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Thread: BDS North West England Range Day, Sunday 29th May

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    BDS North West England Range Day, Sunday 29th May

    The BDS are hosting a range day at Over Kellet near Carnforth this Sunday 29th May starting at 10am, last entries 1pm.

    You can come even if not a BDS member, as long as you are BASC, NGO or other affiliate member (and you don't mind being
    asked to join BDS!)

    Directions as follows:

    From J35 M6 (north or south) follow signs from slip road for B6254 Kirby Lonsdale to junction with B6254.

    Turn left towards Kirby Lonsdale on B6254.

    Continue to Over Kellet village and pass through, entering into national speed limit.

    Continue on B6254 for approximately 1/2 mile, once in the national speed limit to a right hand junction (turn right) onto Swarthdale Rd and continue to the T-junction.

    Turn right and the range is 800yds on the right enter into field and continue through three fields to range area.

    Access can be made with non 4WD vehicles, however in the event of rain / muddy conditions, access will be restricted to 4WD only, others can park by the gate.

    Grid Ref :
    SD 52991 68714

    FAC, deer legal rifle / ammunition, bolt, ear defenders, sticks, membership of above listed organisations

    As usual contact details and other dates at


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    Excellent day and a good variation of targets cheers Geoff Colin and nick see you at Malmo open night
    cheers Darren
    and thanks Iain
    Last edited by reelme; 31-05-2016 at 00:33.

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    Good to see you Darren, I'd add the 3rd RCO Iain (Buchan on here) to your list of thanks.

    Some cracking weather saw over 20 stalkers turn out for 100 yds practice plus three competitions and the usual banter. The first was a simple 6 shot group on the 100m prone zero targets, secondly, also 100m prone was a 'hind herd-like' timed/precision target devised by another Committee member Simon (SRvet on here) where one had 30 seconds to shoot at 4x 1" bulls followed by an un-timed 3 shot group on a 5th 1" bull. Finally there was a roebuck target with 3 shots from the bench at 165m at that and a zero target then 3 shots from 100m prone or seated and then 70m standing off sticks.

    Thanks again to all who organised and attended.

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    Hopefully next time I can join you. I was looking out of the hospital window at the sun shining and trying to partake -albeit mentally- to all the joy you guys mush have been having.
    Quid enim proderit Homini si lucretur Mundum totum et detrimentum faciat Animae suae?

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