October 2016 Match Results – New Billy Dixon Member – Final High Scores

Headlines: Final match of 2016 – high scores lock in.  Skip hits the renegade twice and joins the Billy Dixon Society!  Dave brings a new shooter John and they both bring brand new Henry 45-70s.

Individual match results were as follows:

Match Winner Score  
Buffalo Match John 28/40
Mid Range Match Dan 20/20
Big Bore Lever Gun Match Skip 19/20
Military Bolt Match Tommy 20/20
Military Single Shot Match Tommy 17/20
22 Rim Fire Match Brownie 16/20
25 Cal. Match Skip 20/20
Pistol Caliber Lever Gun Match Brownie 15/20

 

High score trophies went to the 4 below and Skip.  See high scores here: http://greatbasinsharpshooters.com/range-events/previous-years-high-scores/ – the ongoing results for 2017 will be tracked here: http://greatbasinsharpshooters.com/range-events/high-scores/ – currently empty.

2016 High Score Trophy winners L to R: Brownie for Pistol Caliber Lever Gun and Quarter Bore, Bert for Buffalo, Dan for Mid Range and 22, Tommy for Military Bolt (not pictured Skip for Big Bore Lever Gun and Simon for Military Single Shot)
2016 High Score Trophy winners L to R: Brownie for Pistol Caliber Lever Gun and Quarter Bore, Bert for Buffalo, Dan for Mid Range and 22, Tommy for Military Bolt (not pictured Skip for Big Bore Lever Gun and Simon for Military Single Shot)

 

Brownie, performing the complex and deep calculations to determine trophy distribution
Brownie, performing the complex and deep calculations to determine trophy distribution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tommy and Skip modelling with the new buffalo mascot
Tommy and Skip modelling with the new buffalo mascot

 

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Dave and John (new shooter with us) breaking in their matching brand new Henry 45-70s

 

John, shooting his new Henry, getting lots of advice from Dave, who brought him, as well as Brownie and Bert
John shooting his new Henry came to his first match, getting lots of advice from Dave who brought him as well as from Brownie and Bert

September 2016 Match Results

Here are the results of the September Match.

Match Winner Score Gun
Buffalo Match Skip 31/40 45-90
Mid Range Match Dan 20/20 40-65
Big Bore Lever Match Brownie 14/20 40-60
Military Bolt Match Skip 20/20 6.5×55
Military Single Shot Match Brownie 17/20 45-70
22 Rim Fire Match Brownie 18/20 22 RF
25 Cal. Match Brownie 13/20 25-20 SS
Pistol Cal. Lever Gun Match Chris 14/20 44 Mag

There are updates to the high scores for the year based on the September Match results at the link here.

 

September Buffalo Match winners L to R: Butch, Skip 1st, Brownie
September Buffalo Match winners L to R: Butch 2nd, Skip 1st, Brownie 3rd

 

September Mid Range Match winners L to R: Butch 2nd, Dan 1st, Brownie 3rd
September Mid Range Match winners L to R: Butch 2nd, Dan 1st, Brownie 3rd

 

September Military Bolt winners L to R: Butch 3rd, Skip 1st (Doc 2nd - not pictured)
September Military Bolt winners L to R: Butch 3rd, Skip 1st (Doc 2nd – not pictured)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September Military Single Shot winners L to R: Dan 3rd, Brownie 1st, Skip 2nd
September Military Single Shot winners L to R: Dan 3rd, Brownie 1st, Skip 2nd

 

September Big Bore Lever Gun Match winners L to R: Skip 2nd, Brownie 1st, Chris 3rd
September Big Bore Lever Gun Match winners L to R: Skip 2nd, Brownie 1st, Chris 3rd

 

September 22 Match winners L to R: Chris 2nd, Brownie 1st, Skip 3rd
September 22 Cal Match winners L to R: Chris 2nd, Brownie 1st, Skip 3rd

 

September 25 Cal Match winners L to R: Butch 3rd, Brownie 1st, Skip 2nd
September 25 Cal Match winners L to R: Butch 3rd, Brownie 1st, Skip 2nd

 

September Big Bore Lever Match winners L to R: Brownie 3rd, Chris 1st, Dan 2nd
September Pistol Cal Lever Match winners L to R: Brownie 3rd, Chris 1st, Dan 2nd

 

Our Motto
Our Motto?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brownie on air-conditioned Quad
Brownie on air-conditioned Quad

 

Skip's high tech blow tube
Skip’s high tech blow tube

COSSA Gate changes for September 2016 Match

Howdy Folks,

Here it is September, summers over, fall is here. Get a jacket on for some cool mornings but beautiful afternoons. Grab those guns and come on out to the September Great Basin Rifle Match on 23, 24, and 25.

