Author Archive | Neil MacKinnon

Garden Bench Rest Winter League – Round 4

We have had more than our fair share of issues in the departing 2020, wind, lockdowns, tiers, wind, rain, wind and in some places, snow. We have had good turn outs and we have at times had just a handful, but we’ve kept at it, kept shooting, kept rifle and pellet testing, developing skills, getting […]

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Garden Bench Rest Winter League – Round 3

Lockdown 2, new faces, returnees, high speed winds… all in a three round winter league, ohhhh the drama. I missed a round for the very first time since we started this whole GBR malarky, I’m a horse owner and rider and sometimes the horses have to come first, so, I generously allowed Paul Salmon the […]

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Garden Bench Rest Winter League – Round 2

After postponing the start of the league due to horrendous weather forecasts across the region, the second shoot of the round saw horrendous weather across the region….. well, I suppose it is a winter league. Then, just to make life even more interesting we had lockdown 2 arrive at the beginning of November, so although […]

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SWEFTA Garden Bench Rest – Round 6

Well, the weather has had a dramatic change of heart over the last few weeks, at least it has here in North Somerset and the wind during Round 6 of the GBR has been kinder. Of course the sun always shines and there is never a breath of wind where our BR guru Paul Salmon […]

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SWEFTA Garden Bench Rest – Round 5

Have we shot another three cards already? We most certainly have. Summer weather and a lot of practice seem to have slowly but surely pushed the scores gradually up, at least for some of us, Paul Salmon continues to post high scores, but this round he has been pushed, and on one occasion beaten by […]

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SWEFTA – Garden Bench Rest – Round 4

Some have come, some have gone, some have come and gone but the hard core nutters remain. The last three weeks have seen a wide variety of weather conditions, from almost dead calm to unseasonably, gazebo liftingly, branch breakingly windy, and yet still our Number 1 shot continues to turn out high score after high […]

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