Kill colour in Italy

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  1. villiers

    villiers Self appointed antipimp

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    The Nice people in Italy have put up some pictures of the Blue targets they wish to use , i asked the question on what colour the kills will be and there reply was (we are testing the natural zinc sheet colour) will we be able to see the pellet strike and learn what is happening on a grey colour? .
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    http://www.field-target.eu/forum/viewtopic.php?f=80&t=5880 What do you think.?

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  2. sportsmatch

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    Grey on Grey they are talking bollox have a doper target which is not sprayed you can only just see the marks at close range or the target in your hand, the Italians showing the knowledge :eek:

    Gary
     
  3. Willbe

    Willbe I Like BIG Hats!

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    Sod all really to do with me as i'm not going (well not this year) but can see an issue here, really need something that will contrast with the plate. I may be wrong but white or yellow where I would look.
     
  4. JAGXKRS

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    Good luck trying to find those against a blue sky on x45mag :eek::eek::eek::eek:
     
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    Standard colour combination

    I remember the panzer targets in Morsko 2006 - specifically the reducing rings. After half a dozen hits on the paddle it was grey on grey. Even hits on the faceplate were impossible to see. This, I guess, is another card up the course builders sleeve. So, blue on grey isn't that bad, after all we're not at the worlds to learn are we ? I can see your point on full kills at longer ranges. White or yellow paddles usually retain a reasonably good picture of the KZ - which is all that matters. My beef is that the colour combo should be standardised, along with 25 & 40mm KZees - but that's a springer for you and another arguement ;)
     
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    I think we are blessed with common sense in Uk Field Target with the colour schemes on face plates & kills.
     
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    What I mean by learn is to get a idea on the wind drift or getting pushed up or down I learn from every shot I take for the next one in the lane.;)
    I think they can't be assed to repaint them at the end of the day, or save on a tin of paint or two.
     
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  8. wiseguy

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    What surprises me more, is that they use Gamo targets and not the Knockover brand.
    At least the one's shown are Gamo and imho not the same quality as Knockover.
    The colour ain't that bad, we will see in September :)
    Regards,
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  9. Conor

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    A black faceplate would provide a good contrast...Andy as you say, Morsko Poland 2006 brings back some fond memories... my first target on the first day, greenish frog, no joke there must have been at least 60 hits on the faceplate and the kill had no visible paint left, shot out:eek:....I repeat my first target on the first day!:rolleyes:
     
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    Black target . yellow kill . hole drilled through the middle a piece of clear plastic ( acrylic ) cut to shape to cover the kill , so that the paint is not knocked off . no you cannot see where you hit . but if it falls over who cares . if it does not fall over then you can see your miss in the black paint of the surround .simple like simon ??? HOLLY:):D
     
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    How about yellow acrylic old man? even simpler:D good idea though;)
     
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    First few targets I want to know exactly where I am on the kill so that I know how much I have to play with given that there will be wind, mind we don't shoot many 40mm kills these days its too easy on 10 mag at 45yds:p:p:p:D:D
     
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    Hmmm acrylic ! ... not bad

    I like that idea :) all we need then is a target that pops back up again after about 1 minute ..... Going back to my younger days, we used to have these toy frogs or bugs that you would press down, and after about ten seconds they'd spring into air (leaf spring thingy...). C'mon you boffins ... figure it out - this string principle is neanderthal ;)
     
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    Needed ?

    What is needed is close circuit television around the circuit of the worlds wired up to a computer with a choice of cameras . so that we at home . or anywhere for that matter can watch the shooting as it is happening . if they can fly a drone from the other side of the world . they can do this ??? HOLLY
     
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    I will see what my laptop and web cam can do Holly.

    Pay per view though!!
     
  16. berty177

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    45 mag??

    Oh Chris,

    They are quite easy to see on 80 mag fella heehee...


    Berty
     
  17. JAGXKRS

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    With that scope you have mate I'd expect to see a fly fart at 55yds, awesome bit of kit ;):D:D:D
     
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    Fly fart

    Chris,

    I can see the little fella fart and his mate spew up next to him haahaa..

    Looking forward to Sunday bud should be a good day down Treetops....


    Berty
     
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    not sure about a fart, but on the 60 you can see their legs with ease and them cleaning themselves... ;)
     
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    Weather is looking good bud but we could do with a load more wind:(
     

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