3 Gun Steel Event, Sunday July 24th

Sunday 24 July 0900-1500 hrs, Arlington Rifle and Pistol will be hosting a 3-Gun Steel event on the AGC 200yd range. It is open to ARPC, AGC members and invited guests only. It has been a while since we have had a 3-Gun event and the weather is forecasted to be sunny and in the high 90’s.

What you need:

AR semiauto rifle that shoots .223 or 5.56 (no armor piercing or M855 green tip)
Semiauto pistol in 9, 40 or 45 (no magnum rounds)
Shotgun (pump or semiauto) Bird shot ammo only
Magazine fed shotguns are fine but be prepared to be ridiculed while you jam after every round fired.
Minimum 2 magazines per firearm
Minimum 150 rds of rifle and pistol, 100 rds bird shot
Serviceable holster rig to carry pistol and magazines
Hearing protection
Full coverage ballistic eye protection (Wal-Mart sunglasses or standard prescription eyewear doesn’t count)


Folding chair, shotgun shell caddy, rifle mag holder, rifle sling, water, gun cleaning kit, sunscreen, bug spray, hat, and a willingness to win

Course of Fire:

You will find out the course when you arrive. The load out is not specified. Carry as much as you want. This course of fire will require running as there is a large distance between shooting points. In an effort keep things moving and allowing for multiple runs per person, the match director will ask that everyone be ready to shoot when they come to the line and hustle to reset the steel and move off the course.

Safety and Administrative:

Safety brief is at 0900. No one shoots without a safety brief. Those that wish to help with setup, may show up at the club shed at 0800 for load out and setup. We will have chow cooked on the range for donations, so bring some cash. There is a $10 dollar donation per shooter for the event. Donations will go to the club steel fund.

Please do not ask to shoot any firearms other than AR type semiautos, standard semiauto or pump shotguns and typical semiauto pistols. We hate to bring this up every time but there is always one shooter that wants to shoot granddaddy’s musket, M1 or WWI service pistol. This is a friendly but competitive event. Standardization of firearms minimizes risk and keeps everyone from waiting to shoot while you load or fix a jammed musket.With that said, clean your gun and make sure it functions properly. We have had a fair amount of malfunctions on the range due to poor firearms maintenance.

It will be very hot this weekend, so plan accordingly. Most of all, plan to have lots of fun.

See you at the range!

Volunteers are needed to help with Ladies day at the Range this Saturday

To Arlington Club Members,

Arlington Club member Rebecca King is sponsoring a Ladies Day at the range this Saturday. Rebecca and her husband Eric needs help with logistics and coaches. So far, 23 ladies have signed up to take the pistol class. They need a lot of help with coaching, watching the line, set up and taking down and with food. The attached flier contains information about the class and Rebecca and Eric’s contact information. Also, if you have a .22 pistol you can let them use for the class, it would be most appreciated.

Please come out and give them a hand with this worthy cause.

Have a great week!

Thank you,


Ladies Day at the Range.pdf

The AGC Action Shotgun Shoot for this evening is cancelled

Due to the extreme HEAT index forecast to be 105 degrees we are cancelling the ACTION SHOTGUN SHOOT today.

We will soon be combining the shoots to include 2 gun and 3 gun in the near future. We are currently going thru the RSSOP review and Hope to have approval real soon.

We are conducting an intro course on July 28th. If you know any shooters that want to start shooting ACTION SHOOTS please let them know about the intro course. See the attached document.

One more time

Sorry for the repeated emails. For some reason to the club website won’t let me put email addresses and some formatting in the message body. So I spelled it out this time. The action shooting committee email is action at associatedgunclubs.org

AGC Action Shooting Event Contact

The contact email for the AGC action shooting events is action

Beginner Action Shooting Event

ARPC Members,

The AGC Action Shooting Committee is hosting events for shooters that are interested learning how to participate in action shooting. The ARPC Tuesday Night Steel and Mulitgun Tactical events are becoming more advanced as the core of the participants are becoming more competitive making it more difficult for beginners to attend. So, for those that might be a little intimidated by action shooting or need to work on basic carbine or pistol skills, the AGC action events might be your thing. Take a look below.



When: July 28th 2016 – 200 yard range – 6:00 pm till 8:00pm

Class is limited to 20 shooters.

The course is designed to introduce BEGINNER ACTION SHOOTERS to AGC ACTION SHOOTING. RIFLE, PISTOL and SHOTGUN (2gun or 3 gun). The course will instruct students on what to do, when and how to do it. The course will not be teaching students to shoot a shotgun, pistol, rifle but will teach ACTION SHOOTING procedures and Specifically the Safety Procedures. The course is open to all members of AGC. Please be familiar with your rifle, shotgun and pistol. How to load, shoot and handle your Rifle, shotgun and pistol before joining this class.

