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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #40 on: July 14, 2020, 09:51:43 PM »
Shooting with iron sites at about 13-15m in my garage, shooting ďoff handĒ (is thisthe right term for not propping oneself against anything but just sort of free shooting?) talonP.  I fired 2-3 shots at each top.

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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #41 on: July 18, 2020, 10:57:49 PM »
This is my entry to the Umarex Pop Top Challenge.  I took a total of 14 consecutive bench rest Shots on 2 targets in my basement range at a distance of 24 Feet using my vintage RWS Diana 52 with 8.4 gr. JSB Exact Diabolo pellets.
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #42 on: July 20, 2020, 08:04:06 PM »
Iím a novice guys, so be gentle.

I will say this pop top was quite a target set. I enjoyed it so much in fact that I think Iím going to make it part of my practice shooting.

I used .177 crosman 7.4gr. wadcutters.  Shooting from 20 yards on my 1377 with plastic breech and Simmons 4x32 (junky) scope. Iím waiting to get some cash to put a steel breech on it to tighten up the scope.

The top was was a flyer and the paper is photocopied pop tops so I can use the ironical to keep making copies.
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #43 on: July 20, 2020, 08:53:49 PM »
Is all I have to do to enter is post a pic to this thread?
I wasn't interested until I realized the gun would make a good gift or giveaway item. I have no idea who'd I give it to. So, I'll think on it.

I was shooting my .22cal, 16J LGV at 25 yd from a bench. Pellets used were 14.66gr H&N FTT. Handicaps: Soaking in sweat, paying more attention to the mosquitoes than the reticle, after being at work all day, new to me gun, never used these pellets before, pellet tin was dented, and +. I had to make sure pellets would fit through the holes of the tabs. After the tabs passed the drop through test, I taped the tabs with packing tape to paper which was taped to cardboard that was not flat. After shooting a bunch of sight-in shots (those are the red dots), I managed to get one shot through a hole. The very last one of course! On the lower right corner of the paper. Close up shot and before, after pics are provided. I had to keep reminding myself that where the pellet first makes contact with the target and where it ends up actually penetrating the tape and paper are two different locations because everything begins to move in weird ways once that first contact is made.
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #44 on: July 20, 2020, 08:56:56 PM »
Is all I have to do to enter is post a pic to this thread?
I wasn't interested until I realized the gun would make a good gift or giveaway item.

I was shooting my .22cal, 16J LGV at 25 yd from a bench. Pellets used were 14.66gr H&N FTT. Handicaps: Soaking in sweat, paying more attention to the mosquitoes than the reticle, after being at work all day, new to me gun, never used these pellets before, pellet tin was dented, and +. I had to make sure pellets would fit through the holes of the tabs. I taped the tabs with packing tape to paper. After shooting a bunch of sight-in shots (those are the red dots), I managed to get one shot through a hole. The very last one of course! On the lower right corner of the paper. Close up shot is provided.
Correct just post to thread and your entered
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #45 on: July 21, 2020, 12:46:31 PM »
Here is my entry using a Mutant 22 cal at 50 yards in 5 to 10 mph swirling winds. I had some sighter shots at the green stickers before I started the challenge. I shot at 8 Mt dew zero pop tops that are black in color and two of them got eject from the cardboard backer and I was unable to find them. I took shots at each one while trying to read the wind until it was hit.  Each does have a hit on the pop top with top left and top right one having perfect holes thru the hole in the pop top. All others were either grazed or blown thru the cardboard with dead on solid hits to the pop top. My mutant is easily capable of 1/2" groups at 50 yards in zero wind condition.  The wind just made the challenge even more interesting. If you zoom on the second pic you can see the cardboard backer out at the 50 yard post.
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #46 on: July 26, 2020, 01:30:18 AM »
RWS 460 .22, 18 yards

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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #47 on: July 29, 2020, 02:12:44 PM »
Four targets, four shots, at 21 yards with my Brocock Contour. Two of the tops were pushed through the cardboard, recovered the shrapnel on the other side.
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #48 on: July 31, 2020, 06:26:25 PM »
 Here we go!!! Thank you everybody
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #50 on: July 31, 2020, 06:34:17 PM »
Congrats James....
Thanks Travis
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #51 on: July 31, 2020, 09:25:41 PM »
Wow ! :)

Just got a personal email from Travis, telling me that my name got stuck on his hand. lol
Iíve sent a personal reply to him and will await his answer.

In the meantime, thank you JB and Umarex for the prize and Travis for putting it together. It was fun! And thank you Bill. Was my lucky day I guess as Iíve entered a zillion ďluckĒ contests and this is my first win!! Yea.

Waiting on answer from Travis.

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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #52 on: July 31, 2020, 09:39:54 PM »
Congratulations, James!  I hope you're able to put it to good use!

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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #53 on: August 01, 2020, 02:10:30 AM »
Congrats James.

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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #54 on: August 01, 2020, 06:36:23 AM »
congrats James!!!!!
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #55 on: August 01, 2020, 08:30:35 AM »
Congrats James.

Travis, thanks for the contest. Iím still shooting pop tops. Great fun.
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #56 on: August 01, 2020, 04:48:05 PM »
Ok , thanks everyone for the congrats (does that mean I hate you for winning?) :)

Seriously though, it was all fun right!

Many and big thanks go to JB and Umarex for offering the great gun for a prize, just to motivate us to do what we do anyway! Lol

And special thanks to Travis for putting it on and dealing with all the questions.

Travis will be posting in due time about the future path of this gun. Iíve donated it to GTA to use as needed for fund raising, etc.

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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #57 on: August 04, 2020, 04:45:27 PM »
Wow ! :)

Just got a personal email from Travis, telling me that my name got stuck on his hand. lol
Iíve sent a personal reply to him and will await his answer.

In the meantime, thank you JB and Umarex for the prize and Travis for putting it together. It was fun! And thank you Bill. Was my lucky day I guess as Iíve entered a zillion ďluckĒ contests and this is my first win!! Yea.

Waiting on answer from Travis.

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James, congrats and thanks for participating! I won a chance drawing once (just once) and was utterly surprised. I'm so unlucky I usually just leave entries to others. On behalf of all of us at Umarex USA, thank you ALL. We can't take much credit. The Old Pro Travis did the heavy lifting. It's fun for us to see the videos, pictures, and different levels of creativity come together to create a community of fun. Again, THANK YOU ALL.
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #58 on: August 05, 2020, 08:52:31 AM »
Ok , thanks everyone for the congrats (does that mean I hate you for winning?) :)

Seriously though, it was all fun right!

Many and big thanks go to JB and Umarex for offering the great gun for a prize, just to motivate us to do what we do anyway! Lol

And special thanks to Travis for putting it on and dealing with all the questions.

Travis will be posting in due time about the future path of this gun. Iíve donated it to GTA to use as needed for fund raising, etc.

Best, James
That's awesome James...
Winning the gun and donating back to support the forum makes you a double winner.
Feels good don't it?
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Re: Umarex Pop top challenge
« Reply #59 on: August 05, 2020, 04:43:13 PM »
Thanks again Bill. Yeah it was really awesome to actually win this gun, and Iíll feel even better when it ends up in the right hands. Helping GTA a little is just icing on the cake!:)
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