Buffalo rifles

A buffalo rifle match will be held on April 28.

There will be a buffalo rifle gong match on Sunday, Sept.  15, at the Yellowstone Rifle Club, 7212 Molt Road.

The event is open to original and replica big-bore, breech-loading, single-shot and lever-action rifles representative of the years 1865 to 1900. There are eight targets ranging from 190 to 700 yards, seven shots per target. Lead bullets only; black, black substitutes and smokeless powders are allowed. 

The fee is $10, and the sight-in period is from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Shooting begins at 10 a.m. with a lunch break midway through the match.

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This event is open to the public; spectators are welcome and can try a few shots for themselves using competitors’ equipment at the conclusion of the match.

Weather cancellations will be reported on www.yrc.org. For more information, visit www.yrc.org or call Bill Gloor at 672-1053.

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