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Tomorrow…Cold…Rain…Late Start….Steel!!!!!!

October 28, 2011 Leave a comment

Looks like COLD RAIN  for our area tomorrow…I have everything in place and ready to go.  I will be at the range around 9:00AM.  I plan on being at the range most of the day….If the rain leaves quickly….And we are not under water.  I am all about SHOOTING….Maybe everything will work out.   See you all tomorrow….if you dare!!!!!! 🙂

Our next match will be Nov.the 12th.!!!!!!!!!

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Scare the Steel out of You!!!!! Halloween Steel Match…This Sat.the 29th

October 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Round count will be somewhere between 60-80rnds. min…All falling steel…lots of it!!!!!!!!!!! Due to the large number of shooters and the amount of falling steel to be reset after each and every shooter…We will have a Par-Time for the COF/Stages.  We will be on the Trap range…..Both sides of the lower section.

 

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Scare the Steel out of you!!!!!! Sat.Oct.the 29th….All falling steel match!!!!!!!!

October 24, 2011 Leave a comment
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Thank-you all!!!!!!!

October 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Thank you Scott , great job posting the scores .  Thanks to all of our RSO staff (Brandon,Dan,David B.,Doug,Jim,Mike B. & Team Nevco)…..and to all that came out to shoot and help with reset and cleaning up (Albert , JD and others) along with safety !

We are planning on having a Match on the 29th of this month…Last Sat.,just before Halloween!!!!!!

All falling steel….lots of it!!!!!!!!!

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Black Creek Steel Results 10/08/11

October 8, 2011 Leave a comment

Blackcreek steel 100811 Overall

Blackcreek Steel 100811 Div
Blackcreek steel 100811 Stage 1&2

Blackcreek steel 100811 Stage 3&4

Thank You everyone for a GREAT turn out of 74 shooters !!!

Thank You Anton and Mike Butch for setting up a great match !!!

-Scot Cook

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This is a REMINDER!!!!!!! SAFETY!!!!!! SAFETY!!!!!!! SAFETY!!!!!

October 4, 2011 Leave a comment

OUR RULES OF SAFETY….

Cold Range

  • Black Creek is a cold range. No loaded weapons except when under the control of a Range Safety Officer.
  • No weapon handling in the parking lot. If you arrive with a hot weapon, immediately see a a Range Safety Officer so that you may be unloaded safely.
  • Ammunition may be reloaded into magazines or speedloaders at any place on the range except for the designated Safe Areas.

Safe Areas

  • Safe Areas are provided for the safe handling, holstering, stowing, cleaning, repair, inspection, and dry firing of guns. No ammunition handling  (including dummy ammunition) is allowed in the Safe Areas.

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Safety Glasses
  • Hearing Protection
  • Footwear- suitable for the terrain, no open-toed footwear.

Dropped Weapons

  • During a Course of Fire– Between the “Make Ready” command and the “Range is Clear” command, any dropped weapon will result in Automatic Disqualification. Stop immediately upon the dropping of a weapon and wait for the commands of the Safety Officer. Safety Officer will safely retrieve, unload, and return the weapon into its holster.
  • Other than during a Course of Fire– If an unloaded weapon is dropped on the range, do not touch or retrieve it. Call a Safety Officer to safely retrieve and place the weapon in its holster or carrier. Touching of a dropped weapon by any competitor or any other person other than a Safety Officer will result in disqualification of the competitor.

Disqualification

  • Negligent Discharge- where any bullet passes over the top of the berm, or impacts the ground within 6 feet of the competitor will result in immediate disqualification.
  • 180 Degree Violation– where the muzzle is pointed uprange or outside of established muzzle safe points will result in immediate disqualification.
  • Sweeping– where the muzzle of any weapon, loaded or unloaded, is pointed at any person including the competitor. Will result in immediate disqualification.
  • Finger in Trigger Guard- while loading or unloading, reloading, or moving from one shooting position to another.
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October Match Announcement

October 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Black Creek Steel will hold a 4 stage, 120 round steel match on Saturday, 8 October.

  • Registration at 0815 hrs.
  • Mandatory shooters’ safety briefing at 0845 hrs.
  • Shooting starts at 0900 hrs.
  • Match scheduled to end at noon.
  • We will be shooting in squads.
  • Match fee is $20.
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