NPA MAGNUM
  1. Rules
  2. 1. Firearms: Any magnum pistol or revolver. (.357 to .50 calibre) Porting and Compensators
  3. 2. Sights: Any metal sights, which may be adjustable, any colour. Orthoptics not allowed.
  4. 3. Grips: Orthopaedic-type grips are not allowed in this competition.
  5. 4. Trigger: In the opinion of the range officer the trigger must be safe.
  6. 5. Position: Standing. Both hands may be used to hold or steady the firearm.
  7. 6. Ready Position: Pistol held with arm(s) below 45 degrees pointing at ground.
  8. 7.Targets: PP1. One per competitor.
  9. 8. Ammo: 30 rounds, to be supplied by the competitor.The Shot Energy to be measured in Foot Pounds. For this measurement a least 3 rounds will be taken from the shooter at random. The Range Officer will decide when to carry out the measurement. Minimum requirement = 464 fpe (see below for details)
  10. 11. Super Magnum Optical: This practice is the same as above but with "Orthoptics" permited.
  11. 12. Programe Changes: Should the above progam not be possible due to geographic or technical reasons, the organisers may change the programe. Such changes have to be made known to the competitors before the start of the competition.
  12. 13. Foot Pounds of Energy Formula:
  13. Bullet Weight (gr) x feet per second divided by 450240 - Minimum Requirement = 464 fpe
  14. eg: 158 gr Bullet @ 1150 fps 158 x 1150 x 1150 divided by 450240 = 464 foot pounds energy
  15. eg: 200 gr Bullet @ 1025 fps 200 x 1025 x 1025 divided by 450240 = 466 foot pounds energy
  16. eg: 240 gr Bullet @ 935 fps 240 x 935 x 935 divided by 450240 = 466 foot pounds energy
  17. No wadcutter type bullets allowed.
  18. Course of Fire
  19. Practice 1
  20. 25 M: 10 shots in 120 seconds (to include reloading).
  21. Practice 2
  22. 15 M: shot in strings of 5. The target will make 5 appearances of 3 seconds with
  23. intervals of about 5 seconds. One shot to be fired at each appearance. This detail to be shot twice.
  24. Practice 3
  25. 10 M: shot in strings of 5. The targets will make 5 appearances of 2 seconds with
  26. intervals of about 5 seconds. One shot to be fired at each appearance. This detail to be shot twice.
  27. In details 2 and 3, firearms must be returned to the ready position between target exposures i.e.: returned 45 degrees or more below the line of sight.
  28. Malfunctions
  29. There is no allowance for malfunctions
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