During the lockdown, our resident carpenter has made good progress on the firing point alterations. As you can see below, the old barrier has been largely removed, and hinged frames have been installed on each firing point. The objective is to make it possible to shoot in the standing and kneeling positions, as well as…
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A large heap of aggregate has appeared in the car park…. dare we hope that the many pot holes will soon be patched?
Taking the opportunity of the fair weather and the lack of shooting, the range floor has been renovated. The old carpets and rugs were cleared out and disposed of before lockdown began, and some repairs were made. Mid May, as the lockdown restrictions were eased a little, a morning was spent giving the floor a…
Some additional ideas for the remodelling of our firing -line barrier, courtesy of Rob at Flight Refuelling, near Wimborne. Bay width is narrower than the width of 2 RRA points, giving just 3 rather wide firing points.
Annual events for 2020 are scheduled as follows 11th January: Post Festive-Season dinner (see club noticeboard for details) June/July : Annual prize giving dinner, venue and date to be decided. 1st December : AGM, at the range 15th December: Fun shoot, at the range
Some photos of the door arrangements on one of the Andover ranges.
Some of the committee visited Romsey Scouts RC to see how they have set up their air gun range. We hope to learn from their experiences when considering how to offer air weapon disciplines at RRA. Some phots are shown below.
The annual club prize-giving dinner was held on Saturday 13th July. This year the venue was the LovItaly cafe restaurant in Ringwood. A very jolly and enjoyable evening was had by all! Congratulations to all the prize winners!