Events

Reading Rifle and Revolver offers a full schedule of matches and activities that interest all types of shooters. We are a private club not open to the general public, but we do accept new members with sponsorship from an existing member in good standing.

Our club offers trap, skeet, indoor pistol, and outdoor rifle and pistol ranges. We are the only club in MA that has a 600 yard rifle range. Though events and activities may be listed here, details will available to members within the Members only section of the website. The Chairman of each discipline area is responsible for keeping the calendar up to date with their respective activities and events.

Events

VINTAGE

MILITARY RIFLE SHOOT 

JAN. 9,2021 thru MAR. 27, 2021

*** Saturday Morning ***

*** SIGN UP AT 8:30AM ***

***MATCH STARTS AT 9:00 AM ***

 

Join the growing number of members who enjoy shooting old Military Rifles.

Springfields-Garands-Carbines-Mosin Nagants-M1A- AR15 A1 Only-Mausers-

Old Lever Actions Schmidt Rubins-Trap Doors-Arisakas- 1911 Pistols

 

  • Shoot is open to everyone
  • All Rifles must be AS ISSUED prior to 1960
    • Must have ORIGINAL triggers
  • Stoning of original triggers to make them smoother with less creep is allowed.
  • NO DROP-IN TIMNEY TRIGGERS OR OTHER DROP-INS
  • No front apertures-original blade sight only
  • No shooting jackets like the high power competitors wear
  • Shooting is 10 shots single load in the off hand position at 50 yards and 100 yards using the 100 yard SR-1 Military Target
  • THE 1911 SLAB SIDE SHOOT

o Pistols must be 1911 configuration, new production or old. Open sights only. 45 ACP caliber only. 10 rounds total, 5 rounds in each magazine. Either 1 hand hold or 2 hand hold allowed. Targets will be at 25 yards using the 25 yard timed and rapid B8 pistol target.

****Also try Lucky Shot Hit The X Ring at 170 yards- win money and prizes****

Matches will be cancelled due to rain or if temperature is below 25 degrees

For more information or questions contact:

Bubba Mabary rmabary@gmail.com or 781-249-5019 or

Mike Nocella mjn72@outlook.com or 617-571-2088

Safety & Training

Upcoming Safety & Training Classes

Conceal Carry Training

Saturday, December 12 8:00AM – 11:30AM

and

Low Light Handgun Training

Saturday, October 24, 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Location: Reading Rifle & Revolver Club, Reading

Fee: One session (1/2 day), $75; or, both sessions (full-day), $125/members, $150/nonmembers

Courses provide rifle and handgun specific marksmanship skills and are 𝑔𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑖𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑣𝑖𝑑𝑢𝑎𝑙𝑠 𝑤𝑜𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑎 𝑀𝐴 𝐿𝑇𝐶.  All attendees will be required to bring a copy of their current/valid Massachusetts License to Carry Firearms.  There must be a minimum 10 students to complete this course.

Concealed Carry Handgun Training

Course is geared to individuals wishing to carry a concealed handgun on their person for defense, either in- or outside the home or workplace. Proper and safe handling of handguns while carrying on your person as well as basic skill to survive an armed encounter will be demonstrated.

Low Light Handgun Training

Course is designed to teach individuals the proper use of manipulating your weapon in low light situations to develop confidence and skills with the handgun in this type of environment.

Equipment Required: Handgun of choice; 200-250 rounds of ammunition for each session; secure belt; OWB or IWB holster, or other concealment holster; a total of 3 magazines; eye and ear protection; and baseball cap. In addition, low light training requires either a handheld or pistol mounted flashlight.

Courses are 𝑔𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑖𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑣𝑖𝑑𝑢𝑎𝑙𝑠 𝑤𝑜𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑎 𝑀𝐴 𝐿𝑇𝐶.  All attendees must bring a copy of their current/valid Massachusetts License to Carry Firearms.  Students will be required to articulate and demonstrate proper and safe handling of handguns. The basic fundamentals of shooting in a safe environment will be reviewed prior to any live fire taking place. Students will be trained in a dry fire scenario, the ability to properly draw from and recovery to a holster in a safe manner prior to engaging in live fire drills. All drills will be demonstrated by an experienced and professional instructor with real world experience.

Contact Instructor Jerry Gallo, 617-593-7475, or jerrygallo2154@gmail.com, to register today!