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 on: November 19, 2017, 08:44:10 PM 
Started by mdumont - Last post by mdumont
We shot Group at our regular monthly match.  9 hardy souls braved the winter weather to be greeted with relatively mild conditions, although those last few points did prove elusive!  We even had a couple of ties to break.

Thanks to Joe for running the match, to Art for preparing the targets and backers, to the target runners (I was loading and missed all the names, although I think I saw a newbie or 2 pitching in!) and to Sonya for both scoring and data entry.

We're back again on Sunday, December 3 - Hope to see you there. 

And the results... 

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 on: November 18, 2017, 01:55:45 PM 
Started by rpollock - Last post by rpollock
I am posting these for a shooter here in Calgary who would like to sell these 2 rimfire rifles.  Email me at rickpollock@shaw.ca if you are interested and I will forward the contact information for the seller.










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 on: November 18, 2017, 10:43:50 AM 
Started by McD - Last post by BobR
I have a carbide pure magic II with a .263 neck (from Boyer's book), rougher and resizer (both in HSS). $250 CDN for all - send me a message if interested.
cheers, Bob

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 on: November 18, 2017, 08:11:30 AM 
Started by McD - Last post by DanO
Curious as to why the interest in a .262" neck?
In the last few years the the majority of reamers are in the .268-.269" range.
If you have a specific reamer dimension you would like you can order one to those specs. without any additional cost.

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 on: November 18, 2017, 07:26:35 AM 
Started by McD - Last post by McD
looking for 262 neck reamer pm with price any other specs on reamer if you have print for reamer all the better

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 on: November 17, 2017, 07:46:07 PM 
Started by rpollock - Last post by rpollock
At the recent WBSF Meeting in New Zealand, the 2018 Rimfire World Championship was awarded to Spain to be conducted at Manresa, near Barcelona in July 2018.

Any Canadians that would like to travel to this event should contact me to get involved.

rickpollock@shaw.ca




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 on: November 15, 2017, 08:42:57 PM 
Started by rpollock - Last post by rpollock
I am pleased to confirm the dates for the World Championships to be held at the Rosebud Silhouette & Benchrest Club during July 2019:

Unofficial practice days: Friday July 12th and Saturday 13th (range is open as per normal to club members and early competitors, loading tent is on site, limited amenities)
Official practice days: Sunday July 14th, Monday 15, Tuesday 16th (range is closed, RO on site to manage practice days, full amenities on site), Flag setting Tuesday at 4PM
Wednesday July 17th: Opening Ceremonies and LV 100
Thursday July 18th: HV100
Friday July 19th: HV200
Saturday July 20th: LV200
Sunday July 21st: HV - 10 shot 200 yards, awards banquet following shoot on a location TBA

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 on: November 14, 2017, 04:37:35 PM 
Started by rpollock - Last post by rpollock
I am posting these for a shooter here in Calgary who would like to sell these 3 rifles. I don't have much information on them other than all 3 are built by Jim Borden. Email me at rickpollock@shaw.ca if you are interested and I will forward the contact information for the seller. Seller also has loading equipment and shooting accessories available.

Gun 1 is a 6.5 x 47 Lapua -  Custom made for me in 2015. Mahogany stock reinforced with Carbon Fiber. Extra Barrel included.  -Price $3400.
Gun 2 is a 6PPC - Incredibly Accurate. Includes additional Barrel. Price $2900
Gun 3 is a 6BR Built in 2014. Tack Sharp. Price- $2400.








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 on: November 13, 2017, 02:59:31 PM 
Started by rpollock - Last post by rpollock
Fellow Shooters,

Here is the process for qualifying for the 2019 World Benchrest Team. There are a few things that each shooter needs to take care of to be eligible for the team:

1. Each shooter needs to declare their intention to enter the qualifying process by the end of February 2018. An email to rickpollock@shaw.ca registering their intention to qualify will be sufficient.
2. Each shooter needs to be a member of both BRSC and OFAH during the qualifying year and the competition year. This is per the World Team meeting in Nelson, NZ. Contact Carolyn Pollock at cpollock256@shaw.ca to become a BRSC member. To become a member of OFAH visit: https://www.ofah.org to register. Proof of membership in both organizations will be required.
3. During the competition season in 2018, shooters will need to email rickpollock@shaw.ca with evidence of their placings at various events to be added to the qualifying tally and roster of shooters.
4. At the end of 2018 each shooter will be asked to confirm by email if they plan to attend the World Championships in Calgary and submit a $500 CDN deposit to the World Team to be used against the entry fee for the World Championship which is expected t be $400 USD.


Note: the qualifying ranking will be in accordance to the previous years format with your rank based upon how many points you have accumulated in the qualifying year. Points are awarded based upon how many shooters you placed above in your (6) best Grand Aggregates (LV, HV, SP) during 2018. There will be a cap of available points in each Grand Aggregate based upon the total # of shooters entered in the 2018 Cactus Classic.

Team selection will be based on this final ranking of accumulated points, receipt of entry fee deposit, with final selection taking place no later than December 31st, 2018.

Start planning now as it is expected to be a very competitive qualifying year with greater than normal interest due to the match being in Canada.


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 on: November 13, 2017, 02:43:22 PM 
Started by rpollock - Last post by rpollock
It has been the custom that the World Team meets during the World Championships every 2 years and conducts the business of the World Team. During this meeting minutes are taken and published for all to see who are interested.

Call to order Nov 6, 2017 12:45 at Nelson New Zealand
Attendees: Hugh Williamson, Tyler Edmunds, Wayne Miller, Rob Seeman, Vic Edmunds, Tory Phinn, Rick Pollock, Dan Opel
1. Note that Canada had bid for the World Campionships to come to Canada in 2021, however by unanimous vote of the World Team delegates in Nelson, this has now been awarded to Canda for 2019. Rick Pollock to notify host club (Rosebud).
2. Qualifying process for Team Canada in 2019 to be the same structure as it was for St. Louis and for New Zealand. Full details to be published shortly.
3. Rick Pollock acclaimed as WBSF delegate for Canada, and will continue in this role through 2019 event. No other nominations received.
4. Carolyn Pollock has been fullfilling the Secretary/Treasurer role and was nominated to continue in this role for the World Team through the 2019 event. Carolyn was elected unopposed.
5. In order to be eligible for the World Team shooters will need to maintain a BRSC membership and an OFAH membership, in the qualifying year and Championship year. This is the same as in previous years. Both organizations have been strong supporters of the World Team over the years, and the World Team would like to continue to support these organizations.
6. No other business brought forward and the meeting was adjourned at 1:15.








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