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Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill
« on: August 30, 2021, 05:05:04 PM »
Attached below is the equipment list for the Top 10 competitors at King of the Hill.

I appreciate their willingness to share this information to fellow competitors.

Includes action, barrel, scope, caliber, bullet.

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill
« on: August 30, 2021, 01:35:18 PM »
2021 King of the Hill match results are in!

Congratulations to Rob Seemann for taking first overall. Rob placed 1st in the 300 yard group shoot, 1st in the 300 yard score shoot, and 3rd in the 500 meter gong event. All match results are available in the attached photos.

Total prize money distributed across the 5 top competitors overall was $1,920.

Many thanks need to be given out to people that made the event a success!

-Rick Pollock and Hugh Williamson for manning the spotting scopes and scoring the gong event and for doing great work running the range and keeping people safe
-also to our target crew keeping things moving along on the benchrest side and gong painting in the afternoon
-Tyler Edmunds and Vic Edmunds for getting the 300 yard target frames in shape for a competition
-to our great sponsors that stepped up for the prize table: Hugh Williamson Precision, Korth Group, March Canada, Plenty O' Patches and Stinger Ballistics 

And of course many thanks to the 27 competitors that stepped in on an unknown competition! There was some great shooting on a course of fire that many had never even seen or even attempted before. Well done!

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill
« on: August 30, 2021, 09:32:58 AM »
Thanks for the great comments! I will post the match results a bit later today.

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill
« on: August 26, 2021, 09:39:53 AM »
Just a reminder Saturday is a practice day open to all competitors from 7:30 AM until 5 PM.

Going to be a great shoot! Prize money is now $1900 distributed down through 5th place.

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the practice day and competition!

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill (500m gongs)
« on: August 02, 2021, 07:41:28 PM »
For the 500m gong shoot we will be using the gongs shown in the video below
Video was shot from the firing line with smoke and mirage conditions, so bear with us on the quality.

Please note a LED light system has been placed on the large gong to indicate hits. The 2 smaller gongs swing visibly when hit and are easier to identify. 

Large gong 16" diameter (all dimensions approximate) 1 point
Medium gong 8" 5 Points
Small gong 4"   15 Points

You will have 7 minutes to fire 7 scoring rounds. There are no sighters allowed.
Competitors will shoot the course twice for a total of 14 scoring rounds.

Competitor must declare the gong size prior to shooting. The scorekeeper/judge will only declare hit or miss.

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill (300 yard score target)
« on: July 20, 2021, 04:00:25 PM »
For the 300 yard score shoot, we will be using the regulation 200 yard score target, BUT set at 300 yards.
You will note 6 bulls on the target. 5 bulls are for record, 1 bull in the bottom right is reserved for "sighters" and marked with "S".

A single shot must be placed in each of the 5 "record" bulls. The bulls are 6" across.

The center ring is the "10 Ring". Touching or breaking the 10 ring will count as 10 points. Touching the center dot will count as 11 points.
The sighter target illustrates the points available as you progress away from the center. Final outside ring is worth 5 points.

More than one shot on a record bull will be scored with the worst shot.

Shots landing outside the rings and still in the "record" area will be scored zero. The shot must be touching a ring to earn points.

Competitor score is the total points from the 5 record shots.

There are no limits on sighter shots.

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill (300 yard group target)
« on: July 20, 2021, 03:30:29 PM »
For those interested in the 300 group yard target, we will be using the official 300 yard benchrest target.
You will note in the image below, There are two areas, one is the "record" target (above) and one below is the "sighter" area (marked with an "S").
You can shoot as many shots into the "sighter" target as you may require, even between record rounds to check for changing wind conditions.

Your group in the "record" area needs 5 shots to count.
More than 5 in the "record" area, will be scored across the 2 shots farthest apart.

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill
« on: June 22, 2021, 08:26:44 PM »
A few spots remain to register for 2021 King of the Hill!

Join in the fun and assert your dominance over a packed field of competitive rifle shooters.

And a reminder to register before the end of June 30th to receive the shirt!

Registration details available in this thread.

