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    Another good day shooting where we were lucky enough to not get rained on and we shot the Frost Cup, 7 Shots at 300,500 and 600 yards
    We had another first time visiter having a go at Fullbore shooting well done Tama hope to see you back again
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    @17brno, half your club was down here yesterday, along with most of Gizzy

    They all got rained on, so I think you guys had the better deal...
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    Viva la Howa ! R.I.P. Toby

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    Yeah we were having a bit of a laugh about that on Saturday we didnt think they would have got much shooting done, we had rain around us but didnt get a drop which was good as it was a mission getting to the 500yrd mound due to the wet grass

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    Got to shoot 8, 9 & 10. All under gazebos - very civilized
    Viva la Howa ! R.I.P. Toby

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    Gazebos good idea but I was told they werent allowed. What is the rule then?

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    haven't seen them used for comps other than 300m.

    for club shoots we use them if it means shooting can continue...

    don't quote me, but i think ISSF allows cover if everyone has it (the regularly shoot indoors overseas), for ICFRA I think there is a no cover rule, will do some reading

    they only really work if it is not too windy
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    Viva la Howa ! R.I.P. Toby

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    Here's the rule Woody
    T6.4. A competitor must not shield himself or his rifle from the sun or weather while shooting, nor
    allow anyone else to do so, except as provided for in Rules T3.3, T3.7, T3.8, T3.10, T6.14 or
    T14.18. “While shooting” means “from the moment of presenting the rifle for his first
    (sighting) shot until after the discharge of his last shot to count excepting only periods when
    the target is unavailable by virtue of a (C)RO “ cease fire” or a target malfunction notified
    from the butts.”
    The other rules mentioned deal with raingear, hats, mirage bands, and other shooting accessories.

    Another rule worth taking note of comes directly above this one,
    T6.3. The butt plate of the rifle must be placed against the shoulder or upper arm and all parts of
    the rifle and sling and of the arms below the elbow, including clothing, must be visibly clear
    of the ground and of all other objects.
    It is not permitted to rest the rifle’s pistol grip (or
    magazine if permitted and fitted) on the ground, the inside of the elbow or upper arm, or on
    the sling.
    Look along the line at competitions and you will see some very suspect positions. Some would definitely be illegal.

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    Te Puke Rifle Club Shoot Notification:

    The Club invites all interested shooters to participate in the event described below.

    Hunter Class and F class prize shoot.

    To be held over two days being 28th and 29th October 2017

    Hunters Class: 28th Oct:
    Standard unmodified hunting rifles up 8mm cal; shooting prone with pack for support.
    2 sighters plus 5 counting shots at 300 yards.
    2 sighters plus 5 counting shots at 600 yards / twice. (two series of 7 shots)

    F Class: 28th Oct:

    2 sighters and 10 counting shots at 300 yards
    2 sighters and 15 counting shots at 600 yards /twice. (two series of 17 shots)

    Hunter Class: 29th Oct:

    2 sighters plus 5 counting shots at 500 yards.
    2 sighters plus 5 counting shots at 600 yards.

    F Class: 29th Oct:

    2 sighters and 15 counting shots at 500 yards
    2 sighters and 15 counting shots at 600 yards.

    Registration: 8.30 am each morning.

    Entry fees: $35 per class per day. If entered both days total of $60.

    BBQ provided at end of shooting . (Gold coin donation please.)

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    823 Maniatutu rd, Pongakawa. Ph 07 544 0834 for the above shoot.

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    Thanks to all the shooters that attended our Prize Shoot, due to the poor weather numbers were down from last year but we still had about 25 shooters brave the miserable conditions and some excellent scores were shot none better than Rob Kerridge in F Open who didnt drop a shot for the weekend .Congratulations to Paul Neilson who also shot extremely well in FTR to win it convincingly. Congratulations to Irene Cameron for winning A grade target rifle ,John Ball B grade,Stu Cameron C grade and Bridgett Hutchings in Tyro competing in her first prize shoot and finally Graham Sperry for winning Hunter Class Name:  20171029_132644.jpg
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    Due to the threat of rain and the sodden conditions of the paddocks it was decided to shoot 600 yrds and the rain held off till after lunch by which time we had had two shoots and called it a day, of cause it stopped raining as soon as the flags had been pulled
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    Some more photos from our prize shoot of Rob Kerridge's targets shot with a 6.5 x284 fclass rifle Rob didnt drop a shot on the weekend to win F open className:  Screenshot_20171104-112054.jpg
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