The Long-range 800y Match scheduled forSaturday Oct 8th at 09:00 isVery Likely to be cancelled due to weather. It is too early to cancel the match at this point, but anyone that wants to be notified via text needs to emailPGClongrangers@outlook.com their cell-phone number.
Now here’s the current status, we are going to shoot if weather permits, i.e. < 25 mph wind and little or no rain forecast. An update will be issued either-way on Friday morning. We will NOT shoot if any of the following are true:
SC Governor declares a “State of Emergency”
Charleston Area or Coastal SC is projected to be under;
Tropical Storm Watch
Tropical Storm Warning
Weather Channel Forecast (on Friday) is calling for heavy rain or > 25 mph winds.
Transportation or issues or localized flooding creates a safety hazard.
The Executive Committee closes the range for weather/safety reasons.
Assuming the weather turns away:
We will be shooting our normal “even month” match of 3 targets with 20 record rounds each, at the 800 yard distance from covered firing line. Lunch will be served as usual (by me don’t expect the usual Steven Chicca buffet), Scoring will be in the classroom.
The short firing lines ( 25 – 200 yards) will be open to casual shooters or rifle testing/maintenance.
If you are testing loads, working on your firearm on the line, or at home loading ammo or cleaning firearms ! WEAR YOUR EYE-PRO !
Safety glasses with or without “bi-focal reader” lenses are available on Amazon.com or at Home-depot for about $10