Range 3 – Practical Pistol Course (PPC) and Silhouette

Range 3 – Practical Pistol Course (PPC) and Silhouette

Range 3 – Practical Pistol Course (PPC) and Silhouette

Consumption of alcohol or drugs on range premises is prohibited

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  • All range users MUST be LF&G range members or possess valid day passes and carry same when on the range.
  • The normal equipment used at this range and the normal operation of this range is indicated in the following descriptions.
  • On an exception basis (pre-approved matches, league, or range bookings) the use of other equipment may be allowed at the discretion of the Range Operator.
  • At all other times these rules are in force.

Range Description

Location:    Next range south of range #2

Description:  PPC and Silhouette range

Advance warning system: RED light above entrance to covered firing line

Active firing line: RED light on

Firing has ceased: RED light off

Number of Firing Points: 7

Firing Distances:      PPC: 7, 15, 25 and 50 m

Silhouette: 50, 60, 77 & 100 m

Approved Firearms:  All rim fire rifles chambered for .22 cal. Using long rifle cartridges BUT NO hyper velocity cartridges

Approved Targets:  Approved Practical Pistol Course  paper targets and small steel reactive silhouette targets as provided by the Range Operator

Approved Ammunition:  Full Metal Jacket, Soft Point, and lead bullets – No incendiary,

Range Rules

  1. No firing before 8 AM and no firing after sunset or 9 PM (whichever is earlier).
  2. No firing if target visibility is reduced as determined by the Range Officer.
  3. Only enter the range via the entrance door to the covered firing line. (Do not enter by side of building)
  4. Turn on the RED light while the range is active.
  5. Use approved firearms and ammunition only.
  6. Use approved targets only and these must be posted on target boards provided by the range operators.
  7. All firing will be done from under the covered firing line and every bullet discharged will remain within the LFG range
  8. When firing the muzzle direction must always be down range, and the muzzle must never be raised more than 30 degrees from ground level.
  9. Loaded firearms are allowed only at an active firing line. Loaded firearms shall never be left unattended.
  10. All handguns must be holstered or cased except while on an active firing line or while in the firearm safety area.
  11. Do not move or transport loaded firearms between ranges, vehicles or firearm safety areas.
  12. Unattended firearms shall be unloaded with the action left open.
  13. Hang fires will be disposed of in the container provided.
  14. When shooters are down-range, do not handle your firearms at the firing line for any reason.
  15. Hearing protection for shooters and range staff in near proximity to an active firing line is mandatory.
  16. Eye protection for shooters and range staff in near proximity to an active firing line is mandatory.
  17. All spent cartridge cases must be collected and disposed of in containers provided or removed from range.
  18. At the conclusion of each and every use of the range, all firing points are to be cleared of brass and debris, and the RED light turned off.
  19. Firearm Safety areas will be established, as required to ensure safe practices, by the Range Officer as dictated by the specific shooting circumstances. Live ammunition is prohibited in firearm safety areas.
  20. At no time are glass, pop cans or similar items allowed to be targets on the range facility.
  21. The detonation of explosive devices is prohibited on the range property.
  22. Burning of garbage is prohibited. All garbage is to be collected, bagged and taken to the garbage bin located at the main gate or otherwise removed from the range property.

SHOOTER >>>>>> TARGET >>>>>> BACKSTOP ….. ALWAYS