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Old May 20th, 2020, 03:25 AM   #1
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Rifle shooting at 300 meters

Our local club reopened last Saturday with some Covid-19 related restrictions, 1/2 of the firing lines open due to distancing, max 45 minutes per shooter with reservation. Still felt great to be back at it

I took my two Swiss ordnance rifles, the Stgw 57 & 90









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The GP11 (7.5 X 55 mm) is a great cartridge; it launches a .306 projectile weighting 174 gr at 2560 ft/s. The GP 90 is the Swiss version of the 5.56 X 45 mm NATO with a 63 gr projectile at 2989 ft/s






Hereís my shooting buddy trying out the Stgw 90





I shot 30 rounds in 10 shot strings with each weapon, best score of the day with each one



I am more of a handgun guy, but I intend to shoot more rifles this year and improve if I can get enough trigger time

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Old May 20th, 2020, 04:25 AM   #2
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Wow! Two amazing rifles and a beautiful range.

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Old May 20th, 2020, 07:59 AM   #3
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Wow! Two amazing rifles and a beautiful range.
To each their own. Out of curiosity, how much does it cost to use the range for 45 minutes?

Love the rifles.

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Old May 20th, 2020, 08:41 AM   #4
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I think those rifles are roller locked can you post a picture of internals .

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Old May 20th, 2020, 08:46 AM   #5
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Nice. I guess a standard 300 meter target with a 10cm ten ring? 3.9 inches.

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Old May 20th, 2020, 10:10 AM   #6
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Spectacular rifles!!!!

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Old May 20th, 2020, 02:54 PM   #7
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To each their own. Out of curiosity, how much does it cost to use the range for 45 minutes?

Love the rifles.

Itís a sports association really so we pay $ 50 for the season that normally runs from April to October and there are 20 dates in that period.

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Old May 20th, 2020, 02:57 PM   #8
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I think those rifles are roller locked can you post a picture of internals .

Picked those pics from the internet if you donít mind

The 57 has rollers



The 90 has a more classical rotating bolt


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Old May 20th, 2020, 03:00 PM   #9
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Nice. I guess a standard 300 meter target with a 10cm ten ring? 3.9 inches.

That is correct and itís quite a challenge hitting that 10 ring at 328 yards. Some people are quite good at it though (not me, yet)


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Old May 20th, 2020, 03:57 PM   #10
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Rifle shooting at 300 meters

Here is Ianís video on the Stgw 57

https://youtu.be/Y73Zcg9icJc


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Old May 20th, 2020, 06:11 PM   #11
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For sure, the International target is challenging.

300 meter International aiming black is 23.6 inches- that's the diameter of the 5 ring.
The 10 ring is a bit over 3.9 inches.

The US NRA High Power target has an aiming black of 19 inches and that's the diameter of the 8 ring (International 8 ring is 11.8 inches).
The 10 ring is 7 inches.

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Old May 20th, 2020, 06:24 PM   #12
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What does the head stamp say on both of that ammunition?

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Classic, I'm always jealous of the rifle you get to own and shoot. Looks like great fun!

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Old May 20th, 2020, 10:10 PM   #15
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Itís a sports association really so we pay $ 50 for the season that normally runs from April to October and there are 20 dates in that period.
Wow, $50 to use a range, by appointment, for 45 minutes every week and a half, 6 months out of the year. I'm glad I don't have your situation.

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