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									                                                 A lbany Rifle &  Pistol Club                                                                                                       May 2007

                            Saddle Butte Press
SprinG Full Auto Shoot
         PrEsidENt’s MEssagE                                      This class, taught by Jim Jacobe on Sunday, June 3rd,                  include requests for main range 50 yard bullet back-
Coming May 19th & 20th will be an                                 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm, will meet in the North Range                  stops, in-ground restrooms on the north range, and
event you should not miss! It is our an-                          classroom. The fee is $70.00. Pre-registration and                     hunters’ education tables and chairs for the north range
nual Spring Full Auto event and Open                              pre-payment are required by June 1st. Class size is                    classroom.
House, open to the public.                                        limited to 50 students and is open to the general public               We know we have some great grant writers in our club
                                                                  as well as ARPC members.                                               who write grants professionally and we would like to put
Have you ever wondered what it would
be like to fire off a Thompson machine                            If you have further questions, please contact Jim at                   together a grant committee to help research and write
gun or a 50 caliber BMG rifle? The Full                           (503)362-0584. Go to his website at www.jimjacobe.                     grants for the club. If you are one of these members
Auto event is your opportunity to see,                            com to pay by PayPal, or send your payment and reg-                    would you please contact Mike McCarter, Executive
hold and even fire some of our history’s                          istration to Jim Jacobe, PO Box 13458, Salem, OR                       Director, at 541-619-0038.
greatest tools ever made. Remember                                97309.
as a member benefit, members will get in free to the              A handgun is not required for this course. Please bring                                     OPEN HOusE
Full Auto event.                                                  note-taking materials. There will not be a scheduled     During the Spring
At the same time we will be having our Open House on              lunch break, but feel free to bring a sack lunch or      Full Auto Shoot,
the north range in the bays showing off some of our               snacks.                                                  May 19th and
different disciplines to the public. USPSA Action Pistol,                                                                  20th,     Albany
Old West, Practical Pistol, Black Powder, Speed Steel                        MaiN gatE CHaNgEs                             Rifle and Pistol
and other disciplines will be showing off their sports            By the time you read this                                Club north range
in the bays on the north range. What a great way for              article changes to the                                   shooting disci-
someone to see what our club has to offer.                        main gate should have                                    plines will hold
                                                                  taken place. ARPC is in-                                 an Open House.
More changes are coming to our range all the time.
                                                                  stalling an automatic gate                               Each of these
We have purchased a new card reader for the entrance
                                                                  sensor on the exit side of                               shooting disciplines will put their best foot forward and
gates that also support a numeric keypad. With the new
                                                                  the main gate. When in-                                  give people who are here for the Spring Full Auto event
keypad we will be able to have non-members involved
                                                                  stalled you will not have                                a chance to see other types of shooting sports. Old
with different disciplines and rentals. This will allow
                                                                  to swipe your gate card                                  West, Speed Steel, Black Powder, Multi-Gun, Practical
passage through the gate with a number code that will
                                                                  to exit the main gate, just                              Shooting and USPSA Action Pistol will all have stages
be only good for that day.
                                                                  drive up to the concrete pad and the main gate will set up for visitors to see and shoot.
In addition we will be removing the exit card reader
                                                                  open.                                                    If you want to take a look at what these shooting dis-
and installing a new magnetic gate opener that will al-
low the gate to open automatically upon driving over a            In addition, we will be replacing the main gate entrance ciplines do during their matches, stop down and take
strip in the concrete. These two improvements should              swipe pad with a combination button and swipe pad. a look.
make the range a safer place to shoot that is also much           Special one-time numbers will be issued for special
more secure.                                                      events (competitions, training classes, etc.) to be used              May WOrk Party
                                                                  by non-members to gain entrance to the club shooting Hi everybody! If you didn’t make the last work party
Finally, it is time to put together a nominating commit-
                                                                  ranges. These steps should improve safety and security we missed ya. We got a lot accomplished and had a
tee for this coming fall election. Please contact me if
                                                                  on all ranges.                                           BBQ (see what you missed) but we still have a lot to
you are interested in being a member of the nominat-
ing committee or even a candidate for this fall’s officer         Please have patience while construction is taking do. On May 5 we will have a “spruce the goose” work
election. The club is always looking for people who               place.                                                   party. We need all of you yard and garden types (and
want to take the next step and get involved in the future                                                                  anybody else) to show up with rakes, shovels, weed
                                                                                                                           eaters, hedge trimmers, chain saws - anything that
of our club.                                                              MaiN raNgE tabLE tOPs                            you can think of - to accomplish the task of sprucing
                                                John D. Matlock   Please take a look at the                                the goose.
