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Dusty Webster # 15372

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    Mother Lode Shootist Society
  1. Come join us for Peaceful's End of Track, at the historical Petticoat Mine, in the mother lode of Calaveras County, Railroad Flat, Kalifornia. Railroad Flat never had a railroad. To find out why the mine and town are named as they are, read our story in the May 2016 issue of the Cowboy Chronicle, pages 28-33. For a registration form and schedule go to www.californiagunslinger, click on Annual Shoots and click on EOT. Dusty Webster, EOT Committee Member TG, Mother Lode Shootist Society
  2. Are there ways to help a counter(s)to see a miss(s)

    Just my thoughts... Steel.....damaged steel, with moon craters or cracks, and cupped plates need to be replaced; our plates have a mounting bracket on the back, with plow bolts; I remount the bracket on the other plate face to reverse the cupping; if a steel plate does not have a "ring" then there is something wrong with it. Angle of Steel.....our brackets are mounted at the top edge of the steel, so that the plate bottom edge is further downrange compared to the top edge; forcing lead splatter downwards and in front of the plate; in front of the pistol targets we set up a 1"x12" lumber barrier to stop lead splatter coming back to the firing line; all of this creates a visual for seeing "hits". Edgers and almost Edgers.....there may be no clang and there may be minimal plate movement, but if you see a bullet impact on the ground at an angle from the target edge(and downrange from the target), then that was an edger...i.e. a hit. Target Paint.....spray paint goes on easy and also blows off easy; as a maintenance step, with clean or new plates I brush on flat black paint; it seems to last longer. Firing Line Structures..... storefronts etc create a great ambiance, but interfere with line of sight for the counters....cut in windows for the counters. Selecting Counters.....(the Tough issue)....most posse members are or can be good counters, when they are not distracted from counting; when possible, change counters; many good counters will initiate changing on their own; as a T/O you have be looking out for the posse member who is tired or has some physical issue precluding him/her from being a counter; ask this person to take a break from counting; diplomacy first.
  3. May 2018 High Sierra Shootout, Railroad Flat, Ca

    Come shoot with us at the Petticoat Gold Mine, in Calaveras County, Kalifornia. For those interested in the history of the mine and shooting there, see the May 2016 issue of the Cowboy Chronicle, pages 28-33. Day 1 is side matchs, days 2 and 3 is 6 main match stages each day, day 3 evening is the pot luck dinner and awards, day 4 is a shoot-off. Registration and schedule can be found at ...californiagunslingers.com..... open up Annual Matches 2018....scroll down to May....HSSO. See ya there, Dusty Webster, Committee Member TG, Mother Lode Shootist Society
  4. Come shoot at the historic Petticoat Gold Mine, in the Mother Lode of Calaveras County, Kalifornia. To read the history of the mine and shooting at the mine, go to the May 2016 issue of the Cowboy Chronicle, pages 28-33. The famous Ore Cart stage will be operating. Registration form and the schedule can be found at www.californiagunslingers...open up Annual Matches 2018 and scroll down to May 2018...HSSO. Plenty of on-site open space for parking, camping and no hookup RV's. Dusty Webster, HSSO Committee Member TG, Mother Lode Shootist Society