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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#51 Post by Bucolic » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:50 pm

I used whatever format Apple’s Pages used. I should be able to export in Word or other formats.

As you say, let’s wait for the go ahead.

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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#52 Post by Bacchus » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:30 pm

I printed all four targets on an Epson Artisan 835 printer and they all came out great. Comparing these with the NRA B-2 and B-3 targets against the light to compare sizing, they are pretty darn close.

I dig the handy scoring matrix, the LGC and Bullseye Bob logos, and the URL with club motto. Outstanding work, Bucolic. :D I'd say these are pretty darn close to being ready for the print shop.

I'm going to start using these immediately for practice, until I can buy them from the LGC shop. :yahoo:
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Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#53 Post by Bucolic » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:43 pm

Thanks, B!!

I made a few more tweaks - generally aesthetic. I’ll post them here in a bit.

I did improve the number centering a bit but I hit a limit - I can’t place them in arbitrary locations.
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#54 Post by Bucolic » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:57 pm

Here are the latest versions. A little better centering of the numbers and a few aesthetic tweaks. I promise I will stop fiddling after this post.
BB_Target_disclaimer.pdf
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BB_Target_red_center_disclaimer.pdf
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BBB_Target_disclaimer.pdf
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BBB_Target_red_center_disclaimer.pdf
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Now get out and perforate these things!
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#55 Post by Bacchus » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:17 pm

Bucolic wrote: Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:57 pm Here are the latest versions. A little better centering of the numbers and a few aesthetic tweaks. I promise I will stop fiddling after this post.

BB_Target_disclaimer.pdf
BB_Target_red_center_disclaimer.pdf

BBB_Target_disclaimer.pdf
BBB_Target_red_center_disclaimer.pdf

Now get out and perforate these things!
Sweet.

Admin Overlords: Is there a way of making this post a sticky, or otherwise pin it towards the top of this forum until we can get a run of these to the printers? It would be nice to make these readily available. :)
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#56 Post by Bucolic » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:33 pm

Sika,

I am a moderator for the Competition forum but I never figured out how to make something stick. I will post the files in a new thread and it can be made sticky, either by me or via supplication to the powers that be.
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#57 Post by Bacchus » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:36 pm

Bucolic wrote: Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:33 pm Sika,

I am a moderator for the Competition forum but I never figured out how to make something stick. I will post the files in a new thread and it can be made sticky, either by me or via supplication to the powers that be.
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#58 Post by Bucolic » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:48 pm

I just checked and I am no longer a moderator. I did post the targets there so if a moderator can stickify it, they will be reasonably accessible.
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#59 Post by Bacchus » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:09 pm

Bucolic wrote: Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:48 pm I just checked and I am no longer a moderator. I did post the targets there so if a moderator can stickify it, they will be reasonably accessible.
No longer a moderator? Too many intemperate posts, perhaps? :roflmao:

Seriously, thank you again for these. I saw 'em posted. Hopefully we can convert those to an LGC Store item, but they're going to be great to use regularly in any case.
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#60 Post by Bucolic » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:22 pm

Thanks, Bacchus. It was fun until I started to sweat the minutia. It did get me thinking about other target ideas though.

How about targets based on constellations? Shoot out the stars in Orion. Punch out the Pleiades. Perforate Perseus, aerate Arcturus. Maybe revive the postal matches. Must cogitate.


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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#61 Post by Bacchus » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:46 pm

Bucolic wrote: Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:22 pm Thanks, Bacchus. It was fun until I started to sweat the minutia. It did get me thinking about other target ideas though.

How about targets based on constellations? Shoot out the stars in Orion. Punch out the Pleiades. Perforate Perseus, aerate Arcturus. Maybe revive the postal matches. Must cogitate.


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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#62 Post by Eris » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:16 pm

Bucolic wrote: Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:48 pm I just checked and I am no longer a moderator. I did post the targets there so if a moderator can stickify it, they will be reasonably accessible.
I stickied the post when I saw it pop up.
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#63 Post by Bucolic » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:41 pm

Thanks, Eris!
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#64 Post by CDFingers » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:53 pm

Bucolic wrote: Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:47 am Trying again.

Here are the B2- and B3-like targets, with and without red centers.


BB_Target_red_center_disclaimer.pdf
BB_Target_disclaimer.pdf

BBB_Target_disclaimer.pdf
BBB_Target_red_center_disclaimer.pdf
I really like 'em. I'd be a buyer.

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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#65 Post by Marlene » Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:07 pm

Our targets will be expensive, but printed at a shop that pays its union workers or cooperative members a living wage.
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#66 Post by Buck13 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:38 pm

Bucolic wrote: Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:39 am A problem: The diameter of the 6-ring on the timed and rapid fire target is outside of the range of my printer so I get a gap in the ring on the right and left side.
I have that problem with B3s. I'm amazed that I have yet to have a problem scoring a shot due to that gap!
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#67 Post by lurker » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:52 pm

thanks for stepping up and doing this for us (even if there are no bees)

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#68 Post by CDFingers » Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:35 am

Marlene wrote: Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:07 pm Our targets will be expensive, but printed at a shop that pays its union workers or cooperative members a living wage.
That's the ticket! I'm still a buyer. :yahoo:

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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#69 Post by Bucolic » Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:57 am

Yup, a printer’s union bug would look
great on the targets. I left plenty of room for it.


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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#70 Post by MaxWyatt » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:10 pm

Bucolic wrote: Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:15 pm No, I killed all the bees.
Big meanie.

Also, I think the #9 ring is a little to large. Should drive my scores up a bit though. :fun:

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Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#71 Post by Bucolic » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:22 pm

MaxWyatt wrote:
Bucolic wrote: Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:15 pm No, I killed all the bees.
Big meanie.

Also, I think the #9 ring is a little to large. Should drive my scores up a bit though. :fun:

Edit: The final copies are super!!
Damn you.

Stop toying with me! I was just getting over the urge to tweak them. I’ll measure them up now...stand by..

The 9 ring on the BB target measures 1.58 in. cf. 1.54 on the NRA B2.

THE 9 ring on the BBB target measures 3.04 in Cf 3.06 on the NRA B3.

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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#72 Post by MaxWyatt » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:45 pm

I've already downloaded them. Thank you for making them!
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#73 Post by Bucolic » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:47 pm

You’re very welcome! Thanks to all for the kind words.
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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#74 Post by ertooso » Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:27 am

Is someone looking to shoot in the LGC Bullseye League? :yahoo:

I have looked but have not found any that are not tagged as NRA compliant, though many make them. I have found good prices at Optics Planet, and have bought through Amazon before.

I agree that LGC-spec targets would be awesome. I'd gladly buy LGC branded targets instead of others.

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Re: Are there non NRA B2 and B3 targets

#75 Post by lurker » Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:59 am

well this is interesting. spammer drops 3 posts, only one of which links to myteencam (i'm afraid to look). we're seeing "tuned" spam.

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