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Range Closed 6/21 & 6/22

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The range will be closed all day on Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd, 2019.

The range is reserved for the SASS Virginia State Blackpowder Shootout, Smoke on the Mattaponi. 

The range will be closed all day on Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd, 2019. The range is reserved for the SASS Virginia State Blackpowder Shootout, Smoke on the Mattaponi. 

West Point Double Action Scores for June 13 2019

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All,
 
Another great day of double action shooting. Let’s just say the weatherman was wrong. Not surprising at all.
 
No clean shooters.
 
Kidd at Heart won the double action match. Congrats!!
Flatboat won the J Frame stage. Congrats!!
Beartooth won the 1911 stage. Congrats!!
 
Thanks to all who came out today.
 
Slim
 

All,   Another great day of double action shooting. Let’s just say the weatherman was wrong. Not surprising at all.   No clean shooters.   Kidd at Heart won the double action match. Congrats!! Flatboat won the J Frame stage. Congrats!! Beartooth won the 1911 stage. Congrats!!   Thanks to all who came out today. […]

Father’s Day Mattaponi Sundowners

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Howdy All,

There were some interesting stages but fun to shoot.  It was warm today and you have never known it but we had trouble keeping the tents grounded from the wind. There was no need for fans, Mother Nature took care of that and I for one was very glad she did.  Thanks to One Eyed Jane, who helped us all out by having us start with stages 3-6.

Congrats to Cody Maverick as Overall Match winner and to Kuba Kid as the ONLY CAD.

We missed many of our regular shooters but we hope that you all were out making some nice memories with your Dad’s or with your kids, if you’re really lucky you got to do both.

Smoke on The Mattaponi will be next Saturday.  It’s not too late to sign up, just has to be in an established category.  Go to the website of westpointgunclub.com for the application.  Hope to see y’all next Saturday.

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!

Sassy and Potter

MATTAPONI SUNDOWNERS CAD 6-16-19
MATTAPONI SUNDOWNERS results 6-16-19

Howdy All, There were some interesting stages but fun to shoot.  It was warm today and you have never known it but we had trouble keeping the tents grounded from the wind. There was no need for fans, Mother Nature took care of that and I for one was very glad she did.  Thanks to […]

West Point Gun Club Double Match June 13th 2019

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The West Point Gun Club will be having their monthly Double Action match this Thursday, June 13th. The gates open at 8:30 AM, setup starts at 8:30 AM, sign up starts at 8:30 AM and shooting starts at 10:00 AM. In addition to our 6 stage Double Action match, we will be having the following:
 
    – 20 round J-Frame (5 shot, short barrel) stage
    – 24 round 1911 stage using Wild Bunch Rules (smaller frame carry 1911’s are OK to use)
    – We will also be shooting a 29 round stage (24 with normal DA Firearm then 5 rounds with a J-Frame) this will be one of the 6 DA stages.
 
Also if there is time after the normal stages have been completed we may have another 1911 stage so you may want to bring extra ammo for the 1911.
 
As normal all stages are shot using adult caliber firearms (center fire) and no lasers, red dot or other optics are allowed.
 
Slim
 

The West Point Gun Club will be having their monthly Double Action match this Thursday, June 13th. The gates open at 8:30 AM, setup starts at 8:30 AM, sign up starts at 8:30 AM and shooting starts at 10:00 AM. In addition to our 6 stage Double Action match, we will be having the following:   […]

Mattaponi Sundowners Sunday match

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Howdy all Cowboys and Cowgirls,

The Mattaponi Sundowners will be holding their Sunday match, June 16.  This will be Father’s Day but the match will go as planned.  The gates will open at 1030, safety meeting at 1200 and shooting starts at 1230.

Looks to be a great match written by Cody Maverick but have plenty of shotgun shells ready.

We hope to see all of y’all there.  The weather is looking like high 80’s but no rain.  If you can’t be there for family obligations we understand and hope that you have a Happy Father’s Day!

Sassy and Potter

WPGC Cowboy Stages for June 16 2019 (by Cody)

Howdy all Cowboys and Cowgirls, The Mattaponi Sundowners will be holding their Sunday match, June 16.  This will be Father’s Day but the match will go as planned.  The gates will open at 1030, safety meeting at 1200 and shooting starts at 1230. Looks to be a great match written by Cody Maverick but have […]

West Point scores 5/25/19 and other stuff

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REMINDER:  Smoke on the Mattaponi is coming up on June 22, 2019. This is the Virginia State Black Powder Shootout. I hear Prairie City Slim has written a great match. An application is attached!!!! Y’all come!!!!
 
Welcome to Andrew S. who was our brass picker for most of the day. He is excited to get started shooting cowboy. Our next match is June 16, 2019.
 
Thanks to Wichita Wanda for keeping score today. She came to cheer on Louie and was put to work. Thanks Wanda!
 
Congrats to Longhorn Louie and One Eyed Jane as our clean all day shooters!
 
Congrats to Cody Maverick as the overall winner!
 
Finally, the eleven shooters had a nice day to shoot. There was a breeze and we had tents.  We were finished shooting , putting things away and on our way to Nick’s at 1:00 PM.
 
