Hamilton Rod & Gun Club News

  • November 27, 2023 5:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Tickets are still available and can be purchased online by clicking here or by contacting Bob or Justin from UBC.

    Hope to see everyone there and come hungry!

  • November 24, 2023 2:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Lenny would like to have a work party next Saturday 12/2/23 to finish up cutting and splitting of fire wood. Please bring gloves. Meet at the garage  for 8:30AM and work starts at 9AM. New members - this is a good time to get some volunteer hours in! Lunch will be provided at 12PM to thank the folks that show up to help.

  • November 20, 2023 11:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The Pistol House will be reopen this Friday 11/24/2023. There was an issue that was brought to our attention with the steel targets causing some unintended issues. For now, the Safety Committee has decided that the steel will be removed. Please absolutely no shooting of any steel at the Pistol House until this issue has been taken care of. With this being said, it is asked that anyone who uses the Pistol House supply your own targets that are built to the Club's standards (addressed during every orientation). 

    Most importantly, it is now being mandated that any stands brought to the Pistol House must be a minimum of 4ft off the ground away from the pole laying on the ground in front of the supplied stand holder, I.E. from the base of your target attaching area there must be 4ft of open unobstructed space (other than the posts that sit in the designated stand post spots), below where you intend to shoot. If you are unable to bring your own target stands, keys are still being sold to have access to the Club supplied target stands in shed B. If any person is found to be shooting at steel or just into the berm with no target set up will have their privileges at the Pistol House revoked and will be brought before the Board of Directors who will decide on a punishment fitting of the offense. 

    Lastly when shooting from inside the Pistol House through the windows, there are now numbers on the base of the berm indicating the lane in which you are allowed to shoot, do not deviate from the numbers placed in accordance to the window you reside at. Anyone shooting from outside there is a "no shoot" zone on the left-hand side of the range no targets should be placed beyond that point and no rounds should go beyond the berm (all rounds should be absorbed by the berm). These decisions come directly from the Safety Committee and shall be followed as such until all problems are resolved accordingly. We thank you for your understanding and compliance.
  • November 19, 2023 10:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As a friendly reminder when using the Campground and Race Track gates, please lock them when you are done. The gates are there to protect your club and keep the property use for members only.

    Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

  • November 18, 2023 3:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Come down to the Clubhouse December 30th for our Adult Christmas party! Dinner and desserts will be served. Live music from 6-9PM and the bar will be open. This is for all members.

  • November 18, 2023 3:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Santa is coming to Hamilton on December 17th from 9-11AM! Stop down, have some breakfast and see Santa! This year we are trying something new as the Club will be providing the gifts. Please make sure to register and include children's names and ages for providing gifts. This will be a free event for members and your families.

  • October 22, 2023 3:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Event Announcement - UBC Italian Dinner

    December 02, 2023 6:00 PM at the Clubhouse

    UBC will be holding an Italian Dinner on 12/2/23 at 6PM. Tickets are just $30 that includes Dinner and Live Entertainment. Any questions please contact Justin or Bob from UBC.

    Hope to see everyone there and come hungry!

  • October 11, 2023 7:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    It has been brought to our attention that someone is shooting broadheads at the outdoor targets. This is not allowed at the Club as the targets are not made for broadheads.

    As a reminder, FIELD POINTS ONLY please!

  • September 12, 2023 10:29 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For those of you who are not aware, Massachusetts politicians put forth HD 4420, “an act modernizing firearm laws.” This massive piece of legislation re-writes gun laws in the Commonwealth and imposes unprecedented gun-control. This far overreaching bill has created a massive public outcry from gun-owners and civil rights groups throughout Massachusetts.

    The below bullet points are just some of the numerous provisions anti-gun politicians are proposing in this new bill:

    • Mandates registration of all guns and feeding devices
    • Mandates reporting of any modifications or new parts to a gun
    • Mandates serializing all firearm parts
    • Bans anyone under 21 from acquiring or carrying any semi-automatic rifle or shotgun
    • Bans anyone under 15 taking part in shooting sports and training
    •Bans all federally legally tax-stamped automatic firearms
    • Gun bans on possessing any gun, loaded, or unloaded at any private property unless the owner has provided express consent or has posted signage allowing firearms on their property

    Despite politicians hoping to quickly ram this legislation through, they have hit a procedural snag: lawmakers cannot agree which committee should be assigned to this terrible bill. This procedural issue will likely force them to wait until later this year to hold a hearing on the bill.

    While this issue will likely slow down the bill’s progress, it is critical to remain in constant contact with lawmakers and request that they oppose this bill. Please become educated and spread the word to your family, friends and neighbors as this proposed bill is a direct infringement of our 2nd amendment. https://www.goal.org/gunban We must voice our concerns regarding HD 4420!

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