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Stage 6, Switch target is a fairly straightforward stage. From the same position, switch between two targets and shoot them. Shoot each target twice (4 hits required) and 8 shots available. First shot hit scores 2 points, second shot hit scores 1 point. After two shots, switch target regardless of hit/miss.
Stage 7, UNL 500 was one of the most important stages at MSRC this year as it was possible to score 10 points here. The shooting requires a very high degree of technical perfection as both precision (tight groups) and accuracy (target score) was needed to succeed.
Stage 6, Turbine bolt is one target of unknown size at 560 meters that require one hit only. 5 shots are available but you score higher the less shots you use. Build a proper position use as few shots as possible.
Stage 5, Stresspeisen is a simple stage. Build a proper position and shoot the target as many times as you can inside the timelimit. Target size ø35 cm, range 450 meters. A good magazine solution is really helpful at this stage.
Stage 4, RPS Rock is a ø 25 cm target at 423 meters. Shoot it 10 times, 2 times each from 5 different positions. Allowed time is 3 minutes. A lot of shooters run out of time, so a stellar stage tip here is to move quickly between the positions.
Stage 3, Biathlon Runner has 5 targets size 10x10cm at 365 meters. Run up to the firing point and shoot them as fast as possible. Miss, and you can run for additional ammunition. Hitting on first shot clearly works best, find the balance between your pulse and shooting.
Stage 2, The Dancer has 1 target at 394 meters. Shooter has 30 seconds and a maximum of 10 shots available. As the target is suspended from a long line, it will move a fair bit when hit. This makes trigger control extra important as the shooter must decide where to intercept the target. Stage average was 3 hits.
The Midnight Sun Rifle Challenge 2018 was supported by Kahles, A-tec and LRProficiency.