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Re: A time capsule
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Old 06-17-2017, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Bill Thibeault View Post
I'm pretty sure all NM 1903's had leather slings. Such slings are used almost exclusively for National Matches, even today when AR-15's are the most popular rifles for those matches. The only portion of the match where slings are not allowed is the 200 yard standing offhand course of fire. Slings are allowed, and used, on the 200 yard standing-to-sitting, 300 yard standing-to-prone, and 600 yard prone portions of the match.
True for NMR's built after 1922. Not for the earlier ones. The preferred sling was the Kerr Nobuck-l style. I believe the rules were a lot different back then as well.
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