                                                                  two new rubber main range
                                                                  table tops. We would like to                             The month of May starts our event season off with the
        CONCEaLEd HaNdguN                                         know what you think about                                Full Auto shoot (19th and 20th) and Open House (19th),
        LiCENsE CLass at arPC                                     these as replacements for                                and we would really like to have the range looking top
                                                                                                                           notch for these events. We will also be hanging flags
ARPC is pleased to announce that Jim Jacobe will be               the pieces of carpet currently
                                                                  in use. The carpets get very                             and banners as well. So come on out and help us
offering his Oregon Concealed Handgun License Train-
                                                                  dirty and have a tendency                                SPRUCE the GOOSE.
ing Class at the range. This class will be held the third                                                                                                               Steve Shippey
Tuesday of every month at ARPC on May 15, June 19,                to blow around when it gets                                                                               E    O                 xEcutivE   fficEr

July 17, etc. Subsequent class dates will be listed on            windy on the main range.
the Club calendar. The fee is $50.00.
                                                                                                                                                         bENCHrEst NEWs
This class is open to ARPC members and to the public,                             arPC gOLf Cart                           Benchrest shoots the fourth Saturday of every month.
and class size is limited. Persons already possessing a           The ARPC golf cart has been                              We are shooting RBA (.22LR) three-gun combo, and
CHL, but who wish to attend for the purpose of updating           moved onto the main range for                            unlimited. Registration begins at 8am. Match begins
their knowledge will still be required to pay the class           members’ use when posting tar-                           at 9am. All matches from March through October are
fee. Class will meet in the North Range classroom from            gets at the 200-yard line. It may                        RBA sanctioned and are shot at 50 yards.
6:30 to 9:30 pm. Please arrive by 6:15 to complete your           also be used by handicapped
registration paperwork. Pre-registration and pre-pay-                                                                      Three-gun combo, sporter , 10.5lb, and unlimited shoot
                                                                  members when posting targets
ment are required; registration will close on the Friday                                                                   in that order. Unlimited finishes its last two targets when
                                                                  at any distance. Our goal is to
before each class.                                                                                                         combo match is completed. Time varies so we suggest
                                                                  decrease the amount of time
                                                                                                                           that all RBA shooters arrive at 8am.
For further questions, please contact Jim at (503)362-            needed to replace targets at
0584. Go to his website at www.jimjacobe.com to pay               the 200-yard line and increase the amount of time for Centerfire benchrest shoots after all classes of rimfire
with PayPal; or send your payment and registration                shooting.                                                are finished (approximately noon). Centerfire is a club
information to Jim Jacobe, P.O. Box 13458, Salem, OR                                                                       match, unsanctioned.
                                                                  Unplug the charging cord, turn the key on and step on
97309.                                                            the “go” pedal to drive the cart downrange. Reach down                       Want to try It?
This course meets Oregon’s training requirements for              beside your right leg and move the lever to reverse (you If you are new to rimfire benchrest and want to give it a
a Concealed Handgun License. The three-hour course                will hear the buzzer) when you want to back up. Please try, here is a brief description of equipment required.
consists of handgun safety, Oregon Statutes 161 & 166,            put the cart back into its original parking position and
                                                                                                                           In three-gun combo you may shoot a sanctioned match
threat assessment, and selection of safety equipment.             plug it in when you are finished using it.
                                                                                                                           with one rifle if it complies with the Sporter class. You
A handgun is not required for this course. Please bring                                                                    will be competing with other sporters and the two heavi-
note-taking materials.                                                           graNts WaNtEd                             er classes. You may shoot all three targets in the combo
                                                                  Albany Rifle and Pistol Club has applied to the Oregon match with a heavier rifle but the score will not count
       utaH CONCEaLEd Carry                                       Fish and Wildlife Department for three grants. These for RBA or club standing.
