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Old 07-19-2007, 07:52 PM
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Appears that I'll be moving to the Washington "Tri-Cities" area in the near future (Aug-Sept). Any good places to hunt/shoot LR? Job will also have me traveling to and through NE Oregon, Idaho and Montana. JohnnyK.
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Old 07-19-2007, 08:15 PM
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You landend in longrange shooting heaven! There is a 1000 yard range in Benton city which is within a half hour of Richland, its near the Hanford site. The range is called Rattlesnake Mountain, http://www.tcsa.info/ . They have a real nice modern range for every type of shooting imaginable. Rattlesnake Mountain holds Palma/F-Class shooting at 800-900-1000 yards which I am particularly interested in. There is also other matches such as 50BMG benchrest, some members told me they are trying to get a bench set up at one MILE! when I was at the big 50 match. I live in Pendleton,OR which is another hour away from TRI-Cities. The next closest longe range is in Baker,OR near the Interpretive center called the Powder River Sportsmans Club. Holding monthly 1000 yard benchrest matches. Vale Oregon which is 11 miles West of Ontario (Oregon & Idaho border on I-84) Two miles South of vale is another 1000 yard range Called the Snake River Sportsmans Club. I shot in my first F-class match there saturday thats pretty much what this range is set up for.
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Old 07-20-2007, 04:45 PM
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WOW!! Thanks for the info Flybuster. Hope to meet you there soon. JohnnyK.
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Old 07-22-2007, 12:22 AM
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Sounds like a drug/medical rep job?
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Old 07-22-2007, 02:50 PM
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Range Officer

If you plan on shooting at Rattlesnake shooting facility it would be wise to become a range officer. It means dedicating at least two or three days a year to help run the range, helping in a match or just monitoring the public 100 yard range. They will give you the keys to the place you may enter anytime not just weekends. They hold a class for range officers, there is a list of contacts on the webpage to find out who runs them. I am thinking about doing this, just haven't had time yet.
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Old 07-22-2007, 04:42 PM
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I will actually be a resident scale technician, working out of the home, setting own hours and schedule. The range officer job sounds very intesting. I will definately look in to that also. Thanks again, for the info. JohnnyK.
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Old 07-23-2007, 01:31 PM
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That sounds like a fun job, own schedule, own hours!!!

You'll have lots of open country, with some of the best hunting in the US!

Bill
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