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2018 OCSA Pembroke ma NEXT July 8th M1 and Vintage Rifle match

Discussion in 'Mil Surp Collectors' started by mac1911, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. mac1911

    mac1911 NES Member

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    I did not think to load enough 308 for the season before I packed my reloading room wall to wall with stuff as I do the basement work.
    I can hardly get my rifles. The AR is in a different location and I have some PPU 55 grain to use. Unless I come across something when I go through the boxes I dragged out of storage yesterday.
     

  2. Mountain

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    LOL, will do!

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    You working or playing?
     
  3. dw617

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    Playing
     
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  4. Mountain

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    For once, my overseas work trip comes after a match- I go to Portugal next week. Jet lag and mostly the tired eyes are a bad formula for good shooting.
     
  5. Mountain

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    I'm getting short on .308. I have a ton of Nosler 168's but really prefer 155's in the M1A. Better go check my .223's I loaded late last year. I had a batch that were catching in the mags and they would need to be shortened a tad...
     
  6. Eugenio.FV

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    Alas wont be able to make it, ill be there for the next, bummed i wont get to see all those M1A.
     
  7. Mountain

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    I think this match will have invasion of the mouse-fart guns, so you won't miss that many M1A's. Hope you can make the next one & nice shooting at the last one you attended.
     
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    Another last minute request...any chance anyone has an 8mm Mauser stripper clip they can bring along so Pat can use his FN49 Hadji rifle.
     
  9. Eugenio.FV

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    Thanks Mountain! Which match do people usually bring M1a's to?
     
  10. Mountain

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    Modern Military, like today.

    Poo-say gun shot well, 100-1x, 98-2x, but a crappy shooting plus a miss in off-hand killed it for me. I don't know the results in Modern Military- I figure 3rd is best I can do if someone makes a mistake. My excuse is lack of sleep. Hit some stop and go traffic on the way home and actually fell asleep in the truck for a moment while traffic was stopped.

    Good turn-out, and Franco was back to get the gold in JC Garand. Mac, I think you grabbed the silver?

    DW sends his congrats from Germany. Says he made the finals in the dance-off:
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    It was a good time as per the usual. I don't know what the results were, but my '65 Anniston Arsenal Winchester rebuild got its first shots finally and although it needs some work, it shot really well, I think.

    I took the NPap AK to the showdown and my buddy Pat (OMFGrubert) took his FN-49 Egyptian in 8mm. Neither one of us even knew if we'd hit paper at 200yds, but still gave it the old 'college try' with...ummm...results. not sure how to classify them, but they were nevertheless results.

    We took turns picking lovely little wildflowers for each other and we danced in the fields of them down range during cease fires.
     
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  12. mac1911

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    you know i found those clips you where looking for shortly after i left. They where in the door panel pocket in my truck. I must have tossed them there after the last vintage match.
     
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    A little long winded but heres a decent video on sling set up. Go to about 6min 30 secound for start of sling set up.
    your going to need some time getting used to it. Also that biothane holds tight so get used to that also. Needs a little extra "tugging" to get in and out of it. Write down your hole locations.

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V80JyfZ4gBQ&t=773s
     
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  14. mac1911

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    i would be surprised if i took silver shot a 274 JCG match.
    my score card was missing for MM....i suspect shananigans!
    I think i shot clean on SP and a 96 in RP off hand was not to bad i kept a lot of thd shots in the black with a X or 2 for luck.
     
  15. Mountain

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    Someone added up your Garand score as 284, but you are correct that it was 274.

    LOL, I don't know where your MM scorecard went but I found it later. Your MM: 100-3, 94-1, 90-0, for a (non) garand total of 284-4. Nice shooting.
     
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    Thanks that .072" front sight really helped and my eyes where seeing better in the second round. I fit the AR better over all vs the M1 so that helps also. Now if we an get a rule change to have M1 front sight thickness increased to .100" !
     
