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Might just do that, thanks. And no shotgun = no trap [sad2]
Recent LTC recipient, NRA and Goal member, living in the Boston area, thinking about applying to SRG. One concern right off the bat: it looks like meetings are on Tuesdays but I have class Tuesday nights and I'd rather not wait till the summer when class is over to join a range. Any suggestions? Website also asks for TWO sponsors, yet I don't know a single member :/
It's a great group.. I just joined up myself. Met a bunch of people my first time there, and continue to meet more folks each time I go. Getting a few sponsors is very easy.. just show up and say hello.
You're more than welcome to shoot a round of trap with my shotgun, and in general a few of the guys have a spare for just such purposes.
Welcome to SR&G Jason. SR&G is "lead-free" at the top of the hill (trap & skeet) because we shoot out towards the Sudbury River. We shoot steel shot (#7) only.
We have ammo available for sale for use at the trap and skeet fields. It's $8/box of 25 rounds. Birds are $3 for members and $4 for non-members. The best way to see what its all about is to show up on a Sunday afternoon around 1 and tell the person behind the desk that you've never shot either trap or skeet (I'd suggest starting with trap) and would like some help. Mr. Happy (Mike) has been holding some informal introduction-to-trap lessons on Thursday nights. You can PM him here or get him through the Club's website (Southborough Rod & Gun Club). I won't be there tomorrow but will be the next Sunday. I have a couple people already that want to try it out so the more the merrier. We'll start around 1 and we'll be on a second field so you shouldn't worry about slowing things down or being thrown in with the more experienced shooters.
Don't worry about not having a shotgun... we'll find you a couple to try. Just don't blame me when you get hooked.
Hello. Looking to join a club and southboro or marlboro seems the best place for me. Wondering about use during the weekday, as I would most likely use the range before noon weekdays
There was a ricochet round that found it's way off the property in 2008, resulting in the range being closed (due to a court case by the neighbors) for about a year until the range was rebuilt. Unfortunately, the 200-yard targets were about 50 feet higher than the rest of the range due to them being on a ledge outcropping, which meant we were shooting uphill to start. Our agreement in the court proceedings required us to build a berm to backstop the 50 and 100 yard targets which left no room for the 200 yard targets.It looks like around 2008 the rifle range got cut down from 200 yards to just 100. Does anyone know why?
The annual spring cleanup is tomorrow from 8 until after noon. There will be plenty of people there, someone will show you around.Is there any current Southborough member on this list that would be willing to show my wife and me around the club, and potentially sponsor us? Thanks in advance!
The annual spring cleanup is tomorrow from 8 until after noon. There will be plenty of people there, someone will show you around.
Panama Red: Thanks! We'll come by. Hope to meet you.Or Sundays from noon til 3 at the trap and skeet fields at the top of the hill there will be members to show you the facilities.