Frankly, the weather was wonderful. Just plain wonderful. You could not believe it was February. Well, except for the ice:
First time in my life that I wore ice crampons to shoot a rifle match. Wasn’t necessary on the line, but on the back of the firing mound, it was slippery from the unmelted ice.
For an early winter match we had a fair turn-out: six shooters.
Then we had some education, between Ray Gross and Bret Solomon. This revolved around how to deploy a Lab Radar to pick up the velocity of the bullet. They were successful (which puts ’em ahead of me, I still haven’t got mine working).
Finally, we did shoot:
No comments on the performance. Its still the middle of winter in Michigan, and everyone was guessing about loads, and trying to remember to sight with right or left eye…..
The Winter League program (2×600) is here: 2017 Winter Mid-Range Prone League Program