Hi From Belgium

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by eddy verhoeven, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. eddy verhoeven

    eddy verhoeven New Member

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    I have been lurking on this forum for quite a while and though I find many of the articles very interesting, I didn't take part in any yet. The reason for this is that I try not to spend too much time behind the keybord and more behind the guns I own. However I think it's about time that I made myself known.

    As a competition shooter and hunter I take a keen interest in any info that can improve my shooting. I take great interest in well-fouded articles dealing with the technical aspects (reloading, ballistics...) of our passion.

    Competitive wise I am restricted to prone shooting (300meters), due to an accident I suffered a couple of years ago.

    As a hunter I hunt both small game an big game (as much as finances allow). I have quite some experience with hunting in Africa.

    I visited the States several times allready as I am acquainted with a renown hunting agency & outfitter in Virginia and I intend to do so again in the future.

    Further areas of interest are motorcycling, science, nature and the outdoors in general

    greetings

    Eddy
     
  2. britz

    britz Well-Known Member

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    Hello Eddy. What setup do you primarily use in the 300m competition? Just curious...
     

  3. eddy verhoeven

    eddy verhoeven New Member

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    Hi Britz

    For shooting 300 meters prone I use a Smidts Free Rifle (ISSF). We have a very capable gunsmith here in Belgium (C. Smidts) who builds (and shoots) excellent competition rifles quality wise on a par with the best names in the industry (Tanner, GrĂ¼nig & Elmiger etc...).

    My rifle has a Border cut rifling match barrel in cal. 6BR. Honesty dictates to mention that my rifles' accuracy outperforms my shooting capabilities.

    Greetz

    Ed
     
  4. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    eddy, welcome!