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Great matches

Post by Don McDowell » Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:42 pm

Need great targets like this one built by Skip Burks and his able bodied assistant Steve Farringer
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Re: Great matches

Post by Woody » Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:22 am

Looks like they are laying down on the job. :roll: Don't abuse Steve. I need him to spot for me in Friendship in three weeks.

Skip is looking good. Been seven years since I've seen him. Shoot good and have a great time guys.

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Re: Great matches

Post by Aviator » Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:54 am

They're not being too hard on me! :lol:

We had some most excellent beef filets and baked potatoes by the trailer last evening. :D

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Post by Don McDowell » Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:03 am

I'm guessing it was the Desert Deuce laying down on the job, having a case of the vapors thinking about shooting that 500 yard target. :lol: :lol:
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Post by ian45662 » Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:54 pm

Shoot straight fellas!!

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Post by J.B. » Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:58 pm

Actually that aspect pretty much corresponds with the cant I usually shoot with :shock:

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Re: Great matches

Post by art ruggiero » Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:48 am

do you use suction cups on your shoes to stand on the wall like that? :D art

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Re: Great matches

Post by Don McDowell » Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:29 pm

If I recollect correctly he's laying on the work bench on the north side of the target building at Ben Avery.. Never know what that old Desert rat is up to.
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Re: Great matches

Post by desert deuce » Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:38 pm

That Aviator is an up an coming Chef by the way.

He has some great "true" stories to tell about his experiences at Ben Avery the past two weeks if you can pry the information out of him.

It all came down to the last two shots of the match fired at 600 yards under adverse conditions of howling winds blowing gravel, flip flopping flags and highly confused mirage.

But the kid came through.
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Re: Great matches

Post by desert deuce » Tue Mar 16, 2021 8:35 am

Woody wrote:
Don't abuse Steve. I need him to spot for me in Friendship in three weeks.
Woody, I am afraid some of Steve's so called friends have imparted a Ben Avery tradition on Steve. Admittedly he knew the error of those ways and resisted them weakly. Those friends being the usual suspects.

That being the tradition of ice cream treats post evening meal, especially for the top shooter of the day and may have promoted some of the motivation to shoot well all those days behind the rifle which lead to the title of "Shooting Machine".

HINT: If you or Steve win the upcoming match at Friendship it should be Banana Split Time at the local Dairy Queen.

Something you may employ to your advantage at Friendship. :wink:

Good luck guys.
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Re: Great matches

Post by Woody » Tue Mar 16, 2021 8:45 am

I bribe him with cheap Scotch!

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Re: Great matches

Post by Aviator » Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:31 am

Ice cream. . ...
Scotch.......

Tough choice! :lol:

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Re: Great matches

Post by Woody » Tue Mar 16, 2021 1:47 pm

You were not supposed to see that. :shock: :roll:

How's Butter Pecan sound? Then Scotch :D

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Re: Great matches

Post by Aviator » Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:21 pm

Most excellent!

No, but I have enough bullets cast for silhouette this weekend, and enough cases clean to put them in!

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Re: Great matches

Post by desert deuce » Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:45 pm

A Butter Pecan Scotch Float ?

And here I was concerned about leading the Shooting Machine astray while in Phoenix?

Alas, what to do? :?
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