't have the capability to produce .PDFs), but if someone else could convert it to a .PDF then we'd be good to go.

    http://img15.imgspot.com/u/07/35/06/...1170676454.gif
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    The pic won't load...

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    Never mind - I see it now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benzbuilder View Post
    How about doing one at bullseye distance? 25 yds or so. At that distance we could really get some diverse scores. More of a challenge than 7 yds or even 15. To make it interesting I'll only use one hand (like bullseye) off hand no rest. Anyone up to the challenge?
    Would you be willing to shoot with two fingers off the gun?

    Seriously, I like the idea of adding distance to get more diversity to the scores.

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    I like that new target - I will have to start using that

    The only 25 yard range nearby is my outdoor one, and I usually only go there to shoot my PS90. My indoor range, which is a lot closer, only goes to 15. So, I'll have to pass this month. I don't plan to get to the outdoor range again until Mar 2 - I have that day off. Tex Independance Day :P

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    That target is acctually the 50yd slow fire target we use in bullseye, but with reversed black, and missing the X ring. The 25 yd target is the same size, but only the 8,9, and 10 ring are black. The fifty has the 7 ring in black. So, I am willing to shoot my standard bullseye target @ 25 yds. My printer is not big enough to print this target. I would need a plotter to print it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Niner View Post
    Here is an inverted target, based on the original that has been used in the past competitions. It printed okay on my printer, but I'm not sure if it is exactly the same size. It is saved in .GIF format (I don't have the capability to produce .PDFs), but if someone else could convert it to a .PDF then we'd be good to go.

    http://img15.imgspot.com/u/07/35/06/...1170676454.gif
    Very nice!

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    Ummm...can you elaborate?

    I am finding it difficult to determine how exactly you put on an Internet Shooting contest...

    On the internet, my e-penis is 7ft long, and I can shoot 1/2" groups at 200 yards with a Glock 17...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bangbang View Post
    Ummm...can you elaborate?

    I am finding it difficult to determine how exactly you put on an Internet Shooting contest...

    On the internet, my e-penis is 7ft long, and I can shoot 1/2" groups at 200 yards with a Glock 17...
    Well, it looks like JS removed that section, unfortunately. Otherwise U could read the past contests. Basically, it is on the honor system. But, U post a photo of your target in the contest thread.

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    I enjoyed the contests!!! Would like to do it again. I also like the idea of a 25 yard range!!

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