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FrontierGander
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PostSubject: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 2nd 2018, 6:12 pm

You guys want to do a monthly shooting contest? I have some targets we can all use and print out.

Im on the range right now and thought a friendly shooting match with the same targets, distance and of course, either percussion or flintlock ( I want us to use both if possible ) We'll have a set distance for flintlock and percussion, patched ball only, standing up off hand.

What do you think? Just something for fun if you can print the target out, otherwise I can send one in the mail easily.
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 2nd 2018, 7:12 pm

I'd give it a shot....!
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 2nd 2018, 7:14 pm

Sounds good. I probably won't participate until hunting season ends the first part of March.

Old eyes get a handicap with open sights, right?

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 2nd 2018, 8:12 pm

Sounds good count me in ....Just got back from the Alafia Rondy...had a blast....it will be  hoot....

Hilljack
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 2nd 2018, 9:27 pm

Yes, I’ll give it a go.  Any prizes for last place?  😀

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 2nd 2018, 9:39 pm

@Smokin' Joe wrote:
Yes, I’ll give it a go.  Any prizes for last place?  😀

Just bragging rights :ROFL
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 12:53 am

Heck, I am pretty sure several of you can out shoot me, but why not? It could be fun and I have never tried a pen pal shooting challenge before. Bring it on.

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 10:22 am

I'm in Jon. Can you send me a target? I don't have a printer, but there's a store here that can make copies for me.

What will be the distance?

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 11:25 am

Great idea!! I'm in.

   -Joe
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 3:01 pm

So, what're the rules? How many shots? What distance? Keep in mind a lot us are old and can't see for beans. What about sights? I'm sure just iron sights, but what about a peep?

A target is a lot harder than hitting a kill zone on game.

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 6:17 pm

Shoot, I'd like to participate!
May I use my Hawken with the peep sight at least until I have my cataracts done (this month).
Ron

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 6:49 pm

Just to give you guys fair warning about the competition you are up against, here's one of my recent targets: Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 7:01 pm

Joe, I don't mean to be suspicious but those "bullet holes" look like a Sharpie made them.  Rolling Eyes

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 7:10 pm

I'm caught already?  I knew I should of cut in holes.  lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 7:21 pm

Now, Smokin Joe, you don't use Sharpies for such subterfuge. You use calibrated hole punches.
I am going to let stoney1 know at Mountain Man Emporium that there may be a market for such punches. You should be able to get them in 45, 50, 54 and 58 caliber. Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 7:32 pm

Thank you Ron, I'll look for them to use on my next prank!  Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 3rd 2018, 7:50 pm

I'll figure out some rules for flintlock category and percussion category. Simple stuff, i dont want to make it full of rules, just a clean clear understanding.
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 4th 2018, 9:30 pm

I’m game. Sounds like a lot of fun.
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 5th 2018, 5:18 am

Can a random West Australian join in? This sound like fun! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 5th 2018, 1:18 pm

Of course you can!
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 5th 2018, 8:24 pm

The new guy is in.  Someone has to be last.
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 5th 2018, 8:40 pm

@russell shaffer wrote:
The new guy is in.  Someone has to be last.

Welcome to the forum and wanting to join in!

Jonathan
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 9th 2018, 7:38 am

Can another random Western Australian join in? I will keep the other one honest !!

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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 9th 2018, 8:36 am

Hey! I resemble that accusation..... 😂
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PostSubject: Re: Forum shoot   Forum shoot EmptyFebruary 10th 2018, 6:52 am

I wanna play too! Never shot against an Aussie before, might as well get 'schooled' by them also.
Pwderhorn, aka, Cecil
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