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Old 07-14-2019, 6:13 PM
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Default Cuyama 600 Yd Saturday, 1,000 yard Sunday October.

PM me or ask here if you have any questions about match procedures, directions, equipment, etc. I'll be out there Sunday morning to help any new shooters or shoot the match if no new people show up.



This coming Saturday the Tri-County Rifle Club is hosting an NRA approved Mid-Range (600 yd) Match. Then on Sunday we’ll host our regular NRA approved Long Range (1,000 yd) Match.


The 600 yd match will consist of three strings, 20 shots each string. Total possible score 600 pt.
The 1,000 yd match will consist of two strings, 20 shots each string. Total possible score 400 pt.

All of our matches are open to the public. Cost is $20 per match (for non-members) and includes $4.50 fee for score submittal to NRA. $5 discount for club members.

All are welcome to arrive Friday or Saturday and can camp on the property. If you are into running water there’s the Buckhorn Inn in New Cuyama about 15 minutes away and a couple of places in Taft, about a 30 minute drive from the range.

The range is located east of CA33 about 3 miles south of the 33 and 166 juncture. You can drive up Highway 33 from Ojai. Look for a green Palma sign east of 33 at the Foothill Rd intersection. Turn into the field and drive straight back to our shade structure. Please be mindful of the fields as they may be planted (stay on the well worn path).

Just Google "TriCounty Rifle Range, Maricopa" in Google maps


Squadding starts at 8am both days.

Bring all your safety equipment and a shooting mat, (although people will be glad to share if necessary). A good 100 yard zero (Look on JBM Ballistics to build a drop chart for the range that you are shooting. Use 100 yard increments out to 1,000 yards, The elevation at the range is 2,550 feet above sea level)
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Old 08-16-2019, 8:29 PM
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I'm shooting Sunday morning but I guess that no one else is.
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Old 08-17-2019, 9:01 AM
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I'm shooting Sunday morning but I guess that no one else is.
Yeah, this is Calguns, where everyone supposedly "wants" to shoot the mythical one-thousand-yards, but are too afraid to even take the first step.
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Yeah, this is Calguns, where everyone supposedly "wants" to shoot the mythical one-thousand-yards, but are too afraid to even take the first step.



Yep. CalGuns don't have a like button either.




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Yeah, this is Calguns, where everyone supposedly "wants" to shoot the mythical one-thousand-yards, but are too afraid to even take the first step.
correct sir

A good rifle, a good load, and a little math will get you to 1000 yards.

Good wind reading will get you better than a 180 score
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Frank, I’m going to start getting back to F-Class once I’m recovered (I got t-boned in my Mustang a few weeks ago). Hopefully see you all again soon!
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Frank, I’m going to start getting back to F-Class once I’m recovered (I got t-boned in my Mustang a few weeks ago). Hopefully see you all again soon!
Get better Dane, it'll be good to see you out there.
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October update in the original post.

My business trip got cancelled so I will be shooting Sunday morning's 1,000 yard match.

Come out and shoot or watch.
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correct sir

A good rifle, a good load, and a little math will get you to 1000 yards.

Good wind reading will get you better than a 180 score
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October update in the original post.

My business trip got cancelled so I will be shooting Sunday morning's 1,000 yard match.

Come out and shoot or watch.
Thank you guys for pushing us to get out there. Speaking for myself, I know I needed a bit of encouragement to get out and start shooting. My rifle is not yet ready, but my goal is to at least show up to observe and learn this year. I'll keeping checking back in this section regularly for updates, and I hope other newbies like me do too.
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Thank you guys for pushing us to get out there. Speaking for myself, I know I needed a bit of encouragement to get out and start shooting. My rifle is not yet ready, but my goal is to at least show up to observe and learn this year. I'll keeping checking back in this section regularly for updates, and I hope other newbies like me do too.
My rifle wasn't ready either but it was in a shootable condition with load work up done. Four years later the only thing left on the rifle that is stock is the action and bolt, everything else has been replaced a little at a time
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My rifle wasn't ready either but it was in a shootable condition with load work up done. Four years later the only thing left on the rifle that is stock is the action and bolt, everything else has been replaced a little at a time
As soon as the scope rings and cheek riser show up this week, I will be officially out of legitmate excuses. Lol!
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It looks like I'll miss the November match because of a business trip in Europe but hopefully Dec 21 and 22, I'll be there.
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