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  1. Totes Magoats

    Just for the looks it would get

    Really throw folks off and load BP rounds when you break it out at the WB match! Totes
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    Would you shoot this match?

    Folks might want to start working on that Tom Selleck mustache.
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    Would you shoot this match?

    You had me at "No entry fee" Totes
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    Mernickle Holsters

    My wife has a steel lined holster rig from Mernickle, fits her pistols great. I run a Kirkpatrick LH09 rig that is lined (my personal favorite). Can’t comment from first hand knowledge on how well the non-lined holster hold their shape. But, I’ve seen others that are happy with them. Totes
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    Possible a new category?

    It's all fun and games until I get to the shotgun. Man, loading/shucking those little .410's is a pain. I do have a little single shot .410 that ejects hulls at about 300 feet per sec. I do enjoy shooting .22's every chance I get. Totes
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    Thanks for all the input. I may try the white border around the black targets and see how the club likes it. Totes
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    Just curious what folks thoughts are on Targets. I set up a number of matches yearly at our local club. Typically, I paint the targets black with some sort of stencil in the center of the target (circle, star, etc) in white. Anecdotally, I notice that the targets that have a stencil in the center, more rounds are near the center vs. just plain targets with no stencil. On matches near a holiday, I may paint a theme stencil in the center of the target (small green Christmas tree in Dec). My Questions: What color do you prefer for targets? What color do you hate for targets (maybe white for BP shooters?) Does a stencil or other contrasting color on the target distract you or does it help "aim small"? Totes
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    Finished new Cuffs

    Did you do the stitching by hand? I would like to try my hand at something like this, but if I had to buy a leather capable sewing machine, that may keep me away. Since I don't have experience, it would seem that hand stitching those cuffs would take a lot of the total time? Nice cuffs by the way! Totes
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    I'm a newbie, just under 4 years under my gun belt. I have shot very few of the style of stages mentioned here. But I do know from experience that there are 3 types of stages I really dislike shooting: Shooting while sitting down Shooting while sitting down shooting while sitting down Other than that, I wouldn't mind shooting some of the old style stages once a year or so. But, if there were 2 matches the same weekend and one was as described in this thread vs. one that had close/fast stages, it would be an easy decision. Close and fast every time for me. It's just what I enjoy. Totes
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    Good Shooting Glasses

    I think it all boils down to if you need RX lenses or not. I bought the Tombstone shooting glasses by Oakley and love them, but now I need RX and they won't work for me at the range if I have to read/score/etc. I have been using my polycarb glasses recently, but they don't have side protection... Not ideal. I tried those top bifocal glasses (SSB's) and they DID NOT work for me. Ok, for pistol, but no way on the rifle. I returned them. Last week, I bought some of the 'stick-on' bifocals on Amazon and now have those on my Oakley Tombstones. I am hoping to get the best of both worlds now. I will shoot my first match with them on Sat. If these stick-ons don't work, I will pony up for full-blown RX shooting glasses. Likely will be RX lenses for my Tombstones since I like them so much! Totes
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    Great prices! Someone please buy those Blackhawks before the voices in my head take over! Totes
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    “Iron Cowboy” fun

    It sure was fun getting to try out the different categories all in one match. Man, I am terrible at shooting outlaw! Totes
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    I give up!

    That’s good news. Now I don’t have to keep track of putting the even numbers in the left barrel and the odd numbers in the right. Totes
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    I give up!

    What the heck do these numbers mean in the shot cups on Claybuster wads???? I searched the Interwebs and can’t find anything on why they would be there. Totes
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    Source for 38 special brass (once fired)

    I got an email last week from GI Brass Locker. They are selling once fired .38 Special for $37.50/1000. Seems like a good price. Totes

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