Baker on target at shoot

Brian Neilsen shooting the 50metre Rabbit target on August 8.
Brian Neilsen shooting the 50metre Rabbit target on August 8.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot on Wednesday October 18, 2017.

The weather was 31 with a light northerly breeze at 10kph. This shoot was a Buffalo target shoot held over 25 metres with a maximum score of 270 points, using a .22 calibre rimfire rifle fitted with a scope, a 50 metre Crow target shoot with a maximum score of 250 points, and the 75 metre Rabbit target shoot with a maximum score of 120 points.   

The range officers were Brian Neilsen and Anthony Bratton. The scorers were Anthony Bratton and Jennie Carpenter.

Results of the Buffalo target shoot over 25metres were; Paul Baker, 268/270; Garry Parslow, 267/270; Lyall Strudwick, 262/270; Brian Neilsen, 260/270; Jennie Carpenter, 249/270; Dennis Finn, 249/270; Graham Freney, 240/270 and Anthony Bratton, 200/270.

Results of the Crow target shoot over 50 metres were; Paul Baker, 242/250; Garry Parslow, 239/250; Graham Freney, 215/250; Jennie Carpenter, 214/250; Lyall Strudwick, 213/250; Brian Neilsen, 211/150; Dennis Finn, 206/250 and Anthony Bratton, 109/250.

Results of the Rabbit target shoot over 75 metre were; Brian Neilsen, 98/120; Graham Freney, 98/120; Garry Parslow, 94/120; Lyall Strudwick, 92/120; Paul Baker, 80/120; Jennie Carpenter, 80/120; Dennis Finn, 69/120 and  Anthony Bratton, 63/120.

The next .22 calibre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or .17HMR) shoot will be held on Sunday October 29, 2017 starting at 10am.

The next Wednesday shoot will be held on November 1, 2017, starting at 3pm at the Bedgerebong road range.

All target shooters are welcome to attend these shoots. Any person wishing to try rifle or shotgun shooting can attend any of these shoots and take part after filling out a P650 form at the club.

Junior shooters must be 12 years or over.

For all information on .22 calibre rimfire shooting contact: Wayne Facey on 0414524059, Norm Brook on 0458664541, Ben Smith on 0427524151 or David Coleman on 0427401263AH.

The next shoot for the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting clays will be their monthly shoot on Sunday November 12,  2017, starting at 1pm at the Bedgerebong road range.

This shoot will be a 75 target handicap five stand shoot (depending on the weather a 75 target handicap field shoot may be held).

For all information on clay target shooting contact: Norm Brook, Tony Bratton (02) 68523349: Ben Smith, Doug Davis on 68523249 or Phil Picker on 68516494.

Any person wishing to obtain a long arm firearm licence can contact Wayne Facey, Norm Brook or Tony Bratton to do a firearm safe shooting assessment course.

Members are reminded that local range rules apply.