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Old 07-28-2005, 12:45   #81
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Maybe this has already been addressed but since the thread is so long I'm going to ask....

Is this going to be more pistol or more rifle related or a little of both?
Are there reactive targets like steel plates to shoot at?
Are there rests available for shooting rifles from the bench? Target stands?

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Old 07-28-2005, 20:38   #82
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Is this going to be more pistol or more rifle related or a little of both?
More pistol/carbine/tactical shotgun (if you have them).
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Are there reactive targets like steel plates to shoot at?
Nosir, but I imagine we could bring some if anyone owns them.
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Are there rests available for shooting rifles from the bench? Target stands?
On the rifle range, yes.

Hope that helps some.
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Old 08-01-2005, 09:00   #83
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I just got a new job. I think I can get that weekend off, but don't hold your breath.
You better show up. ;z
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Old 08-01-2005, 14:25   #84
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You better show up. ;z
Sorry guys I'm tied up with work and won't be attending. You had to pick the first tax free weekend didn't you. I hate working retail.

If any of yall are ever in the Austin area and want to go shotting feel free to drop me a line.^c
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Old 08-01-2005, 14:29   #85
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That's a bummer. I'll fire some Doubletap for you.
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Old 08-01-2005, 19:48   #86
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That's a bummer. I'll fire some Doubletap for you.
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Old 08-02-2005, 10:31   #87
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How are we on cardboard?

There is a possibility that I will have a couple of dozen cardboard boxes this weekend.

Some are pretty big.

Let me know if I should bring them. The only way they wouldnt be available is if my friend wants to use them for moving, but he hasnt come to get them yet.
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Old 08-02-2005, 13:47   #88
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Ah, they'll be in the back of your truck on Saturday.
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Old 08-02-2005, 13:53   #89
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Die Cardboard, Die!
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Old 08-02-2005, 16:25   #90
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Well they did it to me.....

Gentlemen

I will not be able to make the shoot... I will be on a plane to Seattle, Wa on Friday for work.

Good for my career, bad for the shooting...

Have fun guys

Take some good pictures


Have a good time.



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Old 08-03-2005, 06:27   #91
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How are we on cardboard?

There is a possibility that I will have a couple of dozen cardboard boxes this weekend.

Some are pretty big.

Let me know if I should bring them. The only way they wouldnt be available is if my friend wants to use them for moving, but he hasnt come to get them yet.
Yes, please do bring them. I've been meaning to contact a Walmart about getting some BIG scrap cardboard boxes, but haven't been able to find the time to do it. Perhaps someone else could do it?
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I will not be able to make the shoot... I will be on a plane to Seattle, Wa on Friday for work.

Good for my career, bad for the shooting...

Have fun guys

Take some good pictures
Man! I'm sorry to hear that. But hey...if it's good for your career, that's definitely a great thing! ^c

Out of curiosity, is that going to change the status of any other members? I know a few had been planning on riding with you...
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:15   #92
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As luck would have it, the friend called yesterday and want boxes. Hopefully they will not take them all. I will bring what is left over.
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Old 08-03-2005, 14:53   #93
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Sorry not been able to commit until now. I should be there unless a crisis errupts at work.

Yeah I know I am kind of new around here, will post a hi somewhere else.

Name: Anders

Will bring my Glock 34.

Comming from Carrollton area, can bring one person if anyone need it, but due to my job I might be called at any point to come back to Dallas (doesn't happen often, but has happened). Not a lot of storage room tho since I drive an RX-8.
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Old 08-03-2005, 16:28   #94
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That's a bummer. I'll fire some Doubletap for you.
So has your status changed to "definitely attending"?

Here's the latest list as of 08/06/05.

Definitely attending:

1) AggiePhil
2) AggiePhil's girlfriend
3) Wildpony
4) davevand
5) ShipWreck
6) ShipWreck's friend
7) Matt19
8) Matt19's friend
9) 45g21
10) arrowdriver
11) UNT Glocker
12) UNT Glocker's brother
13) ar15bubba
14) JDM2126
15) HighVelocity

Might be attending:

16) kjm1016
17) kjm1016's wife
18) cmb2874
19) cmb2874's father
20) tgrim
21) Kinny
22) ZR2Chevy22
23) 0100010
24) AggiePhil's friend Tyler
25) AggiePhil's friend Michael

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Old 08-03-2005, 16:42   #95
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So has your status changed to "definitely attending"?
At this point, if I don't make it, it'll be because I am dead. Today has been the day from hell.
I AM going to the Saturday shoot if it's the last thing I ever do!

FWIW, started today by falling through the ceiling into the master bathroom so now there's a Gary sized hole in the ceiling (scrapes and bruises only). Got pulled over for expired tags on the way to the hardware store in the Lightning that I needed to wash to go to the local lightning club GTG tonight. I didn't have time to go to the tax office for plates because I had to meet the banker at 3pm about my retirement account. THe banker was late so I sat there for 45 minutes. Got that over with finally, came home to meet up with drywall repair man. Phone rings, it's the banker saying there was a computer malfunction and they are missing six grand from my retirement account and I need to come back in.
While taking that call, 3 different clients called at the same time wanting my services for the same dates which are already taken. ;g
Of course no lightning GTG because I am here with the drywall dude.

Oh yeah, I am going to shoot something on saturday OR ELSE.
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Oh wow, HighVelocity. Sounds like you DO need a vacation. Look forward to seeing you there. ^c

OK folks, I just spoke with the range owner again for the first time in about 3 months. He said that we will be able to have our own pistol "bay" (which is basically a range pit--they have about three of these). Also, he said that he will work on the target stands between now and Saturday to get those in good shape for us. I'm still wanting us to bring some cardboard of our own though.

Additionally, he said that he is out of .40 S&W and .45 ACP ammo. Sounds like his ammo stores in general are running low. So my advice is to read through this thread, see what guns will be there that you'll be able to shoot, and purchase ammo accordingly, ahead of time. This will ensure that you don't get there, see something you just HAVE to shoot, and don't have ammo for it. I just got back from Walmart myself, where I spent a hefty little chunk of change on ammo for me and my girlfriend to shoot through any guns that people will be willing to let us shoot. Here's a look at what I walked away with:

75 rounds 12 ga. shotgun
80 rounds .223 rifle
50 rounds .357 Sig
200 rounds .45 ACP
100 rounds .40 S&W
200 rounds 9mm

So I think I'll be set. I look forward to seeing everybody there.
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Old 08-03-2005, 18:43   #97
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Spoke to CDoc last night..he has a software upgrade in progress Sat and Sunday at his work. He will not be there either on Saturday.

HighVelocity, you are not supposed to fall through the cieling man...

Are you OK?


Hope it turns out well Phil. I will be there next time that is a promise.


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Old 08-03-2005, 19:50   #98
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Sorry AggiePhil, but I won't be able to make it. I was reminded that I have an important engagement Saturday that I must attend(Going Fishin') with a good buddy. I'm sure ya'll will have a lot of fun, and some may want to stay late and visit the Chicken. Sigh, It's been awhile since I visited Northgate.
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And they begin to drop off the list... Nooooooo...

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I have cardboard so nobody is allowed to bail.
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