Shot my first 4 match's today. I made the decision this year to shoot left handed instead of right. I'm right handed but left eye dominant. I get a much better sight picture left handed. Overall..I'm pleased.
Our matches were shot at 200 meters and 100 for the last match.
Match 1 is 2 sighters and 7 on score prone from 200 for a possible 35. I shot 28/35.
Match 2 is 2 sighters 10 on score sitting at 200 meters shooting at a fig. 12/59 target, which is exposed over a 4 foot front for 3 seconds per exposure.
The wheels fell off my cart here because I didn't take the time to practice sitting.
Match 3 is 200 meters rapid shooting at 2 figure 11 targets. 2 sighters, 10 on score.
You start at the standing alert position and go prone when the targets appear. Your fire 5 rounds at either target. The exposure time is 20 seconds for 5 rounds..targets down. You go back to standing alert, then prone when the targets appear and fire your last 5 rounds.
Match 4 is 10 rounds standing from 100 meters at the figure 12/59 over a 4 foot front with a 3 second exposure time. You start prone at 200. the targets appear for approx 3 seconds. This is your signal to get up and run to 100 meters. The targets will reappear in 35 seconds for the first 3 second exposure. In between each 3 second exposure you have to go to the alert position which means breaking your sight picture and dropping the barrel to a 45 degree angle. The sides fell of my cart on this one. Although I only had 5 hits on target..they were in a tight group.
One minor problem I had was..a new shooter beside me who was using a H&K 91. It wasn't the difference in the noise between the H&K and the AR's but the damn things throws the brass out at 2 o'clock..which was right across my line of sight. Just enough to distract me for awhile. That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it.
I must say..it was great to get back into it. edited to add a pic of the range. This is a military range that our club is very lucky to have the use of. The pic is from the 300 meter mound. It goes back to 600.