INTRODUCTION TO INSTRUCTORS: Paul Shinol, Jeff Coe, Rick Hensley, Justin Mallette


  1. Arriving at the field

  2. Removing and handling your shotgun and/or pistol from vehicle (unloaded, action open, ECI’s, MUZZLE CONTROL.

  3. Transporting firearm(s) to shooting area

  4. SAFE AREAS and Tables

  5. Whom and what authority does the RO or RSO have

  6. Never argue with the RO officials on Safety issue. Please obey their directions.

  7. Leave all ammo and guns in your vehicle until directed to remove from the instructors on day of class.


  1. Shotgun ammo: 1200 FPS (feet per second) or less

  2. #7 ½ , 8 or 9 lead shot only

  3. Rifle. 3000 FPS or less, No steel jacket ammo or armor piercing, no magnum ammo.

  4. Pistol ammo: Most calibers 380 to 45. No 44mag or magnum ammo. no steel jacket ammo

  5. Purpose of these rules

KNOW WHERE YOUR GUN SHOOTS before the class:

  1. Use the shotgun patterning area for shotguns

  2. Use the Pistol range to zero pistol


  1. Ear Protection (Mandatory)

  2. Eye Protection (Mandatory)

  3. ECI for all guns (Mandatory)

  4. Suggested: Belt Magazine holder for pistol, shell holder for shotgun shells

  5. Shotguns such as used in 3 gun are suggested but bring your Pump shotgun, Hunting shotgun

Riot gun to get started. We have several classes of shooting for different type guns.

  1. Semi auto pistols are suggested but revolvers are also acceptable.

  2. Kydex pistol holders are required for Holster Certified members

  3. AR type rifles are recommended but other will be allowed if Match Director approves them.


  1. Removing your firearm from the rack or table

  2. Approaching the line of fire

  3. Foot set up and hold positions

  4. How and when to load (magazine changes and shotgun loading procedures during shoot)


  6. Timers/RO commands and instructions

  7. Procedure during shoots, unloading and ECI, returning gun to safe area


  1. Each student will need a minimum of 2 boxes of 25 target loads (see above) for a practice round,

50 rounds of pistol ammo, 50 rounds of rifle ammo

  1. There will be several advisors/RO’s to help on the line

  2. Cost for class is $8.00 for adults. $.400 for juniors

  3. Course should take approximately 1 -2 hours.

  4. Class is limited to 20 students.

EMAIL: ACTION to register or have questions.

Reminder: Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club meeting tomorrow night

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

Don’t forget, we will have a club meeting Wednesday evening from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Memorial Hall. We will discuss upcoming events and give you the latest news.

We will have a show and tell time, so bring out your latest acquisition or an interesting item that you would like to share with the club.

Thank you to everyone who came out to build frames last weekend. We built 60 frames! Since July is when new members can buy range badges at half price they have been selling like hotcakes. The AGC is asking us to build more so they don’t run out. We will have a smaller frame build, where we will build 40 frames this coming Saturday, July 16th from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. outside our club shed. Please come out and help. It is an important fundraiser for our Juniors team. No tools or skills are required. We work on an assembly line basis, where each person performs one or two simple tasks. Those who help are able to buy a frame at a discount.

Thank you to everyone who came out to Saturday’s pistol shoot. The weather was absolutely beautiful. We appreciate everyone helping to set up and take down the club gear. A special thanks goes out to Mom Pat and Bob for taking care of us by making sure we were all well fed.

Mom Pat and Bob also made a special effort to feed the 4-H kids who were mulching trees at the range and picking up litter on Marriottsville Road. The kids and parents were grateful for the chow.

Sunday, July 24th we will be having a 3-Gun shoot with Greenbelt Gun Club at the 200 yard range from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The course of fire will be posted in the near future.

Thanks again to all of our volunteers. We couldn’t possibly do the events we do, without your assistance.

I hope everyone is having a terrific summer!


Arlington needs volunteers for Saturday from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

To Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club,

The AGC has run out of target frames. We will be having an impromptu frame build Saturday, July 9th, from 9:00 0 11:30 a.m. at our club shed on the Barnes Range.
Please come out and help support our Juniors team. No tools or special skills are required. We work on an assembly line bases, where each person performs one or two simple tasks.

Thank you!


Pistol Steel Fun Shoot 10 July 2016

Arlington Rifle and Pistol Club will be hosting a pistol steel fun shoot on 10 July 2016 from 0900-1500 hrs on the 50 yd AGC pistol range. This is a popular event for folks that just want to hear that clanging of steel sound. There is no course of fire to follow. The event is open to ARPC, AGC members and their guests. Members will follow the guest policy. If your guest shoots, you do not.

Firearms: Pistol caliber handguns only. NO SBR’s, AK/ AR pistols of any kind. If it looks like an AR or AK and shoots 9mm/ .22lr and such, leave it in your car or at home. They can present a flagging problem on the pistol range.

Ammunition: Pistol caliber only .22, 38, 9mm, 40, 45 (NO 50 cal or magnum rounds)

We will be grilling at the range. So bring some cash for donations.

We might have some of the new cool looking T-shirts for sale as well for $15.

Full coverage eye protection is mandatory for this event. Prescription non-ballistic eye-wear or sunglasses will not provide enough protection. We will have some plain full coverage shooting glasses on hand to loan out if need be.

Holster certified folks will be able to shoot from the holster at the plate rack on the far right lanes (only authorized holster lanes). No holsters may be worn anywhere else by any shooter but on those lanes.

Safety briefs will be given at 0900 and anytime a new shooter comes to the range. No one will shoot without a safety brief.

See you there!