           CLass at arPC
A Non-resident Utah Concealed Firearm Permit will                                                          WELCOME NEW MEMbErs
allow concealed carry in 30 other states, including                        Rober t Wollam • Dan Cox • Kylie Christensen • Brandi Christensen •Brittony Christensen • Kur t Christensen • Chad Simon
Washington. Upon completion of this course, the per-                      Darin Cole • Andrew Hunter • Jonathan Fussner • Alber to Macias • Rod McClellan • Daniel Carr • Br uce Cleaver • Sam Huff
mit application process can all be done by mail. The                       James Brimhall • Brandon Thompson • Fred Childers • Charles Kachel Sr. • Jerr y Marshall • Lewis Franklin • Brian Balzer
                                                                    Douglas Gay • Harold Bates • Todd McGuire • Jeff Mer ten • Billy Jones • Marc Smith • Rober t Dalton • Br uce De Ramus • Clay Par tridge
permit is valid for five years.

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New shooters who do not have the rifles required by                                       Ben Cooney from our club and Charle Hawkins from            end of the year, give me a call. I can always use some
the RBA rules but want to shoot an informal match in                                      the Emerald Empire club have the beginnings of a duel       help on Wednesday afternoons. If you do show up on
order to get a feel for the sport are welcome to shoot                                    going. Been shot a 687 23X to Charle’s 686 17X at the       Wednesday, bring your shotgun. You might be tempted
a combo match with just that single rifle so long as it                                   March unlimited match. Paul Soward reports that his         to give it a try. Heck, if you want to give it a try and
conforms to one of the three classes below. Your scores                                   52 has developed new life with Eley Match EPS and Del       don’t have a shotgun, you can shoot mine.
will not count as a sanctioned match but will you get a                                   should have his rebarreled rifle here for the next match.   Regardless, the help will be appreciated. Speaking of
good feel for how the matches work and the accuracy                                       This could get interesting.                                 help, Todd came out to the trap range on work bond to
required of this sport.                                                                                                                               visit. A group of trap shooters had purchased a thank
                                                                                                     ScorES From march match
If you are a new shooter please check in with the match                                   3-Gun Combo                                                 you plaque several months ago. We were finally able
director when you arrive. He will give you a briefing to                                  1. Del Martin         661 -12X                              to give it to him, simply to thank him for the help he
point out safety procedures of the sport and range, get                                   2. Paul Soward        654 -8X                               gave to us. THANKS AGAIN TODD.
you introduced to other shooters and see to it that you                                                                                               Do any of our members have a desire to help some
have a guest name tag. Firearms must not be brought                                       Unlimited
                                                                                          1. Ben Cooney         687 -23X                              youngsters shoot shotguns? If you have a semi-auto
onto the range uncased if the range safety strobes and                                                                                                shotgun sitting in your closet and would be willing to
buzzers are in operation.                                                                 2. Charle Hawkins 686 -17X
                                                                                          3. Paul Soward        672 -10X                              help out, give me a call. Remington model 1100/11-
Target is RBA official 25 rounds, unlimited sighters.                                     4. David Norton       632 - 7X                              87/11, Winchester, or any other serviceable 12 gauge
Combo three-gun shoots three targets with the unlmited                                    5. Linda Johnson 629 - 5X                                   semi-auto will do. If you want to sell it or donate it, give
target of combo counting as the first target of unlimited,                                6. Jim Johnson        627 - 6X                              me a call or send me a e-mail. Thanks in advance.
which shoots two additional targets for a total of three
in a separate match.                                                                      Thanks to Charlie for coming up and the help with scor- Just one more thing: Mothers’ Day is on the way. If
                                                                                          ing. Hope to see you again. Thanks to David Norton any of you bring your wife, girlfriend, daughter, son,
RBA shoots .22LR only. Rifles are bolt action and                                         for all the work and the great job running the scoring. or any other member of the family out on Moms’ Day,
loaded single shot or actions such as the BSA Martini                                     And to Del, let’s hope Buster got that barrel right!        you shoot a round for free. I’ll be there at noon and
with falling or rotating blocks.                                                                                                                      stay until whenever. So come on out with your sweetie
                                                                                                                                                      and shoot a round of trap. You might find it fun, and,
RBA three-gun combo: To fire in official matches you
are required to have all three classes of rifles or one
                                                                                                         traPPiNgs frOM                               if nothing else, interesting.
sporter class rifle.                                                                                     tHE traP raNgE                               See ya at the range and shoot lots of bullets.