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    i've tried to watch that video probably 5 times but the beginning kills it for me. now that I have a reference point i'll look at it again when i'm sober. i'll let Pat know about the stripper clips because i don't think he checks the forums much. do you want to sell them?
     
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  18. mac1911

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    I will figure out where i got mine. Also have pat check gun boards IIRC the hakim has quirky way to insert the clips.
    Found it

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VYb-Wwq2w4


    im pretty sure those clips i had would work. Those are swede clips and they seem to work in just about every thing 8mm?
     
  19. Mountain

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    Don't those Hakim's have a regular mag?

    The other guy with a Hakim was next to me. DAMN that thing was loud with that brake. Next time he comes we have to ask Rich to put him next to Franco [laugh]. Somehow I was able to time my shots so that I didn't get hit with the blast while pulling the trigger. The flash hider on Pat's wasn't so bad as far as I could determine.

    *******

    A question related to mags:

    For vintage military, is a stripper clip reload mandatory or can mags (if featured) be swapped- such as for a K31?
     
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  20. mac1911

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    little long winded i k now , try this one

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHaRakDywas
     
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    I think it was designed to be loaded by clips. Like the K31 and enfields. Even though the mags are detachable not designed for reloads. I think at one time enfields where attached by a langard to the rifle?
    found this

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1yKY6u_YQg
     
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  22. mac1911

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    NEXT CMP MATCH AT OCSA PEMBROKE JULY 8th
    M1 and VINTAGE RILFE
    SEE POST #1 FOR DETAILS AND LINKS TO FLYERS
     
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    Just wanted to thank the organizers and all the seasoned competitors who helped me out on Sunday

    This was my first time shooting a Garand (or in a match for that matter) and the group was unbelievably accommodating to us novice shooters.

    I'll definitely be back for more!



    A not too bad 264 total:
    Slow prone 90-1
    Rapid prone 95-1
    Standing 79-1 (with a miss... pretty sure I smoked the wrong target somewhere in the middle of the string... sorry!)
     
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  24. mac1911

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    glad you had fun and nice to see you post a good score. If you used a club gun they are more than capable of posting good scores.
    Next match is M1 and Vintage . I dont know what im shooting.
    Like to redeem myself with the k98 last time i flunked with it.
    or the enfield with HXP 303 ? I never shot the enfield in a match so its due.
     
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    Yes, I shot a club rifle with the club ammo and it was great. That trigger was smooooooooth.
     
  26. Mountain

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    Nice shooting! We had a good turnout, and seems like there are more new shooters so far this season as compared to last. We really want to see the CMP 'games' matches grow or at least remain active. Glad you plan to return but fair warning this stuff is addictive and will take a bite out of your wallet once you start gearing up. [smile]

    People aren't kidding when they say the club M1's are great.

    If you enjoyed it, think about coming to this if you have a rifle:

    New England Games - Civilian Marksmanship Program

    Probably would not be too difficult to arrange for a loaner if you needed one.
     
  27. mac1911

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    also nice to see some non typical arms show up. The Hakim's where nice to see along with a AK
    i might bring one of my SKS to the next modern mil match, although its going to be hard not to take the 308 M1
     
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    CMP Special showed up today. 4.6 million HRA with mostly SA parts. Receiver is in excellent shape but It’s bone dry and rough as hell compared to the club rifle I shot.

    I broke it down to treat the stock with Pure Tung Oil and want to turn it over to Franc(o)? For a tune up.

    What’s the best way to get in touch with him?

    Check the front sight... right side practically vertical... not great for leading runners! I asked CMP to replace. 5CB03446-65EA-45FD-8874-FEEC769FB00E.jpeg
     
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  29. Dakar652

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    more rifle pictures please!

    feed the beast!
     
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  30. Mountain

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    What, you get a new CMP rifle and only send a pic of the sight? Lifetime ban offense!

    LOL, moar pics.
     

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