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Old 09-01-2017, 06:09 AM
eaglekeeper eaglekeeper is offline
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Default Guns of August WW1 Match Sept 23rd, MRGC, Macon GA

Marion Road Gun Club will have the 4th annual WW1 "Guns of August" on September 23.

Course of Fire: There are 4 matches that day, but you will choose 3 events to shoot in. Each event is worth the same number of total points.
Match 1: 100 Yard Military Match - 20 rounds - 5 off your elbows on the bench, 5 rounds sitting rapid fire, standing slow fire, and sitting slow fire on a SR-1 Target.
Match 2: The Mad Minute Rifle Match - 20 rounds - 10 rounds in a minute at a BT-5B, twice from the bench off your elbows.
Match 3: At The Parapet Rifle Match - 20 rounds - Steel German Solders Silhouettes at 100 and 200 yards in bunkers. 5 rounds a each distance, you keep your best string. Targets are approx. 9x13
Match 4: WWI Pistol Match - 40 rounds for record on a B-8 target at 25 yards slow, timed, and rapid fire.
Rifle and Pistols must be of a type to be used in WW1 (Original or Replicas) - exceptions allowed include 1903A3s, any Mosin-Nagant model and modern 1911s
Match will start at 8am and run most of the day. Registration 7am
All match fees cover lunch ($5 if you are just there for lunch
$30 for competitor with own rifle.

Don't have you your own rifle?????
We will have several rifles to loan. Please email to ensure proper supply
$90 total match fee - covers competition, ammunition, and lunch.
Rifle will be either Springfield 1903s or British Enfields 303s. 70 rounds of ammunition will be issued. This allows 10 sighting rounds before the Rifle Match to make sure you are sighted in.

Web sight information found here;

Map to Ranges found here;

Please let us know if you are coming so we can plan accordingly.

If you have any question, please e-mail me through CMP system.
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