                                                                                          As I write this note to my fellow mem-                                                                      Don Arnold
Sporter: Under 7.5 lbs total weight and scope of no                                                                                                                                                    S     D
                                                                                          bers, I thought spring was upon us.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    h Otg u n   i r E c tO r

more than 6.5 power or a variable power scope with the
power taped at 6.5. Rifles are loaded single shot, but                                    Was I wrong? We are still shooting
are required to have a magazine. No vibration tuners,                                     over here behind the wall, getting more                                          fuLL autO
no bedding, and the stock may have not have external                                      shooters, both experienced and begin-                       Jim Ebert has resigned as Full Auto Director. His posi-
holes drilled in it to make weight.                                                       ners.                                                       tion will be filled by Rob Dugger. Jim will remain on
                                                                                          One of them is our esteemed editor,                         the Full Auto Committee along with Wayne Woodcock,
10.5 lb: No more than 10.5 pounds, any power scope,
                                                                                          Tony White. Now I will tell you folks                       Randy Smith, Dick Thoma, Allen Eriken, Peter Newman
stock no more than 3” in width. No electronic or me-
                                                                                          this: when the bug bites some folks,                        and Rob. Rob can be reached at (503)650-6599 (work),
chanically assisted triggers allowed.
                                                                                          the bug usually gets slapped and gets out of town. (503)638-4017 (home) or tooth57@aol.com.
Unlimited: Unlimited scope power and weight. Rifle                                        When the bug bit Tony, he got a big old chunk out of his Our thanks go to Jim for his past work and his willing-
must sit entirely on bench and cannot be attached to                                      hide. New shotgun, re-loader, vest - might even have ness to continue to serve on the Full Auto Committee.
bench.                                                                                    a hat. Oh yes, not only did he bring new equipment,
                                                                                                                                                      Remember there will not be a regular full auto match
RBA rules and match procedures are available on line                                      but he brought a great attitude and is now shooting
                                                                                                                                                      in May. June’s match will be the same time and place
at Rimfire Benchrest Association.com                                                      birds just about with the best of them. Way to go Tony
                                                                                                                                                      on the North Range.
Inquiries should be directed to Jim Johnson: 541-758-                                     and Welcome.
                                                                                                                                                      Volunteers are needed for the Spring Full Auto shoot
7364 (home phone) or > jjohnson558@comcast.net.                                           You are ALL welcome to come on over and give it a try.
                                                                                                                                                      May 18th through the 21st. Setup and cleanup will be
RBA is slowly growing with new shooters at each match.                                    To make it easier for that to happen, the club is going to
                                                                                                                                                      on Friday the 18th and Monday the 21st. The shoot is
We hope some of our shooters will remember their                                          start a class for new shooters. We will teach shooters,
                                                                                                                                                      Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th. This is a great
sporter class rifles and get into the combo at our next                                   young, old, male, female, it matters not. To start, all you
                                                                                                                                                      way to get your work bond hours completed.
match.                                                                                    need to bring is a willingness to learn a new shooting
                                                                                          sport. Dates and times will be published. Watch the Help is needed the following areas: Range Officers (no
Linda Johnson is our newest member and shot her first                                     newsletter, website, and bulletin board.                    full auto experience is needed, we will train you); bal-
informal 3-gun match using Jim’s 19 pound unlimited                                                                                                   loon/targets and gate/parking.
gun, and shot a 222. Word has it that Jim bought her                                      The reason for the class is because some of our mem-
a new CZ 425 sporter class and scope and she has put                                      bers indicated they did not want to come over to shoot Come on out and have fun getting those work bond
1000 rounds through it in the last two weeks. At that                                     with all of the experienced shooters and hold up the hours out of the way and see some exotic firearms.
rate of ammo consumption Jim is happy to report that                                      show. I think it is a great idea and will see to it any new Contact Allen Eriksen at Eriksenor@aol.com or (541)967-
the rifle absolutely will not shoot with the expensive                                    shooters will not have to shoot with and around the so 4005 Wednesdays and Thursdays anytime.
