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Driving Hazards at Hanover
Douglas A Lesh
Published on: 10/12/2020
As many of you may have noticed driving to Hanover, it is extremely dry. Besides the fire danger, another danger is the amount of dust that is generated when driving on Hammer road and our road to the range. With enough dust, visibility can be significantly reduced. Keep in mind that cattle can be anywhere on the road from Hanover road all the way up to our gate into the actual range as well as other vehicles. Unfortunately there was a driver that did not make adjustments for the lack of visibility. A southbound vehicle crossing the cattle guard was suddenly spotted in the dust cloud and the northbound vehicle swerved to miss it and hit a sturdy steel pipe post in the fence line. The post gave its all, but it stopped the vehicle. Bottom line, drive at a speed that when you crest a hill and a cow is standing on the other side in the road or another vehicle is in the middle of the road that you can stop or safely maneuver around while staying on the road. Tell your guests too
Upcoming Change to Falcon Range hours
Douglas A Lesh
Published on: 10/9/2020
A reminder that the shooting times for Falcon will be changing to winter hours at the beginning of next month.
From the Range Rules:
Falcon Range shooting times:
Mar 1 – Oct 31th 8:00am – 6:00pm
Nov 1 – Feb 28(29) 8:00am – 4:00pm
Target Frame Barn
Published on: 6/24/2019
We have purchased a barn for members that do not wish to transport their frames to and from the range at Falcon. It is ready for use, we ask that you put your name and member number on the frame for identification and to ensure someone else doesn’t use them. Prop them against the walls…
Hanover 1000yd. Range
Published on: 6/24/2019
The 1K is open, the east half of the firing line is for those who choose to shoot paper. Target holders at 400/600/800/1000. There are benches on the east side only at this time. The west half is for steel shooters, steel has been placed at 100/300/400/600/800/1000, there is a 50BMG rated target at 1K….
New Vice President Appointed
Published on: 6/24/2019
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce we have unanimously voted to appoint Doug Lesh to the vacant Vice President position. Doug has been actively engaged in club business for well over a year and is intimately familiar with the current projects underway. He will be a valuable asset to the club. Welcome to…
Trash Dumping
Published on: 6/24/2019
The site next to the two trailers where the utility poles are is not for member use, if you bring it in please pack it out.

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Gate Padlocks
Douglas A Lesh
Published on: 9/26/2020
Recently a member found both gates with the chain and lock in place, however the gate code was already in the lock. I suspect the person locking up, just forgot to move the thumbwheels of the lock.
We have gates for at least two reasons, to keep out people that don't belong, but also to keep the cattle in the area they are supposed to be in. Please remember to move the combination numbers after closing the padlock.
Texas Star
Douglas A Lesh
Published on: 9/26/2020
Thank you to whomever found or returned the Texas Star Plate that was missing.
Published on: 6/24/2019
This month Hanover’s steel falling plates in Pit #1 have sustained major damage due to the use of armor piercing or high velocity rifle rounds, furthermore the new steel in the 1K range has sustained similar damage. This has to stop!