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January Match Report and February Match Reminder

January Match Report and February Match Reminder

 

Next Mach

The next Palmetto Gun Club Match will be held on Feb 10th.  This will be a 3×800 yard Long Range match.  This is an NRA approved match. Drinks and snack are provided.  Registration and setup starts at 8:30 AM and the match begins at 9:30AM.   Again, the match accepts credit/debit cards. There is a $1 service fee on top of the match fee to use a credit/debit card.

January Match Report

The January Mid-Range match, first match of 2018, was fantastic. Thank you to all the shooters who attended the match. The match had a solid turnout and ended with 13 shooters, 8 of which were Palmetto Gun Club members, and two new to PGC  shooters.  The sun was out and the wind was not too bad, however, the temperate was Chilly. As the sun climbed higher, the temperature and the scores went up.  It was overall a great day of shooting!

 

The top three shooters in F-Open:

First: Chris Farmer with a score of 580 17X

Second: Peter Nistad with a score of 578 183X

Third: Henry Neale with a score of 571 11X

The top three shooters in F-T/R:

First: Michael Colley with a score of 580 20X

Second: Mark Sightler with a score of 579 22X

Third: Charlie Cheatham with a score of 578 15X

 

Overall scores

Rifle Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Aggregate
Competitor Class Score Xs Score2 Xs3 Score4 Xs5 Score6 Xs7 rank2
Lucas Erwin Palma 198 8 196 10 200 9 594 27 1
Micheal Colley F-T/R 195 8 193 7 192 5 580 20 1
Chris farmer F-Open 195 6 189 4 196 7 580 17 1
Peter Nistad F-Open 192 4 193 8 193 6 578 18 2
Mark Sightler F-T/R 192 10 195 6 192 6 579 22 2
Henry Neale F-Open 189 4 192 5 190 2 571 11 3
Charlie Cheatham F-T/R 190 0 196 7 192 8 578 15 3
Greg Chapa F-T/R 197 6 190 1 188 3 575 10 4
Walter Hardee F-Open 138 10 188 6 186 2 512 18 4
Dawn Brandt F-T/R 195 7 179 1 185 1 559 9 5
James Meadows F-Open 146   175 1 161   482 1 5
George Neale F-T/R 188 4 180 3 182 2 550 9 6
Dan Button F-T/R 57   177 2 174 1 408 3 7

 

Next Mach

The next Palmetto Gun Club Match will be held on Feb 10th.  This will be a 3×800 yard Long Range match.  This is an NRA approved match. Drinks and snack are provided.  Registration and setup starts at 8:30 AM and the match begins at 9:30AM.   Again, the match accepts credit/debit cards. There is a $1 service fee on top of the match fee to use a credit/debit card.

 Additional opportunities to shoot

There are additional opportunities in the area to shoot F-class and Prone.  Please check out Mid Carolina Gun Club, which holds a 300-yard match.  In addition, the Palmetto State Marksmen Association shoots at Ft. Gordon.  That club shoots a 1000-yard match.  Check with those clubs for more details.

 

Better late then never.

January match reminder and December match report

January match reminder and December match report

The next Palmetto Gun Club Match will be held on Jan 13th.  This will be a 3×600 yard Mid-Range match.  I know the calendar says 300, we are moving the 300-yard match back a few months. This will be a 3×600 yard Mid-Range. This is an NRA approved match. Drinks and snack are provided.  Registration and setup starts at 8:30 AM and the match begins at 9:30AM.   Again, the match accepts credit/debit cards. There is a $1 service fee on top of the match fee to use a credit/debit card.

New Match Fee

New Match fees, Non PGC member will now have to pay $30 and PGC Members will pay$20.  Don’t forget that first time shooters get their first match for free.

 

December Match Report

The December Long-Range match was fantastic. Thank you to all the shooters who braved the cold temperatures and attended the match. There were 9 shooters at the match, 8 of which were Palmetto Gun Club members and one shooter came out for is FIRST F-Class match ever. The weather held out and the rain stopped and the temperatures were darn cold but the shooting was HOT! Several new club records were set. Tie for single target record at 800 for F-T/R was shot. 200 -15X shot by both Greg Chapa and Charlie Cheatham in the same relay!  Then Greg Chapa set a new 3 target aggregate with his 595 34X.  Great shooting by all and congratulations to the new club record holders!

