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Old 10th September 2010, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by rich View Post
Outdoors at 100 yards in any wind at all you might find a problem even hitting the card target.

A wind as little as 1mph will blow a pellet two inches or more off course at that distance. OK if the wind is consistent and you could allow for it, but a wind that is basically head or tail but oscillating about that point will lead to big group sizes.

I agree about postal comps, that has to be a way forward for the future. Maybe lose the social side but travel to some venues is just too expensive.
A little compromise on the ranges maybe? 75 yards?...should bring in the 'skills'...ranging...wind etc into acceptable levels for FT shooters....
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