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Old 25th July 2016, 04:18 PM
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I've also wondered why this is as it does seem so unfair...
I mean we all know shooting springer is harder than shooting PCP right Steve.........
Olympic men and women both do the same 100 meters but they don't run together... so maybe make it as PCP AA, A, B etc the same.? no?
Andy, it used to be like that.

The points awarded were 50, 48, 46 ... Then changed to decreasing by 1.

There were strengths and weaknesses of the system

There are strengths and weaknesses of using percentage (the most obvious being the one Steve identified- you win your grade/class but the points you receive are not high enough to be in your top 5)

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Old 25th July 2016, 04:24 PM
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I'm not saying change to a points system if I understand you correctly but to have a Piston class with its own winning percentage score as per Open class, this sounds more fair to me...
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Old 25th July 2016, 05:13 PM
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I'm not saying change to a points system if I understand you correctly but to have a Piston class with its own winning percentage score as per Open class, this sounds more fair to me...
Why fairer Andy?

I can see the point. However, we compete against each other in grades or piston class. Both depend upon the top score of the day. It is feasible to win A grade at a GP but the shooter's percentage is not subsequently a counting score.
That's the same for everyone.

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Surely it's a separate class not a grade though?
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Surely it's a separate class not a grade though?
Yes I agree... and as when we sign up for a GP we are asked PCP, Piston or open class, not just Main and open as scored.
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Agreed

But why is the present scoring system unfair to Piston shooters?

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Agreed

But why is the present scoring system unfair to Piston shooters?

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It only seems unfair because Piston class feels like it should be a class on its own and therefore scored separately making AA, A etc grades in that class... just seems a little unfair to base a Piston round on top PCP score.
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I can see how its fair that piston shooters can win a GP and piston class. Perhaps piston shooters might like it to be a class on its own is that something that they could ask the BFTA to disscuss. It would mean that they couldn't win a GP.
I'm not a piston shooter so perhaps I should shut up and leave things to the guys it effects. Would there have to a benefit to ask for it to be changed?
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Would there have to a benefit to ask for it to be changed?
No, but it would require a rationale to explain to the regions what they were voting upon.
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I can see how its fair that piston shooters can win a GP and piston class. Perhaps piston shooters might like it to be a class on its own is that something that they could ask the BFTA to disscuss. It would mean that they couldn't win a GP.
I'm not a piston shooter so perhaps I should shut up and leave things to the guys it effects. Would there have to a benefit to ask for it to be changed?
Why would it mean that a piston shooter couldn't win a GP, after all, they shoot the same course, shoot the positionals, or am I missing something.
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