September Service Rifle Results

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Perhaps the heavy rains which swept through the Hampton Roads area during the week of 7-12 September causing heavy floods caused many folks to not venture out to the Airfield Shooting Club for the month match. Going from “feast to famine” we had a drop in September participants, but six folks came out to shoot.  A total of $35.00 was raised this month.

                  The early 20th century service rifles dominated the day, while only one their younger “black rifle” cousins made an appearance. This month saw a balance of bolt and semi-automatic rifles used by participants. It’s always good to get our and practice—as one member had a good shot group, but moved his sights in the wrong direction (he did not follow the simple arrow on the knob…) and didn’t get the score he d


                  The Service Rifle match continues to be conducted on the second Saturday of the month, and registration starts at 8:30am with the first relay being conducted at 9am (after the range safety and orientation briefs). The March results are listed below. 

Match Results: 

Courtney Bolze 2764XM1903
Bill Kepleshy2583XM1903
Manfred Ziege 2361XSwedish Mauser 6.5x55
Greg Metzgar 1940XM1 Garand
Michael Lawler 1921XMosin-Nagant M91/30