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1  News / BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: Rosebud Heavy Iron Shoot June 9/10, 2018 on: June 11, 2018, 10:08:29 PM
Wow..... great shooting there Rick...... Laid a whooping on the rest.......

Great job......

Calvin

2  News / BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: Mission, BC - BRSC Sanctioned HV Group Shoot - May 6, 2018 on: May 08, 2018, 11:09:34 AM
Awesome turnout.....keep it up.
3  News / Club Events / Re: Shamrock 2018 - Dublin, Georgia on: March 26, 2018, 06:01:06 PM
Looks like Hugh has things definitely going his way..... been near the top the last 2 matches.........

Regardless, it is good to see the Canadians that are making the trek to these US matches doing quite well.

Keep it up.......

Calvin
4  News / Club Events / Re: Cactus Classic 2018 on: March 15, 2018, 06:32:19 AM
Congrats are in order to all of you who made the trip.  Wow and Andy, and Dave from Ontario as well.  A slight journey to Phoenix.

And

To they great shooting that went on.  Pretty good to see Canucks near the top for the first shoot of the season.

So nice to finally have some wifi to see what happened at the shoot.  Pretty tough when working in Leaf Rapids,  Lynn Lake and South Indian Lake.....LOL
5  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Neck size diameter on: February 15, 2018, 01:38:26 PM
OMG. ...if you are shooting 133 that is Light........

You are positive it is133?

You are talking 133 when you are around 30grs........try starting at 29.1, 29.7, 30.3 grains...okay that is if in a custom action.  If a sleeved 700 start slightly lower and watch for the usual pressure signs.

Lighter loads may work at 100 but will definately get pushed around at 200.....

6  News / WBSF - World Benchrest Shooting Federation Events / Re: New Zealand 2017 World Championships on: November 10, 2017, 10:12:20 PM
Congrats to the Canadian contingent on a great showing.

Hugh..... great job.  Your hard work is definately showing.

You guys should be proud of your showing.

2019 will even be better.  It is home turf this time.

Travel home sage. .
7  Classifieds (Buy and Sell) / BR Equipment + Components / For Sale: Hornady Ultrasonic cleaner with 1 bottle solution on: September 19, 2017, 12:47:10 PM
Works fine.  Used very little.

Asking 100.00 FIRM plus shipping.

Email for pics.

Call or Text ONLY to 1-204-570-1956

Cash, MO, EMT or cheque

8  Classifieds (Buy and Sell) / BR Equipment + Components / For Sale: Remington 700 Youth stock on: September 19, 2017, 12:41:29 PM
This is a black synthetic that has been bedded.  It is from what was a Rem 700 Youth in .243. 

I have shot the barrel out and have a project rifle in mind.  The stock is not needed now.  The only kicker is it will likely need a new Limbsaver recoil pad.  It is started  to melt/disintegrate.  Not sure why but have been reading about that issue lately.

Asking 60.00 FIRM plus shipping.  Stock looks good.  Email for pics.

Call or Text ONLY to 1-204-570-1956.

First come first served.

Cheque, MO, EMT or cash

 
9  Classifieds (Buy and Sell) / BR Equipment + Components / For Sale: Barrel Sleeves on: September 19, 2017, 10:04:21 AM
As the title says.  These are Canadian made by a reputable BR shooter.  Asking 7.00 ea plus shipping.  7 available.

email for pics as I do not want to set up another hosting site since Photobucket changed policy.

Call or text to 1-204-570-1956

Cash, cheque, MO, EMT
10  Classifieds (Buy and Sell) / Optics / Re: For Sale: 2 pairs of BAT 1" 1 piece scope rings on: September 19, 2017, 10:02:21 AM
Augh... messing this up.  Ignore this reply....
11  Classifieds (Buy and Sell) / Optics / For Sale: 2 pairs of BAT 1" 1 piece scope rings on: September 19, 2017, 09:21:46 AM
As the title says.  These are for BAT multi flat actions.

I do not have the screws that attach the rings to the receiver.  Cannot find them after the move.  Selling cheap.  If you were to buy directly from Bat and the exchange plus shipping.......

