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Metallic silhouette shooting is a group of target shooting disciplines that involves shooting at steel targets representing game animals at varying distances, seeking to knock the metal target over. Metallic silhouette shooting can be done with airguns, black-powder firearms, modern handguns, or modern rifles. A related genre is shot with bow and arrow, the metal targets being replaced with cardboard or foam. The targets used are rams, turkeys, pigs, and chickens, which are cut to different scales and set at certain distances from the shooter depending on the specific discipline.
As most know (and some love) there are a great variety of shooting sports featuring the handgun, such as bullseye, IPSC, IDPA, steel challenge, ICORE, metallic silhouettes, CAS, bowling pins, etc.
Beyond the fun factor, which ones do you think are most germane to preparation for a disaster...
A sport I'd like to get into is metallic shooting, both handgun and rifles. I read a book about it last year and started doing informal shooting of said on our home range. There is something strangely satisfying about watching the little chicken, turkey, pig, and ram figures get knocked over...
I remember when metallic silhouette shooting was more popular. Heck, it may still be, I just don't see it in these parts. Anyway, I am reading a book on said topic published in the late 1970s, and have acquired some silhouettes for informal shooting on the home range.
Anyway, I thought I...
I'm interested in locating an early Remington XP-100 in .221 Fireball. This would be one produced in the 1963 to 1985 timeframe. Features would include being chambered in the aforementioned, a 10¾" barrel, and the nylon stock.
If you should have one for sale, please drop me a PM. :)