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2012 Saddle Butte Machine Gun Shoot

Discussion in 'Events & Get Togethers' started by ch139, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. ch139

    ch139 teh gehtoe Active Member

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    Last year's shoot was AWESOME, but its almost that time again. The 2012 SBMGS is right around the corner and is the 19th and 20th of May. Save the date an start saving some money!

    Check it out on Facebook

    Hey Gang, the 2011 Saddle Butte Machine Gun Shoot is coming up in May, the 14th and 15th (Saturday and Sunday). It is family friendly and open to the public, $10 get you in (kids under 12 and ARPC members are free) and just about everything there is for rent... hand the guys money, step up to the line with their guns and their ammo and blaze away.


    Find it on Facebook: Saddle Butte Machine Gun Shoot (many more pics) ...become a fan and invite your family and friends. Hope to see you all there.
     
  2. TOVO

    TOVO SW WA. Active Member

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    Looks like fun. The cars in the back of the range especially.
     
  3. bmgm37

    bmgm37 Coos Bay Active Member

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    So private guns are not allowed again?
     
  4. ch139

    ch139 teh gehtoe Active Member

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    Have to have a table... no "open space" on the line. Anyone can get a table though.
     
  5. lfromsalem

    lfromsalem Salem, OR Member

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    I'll be there!
    Don't forget, the first hour is Suppressed Weapons Only.
     
  6. sigman

    sigman Olympia, Wa Member

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    I will see if I can make this.
     
  7. olydemon

    olydemon Olympia Active Member

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    What are the costs to rent once your in? Looks like a real fun event...
     
  8. 4dogs

    4dogs 3 miles from the range Active Member

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    This is more fun than the State Fair!

    Renting is not bad, relatively. $30 - 50 will rent most of the firearms.
     
  9. KRISSTDI

    KRISSTDI Oregon Member

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    Looks like fun, I may make it out there.. Although I have shot a lot of the full auto BMG guns being in the military but it would be nice to shoot the smaller calibers in FA.
     
  10. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    for one time? How does it work again? This would be great trip
     
  11. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Ahhhh--remembering the good old days-- $1.50 gas, and $10 would get you a full mag for anything on the line. 50 BMG was a buck a pop, and 20MM Lahti and Solothurn was $20 per. Oh well. Still a heck of a show. Need to add a BAR and a Bren to my "I've shot one of those" list, and maybe that Lewis. I'll be there!
     
  12. ch139

    ch139 teh gehtoe Active Member

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    Cost of "rental" varies from table to table. Most seem to be about $20 per magazine of between 20 and 30-rounds of ammunition (goes quick, but it won't happen again until next year). IIRC the .50 caliber guns are about $5 per round. Gives you an idea, but don't take any of this to the bank... like I said, prices vary from one guy to the next.
     
  13. conp435

    conp435 woodinville Active Member

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    Next weekend:D
     
  14. oregonswamper

    oregonswamper Salem Active Member

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    should be a good time. ill be working in NBR's booth. stop on by and say hello
     
  15. Wallygator

    Wallygator Albany, OR Active Member

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    Saturday and Sunday !!!!
     
  16. NorthernBornRebel

    NorthernBornRebel Keizer Member

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    Stop by the Stoner Arms table! We'll have some specials listed on our price boards! We'll all be wearing the Stoner Arms shirts! SAshirt.png
     
  17. 4dogs

    4dogs 3 miles from the range Active Member

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    Great fun today, especially the 'Gun Blast' or whatever they called it. Everyone opened fired simultaneously; it was impressive. One of the cars was already burning by then.

    More fun than...
     
  18. ch139

    ch139 teh gehtoe Active Member

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    What a great day! Hundreds of machine guns and hundreds of thousands of rounds of ammunition. The ROAR is amazing. If you missed it Saturday, you're in luck, it's on all day Sunday too; get your family and friends to join you for an terrific time.
     
  19. 4dogs

    4dogs 3 miles from the range Active Member

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    One of the moments came while waiting to hang balloons, sitting in the trap range 'balloon farm,' listening to the rounds shot by suppressed firearms hit the target. And the occassional hit on the big steel plate at 200 yards. Great day and I'll be there again today hanging balloons. :thumbup:
     
  20. boxer13

    boxer13 PNW Active Member

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    Had an awesome time today, really great atmosphere and some great vendors, big thanks to JC @ JC Weaponry and Andrew @ Ortwein. You guys had some great pieces at great prices.