Santa Margarita Gun Club
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Pistol Range Report – Jan 26

Thank you to all competitors for your patience and great attitudes thru our difficulties today.  As you are aware we shot this same match in August with no incidents, and since then the range regulations have changed and inadvertantly the pistol calibers were removed.  While we can’t fix it on the range, we should be able to get this fixed for the next match.  This will also need to be done to accommodate the Navy Matches coming in May (so we did them a favor).

After a couple of flexes and ultimately a relocation….. we were able to shoot the entire match on R213 using the reduced targets for slow fire.

In Service Pistol, Congratulations to:

  • Wayne Gallagher 1st – 258-0X
  • George Carr  2nd – 248-4X
  • Harry Harrison 3rd – 242-4X

For 22 Rimfire, Congratulations to:

  • Wayne Gallagher 1st 274-7X
  • Dusty Carr 2nd 274-6X
  • Paul Guy 255-5X

Great shooting guys! As I mentioned at the ranges,  I will issue a credit for all paid shooters since we were unable to issue EIC points.  Please contact me directly at the next match you wish to shoot and I will send a link to register for the match for no cost.

Mike Jones

Scores are available in PDF.

January Message from the SMGC VP

Our next club event on the 18th will be a Mid-Range (3 x 500) Prone match using our Electronic Target Systems.  Please refer to the tournament program which was sent out to all club members and is posted on the website.  This will be the 1st MR using ALL Electronic Targets and this is only possible because of the 11 individuals who came out to the December  21st Club Work Party No. 3.

I just wanted to take a minute to shout out a huge “THANK YOU” to those 11 individuals who showed up at the SMGC 3rd Club Work Party.  All of you put in a lot of hard work on that date.  We didn’t get a chance to put any holes into the new targets due to a Buffalo camping out on the range.  He hung out there all day long so we were never able to get into a Hot Status.  The efforts which were put out by a small number of people is TRULY APPRECIATED by myself and the rest of the BoD and Club Officers.

When we all left the range, we were tired and we all had a good feeling of accomplishment in getting our Mission Completed!  So again I just wanted to say GREAT JOB BY ALL!!!!As we look forward to our next SMGC events in January, I hope you spread the word to your fellow shooters, friends, Marines and other service members that we (SMGC) are on our way to bringing Great Competitive Shooting back onto MCB Camp Pendleton because of the help!!

Those who already know a lot about the Electronic Target Systems (Shot Maker and Silver Mountain) we will also need your expertise when we start using them at our future club events.Also as a reminder, we are still looking for medical persons for each of the disciplines along with other persons who would be interested in becoming RSO’s.  

Thank You Again, Semper Fidelis and God Bless you all!

Harry D. Harrison 
MGySgt, USMCR (Retired)
MCDSA Board of Governors
Senior Officer, Fountain Valley P.D. (Retired)
SMGC Vice President, Board of Directors