Range Rules

These rules are sanctioned by the Tri-Town Executive Committee for the safety and courtesy of members, guests and our neighbors. Any violation of these rules could result in forfeiture of your membership, subject to review by the Executive Committee. 

All members have oversight authority and responsibility to police the ranks. If you observe a minor violation, assume it is unintentional and address it promptly and with courtesy. Major and/or repeat violations should be reported to a member of the Executive Committee immediately. 

 

Executive Committee


Tony Minichini, President – 732-668-1133            Conner Denigan, Director – 610-592-5416
Kyle Heckman, Vice President – 610-704-8314   John Krieg, Director – 484-901-9455
Nicholas Minichini, Secretary – 732-266-4279     Don Uhl, Director – 484-716-5836
Dennis Civitella, Treasurer – 215-260-6232         Tom Yingst, Director – 610-620-5662 
Nancy Minichini, Financial Secretary – 908-230-5704

Emergencies: Call 911 and report your location as: 

1274 Beaver Dam Road
Honeybrook, PA 19344
Chester County

Shooting Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9:00am to sunset 
                                             Sunday: 12:00pm to sunset

General Guidelines

1.    Shooting is limited to designated ranges only. 
2.    Eye and ear protection are required while shooting. 
3.    Prior to heading down range, shout “RANGE IS COLD” and ensure that everyone is visually aware and actions are             open.  No handling of firearms while shooters are down range.  Prior to commencing shooting, shout “RANGE IS               HOT”. 
4.    Police your brass.  You may take your brass with you or dispose of unwanted brass in the buckets provided.  Brass             that is in the buckets is club property and used to fund range maintenance.  Please take your misfires with you.
5.    Scheduled events have preference over individual shooter’s use of the range. 
6.    Remove targets from backers and dispose of them or take them with you.
7.    Report any damage to any member of the Executive Committee. 
8.    Our ranges are for the use of Tri-Town members and their guests only, except for sanctioned club shooting events               which are generally open to the public. 
9.    Your membership card must be visibly displayed on your person at all times. 
10.  All members and their guests must sign-in and out at the club house or rifle range, unless participating in a scheduled         event.  Guests must be signed in by name.  
11.  No more than two guests per member.  There is no limit on how many times a guest may attend. (Exception: Family           members are not limited to two guests per member)
12.  Members must accompany guests at all times and are responsible for their conduct.
13.  No vehicles are permitted beyond the parking lot. (Exception: Approved handicap and maintenance). 
14.  Leave the gate open while on the club grounds.  Last member out must latch and lock the gate. 
15.  Hunting is authorized only with prior approval from the Executive Committee. 

Rifle Range

1.   Full-auto fire is prohibited. 
2.   Incendiary rounds are prohibited.  This includes tracers and flares.  
3.   When conducting rapid fire targets must be within 4’ of each other on the same backer. 
4.   Targets must be hung near the center of the backers away from the posts and stringers.  No targets may be placed on        the ground, posts, or stringers.  

5.   All shooting must be conducted from the established firing line within the rifle hut. 

Pistol Range

1.   Full-auto fire is prohibited. 
2.   Incendiary rounds are prohibited.  This includes tracers and flares.  
3.   When conducting rapid fire targets must be within 4’ of each other on the same backer. 
4.   Targets must be hung near the center of the backers away from the posts and stringers.  No targets may be placed on        the ground, posts, or stringers. (Exception: Clay birds placed on the earthen backstop to the left of the steel targets)  
5.   Shooters may move closer to the backers but must maintain a common firing line.  First shooter on the range                      establishes where the firing line will be.  
6.   Steel targets may only be fired at from the pistol shed.  
7.   The use of center fire rifle ammunition is prohibited (Exceptions: centerfire rifle ammunition being fired from a barrel            length of less than 16”)
8.   Shotgun patterning is permitted only on the patterning board located on the left side of the pistol range.  

Shotgun Range

1.   Shotguns using 7.5-9 shot only.
2.   Incendiary rounds are prohibited.  This includes tracers and flares.  
3.   No hand thrown birds.
4.   Cover the thrower when complete.  Ensure thrower is not cocked when covering.  To cover: cock the thrower and then        pull the cord while holding the arm and ease it forward to 180°.
5.   The shotgun range is closed if the Tac Range is in use.  The Tac Range is closed when the shotgun range is in use.            This is determined by a first come first served basis.  The shotgun range is closed when the “CLOSED” sign that is              normally located under the bench is placed against the thrower.    

 

Archery Range

1.   No firearms allowed.
2.   No broadheads allowed.

Tac Range

1.   The Tac Range is closed when the shotgun range is in use.  The shotgun range is closed if the Tac Range is in use.            This is determined by a first come first served basis.  Before using the Tac Range, you must place the “CLOSED” sign        located underneath the bench of the shotgun range against the hand thrower.  Please remember to put the sign away        when finished shooting on the Tac Range.    
2.   Full-auto fire is allowed only when the weapon is equipped with a suppressor. 
3.   Incendiary rounds are prohibited.  This includes tracers and flares.  
4.   Only members who have been oriented on the Tactical Range, and their accompanied guests, may use the Tactical            Range.
5.   Only one shooter at a time may negotiate the Tactical Range.  
6.   No moving and shooting.  While moving between stations with a loaded firearm is allowed you must be stationary                when you engage targets.  Be aware of your muzzle and keep your finger off the trigger when moving between                    stations.  
7.   All shooting is to be done from within the red 10’ X 10’ shooting boxes, from the red shooting barricades, or from the            36-yard zero table.  The red shooting barricades are only to be used with the station 3 targets.    
8.   Only engage the numbered targets that correspond to the numbered shooting station.  
9.   The target backers are for handgun and rifle ammunition only.  All shotgun shooting must be done using the tire                  targets.  (Exception: backers may be used with shotgun slugs) 
10.  Targets must be placed below the red line on the target backers.
11.  Do NOT move the targets, shooting stations, or the 36-yard zero table.  
12.  Do NOT intentionally fire at anything other than the established targets.  
13.  Firearms prohibited: 
        a.   .25 ACP firearms
        b.   BB/pellet guns
        c.   Centerfire rifles of caliber greater than 7.62X39 or .300 BLK
15. The vehicle parked on the Tac Range is NOT A TARGET.  Its purpose is for training to shoot from and around an                automobile.  It may only be used when supervised by a board member or during a scheduled club shoot.

 

Bylaws

 

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(Bylaws revised as of March 18,2021)