Asking 60.00 each plus shipping.

email for pics as I do not want to set up another hosting site since Photobucket changed policy.

Call or text to 1-204-570-1956

Cash, cheque, MO, EMT
12  News / Club Events / Good luck on: September 12, 2017, 06:28:01 PM
to our Canadian shooters who are making the trip to the NBRSA Nationals in St.Louis.

Travel safe and keep them small.

Will be looking forward to the play by play action as it unfolds....
13  News / Club Events / Lake of the Woods Gun Club 200M Score on: August 29, 2017, 06:26:23 AM
Lake of the Woods Gun Club Rifle Division Holds 200 Meter Benchrest for Score Match      August 27th, 2017

The last match of the year was attended by 16 shooters. The early morning was cool and gloomy. By late morning the sun came out warming temperatures to almost comfortable in a T shirt. Wind conditions were moderate but switchy out of the north. Competition was thrilling and exciting with the lead changing hands with each target shot. Hunter Class winner Brian Prouty started strong and ended strong. Ken Chambers was consistent.
 
In Varmint Hunter Class, the rivalry continued between Gavin Carlson and Jack siblings. This time it was Donovan’s turn to grin.
 
In Varmint for Score/Open Class Calvin Yanchycki from Brandon finally beat the home boys in Kenora winning his first score match. His wind condition held long enough to machine gun 50 points on his last target to clinch the win. Second place Matt Cyr had not fired a centerfire shot since the 200 Meter event in August 2016. “Just like riding a bicycle” he said. Phil was hoarding his Nationals winning barrel and instead used a shot out barrel only suitable for a tomato stake to secure 4th place. Fun was had by all.   

Hunter Class
1st Brian Prouty 218
2nd Ken Chambers 213 – 1X
3rd Spencer King 95

Varmint Hunter Class
1st Donovan Jack 231 – 1X
2nd Gavin Carlson 229 – 1X
3rd Brian Prouty 220 – 1X

Varmint for Score/Open Class
1st Calvin Yanchycki 247 – 4X
2nd Matt Cyr 246 – 3X
3rd Dwayne Cyr 245 – 5X

Many thanks to all competitors who came out to support the Rifle Division. Some travelled considerable distances. Thanks to Rod and Donovan Jack for the barbeque. Thanks to Target Crew Phil and Donovan, to Official Scorer Al Carlson, to the 3 Referees and thanks to RSO Dave Neilan for cracking the whip and keeping the relays moving. Now the plotting and scheming begins, new barrels, different powder, bullets, new rear sand bag, find time to practice and figure out how to do better next time.

Dwayne Cyr
Rifle Chairman
14  News / Club Events / Re: Canadians Have a Great Showing at IBS 2017 Group Nationals in Holton on: August 21, 2017, 05:13:02 PM
And darn good shooting by Hugh Williamson.

Way to go Hugh.

👍👍👍👍
15  News / BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: BRSC SUPER SHOOT - ROSEBUD 2017 on: August 08, 2017, 03:29:51 PM
Great shooting to all that attended......

It is nice to see the sport growing in AB and BC......

Would be nice to have traveled to share a bench with Happy Lloyd Gilmour......

Scott.......great shooting....for.the bit you do shoot that teen agg is awesome.  I have yet to shoot one....😞😞

Congrats again....
16  News / Club Events / Re: Lake of the Woods Gun Club Rimfire Score July 2017 on: August 02, 2017, 09:10:37 AM
I was going to post some photos but my laptop and hosting site will no longer let me. 

Here are the full results. 

Sporter

Matt Cyr           740 23X
Brian Prouty      738 25X
Katelyne Jack    738 18X
Al Mutch          736 22X
Rod Macdonnel  733 20X
Donovan Jack    716 23X
Gavin Carlson    708 5X

Semi Auto

Ken Chambers 735 18X
Al Cardinal      721 13X
Brian Prouty    688 15X

Unlimited

Ron Pettigrew  750 41X
Rod Jack         749 40X
Grant Schick    749 30X
Cal Yanchycki  748 47X
Phil Nick          747 35X
Ron McDaniel   738 27X
Ted Bissett      729 23X
Burt Bastein     729 19X


I apoplogize in advance if I have spelled your name incorrectly.