The top three shooters in F-Open:

First: Frank Santorella with a 540 4X

Second: ———–

Third: ———–

The top three shooters in F-T/R:

First: Greg Chapa with a 595 34X (New Club record)

Second: Charlie Cheatham with a 595 28 X

Third: Kevin Baker with a 593 28X

Overall scores

Rifle Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Aggregate
Competitor Class Score Xs Score2 Xs3 Score4 Xs5 Score6 Xs7 rank2
Frank Santorella F-Open 183   185 3 172 1 540 4 1
Greg Chapa F-T/R 196 7 200 15 199 12 595 34 1
Charlie Cheatham F-T/R 197 4 200 15 198 9 595 28 2
Kevin Baker F-T/R 197 9 197 10 199 9 593 28 3
Michael Colley F-T/R 195 6 199 10 198 4 592 20 4
David Brown F-T/R 181 2 185 3 168 1 534 6 5
Keith Hagen F-T/R 158 3 185 2 189 5 532 10 6
Kevin Porter F-T/R 78   188 5 96 1 362 6 7
Walter Hardee F-T/R 51   170 5 19 3 410 8 7

 

Next Mach

The next Palmetto Gun Club Match will be held on Jan 13th.  This will be a 3×600 yard Mid-Range match.  I know the calendar says 300, we are moving the 300-yard match back a few months. This will be a 3×600 yard Mid-Range. This is an NRA approved match. Drinks and snack are provided.  Registration and setup starts at 8:30 AM and the match begins at 9:30AM.   Again, the match accepts credit/debit cards. There is a $1 service fee on top of the match fee to use a credit/debit card.

2018 Long Range Calendar

Our 2018 Calendar is now set.   We are still shooting on every second Saturday of the month.  The Mid-Range Prone and F-Class Championship was moved to October.   Hopefully it will be a little cooler.   Please notice that all EVEN months (with the exception of October) are 800 Yard Matches.

Match registration and setup starts at 8 AM unless otherwise stated

 

1/13   8-4                600 yard mid range match

2/10   8-4              800 yard long range match

3/10   8-4              300 yard mid range match c

4/14   8-4              800 yard long range match

5/12   8-4              500 yard mid range match – full rifle line closed during match

6/9    8-4               800 yard long range match ***

7/14   8-4              600 yard mid range match ***

8/11   8-4              800 yard long range match ***

9/8      8-4               300 yard mid range match ***

10/12-14    8-4   S.C State Mid Range Championships – full rifle line closed on Sunday during match

11/10   8-4             600 yard mid range match

12/8     8-4               800 yard long range match

***(Presuming range is open)

 Additional opportunities to shoot

There are additional opportunities in the area to shoot F-class and Prone.  Please check out Mid Carolina Gun Club, which holds a 300-yard match.  In addition, the Palmetto State Marksmen Association shoots at Ft. Gordon.  That club shoots a 1000-yard match.  Check with those clubs for more details.

 

2018 Long Range Calendar

2018 Long Range Calendar

Our 2018 Calendar is now set.   We are still shooting on every second Saturday of the month.  The Mid-Range Prone and F-Class Championship was moved to October.   Hopefully it will be a little cooler.   Please notice that all EVEN months (with the exception of October) are 800 Yard Matches.

Match registration and setup starts at 8 AM unless otherwise stated

 

1/13   8-4                600 yard mid range match

2/10   8-4              800 yard long range match

3/10   8-4              300 yard mid range match c

4/14   8-4              800 yard long range match

5/12   8-4              500 yard mid range match – full rifle line closed during match

6/9    8-4               800 yard long range match ***

7/14   8-4              600 yard mid range match ***

8/11   8-4              800 yard long range match ***

9/8      8-4               300 yard mid range match ***

10/12-14    8-4   S.C State Mid Range Championships – full rifle line closed on Sunday during match

11/10   8-4             600 yard mid range match

12/8     8-4               800 yard long range match

***(Presuming range is open)