May 15, 2021 3X600 Yard Prone Match

The match was run as fast as possible to beat the anticipated rain that could be seen to the west and south.  A few distant lightning bolts added a little urgency.  It was a cloudy day that had one brief ten minute span where the sun came and there was a little mirage and one […]

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March 27, 2021 3X 600 Yard Prone Match

It was a perfect day for shooting.  Clear, mild temperatures (40-50), mild mirage and no or little wind.  The wind could be seen in the flags but not felt on the line.  One of the rare days on this range where the wind did not come up for the last targets of the day.  All […]

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February 27, 2021 3X600 Yard Prone Match

The first match of the year calm to windy and cool.  The first target had excellent conditions with no wind or mirage.  It looked like the wind was going to pick up for the second target but the wind dropped and provided almost the same condition as the first target.  The wind rarely holds off […]

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Palomino Valley Gun Club Mid Range Championship

September 26th, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match Day 1 The day started calm and a little hazy due to smoke.  Everyone shot the first target and found out how well their gun can shoot.  The wind came up and then they found out how well they can shoot.  The wind also cleared out the smoke.  […]

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September 19th, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match

The day was cool, calm and sunny with very little smoke as compared to last month and recent weather.  The turnout was the best of the year.  Everyone got one good target in before a relatively light wind came up.  With the light wind, paying attention to what the flags were doing kept the left […]

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August 22, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match

A cool, calm morning with a lot of smoke in the air started the match. The first target had some electronic problems that were ironed out quickly and really didn’t delay the match.  There weren’t any real wind calls to make for the first two targets for everyone.  On the last target the wind came […]

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July 25, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match

July 25, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match A typical hot, calm July morning.  There was some smoke in the air due to a fire in California.  The wind stayed down until the very last target and then it wasn’t more than a couple of miles an hour which resulted in some high scores.  There weren’t […]

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July 19, 2020 3X1000 Yard Prone Match

The sun was shining but it was diffused due to smoke from an unidentified fire.  The wind wasn’t blowing on the first target and the shots just had some vertical.  After the first target the wind gradually picked up for the next two targets which resulted in lower scores.  The last target had some shots […]

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July 18, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match

It was hot, sunny and calm for most of the match.  Everyone got two solid targets with minimal wind interference.  When the wind did come up it was about 5 mph, but then dropped some.  With the electronic targets, we were done with awards before noon. F Open 200-20X Possible per Target Target 1 Target […]

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June 27, 2020 3X600 Yard Prone Match

It was hot, sunny and calm with light mirage for the start of the match.  The wind held off until the last target of the day and then it started blowing 10 mph and spoiled the target.  The electronic targets are proving to be popular making the match run smoothly and getting done quickly.  If […]

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