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ONLY 1 LEFT 2018 OCSA Pembroke ma NEXT NOV 4th M1 Garand Clinic and Modern Military

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

  1. mac1911

    mac1911 NES Member

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    2018 SCHEDULE IS READY....M1 GARAND CLINIC/MATCH AND GAMES. SEE INFO BELOW

    Match fee is $13
    Club ammo and M1 garands available

    DUE TO PRICE INCREASES ON 30-06 AMMO FROM THE CMP
    MATCH AMMO WILL NOW BE $26 FOR 35 ROUNDS.

    ALL MATCHES START 8:30AM SHARP WITH MANDATORY SAFETY BRIEFING

    LINKS TO SCHEDULES FOR CMP GAMES. THERE IS ALWAYS A SECOUNDARY MATCH RUNNING WITH THE M1 GARAND CLNIC/MATCH


    View: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XcEK92o2tAdtduegLfCa0zeycd14JL2r/view




    View: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1av6meuYF1yaoUjLwepBGd2_gNm6nAc44/view




    View: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DEKBXO-yvaSUT-ip3CJLl7Tb9a_UmYho/view



    View: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Vel7mGL0ZWWcbtkbs4vxcH_wPFt0-NkQ/view


     
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    Is this a members only thing?
     
  3. mac1911

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    Hell no non members and first timers are welcome and wanted. There's even guns ammo mats gloves and jackets available (if they fit)
    Posted a linking post 1. Its last years schedule but this year is very close and I will up date as I get info.
     
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  4. Mountain

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    The club M1's are tack drivers, worked over by a top level armorer. Wear long pants, bring ear and eye protection, and money for the entry fee and ammo. That's all you need. Maybe a drink and snack but the club cafe is open too. Great people and a lot of fun, plus you will qualify for the CMP M1 purchasing program that way.
     
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    Thinking that I might shoot the scoped AR for the April MM, then shoot a 're-entry' with the Bula M14. Decisions...

    We should have a M14 match, perhaps.
     
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    It's pronounced "poo-zeeee guns" [rofl]
     
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    Perhaps I should bring ‘Hello Kitty’ stickers for all AR’s?
     
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    So who is bringing a M14 / M1A for the Modern Military match? I plan to bring the Bula build. Damn I hope this one isn't the weekend right after I get back from overseas. My eyes always suck when I'm jet lagged. Maybe the new glasses will help.

    Also thinking about bringing the lead-dipper Winchester Garand and shooting vintage Lake City NM ammo.

    DW, you know you want that Winchester. Bring cash and it's yours, LOL.
     
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    There is a small chance I will have a M1a at my disposal to shoot...other than that I might just shoot a SKS?
     
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    I'll be shooting the M14 for the 1st MM at OCSA and also for MM at Camp Butner the week after.
     
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  13. mac1911

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    2018 Schedule is up.
     
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    No more 12:30 starts on Sundays?
     
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    Nice.

    I will miss the June match, as Reading is running an EIC match that day.
     
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    Safety meeting and sign up at 830 shooting starts at 10am
     
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    DW you're going to have to explain this whole 'leg points' thing to me again because I can't seem to wrap my head around it...I'm interested in throwing my hat in the ring and possibly becoming distinguished while I'm still enlisted and I'm not sure if the rules are different.

    Do you have a schedule of the matches within reasonable distances that you're attending to qualify?
     
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    The basics are you shoot EIC matches regionals or state champs and guts top 10% scores points are decided somehow
    Distinguished Badge Program - Civilian Marksmanship Program
    The matches are always to few and far between for me to try plus my shooting is only going to get worse as my time behind the rifle and the eyes start to go. Wish CMP could have a cmp games style rifleman program and just use your scores as they come in. I never got into the badge. Program for f I did all the NRA stuff as a kids I would have that all wrapped up. I did get my DE in shotgun trap , took a summer and about 40 rounds of trap to do it

    I think this is the eic schedule
    CMP Club & Competition Tracker | Upcoming Competitions and Events
     
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    Thanks Mac!

    I'm just hoping my AR qualifies as being compliant for competition because I certainly don't want to buy one at todays prices!

    Not even to say that I'll even be CLOSE to the top 10% of shooters anytime soon (if at all, ever) either, but I have effectively ZERO chance if I don't even try.

    I prepped all my brass for the Garand yesterday for the first part of the season and know my dope a hell of a lot better than I did last year when my adjustment knob kept coming loose after every match...lol. One thing is for sure, I'm SO ready to get out and have fun doing what I love the most.
     
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    I'm eager also , only been out for lunch time 22lr testing. 18 min of rush shooting is not good practice. Packed on a few pounds also. Need to get the M1s out and do my 9lb exercises
     
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    go easy though...work your way up from those 12oz curls :D
     
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    @Dakar652 EIC matches.

    The TL;DR is place in the upper 10% in qualifying EIC matches. It's a full course 50 round match, stand at 200, rapid sit at 200, rapid prone at 300 and slow prone at 6. At Reading, if only 25 guys show up to shoot, then you need to win or take second for points. At the Nationals, hundreds of guys shoot the line so more guys get awarded points. If I wasn't going to Japan again this year, I was seriously considering driving there this year. When I got my first points in Vermont last year, there were 52 distinguished shooters, so 5 opportunities for points. I came in 2nd.

    You'll need a "Service Rifle" AR15 to be competitive : lead weights fore and aft, float tube, match triggers, etc. I shoot a white oak a2 upper with a Geissele "national match" trigger, a2 butt stock - the lower obviously doesn't matter. Look down the line and talk to the guys and you'll see white oak or compass lake uppers - everyone pretty much shoots the same thing. Scopes are now legal but I am not using one.

    I shot in CMP games and reduced courses for a number of years until I graduated to XTC last season. You can shoot the NRA 80 round full course matches at Reading and other clubs to get your zeros for the different yard lines. Expect to tank in a few of your first matches while you acquire this data.... The other thing is, you can only shoot in 5 EIC matches a year. Lastly, I think the rules are slightly different if you are enlisted but I don't know anything else about that.
     
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    Dusted off the Bula M14 today and practiced a bit - 100/98/90. Still trying to find a nice spot for my support hand in offhand but the trigger job definitely helped. I have a feeling this will become my favorite rifle to shoot in CMP this year.
     
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    Dust you have not even had it a year, I'm still hoping my friend buys his M1a soon so I can bring it.
    Its not looking good for me on the 22nd. One match if I'm lucky so I will bring my 06 and 308 shoot the 308 if I only have time for one.
     
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    Nice shooting! What's your load? [smile]

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    22nd might be iffy for me as well depending upon the home front. Health issues for one of my kids- got through the critical phase so on to the longer term stuff and we're getting through it. Likely to cut into my shooting time this year and that's OK.

    Planning on shooting vintage LC National Match .30-06 ammo. It shoots quite well through the Winchester. Hoping I have some more Creedmoor .308 for the Bula. Not planning on making a bunch of reloads for a few weeks.
     
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    41.0 of 4895 under a 168 nosler cc blem. I took one of the known m14 loads and dialed it down a grain or so because we're not going out full course.

    Sorry to hear about your kid, hope everything works out.
     
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    Have you ran anything slower with H4895? I have not seen how low of a charge I can go before my rifle won't cycle 100% I'm going to gander its about 36 grains or so.
     
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    Sorry.. I'm using IMR4895. I would say you are right though about 36.
     
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    Sweet thank you! See you there.
     

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