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Snipers Hide Cup 2015 - Working a Bolt.
« on: May 25, 2015, 02:59:41 PM »
This was a local Utah shooter.  There's some pretty fast shooting for bolt action.  Much time was likely spent dry firing.  One day when I have more time to shoot, I will be this awesome.  Until then, I will just watch this over and over again for inspiration.

This shooter ended up taking 6th over all out of 238 shooters.  Glad he's on our side.

For perspective, he is shooting at a moving target around 12" wide slightly angled away at 550 yards moving about 3mph.

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    « Reply #1 on: May 25, 2015, 03:36:30 PM »
    Quite impressive!
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    « Reply #2 on: May 25, 2015, 03:40:08 PM »
    Wow that is some good shooting.
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    « Reply #3 on: May 25, 2015, 06:19:09 PM »
    Out-classed?  I'm not even in the same school district.
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    Re: Snipers Hide Cup 2015 - Working a Bolt.
    « Reply #4 on: May 25, 2015, 09:09:01 PM »
    What was the spotter saying after each shot?



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    « Reply #5 on: May 25, 2015, 09:21:09 PM »
    What was the spotter saying after each shot?



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    « Reply #6 on: May 25, 2015, 09:30:15 PM »
    Daaaaaaaaaaaaaamn.


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    Re: Snipers Hide Cup 2015 - Working a Bolt.
    « Reply #7 on: May 25, 2015, 10:29:48 PM »
    Impact.
    Ah, okay.

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    Indeed.  I know exactly how far 550 yds is, and at that range you can just barely see a person with the naked eye.  Trying to hit a target that represents the vital area of a walking man...  That is impressive.



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    « Reply #8 on: May 26, 2015, 03:26:02 PM »
    Nice.   :clap     
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    « Reply #9 on: May 26, 2015, 05:15:25 PM »
    Superb marksmanship.   One thing I was curious about was the absence of muzzle jump or visible recoil.  Am I to assume that is a .223 or similar?  Much easier to get back on target, if so.

    Wouldn't have helped me much, though.  Even at stationary targets, when you get out that far, and even after dialing in the elevation accurately, wind estimation errors always kill my consistency.  If he had his windage right, that does explain why he was shooting so fast -- get the shots in before it changes.
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    « Reply #10 on: May 26, 2015, 07:55:59 PM »
    Pretty good shooting.   I wish we had a good place around here to shoot long range like that.   I really enjoyed shooting at the 500 meter target with my FAL when we went to Arizona a few years ago.   
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    « Reply #11 on: May 27, 2015, 11:32:27 PM »
    Superb marksmanship.   One thing I was curious about was the absence of muzzle jump or visible recoil.  Am I to assume that is a .223 or similar?  Much easier to get back on target, if so.

    He appears to have a pretty good brake on there. That goes a long way toward minimizing gun movement.
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    « Reply #12 on: May 28, 2015, 12:57:59 AM »
    Dafuq?

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    « Reply #13 on: May 28, 2015, 02:41:21 AM »
    He appears to have a pretty good brake on there. That goes a long way toward minimizing gun movement.

    Plus the rifle is likely 12 pounds or more...

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    « Reply #14 on: May 28, 2015, 08:42:41 AM »

    Superb marksmanship.   One thing I was curious about was the absence of muzzle jump or visible recoil.  Am I to assume that is a .223 or similar?  Much easier to get back on target, if so.

    Wouldn't have helped me much, though.  Even at stationary targets, when you get out that far, and even after dialing in the elevation accurately, wind estimation errors always kill my consistency.  If he had his windage right, that does explain why he was shooting so fast -- get the shots in before it changes.

    I believe he is shooting a 6.5 creedmoor.  Or maybe it was a .260.  It's one of the 6.5 calipers.   This gentleman puts on a local rifle match every month and it's pretty good stuff.  I believe he also does some training up at Sniper Country, aka Desert Tech's training property. 

    I've been thinking my next caliber needs to be a .260 or a 6.5x47.
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    Re: Snipers Hide Cup 2015 - Working a Bolt.
    « Reply #15 on: May 31, 2015, 05:28:11 PM »
    Turns out I was wrong.  Shooter in this video placed 4th overall.  Not 6th.  Official results.    http://www.precisionrifleseries.com/event/match/view/snipers-hide-cup-2015.html
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