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ACCURATE POWDERS RECALL NOTICE

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Canada Valleyfield, Inc (GD-OTS), has determined a potential defect relating to certain lots of Accurate 2495, 4064 and 4350 propellants manufactured for Western Powders Inc. prior to October 1, 2016 and packaged under the Accurate brand name in 1 lb and 8 lb. canisters, may be defective. The use or storage of this product may result in combustion, fire damage and/or possible serious injury or property damage. Some signs of degradation include, but are not limited to, container lid deformation, discoloration of the  containers in the lid area, presence of red fumes when the container lid is opened, or the presence of a strong acidic odor.

Go here for more info: http://blog.westernpowders.com/2019/11/accurate-powders-recall-notice/

Match Directors please pass the word if you think this effects your shooters. 


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Virginia Democrats Draft Gun Confiscation Law for January

Virginia Democrats Draft Gun Confiscation Law for January
The draft Senate Bill 16 for Virginia for the January term is posted, and is the gun ban:

 -  All semi-automatic rifles that "have the ability" to hold more than 10 rounds (or have "military features" like a folding stock, pistol grip, etc...)
 - Any semi-automatic pistol that "has the ability" to holding more than 10 rounds
 - Any shotgun, shotgun tube or magazine capable of holding more than 7 rounds
 - All magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds
 - Bans suppressors, threaded barrels, and other items
 - Specially see line 204, "In addition, no dealer shall sell, rent, trade, or transfer from his inventory any assault firearm to any person"
 - See the end of the document, line 395 § 18.2-308.8. "Importation, sale, possession, etc., of assault firearms prohibited; penalty" for their definition of anassault firearm

This basically is a ban on just about every semi-automatic rifle, pistol, magazine and many shotguns, and would
make felons of anyone who owns a standard semi-automatic rifle, pistol or standard capacity magazine in the state.

Text of actual bill: 
https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+ful+SB16+pdf

*** Protect your rights, and please contact your local representatives opposing this law ***


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Repairs to Mann, Walsh, and Seiger Ranges

FYI Jamie will be doing repairs to the Mann, Walsh, and Seiger ranges this Wednesday-Friday (Nov 20-22). He will start on Mann Range, but does not know how long repairs will take on each range. He suggests you contact him (call or text 703-789-5271) to get current status of the ranges if you plan to use them later this week.


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October 2019 Club Bulletin Available

The October 2019 Club bulletin is available for download here

The Bulletin Archive is available here 


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FXRGC Fall Festival Nov 10

Planning for the Fall Festival has begun! See the flyer here: Fall_Festival_2019.pdf

For More Information or to Volunteer Please E-Mail or Call:

Lesley Ivanjack * wivanjack@msn.com * 703-618-0406


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August Club Bulletin Available

The August 2019 Club bulletin is available for download here

The Bulletin Archive is available here 


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May Club Bulletin Available

The May 2019 Club bulletin is available for download here

The Bulletin Archive is available here


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FR&GC T-shirts, golf shirts, and vests are now available for sale

FR&GC T-shirts, golf shirts, and vests are now available for sale. Part of every purchase supports the Club's Williams Education Fund. Please see here for the order form and instructions!


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