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Jeff Yost Wins Tacoma`s Sniper King July 2011

Twice a year the Puget Sound shooters get to bring out the big guns for registered NBRSA competition. I`m talking about the holy grail of centerfire benchrest shooting.  Unlimited class...

aka

The Rail Guns.

These return to battery machine rests are simply amazing to see in action. I believe everyone is shooting the 6ppc, and the results are .... just pretty damn cool.

Larry Boers wins the 2011 NW Heavy Varmint / Unlimited Regional

On June 6th, 2011 Tacoma Rifle and Revolver held their 3rd match of the year. This 2 day contest would determine the winner of the NW Regional for the Heavy Varmint and 5 shot Unlimited Class.  Saturday was warm and windy, with the afternoon gusts making for some large groups.  We began with our HV contest at 100 yards on Saturday morning which was won by Jeff Yost with a .175 agg.  That afternoon, Steve Kostanich showed his wind reading skills by winning the 200 yard with a .3119 agg. The Heavy Varmint 100-200yd grand agg was won by Larry Boers with a .2681 agg.

Mustafa Bilal wins Manley Oakley Trophy May 2011

On May 7th, 2011 Tacoma Rifle and Revolver held their second match of the year. This 2 day contest would determine the winner of the Manley Oakley trophy.  Saturday brought the windy conditions of springtime in the Northwest.  Saturday was very switchy, with difficult to read conditions.  We began with our Sporter contest at 100 yards on Saturday morning which was won by Larry Boers with a .2212 agg.  That afternoon at 200, Musafa Bilal showed his wind reading abilities and won the yardage with a .2389 aggregate. Larry Boers would take the Sporter Grand agg with a .2497.

Rick Graham wins Tacoma`s season opener

On April 2, 2011 Tacoma Rifle and Revolver held their first match of the year. This contest would determine the winner of the Allen Bench trophy.  Saturday brought conditions not too typical for us here in the Northwest.  Saturday was pretty windy and very switchy.   We began with our light varmint contest at 100 yards on Saturday morning which was won by Rick Graham with a .2004 agg.  That afternoon at 200, Rick again showed his wind reading abilities on bench #1 and won the yardage and the grand aggregate.

Tony Boyer Visits Seattle, August 2010

It
is exciting to have a brush with greatness. Some saw Elvis at a train
station in Texas, others saw the Beatles at the Edgewater Inn is
Seattle. On a Wednesday evening in August, I had the opportunity to sit
down with Tony and Faye Boyer and discuss my favorite subjuct,
Benchrest. Tony has just released a new book called "The Book of Rifle
Accuracy" They were in Seattle for a few days visiting with Mustafa
Bilal, of Turk`s Head. Mustafa published Tony`s book, and had invited
him to Seattle to autograph the limited editions of the book.

Alan Tucker wins the 2010 Washington State 3gun Championship

Washington State 3gun Championship

Washington State 3gun Championship held in Tacoma, WA over the Labor Day weekend.

It was the last match of the year.Sept 4,5,and 6th 2010

Sporter 100

1. Allen Tucker .1736
2. Rick Graham .1940
3. Mustafa Bilal .2044
4. Steve Kostanich .2068
5. Rob Seemann .2378

Sporter 200

1. Rob Seemann .2213
2. Steve Kostanich .2466
3. Larry Boers .2495
4. Rick Graham .2535
5. Allen Tucker .2757

Sporter Grand

1. Rick Graham .2238
2. Allen Tucker .2245
3. Steve Kostanich .2267
4. Rob Seemann .2296
5. Larry Boers .2507

Wenatchee Benchrest Club

Shooters at our opening matchon 3/13/2010.

Back row Lt. to Rt.: John Miller, Jim McConnell, Elzie Scott, Wally Juneaw, Dean Scott, Dick Mayer

Front row Lt. to Rt.: Dale Adams, Glen Sampson, Greg Swezey, Gale McDaniel, Dan Zaccanti, Sam Small, Tom Peyton

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