600 Yard High power Match Results 5/20/2017

The May 20th 600 yard match had a good turnout. The weather was clear and sunny with everyone getting one relay in where the wind was minimal. The light wind was coming from the west and on the second target, it dropped, then came from the east and increased in speed and stayed that way […]

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Volunteers Needed for Junior and Family Shooting Event!

Attention all Palomino Valley Gun Club members. PVGC Member, Mathew Weaver has proposed as new shooting event suited towards youth and families with the goal of introducing kids to guns, gun safety and competitive shooting in a family friendly setting. The club has reserved┬áthe smallbore range on Sunday, July 23 for this event, but in […]

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Experiment: effects of barrel length on velocity and accuracy, by Addison Mohler

Palomino Valley Gun Club Member, Addison Mohler, conducted an experiment where he explored the effects of barrel length as it relates to bullet velocity and accuracy. The following is as writeup of the methodology and findings. Hypothesis As a rifle barrel is systematically shortened, the muzzle velocity will remain relatively constant then drop off when […]

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Stand Proud K9 Training

Katy Ceccarelli, daughter of Palomino Valley Gun Club member and Match Director Mick Ceccarelli, has recently embarked a new business venture, Stand Proud K9 Training. Stand Proud K9 Training offers comprehensive dog training services including private lessons, group lessons, board and train, behavioral modification, and puppy programs. If you are in need of K9 training […]

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1000 Yard High power Match Results 5/21/2017

The day started with expectations of good scores due to the flags hanging straight down. That feeling was maintained until the fifth shot of the first relay and things went downhill as the wind came up from the west dropped, reversed and came from the east. The wind was 8-12 mph with gusts to 17 […]

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SMALLBORE SILLHOUETTE MATCH RESULTS 20 MAY 2017

Saturday, 20 MAY 2017 turned out to be a great day to shoot, with sunny skies, gentle breezes and VERY comfortable temperatures. It didn’t get overly breezy until about when the match was finished and we were handing out ribbons, We had 21 shooters on this day, with one shooter electing to shoot in two […]

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Long Range Varmint results from May 6th

Chuck, Dan, and Todd ran the match. I see by the scores that the wind was make it challenging. Good on those of you who braved it out to the match! We had 28 shooters come out when it was supposed to be a nasty day. Thank you! The week before, we had a practice […]

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Short Range Tactical Match Results 5/7/17

The day started off cool, overcast, and with a headwind causing some grief on the 200 and 300 yard targets. We had nine shooters this month with a two point spread between the top three shooters. Three shooters had equipment issues impacting their scores. Thanks for all the help setting up and taking down the […]

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Club Meeting Minutes April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 Don Johnson, Ben Luccessi, Ted Muller, Glenn Contreras, Duke MacGill, Mike Ceccarrellli, Dave Roberts, Chuck Neller, Dan Linhdolm were present. Secretary reports 158 members. Treasurer has no news. Old Business: Continued discussion on weed issues. New Business: Current membership is 158. Smallbore silhouette match was discussed as being a great way to […]

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