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View Poll Results: Do you want to do a postal shoot?

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    29 93.55%
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Thread: Accuracy/competition: Postal shoot?

  1. #21
    Boolit Master
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    Dec 2017
    No I haven’t tried the rifle target, even the 4” one in black looks small. The 7” handgun target looks doable at 100 yds tho. Will try it when I get the cast 55gr pills up to speed, tho i am sure the J bullets could do well at 3250 and good well tuned Thompson single shot with scope.

  2. #22
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    this is the one i shot this weekend with the CZ75BD 9mm cast boolit at 15 yds.

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  3. #23

    Treetop's Avatar
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    Jan 2009
    I'm subscribing to this thread but I can't shoot until it cools off a little down here in central Texas. I'm almost out of rifle boolits and it's too hot to cast right now.

    I generally cast all of my boolits for the year during January - April but wasn't able to this year. I think that this will be fun as long as we keep it simple and informal. Semper Fi, Treetop
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    It was written to protect your right to shoot tyrants…”
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  4. #24
    Boolit Grand Master 303Guy's Avatar
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    Oct 2008
    New Zealand
    I want to try open sights. I've been doing scoped for a long time but now the iron sight bug has bitten me. I wasn't too bad with open sights once upon a time.

    Trouble is, I won't know if me, my load or my gun that is doing poorly. If I do good then naturally I will take all the credit.

    I once shot a group at 110 yds with the old Lee Medford style sights on a rifle of that vintage that made me proud. If memory serves it was something like 1.5 to 2 MOA (and it was more than one shot!) with a crude rest and a crude target. So I have some incentive to try to get to that again - and show y'all. It might take a while though.

    On the jacketed thingies - I see them as a benchmark. If I can get 1 MOA with jacketed's then that's what I want to get with cast or paper patched - or better, depending on the gun. I do have one or two guns that won't short worth a **** with jacketed's.

    But in the meanwhile I'd really like to see your all's target results. Including bug hole jacketed groups!
    Last edited by 303Guy; 07-20-2018 at 06:19 AM.
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  5. #25
    Boolit Buddy catboat's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    Why re-invent the wheel for targets? Use standard nra targets. Just pick the one that makes sense. Maybe a single bull Smallbore target for 50 and 100 yards.

    Cheap too.


  6. #26
    Boolit Master

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    Jan 2011
    Northern Illinois
    sounds like fun
    kids that hunt and fish dont mug old ladies

  7. #27
    Boolit Master

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    Apr 2009
    Southernmost State of the Union
    Works for me.
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  8. #28
    Boolit Master

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    Mar 2005
    Middle TN
    This here place is a BOOLIT site I would say cast only.
    Nothing is impossible for the person that does not have to do it.

  9. #29
    Boolit Master Dan Cash's Avatar
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    Jun 2008
    Western North Dakota
    Agree, cast only. Who is going to head it up? When do we shoot? Hope it is soon or spring work will overtake me.
    To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, the trouble with many shooting experts is not that they're ignorant; its just that they know so much that isn't so.

  10. #30
    Boolit Buddy
    Join Date
    Jan 2020
    OLD thread but I'm game if we can pull this together. I do agree that this needs to be CB only, no J-words.

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