Discussion in 'Calender Events' started by NJR 100, Nov 25, 2011.
South Dorset is set to be the venue.
More details to follow.
please noter date change to oct 14
On our doorstep... time to bring out the ringers from CSFTA
wafta v swafta
yes u are fortunate this time make the most of it rob
Anyone got a postcode for this event?
Anyone got a postcode?
its a strsnge one to find Jack
You go up through the tiny village of Bincombe, pass the farm and the woods is on the side of some Barns on top of the mountain.
Hope the link works.
There will be a food wagon and toilet available.
Possibly a 20yd sideshoot if they get the weather to set it up.
Good chance it might be a bit wet under foot....it`s on farm land
not sure of the scores yet but jack and mark for the welsh lads are on top form, not missing very many in a tricky wind.
i had a very pleasant day with HARRY (jason) a top bloke and good company thanks harry.
thanks to south dorset for putting on a real tough shoot, i dint have a clue which way the wind was (SO NO CHANGE THERE).
well done all.
It was a win for SWEFTA by 238 to 230.
As there were only eight from WAFTA (and it's normally the top ten scores to count) the result was based on the top eight for each side.
Wales took the first and second places. The SWEFTA top eight were Trevor Bray with 31, Barry Smith, Mike Watts, Rob Farnworth and me all tied on 30, and Andy Williams, Alec Gibbs and Nigel Street on 29.
For me the shoot-off was a disaster; I went back to the car to pick up my rifle where I had left it on the grass bank, only to find that somebody had trodden on the muzzle and bent the wind boom. I did a quick check on the practice range and it all seemed OK but the first shot of the shoot-off went best part of 3 inches high at just under 50 yards, so that was a miss. :shot: After that it was too much to adjust and get the same target as a kneeler so I took seventh place, and I think Mike was 6th, Barry 5th and Rob 4th.
I to would like to thank south dorset for a cracking shoot today and to thank RAIDER for the top company.and the wind yes it was tricky. well done all the winners hope to see you all again.ATB HARRY
Sorry couldn't make it
I apologise or not being able to go to this today but prior arrangements had been made...
What were the individual scores after...?
I would like to post a late thankyou to the organisers and caterers of the SWEFTA / WAFTA shoot. The wind was world class! which made the shoot one of the trickiest of the year. Well done to Mark and Jack for making the shoot look easy!
It was well worth the 4.30 alarm call and the 5 hrs of travelling.
World class is one term for it, pain in something rhyming is another.
Glad most enjoyed it.
I hit every other target in the first 8 lanes! I thought I was coming last. Tricky as a tricky thing that has learned some new tricks!
Dropped 3 in the first 3, but only one to wind. Went ok after that, then another 3 in 2 lanes!
What happened about the 37 yard stander, Rob, did you get credited with that?
Oh and by the way, did anyone notice that SWEFTA's top scorer was shooting a pretty standard MPR and he doesn't have a pink fluff windicator or a jay feather on a piece of wool. He just gauges the wind by observation and by what he can feel on the side of his face.
Seems I did Rich. I have no clue what happened there. I went into it about 6 o'clock, but with the sun behind i could have been tracking the shadow, i was still enough to follow the pellet in for a change... it was up went i left it. Grumbling I went at the close one and went in at 1 o'clock right under the x hair... lifting the string i picked up the wrong one and target no.1 came back up, and so did the other one.
I don't think anyone else hit it because the shot was too tricky from your lane and the other party were several lanes up. Dunno. I was credited with a hit... only thing i can think of was it was a really slow split... i was more concerned that my partners had been shooting a downed target but they were certain they hadn't.
Nice to see shooting good shooting rise to the top