Eley Match EPS but just loves the more plebian ammo                                       called “gunslingers” at the trap range. The classes will
                                                                                          start with some classroom information and then will
from Wolf and GreenTag CCI.
                                                                                          move to the trap range. One more thing: at this time,                   sHOOtiNg targEts
Del’s rebarreled gun got waylaid in shipping and will                                     the class will be for members of ARPC and their families What targets are okay to shoot at
be delayed until just before the next match, giving very                                  only. I can only guarantee that you will have fun, not Albany Rifle and Pistol Club?
little time to get the new barrel/ammo combinations                                       hit every bird every time.                                  Here is a short list of what to use for
figured out. So much the better for the rest of us but I
suspect we are in for trouble.                                                            [Editor’s note: old shooters, new shooters: didn’t matter. targets at the various ranges:
                                                                                          I felt really welcome and comfortable from the start. A Main Range – Targets on target
The new light box for scoring appears to have helped.                                     class would be great so I might win a dollar or two now boards and club steel targets.
Jim will have the second one finished and Wes King                                        and again, though.]
from the Emerald Empire club is bringing a third up for                                                                                               Shotgun Range – Clay birds, tar-
us for the next match.                                                                    On a different note, we have our new lights up and they gets on target boards and club
                                                                                          are simply wonderful. We will not be able to realize the steel targets.
New target hangers will be up for the next match and                                      full benefit of the lights until winter when it gets dark
we hope David Norton will have had time to get the                                                                                                    North Range – Targets on target
                                                                                          earlier. My sons and I went out with my grandson to try
scoring boards finished for the match. All of this will                                                                                               boards, steel targets (either the clubs or your own), clay
                                                                                          them out one dark rainy night and found the lights to be
really help speed up the scoring process.                                                                                                             birds and other non-breakable targets (glass, plastic,
                                                                                          better than I thought they would be. The other lights
                                                                                                                                                      vegetable) that you bring and do not leave a mess.
Jim has finally got the RBA scoring software running,                                     will be available to put wherever the club wants to put
                                                                                                                                                      Barrels and Props used in shooting events are not ac-
sort of but good enough, and scorekeeping and aggre-                                      them. Because they are floodlights, just one will light
                                                                                                                                                      ceptable targets. If you need a cardboard target, look
gate totals will now be done on his MacBook computer                                      up an entire bay on the north range. Just a thought.
                                                                                                                                                      in the white cabinet outside Bay 3, on the West side of
during the matches (unless someone spills their coffee                                    Mike has let it be known that work bond is available any the building.
on it).                                                                                   time to those of you who can’t be there on Saturday.
If you are an old rimfire benchrest shooter who has                                       Well I want you all to know there is work bond available
drifted away from the sport, come on back and give it                                     at the trap range too. I spend time out at the range                     “Hit tHE targEt”
another try. The new main range is primo and there is                                     just trying to straighten things up. If you would like to If you want on the special update email list for Albany
more than a bit of competition waiting for you.                                           get some work bond over before the big push at the Rifle and Pistol Club members who want to keep up on

      - - - - - - - - -                         O f f i c e r s                                                                                  - - - - - - - - -                       arpc Executive Board
ExEcutivE committEE                                                                        program DirEctors
John Matlock, president president@arpc.info. . . . . . . 971.235.4126                      Walt Ream, high power. (hp@arpc.info) . . . . . . . . . . . .                 541.737.1791
Peter Newman, vice-president  vp@arpc.info . . . . . . . . .541.905.0643                   John Matlock, practical pistol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       971.235.4126
Lori Jacobson, secretary  sec@arpc.info . . . . . . . . . . 503.269.0021                   Mike McCarter, uspsa action pistol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         503.391.1712
Bob Hamilton, treasurer  treas@arpc.info. . . . . . . . . . 503.930.6172                   Rob Dugger, full auto. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      503.650.6599
Steve Shippey, exec. officer  xo@arpc.info . . . . . . . . . . 503.585.2724                Patrick Reagan, old west. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       541.259.2774
