Connecticut Airgunners Field Target Match, Sunday, April 15th, Lebanon, CT.

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    chasdicapua
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    Match Date: April 15th, SundayIt will be a 64 shots (32 targets – 16 lanes) match. Average distance 37.75 yards.
    ​One shot per target in numerical order twice. Four shots per lane.
    The following AAFTA classes and rules will be used:
    PCP or Piston – Hunter, Open, WFTF, Juniors
    PCP or Piston – Unlimited Class (attached bipods, tripods, range finders are allowed)9:00 AM Sign Up/Open Practice
    10:00 AM Shooter’s Meeting/Match startEntry fee: $15 Adults, $5 Juniors or CAG members
    Must sign a waiver/release of liability form. Eye protection is required.
    Loaner air rifle available (Crosman Custom Shop Marauder – Mueller 8-32×44 scope for Hunter or Open Class PCP)
    Water and snacks will be provided.
    Highly recommend bringing your own folding chair, wearing waterproof boots and applying insect repellent.
    4500 psi 75 cu. ft. air tank will be available for PCP shooters.Location:
    41°36’52.5″N 72°15’18.3″W (41.614582,-72.255081)
    North St. (dirt road)
    Lebanon, CT 06249Site venue information:
    Open (long and narrow) grassy field next to manmade pond and swamp land on the north side (abandoned excavator on site), dirt road & property parking available, roadside wood fencing, one portable toilet, no buildings, no electricity. Tree line on south defines property line. Corn field on south side is not part of the property. Any garbage generated needs to be removed from the property.
     
    https://ctairgunners.weebly.com/
    Contact:
    Leo Gonzales
    e-mail: [email][email protected][/email]
    cell: (203) 988-4261 – no cell phone reception while at the match site
    Alternate Contact:
    John Eroh – cell: (774) 521-8369

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    shutik
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    Looking forward to shooting this weekend, hoping for less wind than last time.

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    gonzav71
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    The wind will be there as usual. 30% chance of rain is forecasted. Bring your rain jacket, pants and waterproof boots.

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    gonzav71
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    Connecticut Air Gunners Match Report – 2018 April 15 
    Location: North St, Lebanon, CT 06249 (GPS 41.614582, -72.255081)  
    Match Site: Long and narrow flat open field with a pond on one side and trees on the other. Open corn field beyond the trees and marshy swamp land beyond the pond.   
    Temperature: 35 degrees Fahrenheit – Cloudy. 
    Wind: 10-17 MPH  
    Number of Targets: 32 (64 points maximum) 16 lanes 
    Average Distance: 37.75 yards (15 targets over 40 yards)   
    Average Kill Zone: 1.5” (Mix of 1, 1 ½” & 40mm kill zones)   
    Course Difficulty: 34.44T with Wind (28.22T) 
    Match Times: Setup 7:30-9:00 AM, Practice 9:00–10:00 AM, Match 10:05 AM-1:00 PM, Course Takedown 1:00 PM-1:30 PM   
     
    Results/Attendees: (4 shooters total) 
    PCP WFTF 
    36/64 Vasyl Povroznyk-Air Arms FTP 900 – H&N Sniper Medium 8.5 grains – Aztec Emerald 5.5-25×50 
    PCP Open   
    49/64 John Eroh – Air Arms S500 FAC – NSA 15.5 grains – 713 fps – 17.5 FPE –  Sightron 10-50×60 
     
    PCP Hunter 
    39/64 Leo Gonzales – Crosman Custom Shop Marauder – Crosman Premier 7.9 grains – 905 fps – 14.4 FPE – Mueller 8-32×44 
     
    Piston Hunter 
    24/64 Ron Dumond – Air Arms TX200 – AADF 8.4 grains – 3-12×40 
    Remarks:  
    The cold windy weather scared most of our regular shooters away. We only had four brave shooters battle the wind and cold weather. No rain fell but still got frozen toes, chapped lips, numb fingers and the shivers. 
    We changed the format a little bit. We still did one shot per target (WFTF format) but did it twice per lane. All targets were clearly numbered and we shot in numerical order. For example, on lane 7, you shoot target #13 first, #14 second, then #13 again for the third and lastly #14 for the fourth. 
    Wind blew hard at times. When there was a lull a shot can be reasonably made and knock down the target. No timers were used. As usual some shots in the wind required holding beyond the face plate. 
    John did very well with the heavy slugs he recently purchased. I believe it will be a winning combo for open and hunter PCP class. 
    Despite the weather, I had enjoyed the day of shooting and used it as a training session in the wind. Thank you very, very much to John, Vasyl, Ron and Michael (Ron’s son) who helped setup and take down the course.  
      
    Next match: 2018 June 17 Sunday (80 shot monster match) 
     
    Leo Gonzales   
    CT Air Gunners   
    ctairgunners.weebly.com
    Link to photos, course planner and match report below. 
    https://1drv.ms/f/s!Ausj-Y-SAaOxipAufbDiwp968Xb3fw  

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