Short Action Customs Shooting Team

Short Action Customs shooting team is comprised of some of the most talented, disciplined and helpful shooters in the country. We are honored to have them represent Short Action Customs and the Precision Shooting community. If you see them at a match, please introduce yourself and get to know them.

Doug Dearinger

  • Wapakoneta, Ohio
  • Member since 2017
  • Short Action Customs Alpha 11
  • MPA Competition BA chassis
  • Bartlein M40 1-7.7″ twist
  • Chambered in 6x47L at 26″ length with Area 419 Hellfire brake
  • Vortex Gen 2 Razor HD 4.5-27 ebr1c, Spuhr ISMS
  • Favorite Matches: LRSE (Rock Castle Shooting Center) K&M Precision, MPA shootout

Aaron Hipp

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Team Captain and Member since 2013
  • Short Action Customs Alpha 11 IBA
  • Manners T4A
  • Hawk Hill Marksman contour, 1-8″ twist
  • Chambered 6×47 Lapua at 26″, 5/8 x 24 muzzle threads with American Precision Arms Gen 2 Little Bastard muzzle brake
  • Kahles 624I SMKR 3 reticle, American Rifle Company M10 scope rings
  • Desert Multicam with FDE.
  • Favorite Matches: Rock Castle Shooting Center, K&M Shooing Complex and Core Shooting Solutions.

Mark Gordon

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Team Owner and Member since 2013
  • Short Action Customs Alpha 11 IBA
  • Manners T6A
  • Bartlein Remington Varmint +1″ 6mm, 1-8″ twist
  • Chambered 6×47 Lapua at 26″, 5/8 x 24 muzzle threads with Area 419  Hellfire muzzle brake
  • Kahles 624I MSR-K reticle, American Rifle Company M10 scope rings
  • 4 Color SAC Flectarn, Patriot Brown with Black accents.
  • Favorite Matches: Rock Castle Shooting Center LRSE match, Steel City Precision Rifle Match, Hoover, Alabama

Matt LaVine

  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Team Member since 2015
  • Short Action Customs Alpha 11 IBA
  • Manners T6A
  • Bartlein Heavy Palma 6mm, 1-8″ twist.
  • Chambered 6×47 Lapua at 26″, 5/8 x 24 muzzle threads with American Precision Arms Gen 2 Little Bastard Muzzle Brake
  • Kahles 624I SKMR Reticle, American Rifle Company M10 scope rings
  • Manners Elite Swamp
  • Favorite Matches: Vegas Precision Rifle Challenge, Nor Cal TBRC

Solomon Manansala

  • Valencia, California
  • Team Member since 2014
  • Short Action Customs Alpha 11 IBA
  • Manners T4A
  • Hawk Hill Heavy M40 6mm, 1-8″ twist
  • Chambered 6×47 Lapua at 26″, 5/8 x 24 muzzle threads with Area 419 Hellfire Muzzle Brake
  • Kahles 624I SMKR 3 reticle, American Rifle Company M10 scope rings
  • Graphite Black
  • Favorite Matches: Vegas Precision Rifle Challenge

Matt Rooks

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Team Member since 2016
  • American Rifle Company Mausingfield Action
  • Master Piece Arms Chassis
  • Bergara Heavy Palma 6mm, 1-8″ twist
  • Chambered 6×47 Lapua at 26″, 5/8 x 24 muzzle threads with Area 419 Hellfire Muzzle Brake
  • Kahles 624I SMKR 3 reticle, Master Piece Arms scope rings
  • Coyote Tan.
  • Favorite Matches: PNTC and K&M matches

 Josh Ruby

  • McKinney, Texas
  • Team Member since 2015
  • Short Action Customs Alpha 11 IBA
  • Bell & Carlson Tactical stock
  • Bartlein M40 6mm, 1-8″ twist
  • Chambered 6mm Creedmoor at 23″, 5/8 x 24 muzzle threads Crux Suppressors
  • Kahles 624I SMKR 2 reticle, Seekins Precision scope rings
  • Coyote Tan.
  • Favorite Matches: Bushnell Brawl at Rifles Only

Phillip Velayo

  • San Clemente, California
  • Team Member since 2017
  • Short Action Customs Alpha 11 IBA Melonited
  • Manners PRS-1
  • Bartlein M40 6.5mm, 1-8″ twist
  • Chambered 6.5 Creedmoor at 26″, 5/8×24 muzzle threads with Area 419 Hellfire Muzzle Brake
  • Kahles k624i SKMR-3 reticle, American Rifle Company M10 Scope Rings
  • Graphite Black
  • Favorite Matches: Vegas Precision Rifleman’s Challenge, K&M Precision Rifle Championship