The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The North Corral > Competition Shooting

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 15, 2011, 02:58 PM   #1
Join Date: October 4, 2010
Location: southeast Ohio
Posts: 76
Black Death Matches

Hi I happened to be reading a thread and someone mentioned a Black Death Target, I googled it and all I found was old closed threads about it and some examples of what it looked like. My question is has anyone ever shot in a competition that used it and where do they have them if they even do anymore?
Reading some of the threads I got the impression that it was a mail in type of competition that used the honor rule as far as distance and how many times you tried it.
JC5503 is offline  
Old January 15, 2011, 03:23 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: October 4, 2007
Location: All the way to NEBRASKA
Posts: 8,118
From Marlin owners forum:

The Black Death Challenge Target, which is shot at 25Yds, consist of five targets, white circles on black backgrounds. The white circles range in size from 1 1/2" down to 1/2" and have point values ranging from 1 Point for the largest circle up to 10 Points for the smallest circle. A total of Five shots can be taken at any combination of the five targets. Any shot that cuts the black background surrounding the white circles voids the entire target (i.e. NO Score), thus "The Black Death Target".

So, you can play it conservative and put all five shots into the 1 1/2" circle and earn a big 5 points, OR you can attempt to "Max" the BDT by putting all five shots "Inside" the 1/2" circle and earn your "Order Of the White Feather" designation.
Looks challenging.
TheGolden Rule of Tool Use: "If you don't know what you are doing, DON'T."
jimbob86 is offline  
Old January 15, 2011, 03:24 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: November 14, 2010
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 1,815
Here's the targets and form
Chief stall mucker and grain chef

Country don't mean dumb.
Steven King. The Stand
egor20 is offline  
Old January 15, 2011, 03:27 PM   #4
Join Date: October 4, 2010
Location: southeast Ohio
Posts: 76
Yeah it looks challenging and fun, I printed off a couple of the targets just to try it out lol
JC5503 is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:14 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2017 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06379 seconds with 7 queries