Sniper Competition

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by 115vld, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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    Guys and gals,

    I am shooting in the Tiger Valley Team Sniper competition in two weeks. It is held in Waco, TX. I will be the "sniper" and my cousin will be the gas gunner.

    I started a shooting school recently after the request of my gunsmith and many others in the TX Triangle area wanted to learn how to shoot long range. Well I figured I would put my shooting skills to the test. Might as well huh?:rolleyes:

    ANywho, this is the stick I will be shooting...she's a sharp stick on top of that!

    LONG GUN bult by JBJ Custom guns of New Waverly TX
    6.5x47 Lapua
    Left handed Rem 700 SA
    CDI bottom metal with 10 round AI mags
    Tac Ops bolt
    Tubb Pin and Spring
    Huber Concepts 2 stage trigger
    29" Lawton 8 twist ending at 1.1" at muzzle
    McMillan A3
    Badger 20 min base
    Near Alpha Mount rings with 20moa built into them
    Nightforce 5.5-22x56 NPR2
    130 Bergers at 2900 fps

    Side arm-
    JBJ Custom 1911 chambered in 38 Super
    Caspian Slide and Frame
    KKM barrel
    Custom made grips(pink naturally:D)
    Novak Low sights

    Wish me luck and hopefully I will see some of yall there!
     
  2. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    I haven't been to one of those shoots. But, I may try to get down there to see what it's all about. Good luck!

    -- richard
     

  3. BenY 2013

    BenY 2013 Well-Known Member

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    I would love to do this someday.....that sounds like quite a gun:D

    Good luck
     
  4. scottmilk9

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    TJ runs a good match in Tiger Valley, hes a very good guy. I run the TPRC here in Phoenix every year. This past years was 3 weeks ago and it was a blast. If you never seen one before, take a look at our match website(IM Not trying to sell anything) if your interested. TPRC2011 Match its a fun time and definitely challenging.

    Good luck to you!!

    Scott
     
  5. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Scott.

    Does Tiger Valley post the match format/rules in advance? I couldn't find them on the web site.

    -- richard
     
  6. scottmilk9

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    If they're not on his website, then check over at the hide. They post up a bunch of stuff about the match there too.
     
  7. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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    Spec dyn is right. I found it over on the hide. I had to ask about 10 people to be my gasser until my cousin finally said yes. Everyone else was too scared. I've never understood people who stay on te sidelines. Guess it's easy for them to be a Monday morning QB. I can't wait. I will have a blast! I have put over 1000 rounds down range out to 1300 yards in the last 2 months and am getting about 98% first round hits on my Tubb targets. The more I shoot my 6.5x47 the more I love it!

    Just can't wait to get my 338 Norma back from the smith now!!!!
     
  8. long450

    long450 Well-Known Member

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    Be sure you practice in full value wind situations, because that is what you will likely have in Waco. I shot some 600 yard and 1000 yard matches there a few years back. Good luck! Be sure to learn something!
     
  9. MSLRHunter

    MSLRHunter Well-Known Member

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    Thats awesome! Be sure to take some pics and let us know how it goes. Good luck!
     
  10. Capt Academy

    Capt Academy Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like a great match. If you get a chance, post a picture of the weapons that you will be shooting.
     
  11. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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    Long450- I have a 3000 yard range on my place I shoot on everyday in every possible wind situation from every position. I have put a LOT of rounds down range getting ready for this comp!!! I got to pick Todd Hodnetts brain a few months back and he gave me some "interesting" wind reading formulas that work extremely well. I hope my gas gunner is up to par with his shooting too. My pistol work has been dang close to lights out so we will see!

    MSLR- I will have most of the comp on film and put on youtube and lots of stills too as my dad does photography and filming on the side of his vet practice. We will have a good video to put up hopefully.

    Pics will be put up of my rifle in a few minutes. My actual comp pistol is being worked on right now but this is the back up if its not ready by then. Green custom stained grips are on it now but think I will put the pink ones on just to spite people :D
     
  12. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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  13. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    Very nice rifle!!
    Too bad someone installed the bolt handle on the wrong side. ;-)
     
  14. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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    Ha! I actually installed that bolt knob this morning. Fun little project. Took about 20 minutes.