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Rifle: On Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 0900, eight rifle shooters met at our range to fire the regular weekly rifle match. The temperature was 72 and 100% humidity with partly cloudy skies and no wind. It was 79 with 74% humidity by the end. Course of fire is 10 shots slow fire prone, 10 shots rapid fire prone, 10 shots slow fire standing.
                       
The following fired rifles that are used in the CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) course of fire and are in the medal score category:  High Score was John Bay. He fired a .30 cal. M1 Garand and scored 83-1X+78-1X+42=203-2X’s. Bob Scott fired a 7.62X54R Russian Mosin 91/30, and scored 84+85-1X+42=211-1X. Joe Brillo fired a .30 cal. US M1917 and scored 58+68+24=150.
 
The following fired other rifles with open sights:  High Score was Chuck Chernoff. He fired a .22 cal. Rimfire Model 45 French military trainer and scored 95-1X+92+62=249-1X. Mark Walker fired a .223 cal. and scored 87-1X+93+66=246-1X. Mike Gentile fired a .223 cal. and scored 58-1X+75+57=190-1X.
 
The following fired other rifles with scopes:  High Score was Chuck Cargile. He fired a .22 cal. Rimfire with a scope and scored 99-2X’s+95-2X’s+62=256-4X’s. Ralph Reid fired a .17 cal. Rimfire with a scope and scored 88-1X+93-1X+75-1X=256-3X’s.
 
After the match, 10 went to the excellent Willow Glen Café for beverages. Stacy served drinks and Bob Scott paid the tab, every one thanked them both. Dave Spearing and Gill Holm did not shoot. New member applicant Pete Davis observed and was checked out on the rifle range rules and given a copy. Dick Cyphers also joined us.

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by Dave Spearing

Rifle: On Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 0900, seven rifle shooters met at our range to fire the regular weekly rifle match. The temperature was 61 and 72% humidity with partly sunny skies and a light cool breeze. It was 68 with 60% humidity and cloudy by the end. Course of fire is 10 shots slow fire prone, 10 shots rapid fire prone, 10 shots slow fire standing.
                       
The following fired rifles that are used in the CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) course of fire and are in the medal score category:  No one fired in this category.
 
The following fired other rifles with open sights:  High Score was Chuck Chernoff. He fired a .223 cal. Rock River and scored 95+96+81=272. Mark Walker fired a .223 cal. and scored 95+94-2X’s+56=245-2X’s. Mike Gentile fired a .223 cal. and scored 91+83-1X+60=234-1X. John Bay fired a .22 cal. Rimfire and scored 87+87+43=217. Chuck Cargile fired a .22 Mag. cal. Rimfire and scored 83+57+20=160.
 
The following fired other rifles with scopes:High Score was Dave Spearing. He fired a 7.62X54R Russian Mosin-Nagant 91/30 with a PU scope and scored 92+97-2X’s+85=274-2X’s.

After the match, five went to the excellent Willow Glen Café for beverages. Lynn served drinks and Mike Gentile paid the tab, every one thanked them both. Gil Holm did not shoot.

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Rifle: On Saturday, August 10, 2019, at 0900, six rifle shooters met at our range to fire the regular weekly rifle match. The temperature was 61 and 91% humidity with wet gray overcast skies, rain at times and a very light breeze in the treetops. It was 81 with 68% humidity and by the end. Course of fire is 10 shots slow fire prone, 10 shots rapid fire prone, 10 shots slow fire standing.
                      
The following fired rifles that are used in the CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) course of fire and are in the medal score category:  High Score was Dave Spearing.  He had a CMP gold medal score. He fired a 7.5X55 K31 Swiss and scored 97-2X’s+94-1X+91-1X=282-4X’s. John Bay fired a .30 cal. M1 Garand and scored 90-1X+83 +61=234-1X.  The following fired other rifles with open sights:  High Score was Chuck Chernoff.  He fired a .223 cal. Rock River and scored 96-3X’s+94-1X+89=279-4X’s. Mark Walker fired a .223 cal. and scored 95-2X’s+94-1X+77=266-3X’s.  The following fired other rifles with scopes:  High Score was Chuck Cargile.  He fired a .17 cal. Rimfire with a scope and scored 99-4X’s+95-2X’s+69=263-6X’s. Craig Cargile fired a .243 cal. with a scope and scored 92+79-1X+81=252-1X.

After the match, seven went to the excellent Willow Glen Café for beverages.  Dick Cyphers joined us. Lynn served drinks and Mark Walker paid the tab, every one thanked them both.

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