Ed Dailey, chief instructor  crso@arpc.info . . . . . . . . . . 503.551.9692               Don Arnold, shotgun. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      541.491.1014
Mike McCarter, executive director  execdir@arpc.info . . 541.619.0038
                                                                                           Dan Rucker, pistol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   541.926.8775      President       Vice President     Secretary
othEr committEEs                                                                           Clarke McLean, benchrest.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        503.364.5266    John Matlock
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Peter Newman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lori Jacobson
                                                                                           Mark Baur, junior smallbore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      541.258.1540
Rich Larrowe gunshow-chairman  gunshow@arpc.info. . . . . . 541.738.6613                                                                                                                 pres@arpc.info     VP@arpc.info     sec@arpc.info
Art Carmean, membership  membership@arpc.info. . . . . . . 541.258.8499                    James DiNardo, senior smallbore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          541.367.4033
Dwain Thomas, hunter safety ed  dwainthomas@arpc.info .541.967.7554                        Ed Eriksen, black powder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     541.926.7570
Mark McDonald, club scheduler  scheduler@arpc.info. . . . 541.367.8552                     Paul Johnson, speed steel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       541.928.6976
Tony White, newsletter  editor@arpc.info . . . . . . . . . . 541.917.1030                  Mark Baur, juniors programs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      541.258.1540
Kent Settles, fire marshall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541.757.3171
hours           of     opEration                                                           Ted Weis, hunter safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541.367.3194
                                                                                           Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pres@arpc.info
Monday thru Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00am - 9:00pm
                                                                                           Club Web Site. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.arpc.info
Saturday & Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00am - 8:00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                           Treasurer        Exec. Officer   Chief Instructor

      --- Please have your guests fill out a guest badge ---                                                                                                                             Bob Hamilton
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Steve Shippey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ed Dailey
actions taking place at the club, just drop me an email                    shooting bays. Please use common courtesy when              KNIGHTHAWK DEFENSE, Professional Defensive Tac-
and I will add you to the list. We will try to send out this               asking to share a bay and remember the shoe might           tics Training for Private Citizens, Criminal Justice, and
email weekly with updates about what is taking place                       be on the other foot next time and you need to ask to       Unarmed Security Personnel. DPSST Certified Instruc-
at the club. It is not intended to start a dialog about                    share a shooting bay.                                       tors. Call Forrest Hatch at 541-974-1326.
activities or create return emails, however if you have                                                                                CLIPS ‘n’ STUFF, FIREARM ACCESSORIES, Offering
a concern then we would like to hear about it.
                                                                              PErMaNENt traP MaCHiNEs                                  firearm accessories at discount prices. We have the
                                             Mike McCarter We have set up two differ-                                                  area’s largest inventory of magazines and optics. We
                                                E    D
                                                 xEcutivE   i r E c tO r

                                                                           ent permanent trap machines                                 are an authorized Leupold dealer. Call Dave Engel at
                                                                           for members use on the trap                                 541-928-9953 or visit us on-line at www.clipsnstuff.com
   arPC gatE Card NaME tags                                                range. At anytime during non-                               Located at 2303 Waverly Dr. SE in Albany.
You will NOT be receiving a new name tag                                   scheduled trap events you                                   GUNSMITH, Silver Creek Gun Works, LLC 971-239-
sticker when you pay your dues this year.                                  can come out to the club and                                4139, gundoc@charter.net
The previous announcement about new                                        shoot trap without setting up                               WANTED TO BUY: CZ-52 Tokarev pistol; Marlin 1894 in
name tags was incorrect. If you need a                                     trap machines. Each machine                                 .44 Mag; Ruger Vaquero, SS in .44 Mag. John Gilman
new name tag for your gate card, we will                                   has a set of directions for use                             541.207.7201
give you a new one at any ARPC Gen-                                        and specific places to stand,
eral Meeting. We do intend on replac-                                      which directs shot down range. If you don’t have clay       FOR SALE: Custom STI 2011 in .45 with five mags,
ing these name tags next year. You will                                    birds with you we have boxes of 135 birds for sale in       $975. John Gilman 541.207.7201
receive notification that we have received                                 the main club house for $8.00.                              FOR SALE: Lee LoadMaster reloading press and com-
your membership renewal in the mail.                                                                                                   ponents:
