Near perfect conditions on range
FOUR members and a visitor from Italy shot Double 500 metres on Saturday afternoon at the Mossman and District Rifle Range.
Shooting conditions were near perfect, with just a slight mirage from the right.
In the Full bore Target division Rick Mischlewski nearly scored a possible but hung on too long with a shot that resulted in an inner four instead of a bulls eye.
His first round score of 50.3 and second round score of 54.7 made a total score of 104.10 from a possible 105.
Neil Attwood was next with his first round score of 47.3 and a second round score of 53.2, for a total of 100.5 from a possible 105.
Grant Morris improved on last week with some sling adjustments and scored 42.1 and 51.4 respectively, for 93.5 from a possible of 105.
Norbert Schmidt shooting F class shot a first round score of 56.2 from 60 and dropped 2 points second round once again due to cartridge problems, scoring 64.4 for a total score of 120.6 from a total of 126
A young visitor from Italy came along to try his hand at full bore target shooting and for a first attempt did very well.
Riccardo Vercoglio achieved a first round score of 33 and 37 second round total of 70 of a possible 100 (2x 10 shot ) matches.
Ron Schild was on marker duties for the day.