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Bench Dimensions Camp Perry

Post by SmokinNJokin on 11/15/2015, 5:39 pm

Folks,
One of the biggest surprises for me my first time at camp Perry was how low the benches were - anyone happen to know the dimensions on one of those 2-person benches? I want to build a replica in the back yard. Can't seem to find any actual measurements anywhere.
Thanks!

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Re: Bench Dimensions Camp Perry

Post by SteveT on 11/15/2015, 5:50 pm

Nominally 6' long, 24" wide and 31" high
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Post by Deerspy on 11/15/2015, 8:11 pm

I was reading the rules a long time ago and thought it said each bench should be 4 foot wide and i got a laugh out of that because I have never shot a 2700 where they were 4 foot most seam to be 3 foot or less.

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Re: Bench Dimensions Camp Perry

Post by james r chapman on 11/15/2015, 8:49 pm



about mid thigh..
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Re: Bench Dimensions Camp Perry

Post by pistol champ on 11/15/2015, 9:04 pm

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4 feet.

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Re: Bench Dimensions Camp Perry

Post by dronning on 11/15/2015, 9:13 pm

Height kind of depends on how deep the mud is. Smile

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Re: Bench Dimensions Camp Perry

Post by james r chapman on 11/15/2015, 9:27 pm

4 feet???? That Marine would be over 9 feet tall!!

Of course, dronning has it correct...
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Post by DonBrummer on 11/16/2015, 9:09 pm

james r chapman wrote:4 feet???? That Marine would be over 9 feet tall!!

Of course, dronning has it correct...


Marines are 9ft tall Very Happy
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Re: Bench Dimensions Camp Perry

Post by john bickar on 11/16/2015, 10:30 pm

Make yourself a perfect bench, then make another one 4 inches too short, 4 inches too narrow, 2 inches too shallow, and 2 inches off-level.
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Post by james r chapman on 11/17/2015, 5:59 am

john bickar wrote:Make yourself a perfect bench, then make another one 4 inches too short, 4 inches too narrow, 2 inches too shallow, and 2 inches off-level.

And there you have it! The perfect, to scale, Camp Perry bench.
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Post by jmdavis on 11/17/2015, 9:21 am

remember to practice with both. Preferably in muck boots with mud to your ankles.
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Re: Bench Dimensions Camp Perry

Post by SmokinNJokin on 12/11/2015, 10:35 pm

My Platoon sergeant told me to practice with someone spraying me with a garden hose, as well. He thought it a fine joke... my neighbors think I am a nutjob dry firing in the backyard with the sprinkler spraying on me!

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