                                                                           ExECutiVE dirECtOr’s artiCLE                                4 SHELL PLATES: #1, 2L, 4S, 11L, 19S; Bullet feeder
          VOLuNtEErs NEEdEd                                                While touring visitors around the club                      hardware for .380, 9mm, 38 special, .40 cal., and .45
Volunteers are needed for the Spring Full Auto shoot                       I often hear the comment “Wow! What                         ACP (feed fingers & die #2,3,4 plus several spares);
to be held May 18-21. Setup and cleanup will be on                         a great shooting range!” It would be                        Primer feed for SP and LP plus many spare parts; Primer
Friday the 18th and Monday the 21st.                                       easy to take credit for the condition of                    shield and loaded round catcher; Automatic case feed,
The Full Auto Shoot is Saturday and Sunday (19th and                       the club and we do have one of the best                     collator and feeder tubes; (7) 5-hole Quick-change tur-
20th). This is a great way to get your work bond hours                     gun clubs and shooting ranges in the                        rets; .380 cal die set (4 dies) Full documentation for all
completed. Help is needed the following areas:                             Northwest. However, I want to take a                        components. Price new from Graf over $500. Will sell
                                                                           moment and say thank you to all of the                      entire package for $200. Tony White (541)917-1030 or
Range Officers (No Full Auto experience need, we will                      past club leaders and volunteers for                        whitet3260@comcast.net
train)                                                                     what they have done to make Albany                          IPSC PERFORMANCE TRAINING CLASS: This group
Balloon / Targets and Gate / Parking                                       Rifle and Pistol Club what it is now. The                   class will teach you proper shooting techniques, how
Come on out and have fun getting those work bond                           sheer number of hours put in by ARPC volunteers over        to improve your performance, and how to practice ef-
hours out of the way and see some exotic firearms.                         the years is staggering and most of them have never         ficiently, saving you time and money. You will learn to
Contact Allen Eriksen at Eriksenor@aol.com or (541)                        been recorded.                                              perform fundamental skills on demand.
967-4005 Wednesdays and Thursdays any time.                                Changes don’t all take place all at one time and often      IPSC Performance Training Class, One-on-one: I will
                                                                           happen in small increments without notice. I’m sure         work directly with you on your specific needs to further
            WOrk bONd HOurs                                                changes will continue to take place in the future, and,
                                                                           as a result, Albany Rifle and Pistol Club will look and
                                                                                                                                       enhance your competition experience and reach your
Starting the 1st of April,                                                                                                             personal performance goals.
                                                                           operate even better. If you see or hear of an improve-
2007, Albany Rifle and Pis-                                                                                                            Cleaning and Maintenance of your 1911, Glock, Reming-
                                                                           ment that would make our club safer or nicer to use,
tol Club will be recording all                                                                                                         ton Shotgun, or AR 15: Not sure how to maintain your
                                                                           please let someone on the Executive Board know. The
work bond hours used by                                                                                                                gun? Learn the proper way to tear down and clean your
                                                                           Board has short and long strategic plans in place that
members of the gun club.                                                                                                               gun for improved reliability and longer life. I will teach
                                                                           include many desired improvements and the logical
When you do work for Albany                                                                                                            you not only proper maintenance, but how to spot po-
                                                                           steps needed to accomplish them. These plans con-
Rifle and Pistol Club, as a                                                                                                            tential problems and what to do about them, before they
                                                                           tinue to change as projects are finished and need your
club member, record every                                                                                                              become expensive. For more information, go to http://
                                                                           input to add new improvements. So let us know what
hour you put in even if you                                                                                                            www.m9guns.com/lessons.html Email: Rob Shepherd
                                                                           you think!
have your required 12 hours.                                                                                                           @ rob@m9guns.com Or call (503) 371-9102
The club wants to recognize                                                What I really want to say is thank you Albany Rifle and
                                                                                                                                       -1993 Kawasaki KX80 dirtbike. One ride on a new crank,
those folks who contribute                                                 Pistol Club Members; keep up the good job.
