SRRPC Newsletter 09/18/2019
Savannah River Rifle and Pistol Club
P.O. Box 5337
Aiken, SC 29804
NRA # C7072 CMP # 037002
August 27, Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
The meeting was called to order by President, Jim Samsel. Officers present were Jim Samsel, Chuck Novak, George Laverick, Roger Ward, Kevin Lilly, and Rick Fowler.
Minutes of the July 23, 2019 meeting were approved as distributed.
The Treasurer's report was given by roger Ward. Current membership is 319.
There are no changes in status of the Club firearms.
The range report was given by Rick Fowler. The range is in good shape. The camera system is still acting up. The contractor has indicated that they are going to need to pull new network cables. It is covered under warranty. The ranges are neat and clean. Brass should not be swept off the apron, but should be swept up and put in the provided containers. A workday is being planned for October 19, 2019. The lawn tractor needs to be serviced before the workday.
Plate Rack: A solution to the splatter problem is stil being worked on.
First Aid Kits: The first aid kits are installed. The containers for the trauma kits have been painted, but need to be labeled.
Steel Target Shooting: The Executive Committee approved a revision to General Ranges Rules OPS.7 as follows:
OPS.7 Steel targets on any range shall not be shot with steel core ammunition, shotgun slugs, magnum, +p, or +p+ ammunition, or any ammunition having a muzzle velocity greater than 3250 fps. Steel targets shall be shot only from an "established" firing line (see OPS.3) and shall be placed at least 15 yards from the firing line.
OPS.7 Steel targets on any range shall not be shot with steel core ammunition, shotgun slugs, magnum, +p, or +p+ ammunition, or any ammunition having a muzzle velocity greater than 3250 fps. Steel targets shall be shot only from an "established" firing line (see OPS.3) and shall be placed at least 15 yards from the firing line when using handguns or rimfire rifles or 100 yards when using center fire rifles (any firearm having a barrel length over 10 inches is considered to be a rifle).
Target Stands: Only a few of the more than 20 target stands can be located at the range. The Executive Committee approved having Chuck Novak manufacture 20 more. Anyone who inadvertently took a target stand home please return it.
Weeds on Fence: Chuck Novak recommended that we spray along the fences with a defoliant. We will need to have that done by a professional. Chuck Novak will get an estimate from a professional.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:26 PM.
The next Executive Committee meeting will be held at 7:00PM on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the ADPS Indoor Range, 240 Dupont Drive, Aiken, SC. All members are welcome to attend.
George Laverick, Secretary