November 2015 Pistol Shoot Report

PISTOL COMPETITION REPORT  29thNovember 2015 General Winter scored a direct hit on East Coast Shooting Club this morning with the arrival of Storm Cloddagh!! Giving us extremely strong winds which not only knocked over the target stands and ripped targets off the frames the wind also managed to knock over unused target frames INSIDE the […]

Pistol Competition Report: October 2015

A very good turnout in acceptable weather (for the time of year) gave good shooting conditions yet again for our monthly shoot. Thanks to Maurice and Kevin for supervising this months’ shoot yet again for me. This shoot used the ever­popular NRA 15M Slow Fire competition format and the NRA high quality targets. A very good turnout ­ […]

Pistol Competition Report: September 2015

Summer remained on the range to-day, warm and bright, sunny skies and not a breath of a wind – again!! My thanks to Maurice and Kevin for conducting this months’ shoot using the T&P  (Modified) format. A very good turnout ensured a busy morning on the range. The next competition will be held on Sunday […]

Pistol Competition Report: August 2015

Summer came back to the range to-day, warm and bright, sunny skies and not a breath of a wind!! This all probably encouraged what was the best turn-out from the members at a monthly shoot with twenty entries altogether, across both rim fire and centrefire disciplines. Thanks to all who competed and in such good […]

Pistol Competition Report: July 2015

We got a remake of autumn this morning with dark sky, low cloud and persistent drizzle all morning!! This didn’t prevent a good turn-out from the members. Well done to all nine who competed in such good humour and made it a very enjoyable morning on the range. Thanks to Anthony who substituted for me […]

Pistol Competition Report: June 2015

We got a beautiful summer’s morning with very bright and sunny conditions today, and a moderate wind which didn’t prevent a good turn-out from the members. My thanks and compliments to all who competed in such good humour and made it a very enjoyable morning on the range. The Gallery Rifle competition wasn’t shot as […]

Pistol Competition Report: May 2015

We got away with shooting in very bright and sunny conditions today, and a good turn-out ensued despite it being a long weekend; many thanks to the club members who turned up and made it a very enjoyable morning on the range.. The shoot started slowly with only three on the first detail but this […]

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Competition Report: April 2015

The weather forecast for to-days shoot was for cold breezy conditions with showers developing during the day. The showers didn’t materialise but it was cold but very bright and sunny. The shoot started busy with five on the first detail expanding to eight on the second and again five on the third and final detail […]

Pistol Competition Report: March 2015

This month’s competition was conducted in some fairly brisk and wet weather but nevertheless the faithful pistol shooters turned up in very good numbers once again, with this month’s centre fire section making a strong showing. Maurice kindly conducted the whole event and a very healthy number competed. My thanks to him and his helpers […]

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Competition Report: February 2015

I have to admit that looking at the weather forecast for Sundays shoot I thought that I might be the only shooter on the firing line!! Rain and storms were promised and although the storms didn’t materialise the rain did by way of drizzle borne on the breeze, sticky wet stuff which glued the targets to the back-boards […]