Author Topic: The Story of George Farr-A Rifleman of Times Past  (Read 331 times)

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The Story of George Farr-A Rifleman of Times Past
« on: August 15, 2017, 12:38:15 PM »
I am utterly fascinated with the stories of Riflemen of times past.  Farr is one of those guys, like Whalen, York, Gundy, etc.
Because in an era of sport shooters and race guns, few men today have the mettle of guys like Farr.

Using only a rack grade rifle and ammo, a Rifleman can pick up any rifle, fire a shot, if necessary make a sight correction,
fire again and hit the target.

This is the story of George Farr, who by our standards would be in the "DOM" class of Riflemen.
A man whose 1000 yard record has never been beaten.

Full article here:

https://www.ssusa.org/articles/2016/4/21/birth-of-a-legend-the-farr-rifle/

Video of his rifle being discussed here::
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=dnr_gSZ_acE


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Re: The Story of George Farr-A Rifleman of Times Past
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2017, 01:03:24 PM »
WOW.

Fantastic story - thanks for sharing.
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Re: The Story of George Farr-A Rifleman of Times Past
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 02:35:01 PM »
I had not heard of him.  Thanks so much for sharing. 
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