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Old 12-22-2010, 01:10 AM
ceresco ceresco is offline
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Default Last Match for 2010

Update for 2019: No match this year. Difficult year for the farmers with corn still unharvested and muddy conditions. Maybe next year.... Weather update 6:00 AM--temp is 23 degrees and we have about one inch of new snow. Not a game breaker, but it complicates things. Should be clearing, gusty and warming throughout the day. Drive carefully. This Match Is On for December 30, 2018--dress warmly. We will have a propane construction heater in the small room and hand warmer packets. Should be 36 degrees, very little snow. May not be a crowd, but you won't be alone. 2018 INFO: Match is Sunday Dec 30, 2018. The weather forcast is cold enough to preclude rain and mud in the (harvested) field. The match will not be sanctioned...otherwise much as past matches. Be sure to check this post just before you leave for the match. Most info is the same--driveway is off the gravel road (I Drive South), so you don't have to make it up the big hill, improved (some covered) firing points and impact berms. Annual Newton Twp Marksmanship League (Lee Lake. This is a GSVMM 200yd (no pits) 30 round match. First relay is at 10:00AM. Show up anytime before dark. Fee is $10/relay. We support M1 For Vets with a direct donation every year. Directions: I-94 exit #104 (Eleven mile road, Battle Creek). Go south (about 7 miles) on Eleven mile rd to I Drive south. Turn west and go straight west one mile, no turns!! go onto the gravel part--stay on I DRIVE south). Closest address is 10068 I Drive South, Ceresco, MI. Turn right (north) into the corn field 100yds short of the stop sign at 10 mile rd & I Drive South. Park near the large barn. From the south--take I-69, exit onto M60 at Tekonsha. Go west to 11 mile rd, then north to I drive south and follow previous directions from there. Hot drinks and snacks, weather forcast is sun and clouds, 36 degrees and "breezy". Firing points have been tarped ahead of forcast rain and snow. This is a windy hill. Check this post for up to date info before you leave!! Call Phil at 269 580-6493 if you need more info. BYO ammo (no AP) Boxed HXP will be available @ $.75/rnd. Bring your CMP Sniper rifles--we will have a (sighters + 10 rnds for record) 300 yd (on the SOLO Electronic target) pseudo sniper match]. Bring your single shot military rifles--bolt, trap door, rolling blocks, falling blocks for a pilot "Antique Match". We will shoot the standard CMP course of fire but just 5 shots in rapid--then double the rapid score for the total. M1 Carbines will shoot into the 100yd berm. Hope to see you there. Good Shooting.......

Last edited by ceresco; 12-25-2019 at 09:44 AM. Reason: Timely 2018 info......
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