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Old 10-17-2019, 11:18 PM
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Default Bay Area air gunners? clubs? matches?

Is there any around the area?

I just picked up a couple of air rifles (daisy 753, fwb 601, an Anschutz is coming) to shoot my own "enlarged/adapted" 10m ISSF target at 15 yards and 25 yards "olympic" style. (since none of the outdoor ranges near me have a 10-meters target stand)

This is seriously an underrated discipline. I finally caught flinches inherited from highpower shooting and re-discovered holding, breathing, and trigger pull fundamentals. My $250 Daisy 753 is by far the best, most economical, offhand shooting training tool I have to date. The FWB, shoots like butter, easily shooting half MOAs or less offhand at 15-25. Less than quarter MOA center-to-center when benched/supported. This is actually more precise than my F-class setup ever. When the equipment and condition is near perfect, errors become >90% human.

Also, considering how significantly easy and economical it is to pick up, why is air rifle shooting not more popular? The fundamentals also translate directly to small-bore and high power rifle shooting.

If there are no clubs here in the bay area, I'm now interested in putting together a small club/gathering adopting a simplified ISSF & NRA rules and modifying classifications so anyone with a Daisy and/or Gamo hunting guns can shoot alongside those w/ Walthers and Anschutz in local un-sanctioned matches.

Gathering information now...

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Old 11-19-2019, 2:22 PM
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USI in concord used to have quite a bit of air rifle event's. I know they still have some just not sure when they have them.
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Old 11-19-2019, 6:22 PM
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I should get one so I can practice shooting inside my apartment. The longest unobstructed distance is probably 10 yards or so.
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Old 11-19-2019, 6:44 PM
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USI Range, concord, has Airgun events put on by the Diablo Rod and Gun Club.

Wednesday mornings, 9am to noon, is airguns only practice at the multi purpose range.

First Sunday of month is Airgun sihloette shoot at 12:30pm at the action pistol range.

Third Sunday is Airgun field target shoot at 8:30am at the action pistol range.

I believe cost is $10 for members and $15 for non members.
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Old 11-19-2019, 6:46 PM
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Old 11-25-2019, 9:55 PM
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Coyote Point in San Mateo has airgun matches on some weekends after 10am but is currently closed for renovations until Feb 2020.

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