Buccaneer Gun Club
P.O. BOX 681 - Wilmington, NC 28402
JANUARY 2006 NEWSLETTER
MONDAY, January 9, 2006 - 7:00 P.M. Carolina BBQ Restaurant
Sun. 8 Mid-Winter Open, Skeet
Mon. 9 Club Meeting
Sat. 14 Dog Trials
Sat. 14 Cowboy Action Match
Sat. 29 David Miller Deer Rifle Challenge
Sat. 11 Cowboy Action Match
Sun. 12 Valentine Open, Skeet
Mon. 13 Club Meeting
Sat. 18 New Member Orientation
Sat. 25 Cowboy Action Safety Seminar
BUCCANEER GUN CLUB WEB SITE: www.buccaneergunclub.org
OTHER WEB SITES OF INTEREST: www: packing.org; www:ccowboys.com
WE NEED YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS: Please send your e-mail address to the Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org), it is cheaper to send the newsletter that way, plus you will get club notices and For Sale items faster. In addition, I have about 2 dozen e-mail addresses that are now undeliverable, if you used to get your newsletter via e-mail and do not now, please send in your new e-mail address.
Proposed Change to Constitution and Bylaws: Proposal submitted by Don Sloop for increasing the Club membership limit by 30. Procedure is being followed as prescribed in the Constitution and By-Laws, notice in the December and January Newsletter.
START OF UNAPPROVED MINUTES for the 12/12/05 Meeting:
Meeting convened at 7:00 pm, 19 members and 1 guest present. The November Minutes and Treasurers report were approved.
Unfinished and Old Business:
The proposed constitutional change in membership (see above) was discussed, there were no negative comments on it. There are 47 applicants thus far (see list later in newsletter).
The purchase of the 10 acres was discussed.
Use of Club Property: A question was brought up about members wanting to use the club property for private purposes, in case there are conflicts. It was decided the executive committee would make the final decision. We want club members to feel free to use the property for private shoots, but want to try to prevent conflicts with other uses.
BGC member Bill Wetherill wants to hold Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) Cowboy Action Shooting safety and training courses at the Cub on Saturday, February 25. Contact Bill if you are interested: 395-1429. There will be 2 courses held:
1. Range Operations Basic Safety Course (ROI) (Level 1)
Rules, Safety, Terms, Commands, Attitude, Spirit of the Game
In Club House, 9am – 12:30pm
Cost: $10 (Need not be a SASS member)
2. Range Officer Training Course (ROII) (Level II)
Setting up and running matches, Practical application, etc.
In Club House and at Cowboy Shooting Range 1:00pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: $25 (Must have been a SASS member and have completed in CAS for at least 6 months, must have
2006 Officers: The 2005 Officers were roped and hogtied into serving another year without discussion in an obviously rigged nomination process. As Mayor Daley of Chicago once said: “Vote early and vote often….”
President: John Scott
Vice President: Tom Morgan
Secretary: Dick Brame
Treasurer: Don Pelling
Meeting adjourned at 7:29 pm.
END OF UNAPPROVED MINUTES for the 12/12/05 Meeting
2006 Proposed Member List
Below are the membership application received thus far (Dec 22). They are listed in order of receipt of application. The first list is new applicants, the second is those applicants who applied last year, did not get into the club and reapplied for this year. Thus they will be first on the list this year.
NOTE TO BGC MEMBERS SPONSORING APPLICANTS THAT DID NOT GET IN LAST YEAR:
If you sponsored anyone last year and they have not reapplied for this year, they will not be considered for the 2006 probationary class, and dropped from the list.
New Applicants for 2005:
1. Kevin Taylor Ray Campbell
2. Milo McNaughton Harold Lange
3. Randy Greer Richard Crouch
4. Bruce Arne Tom Mix
5. Robert McHenry, Jr. Tom Morgan
6. Frank Hassell Bill Murrell
7. Martin Kozloff
8. Lon Layton Ray Campbell
9. Edward Weingart Ray Campbell
10. Leland Bujalski Mark Cayton
11. Fred Pasqualoni Bill Bertrand
12. Randy Pridgen Ray Campbell
13. Paul Eney Tim Mihle
14. John Haney Sholar Powell
15. Alan Gregory John Gallagher
16. William Wallace Scott McIntyre
17. David Ruehle Ray Campbell
18. Richard Mynatt Wes McLean
19. Richard McAtee Richard Thompson
20. Page Robertson Jerry Mannen
21. Stephen Wheeless Dick Brame
22. Caleb English Mike English
23. James Caison Ray Campbell
24. Thomas Kaeding Ray Campbell
25. Robert Schoonmaker John Brantley
26. Walter Craven Jack Kuske
27. David Lisle David James
28. Byron Stratas Bill Bertrand
29. Tad Dunn Dwight Davidson
30. Andrew Barton Kevin Scully
31. Marc Sabransky David Caulkins
Applicants from 2004 that have reapplied and will be first in line for 2005:
1. Richard Glover Ray Campbell
2. Jonathan Shook John Scott
3. Andy Bessellieu Jerry Rouse
4. Joseph Newman Doug Jackson
5. Charles W. Smith, Jr. Jim Teachey
6. Chip Separk Ray Campbell
7. Robert Graham Tom Morgan
8. Jeff Overocker Bob Buff
9. Terry Capps Jon Mix
10. William King, Jr. Ray Campbell
11 Dan Dube James Gibson
12 Warren Plowden Robin Leloudis
13. James Ward John Scott
14. Sid Jordan Ray Campbell
15. Ken Fortier Ray Jackson
16. Bill Harding Tom Mix
MONTHLY SKEET SHOOT – December 11
There were 11 shooters, the sky was clear, the temperature brisk and the winds moderate. Here are the results:
Class A: No Shooters
Class B: Ray Marat 45
Class C: Fred Welfare 47
Class D: Tom Kaeding 45
Class E: Bob Graham 38
Ron Waidlich tied with Ray Marat for the Class B championship, but Ray won in a shoot-off of doubles at stations 3, 4 and 5.
Next shoot is January 8, come out and join us.
BUCCANEER RANGE REGULATOR GAZETTE
There being no shoot in December, it is with profound regret and sorrow I report there is no Regulator Gazette this newsletter. The next shoot is January 14….
** WHEN YOU USE THE CLUB, PLEASE LEAVE IT IN BETTER SHAPE THAN YOU FOUND IT.
** TAKE YOUR PAPER TARGETS DOWN AFTER YOU USE THEM, DON’T LEAVE THEM UP TO GET WET AND BLOWN ALL OVER THE FIELD.
** PICK UP YOUR BRASS AFTER SHOOTING.
** PICK UP YOUR SHOTGUN SHELLS WHEN DONE AND RELOAD THE MACHINES.