August 2003 NEWSLETTER

CLUB MEETING

MONDAY, August 11, 2003 - 7:00 P.M. at the clubhouse to eat and 7:30 P.M. to meet 

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 2 Club Workday - 8:00 A.M.
Saturday, August 9 Big Bore Silhouette Match - 10:00 A.M.
Sunday, August 10 Summertime Open, Skeet - 1:00 P.M.
Monday, August 11 CMP Rimfire Sporter Match - 4:00 P.M.
Monday, August 11 Club Meeting - 7:30 P.M. at the clubhouse
Saturday, August 16 Cowboy Action Match - 9:00 A.M.
Saturday, August 23 .22 Field Pistol - 10:00 A.M.
Sunday, August 24 Action Pistol Match - 9:00 A.M.

Upcoming Events in September 2003

Monday, September 8 Club Meeting - 7:00 P.M. at Sweetwater Café
Sunday, September 14 Back-to-School Open, Skeet - 1:00 P.M.
Saturday, September 20 Cowboy Action Match - 9:00 A.M.
Sunday, September 28 Action Pistol Match- 12 Noon

BUCCANEER GUN CLUB WEB SITE: www.buccaneergunclub.org

OTHER WEB SITES OF INTEREST: www:packing.org;  www:nccowboys.com

PRESIDENT JOHN IS COOKING!!!


President John Scott is cooking up a bar-b-que meal for everyone to come and enjoy at the clubhouse prior to the meeting and following the CMP Rimfire Sporter Match (see the next article) on August 11, 2003.  President John desires to delay the business portion of the meeting until after the meal so come on out to the clubhouse to eat at 7:00 and meet at 7:30 P.M.  Please let Secretary Dale know, 686-2418 or E-mail at DELSNOOP@aol.com,  if you plan to shoot or eat or meet or all three or any combination thereof so we can get a count!

CMP RIMFIRE SPORTER MATCH:  (Sholar Powell)
We will have a .22 rimfire sporter rifle match for interested club members prior to the August 11 meeting at the range. The shoot will start at 4:00 P.M.  Course of fire will be: 5 sighter shots at 50 yards from any position, in 10 minutes; 10 prone shots at 50 yards in 10 minutes; 10 prone shots, fired in 2 strings of 5 shots at 50 yards in 25 seconds for semi-autos and 35 seconds for bolt guns; 10 sitting/kneeling shots at 50 yards in 10 minutes; 10 sitting/kneeling shots in 2 strings of 5 shots at 50 yards in 25 seconds for semi-autos and 35 seconds for bolt guns; 10 standing shots at 25 yards in 10 minutes; 10 standing shots in 2 strings of 5 shots at 25 yards in 25 seconds for semi-autos and 35 seconds for bolts guns. Any .22 sporter rifle allowed; scopes and aperture sights shoot in one class; open metallic sights in another class. Slings allowed in prone and sitting/kneeling. Dust off that .22 you've got in the closet and come on out an shoot. Big prize is your score in the newsletter; $5 if you don't want to print it.....see you Aug. 11.

START OF UNAPPROVED MINUTES for the 7/14/03 Meeting
The meeting at the club was called to order by President John Scott at 7:20 P.M. at the Sahara Pita & Subs, 2224 S. 17th Street.

The minutes of the last meeting (June 9, 2003), as corrected, were accepted.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:
Cowboy As reported in the newsletter.  Next match is this Saturday, August 16th.


OLD BUSINESS:

President Nothing to report on the clubhouse roof.  Discussion.  Cooler weather is ahead.  Our realtor sent a letter but received no reply from the owners of the 10 acres and will try personal contact.  Discussion.

NEW BUSINESS:

Don Sloop Desires to reserve 1 skeet field for Saturday afternoon, August 23, 2003 for the Brunswick Ducks Unlimited Green Wings Shoot.  No calendar conflict.  No objections.

Sholar Powell Request the August 11th meeting be held at the club so a CMP Rimfire Sporter Match can be fired commencing at 4:00 P.M.  Targets are at the club. David Miller will provide the ammunition.  Bring your .22 (semi-automatics are allowed) and come shoot.  Open metal sights and scopes are allowed. The strongest scope setting  that will be allowed is 6X and a shooter will be allowed to tape his scope at that power.  CMP Affidavits will be asked for but will not be required.  CMP Affidavits will be available at the range however they need to be notarized.

Sholar motioned, Don Sloop seconded, that "The August 11, 2003 meeting be held at the clubhouse."  Motion: Passed.

Bob Neale He took aerial photographs of the club.  He will provide 8 x 12 color prints for $6.50 each or $5 for 3 or more.

Ray Campbell A meeting of the workers for Friends of the NRA will be held this coming Wednesday at Shooter's Choice on Gordon Road.  Those volunteering will be briefed on selling sponsorships, tickets, etc in preparation for the upcoming annual event.  

ATTENDANCE: 15 which included 1 Complimentary Member.

ADJOURNMENT:  Meeting was adjourned at 7:45 P.M.

END OF UNAPPROVED MINUTES for the 6/9/03 Meeting.

JULY NRA ACTION PISTOL MATCH:  (Sholar Powell)
We had a pretty good turnout for a hot July Sunday match.  Ray showed up and had forgotten his good stuff, but posted some fine scores shooting an iron sight pistol.  Makes you really appreciate that red dot sight.  Iris and Jeff piled in and had good shooting as well.  Gehrig is getting to be a regular, and hope to see him back again.  Phil Raynor and Paul Huffman turned out to kibbitz, and hope to see both of these guys jumping in the pool with the rest of us next month.  Winners in the July match included:
                             

  FALLING PLATE MATCH

Semi-Auto Expert Ray Campbell 370/37x
      Sharpshooter Sholar Powell 390/39x
      Marksman Gehrig Austin 260/26x
      Pistolero Iris Baker       210/21x

MOVING TARGET MATCH


Semi-Auto Expert Ray Campbell 411/9x
            Sharpshooter Sholar Powell 380/11x
      Marksman Gehrig Austin 370/7x

NEWSLETTER BY E-MAIL and NEWSLETTER ARTICLES:

Please advise the Secretary Dale Lear of your E-mail address at DELSNOOP@aol.com or by telephone at 686-2418 to receive your Newsletter via e-mail.  This will help us to lower our mailing cost.  Only the officers of the club will have access to the e-mail address plus identity of that member.

Articles for the newsletter need to be received by Editor Dale NO LATER THAN ten days before the meeting date.  This is to allow enough time for printing and mailing of the newsletter. 

Members receiving their newsletter via mail need to provide any change of address to the Secretary.

ATTENTION ALL CLUB MEMBERS/SHOOTERS:


PLEASE - DO NOT PLACE ANY TYPE TARGET ON TOP OF A BERM AND THEN SHOOT AT IT!


PLEASE - IF YOU TAKE TARGETS OUT OF THE SHED YOU SHOULD PUT THEM BACK WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED SHOOTING.


NO LOADED CONCEALED WEAPONS ARE TO BE CARRIED TO THE FIRING LINE AS WE ARE A COLD RANGE CLUB.


PLEASE - DO NOT SHOOT CENTER FIRE RIFLES AT SILHOUETTE TARGETS NOR ANY FIREARM AT THE ACTION PISTOL BARRICADES ON WHICH ARE SIGNS STATING "DO NOT SHOOT BARRICADES." 

TO PREVENT OTHERS FROM SHOOTING CENTER FIRE RIFLES AT THE SILHOUETTE TARGETS WE ARE REQUESTING YOU DROP THE SILHOUETTE TARGETS WHEN YOU ARE DONE SHOOTING.