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Goody

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Texas WB Champions!
« on: May 18, 2014, 08:20:56 PM »
Well, it's over for another year. Just completed the 2014 Texas State Wild Bunch championship at Comanche Valley Vigilantes. Thanks to all the people who worked so hard to make it a success for the third year in a row. Great stages written by Goatneck Clem, lots of variety, knock downs and movement. Some very innovative side matches from the fertile mind of Dusty Boddems and Captain Jarrett. Delicious food prepared by Sidewinder Sid and his lovely wife (can't seem to get Saturday's dessert off my mind!).

The winners were all 24 shooters who came out and shot in absolutely gorgeous weather, low 80's both days, very few clouds and just enough breeze to keep bugs off of you. The ones who got trophies were;

Ladies Modern - Wicked Felina
Ladies Traditional - Green Eyed Brazos Belle
Mens Modern - Captain Sam Evans
Mens Traditional - Goatneck Clem

Captain Sam and Brazos Belle were the top ranking man and woman, so are the Texas Champions. Congrats to all that shpt the match, hope to see even more of you next year.

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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2014, 07:35:41 AM »
Dittos to that Goody!  Great match, great stages, great food and a great time.  Thanks to all for your hard work.
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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2014, 08:35:09 AM »
Uh, I do believe this was the 4th year in a row not 3rd. And the first one I missed.

Also the poorest turn-out of the 4 down half a dozen from the previous 3 year average. That is disheartening to say the least. I will surely bring it back up one next year. Tip of the campaign hat to all in attendance.
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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2014, 08:36:02 AM »
Congratulations to all of you! :D
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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2014, 09:14:17 AM »
Well, you were missed, LD. As was Nellie Blue, Dragon Hill Dave, Walter Durbin, Piney Woods Jim, all the Oklahoma boys, Ghost and numerous others who frequent WB matches.

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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2014, 07:18:17 PM »
I sure missed being there.  I thought about ya'll all weekend.  I'll sure be glad when I can start shooting a 1911 again!!!
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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2014, 03:15:59 PM »
Yep, LD, sorely missed.  Your comments were passed along.
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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2014, 05:45:30 PM »
 ;D ;D + 1 on what goody said and if you couldn't/didn't make it  you missed the best quality wise match with the best target sets and stages that I have seen. good news is there will be more! ya'll get your ducks in a row for the next one .we will be having a large time!  dusty boddams

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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2014, 05:25:17 PM »
+2 to what Goody said.  Good food, great match, awesome company!  I'll be practicing trigger discipline for next year so I can hit those little targets on the dueling tree.
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Re: Texas WB Champions!
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2014, 08:34:12 PM »
 ;D. Finally got ya hooked, huh Spike?  Family responsibilities kept me from attending this year, but next year I should make it again.
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Re: Texas WB State Match
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2014, 09:48:05 AM »
I was already hooked on WB, but now I'm hooked on the State WB Match.  Billy Bob, Goatneck Clem, Dusty Boddams, Crooked Bullet, etc made that so much fun that I'm now having difficulty delaying gratification awaiting next year. Stage 1 with 30 targets with 36 rounds was entertaining too!  Our match on the 31st will mimic that scenario, along with some 7 round mag scenarios.

After the match I stopped to visit the granddaughters.  The 13 yr old, shooting my 1911 for the first time on a dueling tree, was hitting five of six targets fairly consistently on the PD range.  Almost crushed my ego after my difficulties on Stages 5 and 10 in the match.  I told her that her next gun is a 1911, and she can join me in WB matches at ranges near her.  That next gun is already ordered.
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Re: Texas WB State Match
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2014, 06:09:49 AM »
I was already hooked on WB, but now I'm hooked on the State WB Match.  Billy Bob, Goatneck Clem, Dusty Boddams, Crooked Bullet, etc made that so much fun that I'm now having difficulty delaying gratification awaiting next year. Stage 1 with 30 targets with 36 rounds was entertaining too!  Our match on the 31st will mimic that scenario, along with some 7 round mag scenarios.

After the match I stopped to visit the granddaughters.  The 13 yr old, shooting my 1911 for the first time on a dueling tree, was hitting five of six targets fairly consistently on the PD range.  Almost crushed my ego after my difficulties on Stages 5 and 10 in the match.  I told her that her next gun is a 1911, and she can join me in WB matches at ranges near her.  That next gun is already ordered.

Now that is way too cool, Granddad!
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Re: Texas WB State Match
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2014, 12:13:02 PM »
I was already hooked on WB, but now I'm hooked on the State WB Match.

That's what I meant! The TX State WB match is a whole nuther game   ;D ;D  Glad I won't be the only one makin' the drive to shoot up north!
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