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Post by SmokinNJokin on Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:39 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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Post by SteveT on Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:50 pm

Nominally 6' long, 24" wide and 31" high
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Post by Deerspy on Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:11 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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Post by james r chapman on Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:49 pm

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about mid thigh..
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Post by pistol champ on Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:04 pm

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[size=10]target frames. Each [/size][size=10]fi [/size][size=10]ring point should have a minimum width of[/size]

4 feet.

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Post by dronning on Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:13 pm

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

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Post by james r chapman on Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:27 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 Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:09 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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Post by john bickar on Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:30 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 Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:59 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 Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:21 am

remember to practice with both. Preferably in muck boots with mud to your ankles.
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Post by SmokinNJokin on Fri Dec 11, 2015 11:35 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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Post by Wobbley on Tue May 21, 2019 12:53 am

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A screen grab from an Accuracy X video. Shows the width ( maybe 20 inches) and the height and the construction. Certainly not too complex. The cross bracing appears to be 1x4 and ordinary 2x lumber for the rest.
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Post by lonegunman on Fri May 31, 2019 6:52 pm

The benches have been rotting away since the Army left them in the 1960's.  I bet they used to be taller.  Of course once the settle in the mud, it really is hard to tell how high they will be at the time of use.  

If the NRA spent as much money on these benches as they do on Wayne's suits,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,they would be AWESOME!!!
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Post by jmdavis on Fri May 31, 2019 7:30 pm

Ha, how many benches could you build for $40,000?
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Post by Blsi2600 on Fri May 31, 2019 9:32 pm

Who owned, stored, and maintained the pistol target equipment from 1968 to present day?

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Post by Danehogle on Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:08 pm

First, the NRA owned the equipment tell Dennis Willing’s sold it to the CMP for a dollar in 2015 ( so the story goes )
And there is a place with 4 foot shooting lanes...
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Post by Danehogle on Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:10 pm

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