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JD Mock
09-27-2009, 06:12 PM
The first picture is of Don Geraci's 200 yard sporter group (0.129). He told me that this was the smallest group that he has ever shot in his 47 years at 200 yards. Small group of the match? NOPE. Small group of the day? NOPE! Not to be outdone, Tom Libby posted a 0.093. THis is one of several possible world records shot last week. James

RJG
09-27-2009, 07:23 PM
Congrats Tom and Don! Both are very pretty groups... right in the middle! :D

Rick Graham

Jeff Welker
09-27-2009, 09:12 PM
Way to go Sir Thomas. That .093 is amazing.

jackie schmidt
09-27-2009, 09:24 PM
Only three of those ever shot in NBRSA Registered Competition. Pretty exclusive club.........jackie

MColeman
09-27-2009, 11:39 PM
Only three of those ever shot in Registered Competition. Pretty exclusive club.........jackie
Didn't Tom shoot two of the three?

Bill Gammon
09-28-2009, 06:23 AM
Only three of those ever shot in Registered Competition. Pretty exclusive club.........jackie

Me thinks more than 3,

JerrySharrett
09-28-2009, 06:47 AM
Only three of those ever shot in Registered Competition. Pretty exclusive club.........jackie
Do you mean 3 zero's in the nationals or 3 in registered competition as you wrote? We had several zeros at Unaka just in 2009 and that was shoots where some of these young hot guns were entrants. One of the zeros was Johnnie Stewart's 0.047" at 200 yards which is the new record (or soon will be). I think we are talking about 2 things here, zeros at 200 and zeros in registered competition.

Steve Lee
09-28-2009, 07:50 AM
I think Johnnie Stewart's .047 was in Light Varmint, so Libby's .093 in Sporter should be a new record.

JerrySharrett
09-28-2009, 08:59 AM
I think Johnnie Stewart's .047 was in Light Varmint, so Libby's .093 in Sporter should be a new record.

You are correct, but Jackie mentioned the rareness of zero groups in registered competition. I was responding to that.

jackie schmidt
09-28-2009, 08:59 AM
The late Skip Otto shot his 200 yard .099 a few years back to set the LV record. At that time, a 200 yard Zero had never been shot in Registered Competition. Johnny Stewart's .047 broke that. Tom's is the only other 200 yard Zero recorded in in NBRSA Registered Competition, since the current Sporter record was over .100.

There can't be one in HV because the record is over .100. I am sure if a Shooter shot a Zero at 200, it would have been submitted.

There is one IBS Record at 200 yards that is a "zero", held by David Farrar, I missed that one. I apologize for the oversite.

Are you telling me that there were more 200 yard Zeros shot at the Match when Johnny shot his? You would have thought someone would have mentioned those..........jackie

Bob Kingsbury
09-28-2009, 10:49 AM
Don didn't drag out one of his sleeved Remingtons to shoot that did he.??
How about Tom Libby, what is the state of the art for st louis ?

bruno
09-28-2009, 11:43 AM
Bugholes @ 200 get ya off real good.......

Jeff Welker
09-28-2009, 12:10 PM
How about Tom Libby, what is the state of the art for st louis ?

Here is a photo of the rig I believe Libby shot his .093 with. It is a BAT 2 lug action glued into a BAT stock. It has a Kelbly trigger, March 40x and I believe he was shooting a Hart barrel - not 100% sure on the barrel.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e130/Salmo22/TomsWoodBATBenAvery.jpg

mike southard
09-28-2009, 12:37 PM
What brand rear bag is that??

abintx
09-28-2009, 12:45 PM
Edge!

JerrySharrett
09-28-2009, 01:09 PM
Edge!

Nope, Edgewood (Gator model). The custom red color is an attempt to bring Libby out of a chronic shyness he has built up over the years, as is the Jon Loh rest!!

Jeff Welker
09-28-2009, 01:12 PM
What brand rear bag is that??

An Edgewood Gaterbag. Libby has several different versions with various heights to accomdate different ranges - all in red :D

Bill Gammon
09-28-2009, 01:35 PM
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Are you telling me that there were more 200 yard Zeros shot at the Match when Johnny shot his? You would have thought someone would have mentioned those..........jackie[/QUOTE]

I shot a .094 at 200 with a Benchrest Pistol match at Kelbly's when they had that, was it registered? I don't know. I also hold the LV ORSA, which is a Provincial Assoc. record 200yd of .095 so I know there was more shot. In NBRSA you will be right, I think
Bill

Dave Coots
09-28-2009, 01:37 PM
Shot a range measured .093@200HV at Minnetonka Benchrest NBRSA match in August 09. It was sent in for measurement by the Committee.

Dave

jackie schmidt
09-28-2009, 01:45 PM
There have been a few more than I thought, but STILL a very exclusive club. You could fit all in a four door pickup.........jackie

Bob Kingsbury
09-28-2009, 04:31 PM
I think he should get 5 extra points for wipe outs

Dick Wright
09-28-2009, 04:37 PM
bench set-up. It isn't easy to make BR guns lovely to look at.

Well done!

Maybe now Tom will come out of his shell.;)

Dick

Tom Libby
09-29-2009, 09:57 PM
Stock: Bat by Tom Dixon
Action: Two lug 7" Bat no ejector
Barrel: Bartlein
Trigger: Kelbly
Scope: 40x March with dot
Front Rest: John Loh
Rear Bag: Edgewood Jack Snider
Bullets: Libby/Bishop Flat Base 66
Powder: 8208 lot 188 1/2 jug left sh*t

And four hail mary's as gun was slid back to point of aim.

This goes to show you that you don't have to be a super great shooter to shoot a world record if I can do it. I have been fortunate to have two of them and I hope they stay for a long time. 10 shot UL 100 yd .097 and this one 5 shot Sp 100 yd .093 until reviewed by the committee for official measurement.

The main thing that helped me on this was listen to my wife and keep my hands off the loading process while she loaded my bullets for me. I still don't know the seating depth, she won't tell me.

It was a pleasure to attend a super well ran Nationals and Scott and his crew did a great job all week and did it with a smile, Thanks a bunch.

Tom

Ps, Cajun Man Don G. said his was more in the center of the bull than mine by .012 so his looked prettier.

Steve Lee
09-29-2009, 10:01 PM
Nope, Edgewood (Gator model). The custom red color is an attempt to bring Libby out of a chronic shyness he has built up over the years, as is the Jon Loh rest!!

Yeah...reserved as usual! :D