Plainsman has been added as a side match to Trailhead 2017.
Plainsman details from the SASS Shooter’s Handbook:
This event requires two .36 caliber or larger Frontiersman Category style percussion revolvers, shot Duelist style.
- Must use a SASS–legal single-shot rifle firing a traditional blackpowder rifle or revolver caliber cartridge (e.g., not a .30-30). The rifle may have spring actuated ejectors if they are standard for that rifle. .38 Special is legal
- Must use a side by side or single shot shotgun, with or without exposed hammers, or a lever action shotgun.
- Must use blackpowder in all loads (rifle, revolver, and shotgun).
Side matches are held on Thursday, March 23. For full details on Trailhead 2017 click here.