The Musket Team Results Are In for the 125th National

A little over 48 hours ago the Spring National ended, scores were tabulated, and my predictions in a previous article were either right on the spot, or way off. Let’s see how well I did… Drum Roll Please The Winner of the 125th National Skirmish Musket Team Match is: The 110th Ohio Volunteer Infantry! I […]

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125th Ends, Just 18 Weeks Until We Do It Again!

It’s a bright spring day, and I’m enjoying the shade of a rather large maple tree near the firing line at Fort Shenandoah. The second phase of the musket team matches is underway and I can see the methodical puffs of dust on the backstop as bullets whiz and caps are snapped… It’s been one […]

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My Top Musket Team Picks to Win the 125th National Skirmish

It is once again that time of year, when we check our gun boxes to make sure we have enough rounds to shoot and that the lens on our scope is clean. Time to get ready for another National Skirmish! Last October I never even considered the 8th Virginia when I made my top picks […]

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Making Lemonade

You know how when you go over to the tower at 8am before a regional musket match, and you stand there for a bit, invariably some needy team commander comes running over to ask you if you are an extra shooter? Well, I went to the Central Virginia Regional May 6th, 2012, and that didn’t […]

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Strategic Planning: Skirmishing, The Future, and You

For those of you who don’t check the N-SSA Message Board on a daily or weekly basis, it’s possible you haven’t yet heard about the Strategic Planning Session held during the January Board of Directors Meeting. Well, at least, I didn’t hear about it until I read Commander Linwood McMahon’s post in the N-SSA Official […]

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Mid-Atlantic Regional, Fort Miller, PA, April 2012

I was cold and wet, but I had a big smile on my face! On April 22nd of 2012, I made the 3 and 1/2 hour trip north to Fort Miller, also known as the Springtown Rod & Gun Club in Springtown, Pennsylvania. Why was I so happy? Well, it was my favorite Musket Match […]

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Chesapeake Regional, April 2012, at Ft Shenandoah

Last weekend I attended the Chesapeake Regional Skirmish, held at the fort on April 14th and 15th, and I can report that the weather was beautiful, the targets were plentiful, and that 5 man musket teams are just as fun as 8 man teams. New Speakers The first thing I noticed as I rolled into […]

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