This MONTHLY PISTOL SHOOTOUT is open to ALL Taurus Armed forum members.
-Targets and results can be submitted to this thread any time throughout the competition month.
-ANY target may be used - the only requirement is a defined center - a dot or an "X" is all you need.
-Creativity is encouraged!
-Only one target per class will be counted BUT if a second try yields a better result - submit it and that will count as your entry.
-Entrants can shoot as many or few categories as they wish - shoot one or shoot 'em all it is up to you and your ammo supply!
-The use of TAURUS products is highly encouraged in all classes but is not required.
RULE: ALL distances are to be shot standing, using a safe shooting stance that suits the shooter.
Laser sights are permitted in all classes without restriction.
- 7 yard Classes
Cat. #1 - Caliber .17 or .22, rim fire revolver or pistol, iron sights or unmagnified red dot sights, any barrel length. 5 shots, ANY target
Cat. #2 - Any caliber, center fire revolver or pistol, Iron sights or unmagnified red dot sights, barrel must be 4.5” or under. 5 shots, ANY target
Cat. #3 - Any caliber, center fire revolver or pistol, Iron sights or unmagnified red dot sights, barrel must be OVER 4.5”. 5 shots, ANY target
Cat #2a "Bulls and Balls" 10 shot target challenge. To get a copy of the target 'click' the PDF attached at the bottom of this page OR download the target here: http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd472/KimHumphries/targetdotsandbulls0115TXT.jpg
right click and 'save image as' - print from your computer or take the file to a copy shop.
- Any centerfire revolver or pistol can be used for this category!
- 10 shots TOTAL required
- 2 shots each required at the 3 bulls (6)
- 4 shots are shooter's choice
- break/touch a line to score
- break 2 lines (a bull and a black circle to score BOTH!) bulls alone are one score only
- HIGHEST total score wins
- tie breaker = highest combined score of the 3 bulls
- 2nd tie breaker = closest shot to center in center bulls eye
- 15 yard Classes
Cat. #4 - Caliber .17 or .22, rim fire revolver or pistol, Iron sights or unmagnified red dot sights - any barrel length - 5 shots, ANY target
Cat. #5 - Any caliber, center fire revolver or pistol, iron sights or unmagnified red dot sights, barrel must be 4.5” or under - 5 shots, ANY target
Cat. #6 - Any caliber, center fire revolver or pistol, iron sights or unmagnified red dot sights, barrels over 4.5” - 5 shots, ANY target
HOW TO SCORE:
Post a picture (or scan) of the target you want to submit with the measurement below - use calipers, a ruler or use the FREE version of "On Target".
OnTarget FREE software. >>>> On Target Download <<<< download here (a great tool!).
1) Post the size measurement of the 5 shot group and
2) the far shot flyer distance from center of the target and
3) add the two numbers - this number is your total SCORE.
Measure all shots from center-to-center.
ALSO: Post the model and caliber of the handgun and ammo used (WITH an image please).
Questions: PM me OR refer to past month's results
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CLASS WINNERS will be posted for each class with ALL competitors’ scores also listed in descending order.
All entries must be submitted by midnight SUNDAY FEBRUARY 1st 2015!! (shoot through the weekend!)
Scores will be posted ASAP.
*Obviously being the internet, this is an "honor system" competition for fun. Shot group measurements on the target whether by ruler, calipers, or software is required as is the measurement of the farthest shot from center.
*Post photos of the gun(s) used in the shootout. Range photos are appreciated (not required) for fun and local color!
NOTE: Target for Cat #2a is attached below as a downloadable PDF!! VVVV
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