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Rifle Shooting Blog Newsletter
Issue # 49
March 7, 2018

 

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THE NEXT NEWSLETTER WILL BE SENT OUT
WEDNESDAY - APRIL 11, 2018.

ANNOUNCEMENTS



Minnesota Rifle and Revolver Association

Meeting Notice:


 

NEXT MEETING IS MARCH 24, 2018. 

Info is listed below.



 

*CLICK HERE to view the December 9, 2017 Membership Meeting Agenda.

 

The MRRA meetings will be held at:

 

Splitrocks Entertainment Center
5063 273rd Street

Wyoming MN 55092
651-462-6000
www.splitrocksmn.com

 

Please come to the Membership Meeting and make your Association a success!

 

Regards,

George Minerich, President



 
MRRA 2018 MEETING SCHEDULE:

March 24, 2018 – *Splitrocks Entertainment Center

10:00 AM Board Meeting,

12:30 PM Membership Meeting


 June 30, 2018 – Board Meeting, GRRC

 August 25, 2018 – Board Meeting, MRC


 December 1, 2018 – *Splitrocks Entertainment Center

10:00 AM Board Meeting

12:30 PM Membership Meeting


*Splitrocks (formerly Stars and Strikes) Entertainment Center 
5063 273rd Street – Wyoming MN 55092 
651-462-6000 
www.splitrocksmn.com

 

**All members are invited to attend the Board of Directors Meetings.
 

 

NEWSLETTER UPDATE:


March 7, 2018
 

*If you are sending in match results or other items you would like posted in newsletter, PLEASE send your them to me ASAP, so I can make sure they get posted to the blog immediately and published in the next newsletter. 


Please refer to the Rifle Shooting Blog homepage to stay up-to-date. 

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If you have any questions, please use this CONTACT FORM.


Thank you! - Mia


The next newsletter will be sent out on Wednesday - April 11, 2018.

 

US NATIONAL RIFLE TEAM
2018 TRYOUT


July 7-8, 2018
Gopher Rifle & Revolver Club
Harris, MN.  


CLICK HERE for complete info and sign-up!
 


Attention Palma Shooters:
The 2018 Palma Alliance Postal League is live!


CLICK HERE for info and sign-up.

 

***Attention Prone Shooters!***




 
The Palma Alliance is now on Facebook!  Check us out here:

https://www.facebook.com/PalmaAlliance1/

Club numbers continue to grow, and is close to reaching 100 members!  For membership info, email at:  PalmaAlliance1@gmail.com

 

 
Yowie Outdoor Equipment | Yowie Outdoors
CHECK IT OUT!
- locally owned by Dean Sime
 

MATCH REPORTS


Post 435 Mini Palma 2018
Courtesy of Mark Havlik



Watch the video HERE!
 

UPCOMING  MATCHES

2018 MATCH SCHEDULE



2017-2018 Minneapolis Rifle Club Winter NRA High Power League

Starts Saturday at 11:30 AM on the following dates:

 

03-17-18

03-31-18

 

Note: 300 Meter Prone & 3-Position Championships are scheduled for April 7 & 8, 2018.

Contact: George Minerich (320) 968-6898 or: gminerich@midco.net

 

THE FINE PRINT: 

The Minneapolis Rifle Club Winter High Power League will start December 23, 2017 and we will shoot every other Saturday through March 31, 2018 (9 Saturdays).  League fees are $70.00 for the season on the first day or $10.00 each time ($80.00 total).

*To make life easier, please pay the TOTAL league fee of $80.00.

 

We will shoot the NRA National Match Course, 10 offhand, 10 Rapid Sitting, 10 Rapid Prone and 20 Slow Fire Prone with sighters at each position (58 rounds).  If you want EIC practice you get no sighters.  All targets scoring is modified for the electronic targets at 300 meters and the target on the computer monitor will look like the SR, SR-3 or MR-63.  For Prone prone shooters the MR-63 and F-Class shooters we will let you shoot the International target - 50 rounds plus sighters (challenge wise, it’s very similar to the F-Class target).

Final Note: F-Class Shooters are very hard on the center of the electronic targets.  You will be asked for an additional one-time $10.00 donation for target repair supplies.

 

Please Note: if the temperature is below Minus 15 degrees F., STAY HOME!

If there is interest this year, we will again have a "pot luck" lunch at the range.

 


 


2017-2018 Minneapolis Rifle Club Winter Smallbore League

Starts Saturdays at 10:00 AM on the following dates:
 

03-10-18

03-24-18

 

Contact:  Kevin Keuhl (763) 458-6823 or keuhl_kevin@yahoo.com

 

THE FINE PRINT:  The Minneapolis Rifle Club Winter Smallbore League will start December 2, 2017.  We will shoot every other Saturday through March 24, 2018 (9 Saturdays).  League fees are $40.00 for the season, due on the first day, or $5.00 each time ($45.00 total).

*To make life easier, please pay the TOTAL league fee of $40.00. 

 

Shooters Choice:  Offhand, sitting, kneeling or prone.  The fee includes heat and up to four (4) targets.  If you want to shoot more, additional target will be $ .50 each (.50 cents).  If you don't shoot all 4 targets, you will not be able to take the unused ones home or get a discount net time. 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  If the temperature is MINUS 15 degrees F or below, STAY HOME!
 

CONTRIBUTOR   ARTICLES


A New Match Rifle
Article by Bob Peasley





Reloading Precision Rifle Ammo on a Progressive Press

Article by Erik Rhode
 

IN  CASE  YOU  MISSED  IT


August 26-27, 2017
Second Annual 2 Day EIC Leg Match
North Star Rifle Club

August 26-27, 2017
WI State 600 Yard MRP Championship
La Crosse Rifle Club - WI

August 2017
National Small-Bore Association Bisley Rifle Meeting 2017
England

August 12-13, 2017
2017 Summer High Power Matches
Bismarck/Mandan Rifle and Pistol Association - ND

August 12-13, 2017
OTC Regional
North Star Rifle Club - MN

VIDEO: TIPS for Good Pit Service
by AarronHighPowerSD

VIDEOEIC Weekend Spectacular
by Mark Havlik

VIDEO: 13 Shots in the Spotter!
by AaronHighPowerSD

CCI Primer Test
by 'CAP-N-BOB' Peasley

VIDEO: Reloading Service Rifle
 Single Stage by AaronHighPowerSD

Highpower Rifle National Records
by 'CAP-N-BOB' Peasley
 
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