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HomePistol: Steel Qualification

Steel Target Qualification for the Multi-Purpose Range

Purpose for Class

If you would like to check out and shoot the Club's steel on the Multi-Purpose Range, at distances closer than 30 yards, then you need to take this class. You need to have passed Pistol Qualification before taking this class.  After attending this class you will receive a badge label so that you can check out the club's steel and shoot it whenever you would like.

 

This is not a required class for shooting the steel targets provided on the Rifle and Plinking Ranges.
 

The Class

This is a rules class that will teach you all the rules for shooting steel on the Multi-Purpose at closer than 30 yards. The class will take about 30-40 Min and will go over rules, how to set up the steel targets and how to safely shoot the steel.

 

You do not have to shoot as part of this class if you do not want to.  If you would like to shoot you will need to bring: Eyes, Ears and a hat. (Also, no open toed shoes are permitted.)

Fee

There is a one-time $20 fee for this class, cash or check accepted. (This money goes to buy more steel and to repair the steel we already have.)
 

How to Sign-Up

If you would like to take the class, please look at the calendar and find when the next class will be scheduled and then send an
email to ronelliott@carolina.rr.com


   

Shooting at Reactive Targets


Firearms Safety Rules


  1. Treat all firearms as though they are loaded.
  2. Keep your finger outside the trigger guard until you are on target and have decided to fire.
  3. Point the muzzle in a safe direction at all times.
  4. Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.

 

Steel Target Safety Rules


  1. Shooters and observers must always wear hearing protection and wrap-around shatter resistant eye protection
  2. Shooters and observers must wear a cap, or hat with a brim, and closed-toed shoes.
  3. Always stand at least 10 yards from the target when shooting at any steel.
  4. All targets shall be set up at the berm or as close as possible.
  5. Never shoot BB’s, steel shot, buck shot or slugs at steel targets.
  6. Never shoot the steel targets on the Multipurpose-Range with a Rifle Caliber.
  7. Targets should be placed with a 3 foot lateral and deep offset from the adjacent target.
  8. If shooting multiple targets, angle of engagement should not exceed 20 degrees
  9. When done shooting put everything back where you got it and Police the range for all duds, fired cases and debris.
  10. Be safe and have fun.

Contact Person

Again, this is not a required class for shooting steel targets provided on the Rifle and Plinking Ranges.


For any additional questions, please contact Ron Elliott:  ronelliott@carolina.rr.com

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