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Old February 23rd, 2005, 04:12 PM   #1
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Vintage rifle match in NC!

Lifted from another website:

Hi, everyone!

First, I'd like to thank everyone who came out last year. The matches were all enjoyable, thanks to those who attended.

Second, here's the schedule for 2005:

March 5th 10:00 AM
April 9th (tentative invitational match) 10:00 AM
June 4th (after DPRC NRA Highpower Match) 1:00 PM
Sept 10th (after DPRC NRA Highpower Match) 1:00 PM
Oct 1st 10:00 AM

The course of fire will be:

1. 30 shot "Garand Match", fired at 200 yards on an SR target. 10 shots prone slow, 10 shots prone rapid, 10 shots offhand slowfire.

2. Rattle Battle: This will be in either 2 or 4 man teams, fired at 200 yards. 2 shooters per target, starting from in position, each shooter shoots 10 shots in 45 seconds. Then, after a brief intermission, another 10 shots in 45 seconds. total of 20 shots per shooter. Loud and fun! Hits in the black count.

3. 20 shots slowfire, prone, supported. This will be on a reduced 600 yard target, at 200 yards, prone, over any front support the shooter wants, be it rucksack, rest, ammo can, etc. 20 minute time limit.

PISTOL MATCH! This will be at 25 yards on the 25 yard pistol target. 10 rounds slow fire in 10 minutes, then 2 5 shot strings in 20 seconds each, then 2 5 shot strings in 10 seconds each. Total of 30 shots.

Winners will be awarded prizes, and there will be food, drink, and bathroom facilities at the range. Also, we'll be having a raffle throughout the year for a genuine USGI M1 rifle. Details at the match, or by email.

The rules:

There are several class of rifle one can use to compete.

1. Stock Class (As Issued)
2. Enhanced Class (modified, but no scopes)
3. rimfire class

As borrowed from the CMP rulebook:


Stock military rifle class

Vintage Military Rifle Rules
(From the 2004 CMP Rulebook)
6.2.4 "As-Issued" U. S. Military Rifles

The rifle must be a rifle that was issued by the U.S. Armed Forces and be in as - issued condition. Permitted rifles include Caliber .30 U. S. Model
1903 Springfield rifle series, Caliber .30 U. S. Model 1917 rifle, Caliber .30 U. S. M1 Garand rifle, Caliber .30 M1941 Johnson rifle, U. S. Krag rifle and U.S. Carbine Caliber .30 M1,except that Caliber .30 U. S. Model
1903 Springfield rifles manufactured by Springfield Armory with serial numbers of 810,000 or lower or by Rock Island Arsenal with serial numbers of 285,506 or lower may not be used in any CMP sanctioned competition.
Commercial rifles of these types and calibers are not permitted in matches for "as-issued" U. S. Military Rifles.

(1) These firearms must be as issued by the U.S. Armed Forces, with standard stock and leather or web sling.

(2) Trigger pulls may not be less than 4.5 pounds, except that the M1903 Springfield and M1941 Johnson must have a trigger pull of not less than
3.5 pounds.

(3) Rifles must conform to the weight and dimensions of the standard issue service rifle.

(4) Only U.S. Government issue parts or non-U. S. Government or commercial parts of the exact same weight and dimensions may be used.

(5) Rifles may be accurized only by the careful assembly of standard parts. "NM" parts may not be used in the rifle.

(6) Rebarreling with a barrel of as -issued dimensions is permitted.
Replacement barrels must have the same exact contours and cuts as the as -issued barrel.

(7) The use of shims made of any material is prohibited. The presence of fiberglass, epoxy, glue or any other filler is prohibited. Laminated stocks and stocks made of synthetic materials are prohibited.

( All "as-issued" rifles except Caliber .30 Carbines and U. S. Krag rifles must be chambered for the .30-06 cartridge. No rifles chambered for the 7.62mm NATO (.30 cartridge may be used.

6.2.5 "As-Issued" Foreign Military Rifle

The rifle must be a rifle that was issued by the Armed Forces of a country other than the U. S. and be in "as-issued" condition.

(1) These firearms must be as issued by the foreign government, with a standard stock and leather or web sling.

(2) Trigger pulls may not be less than 3.5 pounds.

(3) Rifles must conform to the weight and dimension specifications of the standard issue service rifle.

(4) Only government issue parts or commercial parts of the exact same weight and dimensions may be used.

(5) Sights must be of the same types that were on rifles issued to regular military personnel. Special purpose sights designed for sniping or target practice are not permitted.

(6) Rifles may be accurized only by the careful assembly of standard parts.

(7) Rebarreling with a barrel of as -issued dimensions is permitted.

( Shims made of wood, fabric, paper, metal or other similar material, of types that were originally installed by military arsenals in these rifles and that are placed between the stock and the action, barrel or trigger assembly are permitted.

No other modifications or alterations of the "as -issued" rifle such as the use of glass or epoxy bedding in any location are permitted. The use of synthetic or laminated stocks is not permitted unless such stocks are original government issue.

(9) All as-issued rifles must be chambered for the cartridge for which they were originally chambered.

(10) A leather or web sling that complies with Rule 6.1.1(3) may be attached and used with as -issued foreign military rifles.



M-1903 Rifle

Enhanced Military rifle class:

This class shall be as the above class, with the rules 3 through 8 for US rifles stricken. Also, for foreign rifles, rules 3 through 8 ar stricken as well. National Match type sights, and sights for competition are allowed, but no telescopic or electronic sights shall be used.

Rimfire class:

This class is open to those firing original military training rifles firing .22 LR ammunition. Telescopic sights are not permitted, and the original sights to the rifle must be used. Firing will be on a 100 yard course of fire, and will be done only with the support of the sling, except when firing offhand, where no support is allowed.

Pistol rules:

Competitors firing in the military pistol match shall use pistols that were issued to a military, and shall provide their own safe ammunition.
Pistols shall be fired using standard issue sights, and without and accuracy modifications or national match parts.



We look forward to having you come out!

For directions: www.dprc.org or..
From I-85 Southbound take Mebane Oaks Road Exit# 154, Turn Left onto Mebane Oaks Road going South.
Proceed 4.6 miles and turn right onto Jim Minor Road.
Proceed 1.5 miles and range will be on the left with chain link fence and DPRC sign.

-Rob Noel

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