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The Winning Air Rifles At Extreme Benchrest 2019

For those who are interested in the manufacturers’ performance at EBR, here’s a breakdown of the winning air rifles at Extreme Benchrest 2019.

Daystate was well clear in first place, with FA Airguns running second.

Below, Sebastian Lopez was one of many outstanding shooters using a Daystate Red Wolf.

The Winning Air Rifles At Extreme Benchrest 2019

Taking the first, second and third place positions listed below, the manufacturers’ scores ranked as follows:

Air Force – 3
American Air Arms – 2
Daystate – 17
FX – 13
Kalibr – 1
PitBull – 1
Rapid Air Weapons – 2
RusBear customized Jaeger – 3 (Check out Nikolay’s RusBear YouTube Channel for details of his airguns and EBR 2019 coverage in Russian!)
RTI – 1
Thomas – 1

Congratulations to all the winning manufacturers and the shooters who used them!

In detail, the results were…


One Gun Challenge

The One Gun Challenge requires the competitor to use the same air rifle in every competition. This makes it probably the single greatest test of real marksmanship at Extreme Benchrest!

First – Daystate – Alan Scoles
Second – RusBear customized Jaeger – Nikolay Boldov
Third – Daystate – Bobby Corcorran

Below Nikolay Boldov was shooting his own RusBear-customized Jaeger air rifle.

The Winning Air Rifles At Extreme Benchrest 2019


Extreme Benchrest

Pro Class:
First – RusBear customized Jaeger – Nikolay Boldov
Second – FX – Ken Hicks
Third – FX – Jason Barnes

Below. FX Airguns were the second-highest placed in the manufacturer’s championship at EBR.

Sportsmans Class:
First – FX – Mike Bricker
Second – Daystate – Rob Ransom
Third – FX – Don Enox

Junior Class:
First – FX – Alex Hatfield
Second – Sebastian Lopez – Daystate
Third – FX – Garrett Thomas


Speed Silhouette

Open Class:
First – FX – Alex Hatfield
Second – Daystate – John Bagakis
Third – FX – Travis Patten

Professional Class:
First – Daystate – Tom Adams
Second – FX – Anthony Turchetta
Third – RAW – Travis Patten

Below. RAW air rifles also placed among the manufacturers rankings.

Sportsman Class:
First Kalibr – Mike Bricker
Second – Daystate – Chuck Misenheimer
Third – Daystate – Dave Corder

Below. Mike Bricker shot very well with his Kalibrgun Cricket.

The Winning Air Rifles At Extreme Benchrest 2019

Junior Class:
First – Daystate – Sebastian Lopez
Second – FX – Logan Jansen


50 Yard Benchrest

Below. An RTI Prophet placed first in this competition in its first outing at any major competition.

Unlimited Class:
First – RTI – Francisco Eizayaga
Second – RAW – Linda Koch
Third – Daystate – Alan Scoles

Junior Class:
First – Thomas – Dan Flores
Second – Daystate – Sebastian Lopez
Third – FX – Garrett Tomas

Below. Thomas air rifles also made an appearance in the winning rankings.

The Winning Air Rifles At Extreme Benchrest 2019


American Field Target

Extreme Class:
First – Daystate – John Bagakis
Second – Daystate – Garrett Thomas
Third – FX – John Tafoya

Sniper Class:
First – RusBear customized Jaeger – Nikolay Boldov
Second – Daystate – Anthony Turchetta
Third – Daystate – Dave Corder

Junior Class:
First – Daystate – Garrett Thomas
Second – FX – Logan Jansen
Third – Daystate – Nick Star


Big Bore

Below. Ken Hicks shooting an AirForce Condor in aftermarket stock in the Big Bore competition.

Open Class:
First – PitBull – Matt Hodges
Second – AirForce – Jeff Crisler
Third – AirForce – Ken Hicks

Production Class:
First – AirForce – Dan Lowe
Second – American Air Arms – Terry Eanetta
Third – American Air Arms – Stephen Marsh


So now we know the winning air rifles at Extreme Benchrest 2019! But there’s more stories to come about this – best ever – EBR and HAM will have more for you as soon as I can write them 🙂