Loadout: 2018 Stillwater Tactical Championship

The course of fire for the Stillwater Tactical Challenge involves shooting carbines, precision rifles and pistols. This event is fairly unique in it’s variety of firearms and shooting tasks involved, and while it is gear intensive the event is worth the effort. Read the full AAR here.

Primary Rifles:

SeanRifle Shooter – PROOF Research built custom rifle in 6mm Creedmoor with 24″ carbon fiber barrel, Tac II rifle stock, Timney Calvin Elite 2-stage trigger, Nightforce ATACR 7-35×56 F1 scope with Mil-C reticle, Thunderbeast Ultra 5 suppressor. Load data was a Hornady 108gr ELD-M with H4350 and Hornady brass, going 2975 fps.

GregCarbine Shooter – AR-15 carbine assembled from parts, 22″ PROOF Research steel barrel in 22 Grendel wildcat, FALKOR upper/lower/handguard set, Nightforce ATACR 7-35×56 F1 scope with TReMoR3 reticle, Thunderbeast Ultra 5 suppressor. Load data was a Hornady 75gr ELD-M with CFE223 and Hornady brass, going 3050 fps.

 

Short Course Carbines & Pistols:

SeanCarbine – AR-15 carbine assembled from parts, 16″ 5.56PROOF Research carbon fiber barrel, 15″ BCM Handguard, Aero Precision upper and lower, Geissele Super 3-Gun, Nightforce NX8 1-8×24 F1 scope and Nightforce 30mm 1.5″ Unimount. Ammunition was handloaded with Hornady 53gr VMAX going around 3000 fps.

Pistol – Glock 17, Gen 5 with Warren Tactical sights and Magpul 21-rd magazines. Ammunition was Hornady 125gr Steel Match. Holster was aSafariland ALS.

GregCarbine – AR-15 carbine assembled from parts, 18″ 5.56 PROOF Research carbon fiber barrel, Erathr3 upper/lower/handguard set, Nightforce NX8 1-8×24 F1 scope and Nightforce 30mm 1.5″ Unimount. Ammunition was handloaded with Hornady 53gr VMAX going around 3000 fps.

Pistol – EMG Custom 2011 in 9mm, steel frame with 6″ barrel and MBX magazines. Ammunition was Hornady 125gr Steel Match. Holster was a Safariland ALS.

Extra/Other:

GregStatic Course Rifle – custom precision rifle on Bighorn TL3 action, Proof Research steel barrel, MPA chassis with Nightforce ATACR 7-35×56 F1 scope with TReMoR3 reticle and Silencerco Omega suppressor.

Bipod – Ckye-Pod on both rifles

Laser RangefindersPrimary – Leica HD-B 2000 binoculars, Secondary – Vectronix PLRF-15C and Wilcox RAPTAR-S

Tripod – Really Right Stuff with Anvil ball head

Bags – Grey Ghost Gear Lightweight Assault Pack, Mystery Ranch MULE

Rear Bags – Reasor Precision Gamechanger and Wiebad Tac Pad

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