Scores are attached.
 
Wishing Sassy Shooting Sours, Potter County Kid and Flatboat Bob a safe journey home from Pennsylvania on Sunday. You were missed. 
 
Get those Smoke applications in!!
Prairie City Slim
 

REMINDER:  Smoke on the Mattaponi is coming up on June 22, 2019. This is the Virginia State Black Powder Shootout. I hear Prairie City Slim has written a great match. An application is attached!!!! Y’all come!!!!   Welcome to Andrew S. who was our brass picker for most of the day. He is excited to […]

Mattaponi Sundowners Saturday Match

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Howdy All Cowboys and Cowgirls,

Mattaponi Sundowners will be holding there match on Saturday, May 25,  written by Major B.S. Walker.

The gates will open at 0800, safety meeting at 0930 and shooting starts at 1000.

The weather is looking to be warm and humid.  DRESS CODE WILL BE COWBOY CASUAL.  NO open toe shoes or ball caps.

If you see someone who has served in our military, please take the time to THANK them for their service.  For those Cowboys and Cowgirls that we shoot with,  THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION FOR US AND OUR COUNTRY.

Be safe and enjoy your holiday.

Don’t forget the deadline to sign up for the “Smoke On The Mattaponi”, Virginia State Black Powder Championship is fastly approaching, please get your applications in.  If you need an application go to the website, www.westpointgunclub.com and download it.

Sassy and Potter

 

Mattaponi Sundowners match 5-25-2019

Howdy All Cowboys and Cowgirls, Mattaponi Sundowners will be holding there match on Saturday, May 25,  written by Major B.S. Walker. The gates will open at 0800, safety meeting at 0930 and shooting starts at 1000. The weather is looking to be warm and humid.  DRESS CODE WILL BE COWBOY CASUAL.  NO open toe shoes […]

West Point Double Action Match May 9 2019

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The West Point Gun Club will be having their monthly Double Action match this Thursday, May 9th. The gates open at 8:00 AM, setup starts at 8:30 AM, sign up starts at 8:30 AM and shooting starts at 10:00 AM. In addition to our 6 stage Double Action match, we will be having the following:
 
    – 20 round J-Frame (5 shot, short barrel) stage
    – 24 round 1911 stage using Wild Bunch Rules (smaller frame carry 1911’s are OK to use)
    – We will also be shooting a 29 round stage (24 with normal DA Firearm then 5 rounds with a J-Frame) this will be one of the 6 DA stages.
 
Also if there is time after the normal stages have been completed we may have another 1911 stage so you may want to bring extra ammo for the 1911.
 
As normal all stages are shot using adult caliber firearms (center fire) and no lasers, red dot or other optics are allowed.
 
Slim

The West Point Gun Club will be having their monthly Double Action match this Thursday, May 9th. The gates open at 8:00 AM, setup starts at 8:30 AM, sign up starts at 8:30 AM and shooting starts at 10:00 AM. In addition to our 6 stage Double Action match, we will be having the following: […]

Mattaponi Sundowners match results

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Howdy All Cowboys and Cowgirls,

Sorry it has taken me so long to get the scores out but the iPad didn’t want to cooperate.

We didn’t have many to shoot but y’all missed a great weather day and a great match and I ain’t saying that just because Potter wrote it.  We also missed y’all.

Happy Birthday Major B. S. Walker, he was the overall match winner and yesterday was his birthday.  Congrats to Flatboat Bob, Longhorn Louie and Sassy for shooting CAD.

It was good to see Remo and have him shoot with us today.  Please be in prayer for a speedy recovery to Goosefoot who is home recovering from back surgery. 

Here is the latest update from Ripsaw:

Eye is much better today and each day. Scooting around the house in a transport chair. Doctor appointments this coming week and should get some stitches out this coming week. New cast on ankle May 8. Wanted you to see the improvement in the eye (will send as a separate email). Still plenty sore but I think it will all heal ok.  Thanks for the prayers and well wishes.  You guys are the best. Ripsaw

Hope to see y’all at Father Time next week. Travel safe.

Sassy and Potter

 

MATTAPONI SUNDOWNERS CAD 4-27-19

MATTAPONI SUNDOWNERS results 4-27-19

Howdy All Cowboys and Cowgirls, Sorry it has taken me so long to get the scores out but the iPad didn’t want to cooperate. We didn’t have many to shoot but y’all missed a great weather day and a great match and I ain’t saying that just because Potter wrote it.  We also missed y’all. […]

Mattaponi Sundowners: correct stages

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Howdy All,

I screwed up again. Here are the correct stages for Saturday. Just trying to make up for last Saturday, 2 matches in 1, I guess.

Sassy

 

WPGC Cowboy Stages for Jan 26 2019 (by Cody).pdf
WPGC Cowboy Stages for Jan 26 2019 (by Cody).docx

Howdy All, I screwed up again. Here are the correct stages for Saturday. Just trying to make up for last Saturday, 2 matches in 1, I guess. Sassy   WPGC Cowboy Stages for Jan 26 2019 (by Cody).pdf WPGC Cowboy Stages for Jan 26 2019 (by Cody).docx