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Offline mazo kid

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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2020, 12:44:09 PM »
If scoring is determined by group size, would it matter what target you shot at? Witnessed or honor system? I think I know the answer to that one!

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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2020, 01:15:56 PM »
I downloaded some of those targets. I can see why you chose that one, it will make scoring easier.

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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2020, 01:22:01 PM »
This is like Hamlet's "words, words, words"
New question: when priting, what size do we use? Legal or A4 or anything else?
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2020, 04:17:07 PM »
This is like Hamlet's "words, words, words"
New question: when priting, what size do we use? Legal or A4 or anything else?

Standard 8.5 X 11 office printer paper. All that is really important is that the bull and grid size are uniform.
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2020, 07:18:29 PM »
If scoring is determined by group size, would it matter what target you shot at? Witnessed or honor system? I think I know the answer to that one!

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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2020, 12:06:07 PM »
I'm out. My printer has been down for a couple of years. Since it was just group size I didn't think the target would matter.
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #21 on: October 31, 2020, 03:39:45 PM »
I'm out. My printer has been down for a couple of years. Since it was just group size I didn't think the target would matter.

No problem. PM me your address and I'll send you as many as the groups you want to enter.
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #22 on: November 02, 2020, 09:54:04 AM »
OK, it's on. Nothing hard about this, folks. We are making the entry cutoff November 30th, 2020 but have not yet decided on the cutoff for shooting. Kind of depends on how many of you sign up. One thing for sure; if you don't get your name in the hat either by entering yourself or contacting Shotgun Dave or myself, you won't be in it! So, come on and sign up!
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #23 on: November 02, 2020, 12:05:22 PM »
Sign me up for this one.   This sounds great.   Both offhand and using a rest.   .44 Caliber only for each category.

Does the type of Cap and Ball revolver matter?   Does it have to be a Colt pattern, or can it be a Remington type?

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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #24 on: November 02, 2020, 12:21:36 PM »
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Is this best 5 shot group or six shot group? I have Remington and Colt 44's, does it matter which one i use?
DL

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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #25 on: November 02, 2020, 12:22:05 PM »
Sign me up for this one.   This sounds great.   Both offhand and using a rest.   .44 Caliber only for each category.

Does the type of Cap and Ball revolver matter?   Does it have to be a Colt pattern, or can it be a Remington type?

While a Colt will earn you more worthless points from Colt lovers...no, you may use any period-correct revolver with loose black powder and ball. This includes Rogers and Spencer, Starr, Paterson, Root sidehammer, and others with the possible exception of the ROA, which of course, is not 'period correct'. I'll throw your name in the ring.
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #26 on: November 02, 2020, 12:23:22 PM »
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Is this best 5 shot group or six shot group? I have Remington and Colt 44's, does it matter which one i use?
DL

5 shot group. Nope, you can use whatever revolver you prefer.
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #27 on: November 02, 2020, 12:39:01 PM »
Somebody just asked via pm if it was acceptable to use paper cartridges...yes. They were in use during the period.
Also, the topic just came up regarding the Pietta Remington 'target model' and our judge has decided no, as it might give an unfair advantage. If that's the only gun you have, we might consider a handicap.
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #28 on: November 02, 2020, 12:40:47 PM »
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Is this best 5 shot group or six shot group? I have Remington and Colt 44's, does it matter which one i use?
DL

DL, are you "in" or still considering?
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Re: Announcement-Upcoming Postal Match!
« Reply #29 on: November 02, 2020, 02:07:55 PM »
Sign me up.
.44 for offhand and with rest.
Thanks.