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Old November 28, 2018, 11:58   #1
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2019 RBGC Run-and-Gun match - August 31st

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Old November 28, 2018, 20:58   #2
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Old January 08, 2019, 19:40   #3
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Just got the word...there will be an NX8 on the prize table!!!

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Old January 09, 2019, 07:08   #4
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Just got the word...there will be an NX8 on the prize table!!!

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I'm not gonna make the FAL event this spring, but I am zeroing in on this event instead, with FAL.
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Old January 29, 2019, 14:42   #6
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I'm not gonna make the FAL event this spring, but I am zeroing in on this event instead, with FAL.
Do it, and I might have a patch for you.
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Old January 29, 2019, 23:20   #7
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Stimpy, do you know what distances you will run this year?

I carried a SCAR 17 at the SC RNG plus 100 rounds of ammo. Going lighter this year. Plus my FALs all sport irons so tiny targets at long distances would be a chore.
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Old January 30, 2019, 09:56   #8
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Longest distance will again be a full torso steel silhouette at 600 yards.
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Sorry, wasn't clear in my post. How long are the runs? 3K, 5K, 8K, 10K

Wasn't worried about the ranges. My FALs with irons are not bad at distance, just not good either. My L1A1 lets me get by with 5 for 10 at 600 on full size steel. And that is bagged and benched.
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Nah I misread your post.

5K only.

If I do more than 5k it would be loops, and I doubt too many are up for that.
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Well I might try the 5K then. 3K I know I can do in 1Ĺ hours tops. But I figure a 5k would be 2-2ľ hours. It's the hills, doncha know.

Got plenty of time to work on it.
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We will be using ALL the hills!

Tear it up man!
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We will be using ALL the hills!

Tear it up man!
Going up isn't the problem for me. As long as I have traction I can power up them. It's the downhill slopes that get to me. Unlike you high speed, low drag types, I have to stay in a lower gear and keep an eye out for the runaway traps turnoff .



Downhill really tears up my knees and ankles if I try to go too fast.
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Nah I misread your post.

5K only.

If I do more than 5k it would be loops, and I doubt too many are up for that.
What!

If i drive all that way to Georgia.

I want to embrace the suck as long as possible. Even if it is loops.
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What!

If i drive all that way to Georgia.

I want to embrace the suck as long as possible. Even if it is loops.
The suck gets you coming and going. It is called the traffic around and in Atlanta.
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Going up isn't the problem for me. As long as I have traction I can power up them. It's the downhill slopes that get to me. Unlike you high speed, low drag types, I have to stay in a lower gear and keep an eye out for the runaway traps turnoff .



Downhill really tears up my knees and ankles if I try to go too fast.
Understood, downhill runs were what brought on my patellar tendonitus. I eventually learned to run a bit more midfoot and the issue went away. If you sound like you have dive-flippers on going downhill, you need to get your landing under your mass better.
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What!

If i drive all that way to Georgia.

I want to embrace the suck as long as possible. Even if it is loops.
There's not enough room, Mike. But if you want to do a 10k I will add the category for you. Same stages twice is OK? I can't close any more ranges.
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There's not enough room, Mike. But if you want to do a 10k I will add the category for you. Same stages twice is OK? I can't close any more ranges.
Judging from the looks of the competitors that went through our stage and those made after the match was over, I would say that you would get more than a few to sign up for a 10K. Or doing a modified route using repeat stages for an 8K. This might be more feasible and attract more competitors than a 10K.
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10K ?

When me and the boys were racing hare scrambles, the Black Coal National and the Mid-South series ran on the same course near Lynnville IN about a month apart. These were the closest races to home and we always hit them both. Same exact course, but the Mid-South series ran it backwards (opposite direction) from the Black Coal National.

All the obstacles are vastly different when coming at them from the other direction.

Just some "food for thought"
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There's not enough room, Mike. But if you want to do a 10k I will add the category for you. Same stages twice is OK? I can't close any more ranges.
Absolutely.

Thatís why theyíre called Run-n-Guns. Beside We run loops all the time.

Just did 16 on a track today.

But donít make any special consideration for me. You donít need any more headaches.
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Iíll toss my hat into the 8-10k ring.
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It's not skin off the club or ROs if you guys run it twice.

I will offer it when I open registration. Only difference to me is need a different score card and how to deal with prizes.
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