Friday September 23, starting at 8:00 AM we will shoot
•Bolt Action Military Rifle
•Breech Loading Military Rifle
•Mid Range Rifle

Saturday September 24
•Starting at 8:00 AM: Buffalo Match, 700 yds. to 1000 yds.
•PM: Lever Action Big Bore, time permitting

Sunday September 25, starting at 8:00 we will shoot
•22 Cal. Vintage Rifle
•25 Cal. Vintage Rifle
•Lever Action Pistol Cal. Rifle

Heads up! The new gate on the West entrance to the range is now operational. By now anyone that is a COSSA member has received their entrance code. Guess what? Do not use it on the Great Basin Rifle match weekend. There is an event code that you should use. All invitees were sent an email with the code. If you did not get it, please contact me or any match coordinator for the code.

We will have the Berdan Sharpshooters target up at the match coordinators discretion.

Period clothing appreciated.

See you at the range.

Brownie

August 2016 Match Results – Tommy and Dan shoot 20 out of 20, two new Billy Dixon members

Headlines: Tommy won the Military Bolt Match with a perfect score of 20 and Dan did the same on the 22 Match (both taking high score for the year).  Willy and Igor became the two newest members of the Billy Dixon Society .

Individual match results were as follows:

Match Winner Score Gun
Buffalo Match Dan 26/40 45-90
Mid Range Match Jeff 18/20 45-70
Military Bolt Match Tommy 20/20 30-40
Military Single Shot Match Doc 16/20 45-70
22 Rim Fire Match Dan 20/20 22
25 Cal. Match Skip 10/20 25-20

 

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August Buffalo Match winners L to R: Jeff 3rd, Butch 2nd, Dan 1st

 

August Mid Range Match winners: Willy 2nd, Jeff 1st, Butch 2nd (tie was overall and at each range)
August Mid Range Match winners L to R: Willy 2nd, Jeff 1st, Butch 2nd (tie was overall and at each range)

 

August Military Bolt winners L to R: Tommy 1st, Willy 2nd, Doc 3rd
August Military Bolt Winners L to R: Tommy 1st, Willy 2nd, Doc 3rd

 

August Military Single Shot winners L to R: Butch 2nd, Doc 1st, Willy 3rd
August Military Single Shot winners L to R: Butch 2nd, Doc 1st, Willy 3rd

 

Cheap labor
Cheap labor

 

Wiring for sound
Wiring for sound

 

Tommy having a good day
Tommy having a good day

 

Shooters on the Firing Line
Shooters on the firing line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 2016 Match

Well Folks,

August is here and it will soon be time to get ready for the Great Basin Rifle Match. 

The dates for the August shoot are 26, 27, and 28.

Friday we will be shooting the two Military Matches and the Mid Range Match. 

Saturday is the Buffalo Match, this month we will shoot 800, 900, 1000 and 1200 yds.  Also we will be shooting the Billy Dixon Match right after the 1200 yd. Buffalo.  

Sunday is 22 Rimfire,  25 cal. and the Pistol Cal Lever Rifle Match.

Brownie

 

 

July 2016 Match Results

Here are the results of the July Match.

Match Winner Score Gun
Buffalo Match Bert 31/40 45-90
Mid Range Match Butch 17/20 45-70
Big Bore Lever Match Skip 17/20 45-50 BN
Military Bolt Match Skip 19/20 6.5
Military Single Shot Match Gary 16/20 45-70
22 Rim Fire Match Skip 19/20 22
25 Cal. Match Skip 14/20 25-20 WCF
Pistol Cal. Lever Gun Match Brownie 17/20 44-40

There are updates to the high scores for the year based on the July Match results at the link here.