What I will say is it was one of the nicest days I have ever shot a match in Kenora.  It was hot out but I love the heat.  The venue there is one of my favorites next to Selkirk and St.Louis.  Dwayne (better known as the Range Slave) puts a lot of time and effort into the facility to keep it up.  That is along with whatever volunteers he can muster up on a given day.

The matches there may be club matches but the turnouts have been consistent be it for the rimfire or centerfire score matches.  The equipment and the level of competition is constantly getting better.  This is in part to a few not to distant talented men who share there expertise and talents around lathes and milling machines.

Finally Ron P, congrats again, you did it.  Not sure how much practice you have been doing but you shot slow and steady and never took any chances.  That reversal is and can be so detrimental to ones score.

Dwayne (Colleen), thanks for putting on another great shoot and opening your house to me.  Hope to be back for the season finale at the end of the month.

 
 
17  News / Club Events / Lake of the Woods Gun Club Rimfire Score July 2017 on: August 01, 2017, 12:28:09 PM

Eighteen shooters attended, some traveled considerable distances. It was a Hot day reaching 30 degrees with no wind in the morning and mild readable breezes in afternoon. The lack of wind produced some very high scores in all classes.

In Semi Auto Class, Ron McDaniel’s 2014 record fell to Ken Chambers who raised the range record by 6 points. In Unlimited Class Ron Pettigrew shot patiently and defensively, taking no chances, using all the time allowed to shoot clean and tie the existing range record set by Phil Nick in 2012. Sporter Class had the potential to reset the range record but luck and other factors intervened.

Congratulations to the winners. It was interesting to watch the tight five-way horse races unfold and the animated reactions to dropped shots from dirty barrels, inconsistent ammo and mysterious unexplained invisible anomalies.

Semi Auto Class
1st Ken Chambers 735 – 18X * New Range Record
2nd Al Cardinal 721 – 13X
3rd Brian Prouty 688 – 15X

Sporter Class
1st Matt Cyr 740 – 23X
2nd Brian Prouty 738 – 25X
3rd Katelyn Jack 738 – 18X

Unlimited Class
1st Ron Pettigrew 750 – 41X
2nd Rod Jack 749 – 40X
3rd Grant Schick 749 – 30X

Special thanks to the Rod Jack family for putting on a great barbeque and feeding us lunch. Thanks to the volunteers who ran targets, helped score, acted as line safety officers and referees. And thanks to the shooters in all classes for the quality of competition they bring to our matches.

Dwayne Cyr
 
18  News / BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: July 15/16 BR Stampede Shootout 100 yd 4-Gun (Sp, LV, HV, Unl) on: July 17, 2017, 08:02:43 PM
Wow....GREAT SHOOTING Hugh..

Condition must have been something I have never seen there.....keep it up....
19  News / BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: BRSC National Championships July 1/2 2017 - Selkirk, MB on: July 05, 2017, 07:28:28 AM
I want to also thank the folks that traveled from a far.  BC, AB, MB and ON were represented.  Greg Mowatt (sp) from Grand Forks, BC and Rob Maclennan from southern ON.  Those folks made one heck of a trip to be with us in Selkirk.  Thank you for thinking of Selkirk.

To Grant Schick for updates to the backer system.  GREAT job. To those that also assisted Grant in setting up the backer.  Thanks.

Chelsea Schick for running the targets and scoring.  Must be tough being a new mom and spending the day with a bunch of old guys.  Thank you.

I felt things ran perfectly...... was the smoothest shoot that I have ever been a part of in Selkirk.

Despite my wanting to step away from this sport for a while I know I have met a lot of great people along the way who helped me get into the game or were just there to BS after the day was done.  Hope to see you soon.

Calvin








20  News / BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: BRSC National Championships July 1/2 2017 - Selkirk, MB on: July 04, 2017, 10:42:08 AM
Yes congratulations Phil.  Slow and steady wins the race.  He is someone who always sneaks up on you at 200. 

It was a race right until the end.  I thought Rick had it sewn up.

until

...............

Will post some pictures this evening when back home.

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