                                                                                                                                       bearings, seals, piston, rings, etc. FMF Turbine Core
extra hours to the club.                                                                                              Mike McCarter    II spark arrestor and stock track exhaust. ATV offroad
If you want to check out how many work bond hours                                                                                      tags through 2009. $1000 obo. Paul 928-6976
you have in the system, next year, you will be able to
access the computer in the main club house, enter
                                                                                      uPCOMiNg EVENts                                  -1993 Chev 2500 Silverado, 2wd, longbox, extra cab,
                                                                                   May 19th • Open House to the Public                 350cid, fresh auto trans, new power steering pump,
your card number and see how many hours you have                                                                                       cruise, air cond, power windows & locks, 108,000miles,
registered.                                                                                   North Range
                                                                                       Mike McCarter 541-619-0038                      40/60 split front bench seat, towing/camper package,
If you have time during the week and want to put in a                                                                                  recent cap, rotor and plugs, 85+% tires, front end has
couple of hours working at the club, just give the club                            May 19th & 20th • Summer Full Auto                  been recently rebuilt. $7000 obo. Paul 928-6976
office a call (541.619.0038) and let us know. We have                                   Open to the Public to Shoot
                                                                                        Allen Eriksen 541-967-4005                     -Winchester Model 70 .338 Winlite. From the factory
work that needs to be done everyday of the week.                                                                                       with a McMillan lifetime warranty stock, new reload-
                                                                                   June 2nd • Trap Shoot for the Troops                ing dies, bullets, brass, loaded factory ammo, 2pds of
              fuLL bays ON                                                              Open to the Public to Shoot
                                                                                         Don Arnold 541-491-1014
                                                                                                                                       N165. Original owner and have the factory box. $750
                                                                                                                                       Paul 928-6976
            tHE NOrtH raNgE                                                   June 29th – July 1st • USPSA Area 1 Multi-Gun
When you come out to the                                                                                                               -Springfield O3A3 Remington manuf 1943. Rifle is like
                                                                                              Championships                            new (tight), cartouche stampings are still present on
North Range to shoot in any of                                                         Mike McCarter 541-619-0038
the 7 shooting bays you may                                                                                                            the stock. Two grooved rifled barrel. Very accurate.
find them occupied with other                                                     July 13th – 15th • Northwest Multi-Gun               $600 Paul 928-6976
members. What do you do?                                                                      Championships
North Range Bays are used                                                               Robert Wright 503-551-7283
by members just like the main                                                   August 4th & 5th • Pacific Coast Challenge
range, we share space. Just                                                             GSSF Glock Championship
because you are the first per-                                                         Mike McCarter 541-619-0038
son to occupy a bay doesn’t                                                                  August 15th – 19th
mean that you have sole pos-                                                          Old West State Championships
session of it.                                                                           Pat Reagan 541-259-2774
Caution! When multiple shooters share a shooting bay
you must communicate on safety issues and target set-
ting because there is no safety alarm system in these
                                                                                      uPCOMiNg CLassEs
                                                                                   May 15th • Oregon Concealed Carry
                                                                                        Jim Jacobe 503-362-0584
                                                                                     May 27th • Building Blocks IPSC
                                                                                       Rob Shepherd 503-371-9102
                                                                                     June 3rd • Utah Concealed Carry
                                                                                        Jim Jacobe 503-362-0584
                                                                                   June 19th • Oregon Concealed Carry
                                                                                        Jim Jacobe 503-362-0584

                                                                                          CLassifiEd ads
                                                                           This section is for members who would like to advertise
                                                                           something for sale or wanted. If the item for sale is a
                                                                           gun, then remember that all gun transfer rules must be
                                                                           followed. The best part of this is it is FREE for members
                                                                           to place an ad.
                                                                           To place an ad send e-mail to Tony White (ARPC news-
                                                                           letter editor) at whitet3260@comcast.net. Deadline for
                                                                           the newsletter advertisement is the 15th of the month
                                                                           THE JACOBE GROUP, Firearms Training for Oregon
                                                                           CHL and Utah Concealed Firearms Permit. NRA, State,
                                                                           DPSST, Nationally Certified Instructors. Oregon CHL
                                                                           class held at ARPC the 3rd Tuesday of every month,
                                                                           see club calendar. Call Jim Jacobe @ (503)362-0584
                                                                           or see www.jimjacobe.com for schedule and complete
                                                                           list of classes.
                                                                           OREGON FIREARMS ACADEMY, Professional Fire-
                                                                           arms Training, NRA and State Certified Instructors for
                                                                           course information call Rick Benson @ 541.451.5532

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