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Scott Allen and Chris Berry are hardcore Field Target shooters and organizers in North Carolina.  They are both awesome contributors to the sport of Field Target in the USA.  In continuing their efforts to help build and grow the sport, they have started a Field Target Podcast.  Scott and Chris have interviewed a number of great shooters on many different entertaining topics.  I had the opportunity to be interviewed for the show recently and thoroughly enjoyed hanging out with Scott during the interview.

If you have a few minutes, check out the Podcast here:

Episode 13 – Interview with Harold Rushton (Part 1)



Stay tuned for Part 2 in the coming days!

Thanks for visiting my web site.

Harold Rushton

nationals2 I recently attended the U.S. Field Target National Match in Michigan.  It was a great match with over 100 competitors from around the world in attendance.  We got to do two days of shooting, visit with friends and of course talk about airguns.  What could be better, right?

We were blessed with great weather all weekend.  With one exception:  WIND!  It was very windy on the first day of the match and that sent a lot of shooters from lane to lane scratching their heads about how to hold from shot to shot.

Fortunately, day two wasn’t as windy and the scores reflected it.  I think everyone had a great time at the match and we all learned something, which is always good.  If you haven’t participated in a Field Target National Match, make plans to do so next year.  The AAFTA 2017 National Match will be held in Phoenix, AZ.  I’m sure we are all in for a treat from the organizers there!

nationals4Here’s a link to my match report on my sponsor web page at Team Pyramyd Air.  Once again, a big thank you to Pyramyd Airgun Mall for all of their support of field target and the Pyramyd Air Team.  You guys rock!

Click Here for the match report:  http://www.pyramydair.com/PAFT/harold-us-national-championship-october-7-9-2016/


IMG_6135I’ve owned my Steyr LG110 since 2012.  It started life as a LG100, ten meter rifle.  The serial number is 273 and was an original Steyr Manlicher gun.  I converted the rifle to 12 fpe for World Field Target.  I added an external velocity adjuster and eventually changed over to the new LG110 chassis.  I have been very pleased with the gun as it is superbly accurate and consistent.  I shot it for a couple of years with the old original Steyr yellow and black laminate wood.  It worked fine, but I felt this rifle deserved a better fitting wood set.

FullSizeRender 2So, before last season I made a new set of wood for the rifle.   The new wood set included a custom fitted grip, cheek piece and knee riser.  I used a riser mechanism from Mac1 Airguns in California.  It functions well and doesn’t add too much weight.   I made some slight adjustments to the wood set last season.  This winter I decided to refinish the rifle in a blue base-coat, skull hydrograpic pattern and lots of clear-coat!

FullSizeRenderAs for the rest of the rifle,  I used a carbon fiber gray for the buttstock, trigger guard and air cylinder.  I think it turned out really nice.  Now I feel the rifle is almost complete.  I still have a couple of parts that will get some color later, but for now… It’s time to shoot!