Tom Smith won the two Tyro Pistol Matches conducted August 12 at the Rappahannock Pistol & Rifle Club range near White Stone.
The matches followed the NRA guidelines for a Tyro Match, reported Michael Loser. Three targets were placed at a distance of 30 feet with the target centers spaced 11 feet apart. Each target has a center “X” ring with a 2-inch radius, a “10” ring, with 4-inch radius, an adjacent “8” ring and a “5” ring.
Each rapid-fire match requires a total of 24 shots with some trade-off between rapid firing and accuracy as about half of the competitors were unable to complete their shots within the time allowed, Loser explained.
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