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill
« on: May 31, 2021, 10:38:51 PM »
King of the Hill Update for June 1, 2021

Recent declines in covid numbers and recently achieved milestones for vaccination rates and hospitalizations in Alberta are giving a green light to proceed August 29th.

Korth Group (Leupold and Hornady in Canada) has agreed to come in as one of the sponsors for the prize draw table for the event, along with Hugh Williamson Precision, Stinger Ballistics, and Plenty O Patches.

Registrations are well over half now, do not miss your chance to participate in this multi-discipline, few restrictions competition!

To receive a t-shirt, a paid up registration (with shirt size) needs to be received by June 30th.

Registration details and rules are available in this forum posted above.

Good luck to all!

Club Events / Re: 2021 King of the Hill
« on: February 05, 2021, 01:25:27 PM »
The moment we have all been waiting for has arrived! Please see two attachments containing the rules and registration details for the 2021 King of the Hill!

To register, please sign and fill out the first page of the registration.  Then scan to pdf (or take a cell photo and text to 403-771-4298) and return to me at Payment details are on the registration form. Please note, payment must accompany the registration to secure a spot.

Good luck to all, and I look forward to seeing everybody at King of the Hill!

EDIT: The Practice Day is Saturday, AUGUST 28, 2021. The pdf has been amended to reflect the correct date. 

Stinger Ballistics / Killer Bees 30 BR Rail Gun Testing
« on: January 04, 2021, 04:43:40 PM »
Stinger Ballistics headed out on New Year's Day 2021 for some 30 BR testing.
The blog link below contains a short description of the rail gun technology and the rail gun in action. Enjoy!

Club Events / 2021 King of the Hill
« on: January 01, 2021, 04:16:32 PM »

Rosebud Silhouette and Benchrest Range is pleased to announce 2021 King of the Hill has been scheduled for August 29, 2021.

This will be a single day, all discipline competition. 3 courses of fire testing score, group, and long range shooting abilities.

Watch this space for registration details to be released soon!

BRSC - Benchrest Shooters Canada / Re: Rosebud 2021 Benchrest Schedule
« on: December 09, 2020, 11:14:44 AM »
Hi Lee, thanks for the interest. More details and registration info will be confirmed in the new year as we get closer. Big thing is to keep Aug 29, 2021 open. It will be a one day, single gun match. 3 events. 300 yd score, 300 yd group, 550 yd gong ringer. King of the Hill is combined placing in all 3 events. Cheers.

Stinger Ballistics / Killer Bees first win!
« on: June 17, 2020, 07:48:15 PM »
Stinger Ballistics is pleased to announce the first competitive win for Killer Bees! Rick Pollock placed first overall in the Heavy Iron shoot held last weekend at Rosebud Range close to Calgary. This was an Unlimited shoot held at 100 and 200 yds over 2 days with 5 and 10 shot groups at both yardages.

Using the 6mm 64g FB, Rick was the overall winner in the Heavy Iron Championship for the weekend. Congratulations to Rick!

Stinger Ballistics / Re: 30 cal. Killer Bee's
« on: May 10, 2020, 05:27:57 PM »
Hi Don,
Thanks for the update! That is a great group. I hope the covid clears out so we can get back to competing!
Wally Pollock

Stinger Ballistics / Stinger Ballistics Credit Card Orders
« on: April 28, 2020, 11:38:06 AM »
Stinger Ballistics is pleased to announce the online store at is now able to accept credit card orders. Thank you for your patience!

BR Equipment + Components / Re: Stinger Bullets
« on: April 05, 2020, 02:26:59 PM »
Good to see a new bullet maker in Canada, good luck with your new venture Wally.

Thanks Dan!

Stinger Ballistics / Stinger Ballistics online!
« on: April 03, 2020, 09:57:40 AM »
Stinger Ballistics is pleased to announce the online store is open for business!

Please take a look at

Currently in stock;
-6mm 64g FB
-6mm  68g BT
-308 cal 116g FB

Optics / SOLD #### FS NightForce NXS 5.5 - 22 x 56mm
« on: June 11, 2019, 01:27:21 PM »
NightForce NXS 5.5 - 22 x 56mm
30mm main tube
Zero Stop
illuminated reticle
Mil Dot

$2,100 plus shipping

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