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Agf Vintage Pre War Comp

Discussion in 'Vintage collectable airguns' started by harris30, Jan 14, 2021.

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    AGF Vintage Pre War Monthly Competition

    The rules

    Rifle Class
    Open to any Pre 1939 Rifle
    Shot from a distance of 6 yards, unsupported
    1 entry per month
    6 shots per entry

    Scoring is based on a “bell target" system
    You can either use these targets here (which were shared freely on AGF, but please ignore the distance indication – this comp is from 6 yards)

    https://www.airrifle.co.za/library/AA_Targets/ARF_Paper_Bell_Target.pdf

    Or you can obtain / make your own (the bull is 3/8 inch, and then three 1 inch rings measured from the centre of the bull)

    The bull scores 5, the next ring 4, the next ring 3, the next ring 2, and if outside the rings 0.

    Maximum score per entry is 30.

    Entries can be made either with a photograph or simply an indication of the score, or both.

    I’ll compile the scores each month shortly after month end and announce the rankings.

    This will be a rolling monthly competition. I’ve tried to keep it fairly open to cater for everyone.

    Good luck and happy shooting !

    Pistol class

    Open to any Pre 1939 Pistol

    Shot from a distance of 6 yards, unsupported, 1 handed

    1 entry per month
    6 shots per entry

    Scoring is based on a “bell target" system
    You can either use these targets here (which were shared freely on AGF, but please ignore the distance indication – this comp is from 6 yards)

    https://www.airrifle.co.za/library/AA_Targets/ARF_Paper_Bell_Target.pdf

    Or you can obtain / make your own (the bull is 3/8 inch, and then three 1 inch rings measured from the centre of the bull)

    The bull scores 5, the next ring 4, the next ring 3, the next ring 2, and if outside the rings 0.

    Maximum score per entry is 30.

    Entries can be made either with a photograph or simply an indication of the score, or both.

    I’ll compile the scores each month shortly after month end and announce the rankings.

    This will be a rolling monthly competition. I’ve tried to keep it fairly open to cater for everyone.

    Good luck and happy shooting !

    Open Class

    For those who might not have access to a pre war rifle but still want to join in, because they like the bell target style format. Any gun can be used. 6 yards unsupported
    /one handed. Same scoring as above.


    Please indicate on your entries which class.
     
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    Hi mods, a few of us have decided to carry out an informal comp as above. Any chance we could make this a sticky in vintage section?

    Best jack
     
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    Like to enter this but don't have a old enough rifle could we have a any springer class?
     
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    I've added an open class for those who like the format but might want to use a post 1939 gun
     
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    Great idea!

    Any calibre restrictions?

    Inward or outward gauging?
     
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    @Geezer great thanks!

    I think to keep it as open as possible no calibre restrictions and in terms of gauging we'll say the majority of the mark dictates score
    , if 50/50 between higher score is given
     
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    Thanks for doing this Jack...:thumb:
     
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    I'll be getting my first entry in this weekend a 20s diana 27.

    My prewar diana mod 5v is in bits currently, but when its back together I'll be putting something into the pistol class as well

    Enjoy all and get shooting
     
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    Makes sense to me.
     
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    I guess larger cals might have an advantage in making a larger mark but we'll just keep it simple for a bit of fun
     
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    Well done Jack, great idea and hopefully a good take up from all ages on this cracking site
     
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    Cheers Trooper! Get a card in if you can!
     
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    Open sights or diopter....:shrug:
     
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    @norman irons or diopter, that way as many people can partake as possible
     
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    OK, no scopes. Good.

    I’d myself be tempted to say open sights only, no diopters or apertures. I know the latter are historically correct, but they do make stuff just easier.

    Maybe require entrants to state the gun used, to mitigate against a bunch of bored lockdowners entering a “vintage” comp with modern 10M match guns, or, at least, FWB300Ses and the like? Or am I too cynical?
     
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    When does the "month" end o_O Need to get motivated.
     

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    @Geezer I'd say let people enter with what they've got but state the kind of sights and the gun. I'll keep tabs to make a note of the relevant details with each entry and if someone is close with irons over diopter then they get ultimate bragging rights! I'll be using opens only myself!

    @Deejayuu going to run calendar months so all jan entries in by first couple of days in feb..
     
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    @Geezer in fact what I'll like do when I collate the score is give a listing for opens and a listing for diopter, that way we can have a bit of competitive fun
     
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    For those who would prefer to purchase targets over printing or making, @Air Targets do some Bell target cards
     
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