July Mid Range Match Winners L to R Kris, Butch, Skip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July Military Bolt Match Winners L to R Tom, Skip, Doc
July Military Bolt Match Winners L to R Tom, Skip, Doc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July Military Single Shot Match Winners L to R Tom, Gary, Skip
July Military Single Shot Match Winners L to R Tom, Gary, Skip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July Buffalo Match Winners L to R Butch, Bert, Brownie
July Buffalo Match Winners L to R Butch, Bert, Brownie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shooters and Spotters
Shooters and Spotters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What's my setting for this range?
What’s my setting for this range?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skip and Kris enjoying some shade
Skip and Kris enjoying some shade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mustache Match Winners Dave 1st (top right), Pinkerton (left) and Bill (seated) ted for 2nd
Mustache Match Winners Dave 1st (top right), Pinkerton (left) and Bill (seated) tied for 2nd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OK, not really on that last picture.  🙂

 

July 2016 Match

Howdy All,

The dates for the July shoot are 22, 23, and 24.

Friday July 22, starting at 8:00 AM we will shoot
•Bolt Action Military Rifle
•Breech Loading Military Rifle
•Mid Range Rifle

Saturday July 23
•Starting at 8:00 AM: Buffalo Match, 700 yds. to 1000 yds.
•PM: Lever Action Big Bore, time permitting

Sunday July 24, starting at 8:00 we will shoot
•22 Cal. Vintage Rifle
•25 Cal. Vintage Rifle
•Lever Action Pistol Cal. Rifle

We will have the Berdan Sharpshooters target up at the match coordinators discretion.

Period clothing appreciated.

Regards,
Brownie

June 2016 Match Results – Two new shooters, Adobe Walls Battle and new Billy Dixon Society members

Headlines: The exciting Adobe Walls battle was fought for the second time.  Simon, a new shooter won the Military Single Shot match.  John and Jeff became the two newest members of the Billy Dixon Society in June along with Dave who joined in April.

2016 Adobe Walls Battle Winning Team
2016 Adobe Walls Battle Winning Team from left to right: Jeff, Simon, Bev, John and Igor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Individual match results were as follows:

Match Winner Score Gun
Mid Range Match Butch 19/20 45-70
Big Bore Lever Match Brownie 17/20 40-60
Military Bolt Match Brownie 18/20 7.62×54
Military Single Shot Match Simon 18/20 38-55
22 Rim Fire Match Leslie 19/20 22 Low. Wall
25 Cal. Match Butch 13/20 25-20 SS
Pistol Cal. Lever Gun Match Brownie 20/20 + tie breaker 44-40
June 2016 Military Single Shot Winners
June 2016 Military Single Shot winners pictured left to right: Brownie 3rd, Simon 1st and Tom 2nd.
Simon is a new shooter with us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2016 Military Bolt Match
Shooters on the line during the Military Bolt Match.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tallying Scores
Our trustworthy score keeper

 

 

 

 

Supervising the skinning after a big hunt.
Supervising the skinning after a big hunt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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June 2016 Match

Howdy All,

The dates for the June shoot are 24 , 25, and 26.

Friday June 24, starting at 8:00 AM we will shoot

  • Bolt Action Military Rifle
  • Breech Loading Military Rifle
  • Mid Range Rifle

Saturday June 25

Sunday June 26, starting at 8:00 we will shoot

  • 22 Cal. Vintage Rifle
  • 25 Cal. Vintage Rifle
  • Lever Action Pistol Cal. Rifle
Adobe Walls winning team
Adobe Walls winning team

This is the fun match of the year, don’t miss it.  Click here for match details on distances, etc.

Last years winning team shown here: Bert, Jeff, Tex and Brownie.

Regards,
Brownie

May 2016 Match Results

Here are the results of the May Match.

Buffalo Match winners: Butch 3, Bert 1, John 2.

There are updates to the high scores for the year based on the May Match results at the link here.

Match Winner Score Gun
Buffalo Match Bert 32/40 45-90
Mid Range Match Butch 16/20 45-70
Big Bore Lever Match John 15/20 30-30
Military Bolt Match Doc. 18/20 30-06
Military Single Shot Match Butch 17/20 45-70
22 Rim Fire Match Leslie 18/20 22 Low. Wall
25 Cal. Match Brownie 17/20 25-20 SS
Pistol Cal. Lever Gun Match Brownie 17/20 44-40