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Topton 2004 Debriefing

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by DannyR, Aug 14, 2004.

  1. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    Please post your stories here.:)
     
  2. on target

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    Hey Coach, Beautiful day at Topton, humid but dry and Sun peeping in and out. Topton is usually is a very well run match and this year they topped themselves. There was free shooting a 37 and all the practice runs you want for a buck each.

    Got there at 9:15 out by Noon. Great to see good friends like Andy and Joe, my pal Rod and our Captain Frank. Rod had a new shooter Ray, glad to meet him and his beautiful family. I shot very well had a 103.79 and according to Joe the Guardian Team should do very well.

    Marc
     

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    Shot a 93.12. Lost it at 5toGlock. Got rear ended on the way back and could you believe it, this guy actually gets pissed at me when I ask for his information. He took off, I called the police, officer arrives, and told me that the guy called and was coming back. The idiot tried to blame me, and then he tried to deny hitting my car. I guess the red paint on his car gave it away. This is going to be the 4th or 5th bumper cover on the Dr. Rod mobile. I just got it fixed earlier this year. Just what color car do I need to get so that people can see my car. This car has been hit at least 9 times. BTW, Ray did very well for his first match. I think we have a new shooter now.
     
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    Rod, you need to get a BIG Red Bada-- SUV, Then you can back over the S.O.B.s;f ;f ;f ;f
     
  5. on target

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    Rod you need to be going North not South to avoid these morons LOL
     
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    Rod, sorry to hear about your accident. If the guy had a look at what was in your trunk he would've been a lot nicer to you! ;f

    I shot pretty poorly but still had a good time today. I did fine on the plates and then just fell apart after that on the next 2 stages. I really need to practice more and I think I need to try something a little different with my grip or try changing something else to help me shoot better.

    The weather was good, no rain and not too hot. I don't know if the shooters tomorrow will be as lucky. I really liked that they let you try out the G37 for free. I'm sure that sold a few of them; now I'm considering getting the G38 when it comes out.

    The match was run very well and the RO's were all exceptionally friendly today. I had a great time shooting the match with Rod and first time GSSFer Ray. He did extremely well for his first match. It was also great seeing some friends that I haven't seen in a while.
     
  7. Don At PC

    Don At PC Senior Member Millennium Member

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    Dr.Rod;

    Sure sorry to hear of you accident. I did read in one of the insurance reports that for some unknown reason that "Red" colored vehicles were more prone to being in an accident. I was rear ended in my Pickup last year by another idiot in another pickup and mine is Metalic Blue so I don't know. This guy had had 2 cases of rear ending someone in the last 6 months so he was an idiot to start.

    Hope to see you soon , I will be at Statesville.
     
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    My scathing report of Minneapolis will not be repeated here. The RO's definitely knew what they were doing, communicated very well, and kept things moving at a perfect pace. Kudos to everyone who ran us through on Saturday.

    However, when they told me to shoot behind Noah on the 5tG, I thought they had changed the stage to require the use of cover ;f (You can get me back in Atlanta for that one Noah.)

    There still appear to be problems with the computers. Guess Frank read the comments about bringing in a bunch of 12yo's to run them -- he brought his son along to run it for him! (Frank--If you didn't buy him that steak sandwich, let me know and I'll buy it for him.) MrsM had to reshoot the M because the computer crashed as everyone was walking back from scoring. She did worse the second time (frustrated???) but had no proof. In addition, none of the scanners would read her card.

    I shot horribly in AS, but turned in a 90.65 in AC.

    I liked the added warm up stage; I actually started there. Well worth the $2 to shoot a couple of strings out of my guns, plus one out of the 37 (no thanks, I'll stick to the ACP), before heading off to the real stages.

    I'll post some pictures after I get unpacked.

    Rod, sorry to hear about your accident. I thought the worst rear-ending you would get was when I "bumped" your bag up to make room for mine while waiting at the plates. Hope you didn't get hurt too badly.
     
