Townsend Rod and Gun Club
Mailing Address: PO Box 289 Townsend, MA 01469-0289
Physical Address: 46 Emery Road. Townsend, MA 01469
Safety is a top priority and rules must be followed by all members and guests.
Shooting is allowed daily from 9AM to sunset. Sunset tables are posted at the range.
General Action Shooting Pit Safety Rules:
You may shoot at:
Action shooting ranges are intended for action shooting sports such as USPSA, IDPA, 2 Gun, 3 Gun or Steel Challenge activities. Certain stated rules may be suspended during practices or competitions with approval of the Action Shooting Committee and under direct Range Officer supervision. All questions should be directed to the Action Shooting Committee.
This range is used extensively for training and competition. The range will also have a rotating schedule for the use of rimfire cartridge only. Members should check the Club calendar to determine if the range is open for the individuals intended use.
Permitted Firearms & Calibers:
Pistol Caliber Carbines (PCC)
Pistol Caliber Rifles
Rimfire rifles and Handguns
|Calibers Allowed||Paper & Cardboard Targets||Minimum Distance to Steel Targets|
|.22 LR (Pistol)||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|.22 LR (Rifle)||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|.22 Magnum (Pistol)||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|.22 Magnum (Rifle)||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.17 HMR (Pistol)||Any Distance||Not Allowed|
|.17 HMR (Rifle)||Any Distance||Not Allowed|
|.380 ACP||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|9mm (Pistol)||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|9mm (PCC)||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.40 S&W (Pistol)||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|.40 S&W (PCC)||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.45 ACP (Pistol)||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|.45 ACP (PCC)||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|10mm (Pistol)||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|10mm (PCC)||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.45 GAP||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.357 Sig||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.38 Special||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|.357 Magnum (Pistol)||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.357 Magnum (Rifle)||Any Distance||Not Allowed|
|.44 Special||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|.44 Magnum (Pistol)||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.44 Magnum (Rifle)||Any Distance||Not Allowed|
|,45 Long Colt||Any Distance||10 Yards|
|.454 Casull||Any Distance||25 Yards|
|.460 S&W (Pistol)||Any Distance||Not Allowed|
|.460 S&W (Rifle)||Any Distance||Not Allowed|
|500 S&W (Pistol)||Any Distance||Not Allowed|
|500 S&W (Rifle)||Any Distance||Not Allowed|
|50 AE||Any Distance||25 Yards|
If your caliber is not on this list, you may not use it on this range.
In order to maintain a safe range only members who are Action Range Certified may practice the following activities. Guests or members who are not certified may shoot under the direct supervision of an Action Range Certified member.
In order to be granted Special Permission to practice these activities you must Contact the Action Shooting Committee and able to;
These are special privilege and may be revoked at any time by the Action Shooting Committee.
Any person found violating these rules may be subjected to disciplinary actions to include membership suspension for up to 1 year.
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Action Shooting and .22LR Bay Rules