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by Cliff Austen
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Events
Topic: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE
Replies: 32
Views: 2366

Re: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE

29 shooters Day 2 1500yds was washed out. Day 3. The 20 shot match at 1500. 20 competitors. The Grand Results. Match Rife. Philip Bain. 453.33. 1500y - 158.6 Match Rifle Reserve. David Xuereb. 433.22. 1500y - 143.4 F Open. Lou Shallis. 520.20. 1500y - 174.1 FTR. Geoff Willis. 492.11. 1500y - 163.1 F...
by Cliff Austen
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: 2206H vs 2208 for 185gr Berger jugs in a 308
Replies: 6
Views: 762

Re: 2206H vs 2208 for 185gr Berger jugs in a 308

Using a 32in 1:11 Kreiger barrel
Molyed projectiles. 185 Juggernaut.
20thou jump
BR2 primers.
46.5 grains of 2208.
3 thou neck tension.
Group not bad could be a little tighter. i am going to evaluate a tuner.
Cliff
by Cliff Austen
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Events
Topic: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE
Replies: 32
Views: 2366

Re: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE

9 days to go to our first Ultra Long Range Challenge.
Friday afternoon 6th October there will be a general practice to check your elevation at 1000 yards.
See you there. It should be an interesting time.
Cheers.
Cliff. \:D/
by Cliff Austen
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Carbon remover
Replies: 18
Views: 1187

Re: Carbon remover

I understand where you are coming from Keith. But, the pH you want is 7. 7 being neutral. 0 pH is extremely strong acid and pH 14 is extremely strong alkaline.
Cheers
Cliff
by Cliff Austen
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Events
Topic: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE
Replies: 32
Views: 2366

Re: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE

It's getting close, 2 months to go. Following on from Rod's comments on camping. The facilities are basic and best suited to the enthusiast. No power, long drop toilets and a basic portable shower. Mobile phone service is about 2 - 3 km away for those using Telstra. The range is about 25Km out of Co...
by Cliff Austen
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE
Replies: 32
Views: 2366

Re: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE

Tim. I am not sure what you have in mind. But the limits are in accordance with the SSR's for F Open.
Coona is a 7.62 Classification range. Any calibre up to 8mm. Energy is not to exceed 4182 ft-lbs or 5675 joules.
Cheers. Cliff.
by Cliff Austen
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE
Replies: 32
Views: 2366

ULTRA-LONG RANGE CHALLENGE

The Ultra-Long Range Challenge is on. After being washed out last year we have programmed it for Saturday October 7 to Monday October 9, 2017, at the Coonabarabran Rifle Range, competing from 1000 to 1500 yards.
Details are on the NSW F Class Web Site.
See you there. Cheers. Cliff
by Cliff Austen
Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: CCI Primers
Replies: 21
Views: 2050

Re: CCI Primers

I have always used CCI Primers. BR2, BR4 and 450 small rifle mag primers. never had a problem over 25 years. Suggest that you check your firing pin. also check and make sure that there is not too much heavy lubricant on it. You might benefit by stripping the bolt down, washing it in degreaser and re...
by Cliff Austen
Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Recoil reducers?
Replies: 23
Views: 1410

Re: Recoil reducers?

Come on Tim, toughen up. Mike H is on the money.
Cheers
Cliff
by Cliff Austen
Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Contact Details for Electronic Targets
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Re: Contact Details for Electronic Targets

Talk to Geoff Roberts at OZ Score. We have his targets at Nowra as does Southern Highlands Rifle Club and Goulburn.
It is an excellent system
ger2@rtts.com.au
phone. 0408 673 993 or 02 6291 3833
Cheers
Cliff
by Cliff Austen
Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: F-class............. the sport?
Replies: 16
Views: 1781

Re: F-class............. the sport?

Horse racing is a sport and the only thing getting exercise is the horse.
Cliff
by Cliff Austen
Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ultra Long Range Challenge (NSW) 7-10 October 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1864

Re: Ultra Long Range Challenge (NSW) 7-10 October 2016

AlanF wrote:Thanks Cliff. That's very disappointing - I've been looking forward to it. Is there any talk of rescheduling?


Yes! We will be rescheduling. Stay tuned. Cheers. Cliff .
by Cliff Austen
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ultra Long Range Challenge (NSW) 7-10 October 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1864

Re: Ultra Long Range Challenge (NSW) 7-10 October 2016

Unfortunately the NSW Match Rifle Association advises that due to the large amount of rain which has fallen in the Coonabarabran area, the Ultra Long Range Challenge from 7-10 October has had to be cancelled. The range has had a huge amount of rain and is not suitable for traffic. With a forecast fo...
by Cliff Austen
Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Tassie Not Looking Good
Replies: 19
Views: 2108

Re: Tassie Not Looking Good

We need to see an official comment from the TRA. Cheers Cliff
by Cliff Austen
Tue May 31, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Helping F-Class to Grow
Topic: F-class is an advanced discipline. $ stops new shooters
Replies: 133
Views: 10939

Re: F-class is an advanced discipline. $ stops new shooters

The sporting/hunting F Class outlined above is exactly where F Class started about 20 years ago. (Fun Class) At Nowra we used to shoot the above and then we introduced Precision Long Range Rifle - now known as F Open. We were the Club that had all the original F Open 10 ring targets printed and woul...

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