RIFLE
Rifle Section report—Vern Gladney

Attention members of the club, the rifle section has begun the metal pistol shoots on the third Thursday of the month. Shoots start at 5:00PM $10.00. They had a good turnout with gifts and prizes for those shooters who stay and put targets away. Thanks to Mark Vejar and Jeff Hueth! No results were available at press time.

The monthly rifle shoot was lightly attended. The only match was the cowboy action match. Rick Bachman was the match winner. See you next month!

Vern Gladney, Rifle Section Chair

Rifle Range Rules



RIFLE SHOOTERS ATTENTION

1. TREAT ALL GUNS AS IF THEY ARE LOADED
2. DON'T POINT THE MUZZLE OF YOUR GUN AT ANYTHING YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO KILL OR DESTROY
3. KEEP YOUR FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER UNTIL YOU ARE ON TARGET AND MADE A DECISION TO SHOOT.
4. BE AWARE OF YOUR BACKSTOP AND BEYOND AND FROM THE MUZZLE TO YOUR TARGET.

WEAPON CLEARING TIP: With all semi-auto magazine fed weapons; first place safety on then remove the magazine from the weapon then clear your action to remove any possible ammo in the chamber. Visually and physically check the chamber to make sure weapon is not loaded.

No Rifles are allowed in Bay 1 or 2. Exceptions, 1) Rifles are sometimes allowed in Bay 2 when there is an organized shoot with a Range Master in control of the event and, 2) There is a bench for use in Bay 2 for inital sight-in, +/- 28 yards. It is normally locked and requires a Range Master to open it. This bench is not intended for continuous shooting and no other Rifle shots may be taken in Bay 2. Please help police this restriction.


Rifle Section Bench Area



There are 5 benches available and are used for 50 yard and 100 meter (+/- 110 yards).

Rifle competition is normally the third Saturday of each month and starts at 9 a.m. The range is not open to non-competitors during the competition but is open when competition is complete.

Competion classes, depending on participants, normally include Light Varmint, Heavy Varmint, Military, Mil Mod, Rimfire, Lever, BP Cart and AR-15.

Varmint Classes are decided by group size, other classes are by score.

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