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    I only shot maj sub and Master stock My unlimited gun broke the ejector and it was not fit to play. This was my first match as a master shooter, I did GREAT with the maj sub. I shot 2 C's in the M and that ruined my perfect match. I shot a 44.01. Master stock I blew one targer on the 5tg with 4C's and 1D 65.00 even. I shot the 37 for my first time and I was amazed at how well it shot. I did 6 Steel targets in 2.3 Sec I like the gun a lot but I won't buy one till it comes out a little smaller. I had a lot of fun but I signed up at 10:00 AM I got lost and showed up late so I was one of the last shooters to leave at 4:00 PM. I guess the secrete is to show up early. My friends went up today and they were done in one hour.Everyone fearing the rain went yeaterday. Can hardly waite till next year. J.Michael 17L 17 19 27 29 20 34
     
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    Did the round trip Sunday 510 miles and 460 with one tank from a cop car :) We found most ROs just hanging around waiting for shoters to show up cause there was NO waiting at any stage more than 10 min and what a day the sun was out with a nice brezz out of the south.
    My shooting was to say BLAAA but GlockMom was on a roll even with CHEF-LUEs 37 she was rocking, thanks Lue
    See yahall at Statesville in 4 weeks.
     
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    I had the pleasure of meeting Frank and his son on Saturday, and having lunch with them. There was no steak sandwich, 3 cheesburgers.
     
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    You are one of the 12 year olds? You seemed to have no problems with the net pad.

    You must be young at heart.


    Who was the RO with the shorts,knee brace and suspenders?
    He really got the lines moving when he came back from lunch.
     
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    I think I got lucky both days the netpads I got worked well. Granted I use a PDA every day so I am not a novice. This type of system can work once all the hardware and software problems are overcome.
     
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    ;f I had a lot of fun working the match got to see a lot of friends. The plates seemed to be my downfall I guess I can write it off to being tired after a long day of ROing. Sunday turned into a great day after I won a gun in the RO drawing^5 ^5 My next match will be Conyers, I cant wait.
     
  15. DannyR

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    Noah,

    A pistol is a pistol--Congrats!!!!!

    See you at Conyers.
     
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    Noah,

    Congratulations. You worked for it so enjoy it. It was a fair and square drawing so you should not have any reservations.

    See you at Conyers. I take it that you will be missing Statesville?
     
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    No I wont be in Statesville because Ken, Bob A and I are going to the USPSA nationals in Barry. Good luck in Statesville.
     
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    Noah; Thanks and the same good luck to you, Bob and Ken.
     
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    Wow... what a weekend!

    Max and I would like to thank Dave, Tina and Aaron Miller for their hospitality. Thanks for making Max feel at home!

    Thank you Dave Sevigny, Julie Goloski and all the other RO's and friends we saw/met this weekend. It was fun and the weather held out for us!

    I've taken a handful of pics... will start posting and having fun with them tonight.

    Noah - CONGRATULATIONS on the pistol!!!

    Kay (Mrs. LethalTupperware) and Michelle (GlockMom) - you Gals sure hit those plates hard this weekend! I had the great opportunity to RO these "Hot Iron Weilding Mommas" at the plates.

    Both ladies mowed them "little white circles" down with authority and made them DUCK! I was thoroughly impressed. See what GSSF Shooting can do for one's competency?

    GlockMom shot six-for-six on the first three plate strings using pretty stout factory 45GAP rounds. She took only eight rounds to finish last string (if I remember right). Oh... Michelle, I really wasn't WATCHING YOU... I was watching the Gun!!! Hahaha! Honest! ;e

    Looks like Sniper is going to have to get Michelle a Glock 37 of her own!^c

    It was great seeing all my Team Sidearmor teammates at the match as well as Team Shooter's Paradise. Coach DannyR - thanks for puttin the line-up together!

    To the shooters that went through our Glock Plate Stage - thanks for the chuckles while the line was not "HOT". It made the weekend special.

    LG
     
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    LG,

    i'm sure you got a few chuckles from me while the line was hot (meaning, while i was shooting)! i really stunk up the place in UL.