#1 TFF/FUN SHOOT IN MISSOURI, JULY

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  1. Bacon Buddy1

    Bacon Buddy1 New Member

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    Thanks bobski so much for having us there. i learned so much more in one day then what i wood get in 2 years where i live. the range was the best i love the veiw was beautiful. i cant wait to next year. and thank you carver,ryan42, bobski, Brandon. i will deffently be training for next time. bobski i realy wood of like to see you shoot. and thank you so much for letting me use your shot gun after mine keeped kicking me in the face

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  2. ryan42

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    Great to meet you Reflex and Patty as well,she was real excited about those elvis records.If she gets them appraised please let me know how she did.
  3. ryan42

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    :)Its hard to know where to begin so here it goes.As Gvw3 said the 1,000 mile round trip was beyond worth it.I will never forget this weekend.For me several things were accomplished.You couldnt have asked for a better host than Bobski.He is a man of his word and every thing he told me he would do he did.Except we didnt get to eat lunch at the Trout farm but that wasnt his fault,just not enough time.He has a top notch clay pigeon farm.Beautiful back drop,it was almost like the mountain it sits on was meant to be a trap and skeet range.Wether your new and learning or a veteran of the sport you can go get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday living truly have a stress free day of shot gunning.If this dont turn into yearly event for the TFF family it would be a crying shame.I can say without a doubt Ill be back either way as long as Bobski will have us. The biggest thing that impressed me was Bobskis patients with us newbies and he was very good at giving instruction and demonstrating not one time did he boast about his personal acheivments,he does not bragg on himself at all and you dont find guys like this anymore.No matter what you do in life usaully guys are quick to tell you how great they are and make you feel small But not Bobski hes a classy guy. It was awesome to meet all the guys,Carver and his wife were very personable and easy to talk to and I hope we meet again and he is pretty good with a shotgun.Gvw3 and his son stayed next door to us in the hotel and are great guys even though George jr.beat me.lol I didnt get to tell them goodbye cause they were gone when we got up.I really enjoyed are time together.Tireman came a little later so we didnt have him on are squad but it was nice to meet him and his wife.Bullshoot was a very nice guy and maybe next time his shoulder will be better.Another thing I want to say was Bobskis wife was also a gracious host and she prayed with me concerning my wife and that meant alot to me.I thought she was a great lady.So when you read this Bob please tell her thankyou for me. And I almost forgot, Backyard trap is a whole lot different than the real thing.So much faster on a proffesional field.Ive got so much to learn.So Bobski feel free not to post any scores.lol If they didnt show up then they dont need to see them.lol
  4. 1LoneWolf75

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    Glad yall had a great time. Wish I coulda been there, maybe next year'll be better fer me. Sorry I missed it.
  5. ryan42

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    That would be great.Its tough sometimes to get everybody schedule together.Maybe if its planned long enough ahead of time it will be easier for more people.
  6. ryan42

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    Got home just in time Im getting ready to go to the hospital they just took my wife away in an ambulance.Ill post later
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    Prayers for your wife Ryan! Keep us posted as you can.
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    Beth wanted to see some pictures of MO, so here is a few pictures for Beth. The last two shots was the view we had form the range. The white stake in the last picture is part of the range.

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  9. gvw3

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    Ryan42 we are prying for your wife right now. I could see your back was hurting you over the shoot so don't worry about your score. I was just trying to keep up with all you guys.

    We had to take off early so we couldnt see you before we left. I had to get back so I can get to work. As a matter of fact I am at work now. Hope your back is better....
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    I'll have to let Bob tell you what all we shot, I do know there was Skeet, Trap, and Olympic Skeet, along with a few others. I have shot Dove, Ducks, Quail, and Pheasants in my life, but skeet, and trap, is no where near the same. These clay pigeons are about 3, or 4" in diameter, and they are shot form the automated throwers at 60mph! A Dove in flight has a wing span of around 6, to 8", making it easily twice as large as these clays. A dove might could reach a speed of 60mph, but I've never seen one going anywhere near that fast! Ducks are usually shot as they come in to land on your decoys, and they have a wing span of well over 1 foot, and moving slow! Just because you are a bird hunter, don't think that shooting these clays will be easy, it ain't! They are fast! A lot faster than I am! A few shots of the group at work! The first shot is Bob showing us the ropes!

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    A few more!

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    The last pic is the 1st squad to shoot. The second squad consisted of Tireman only, due to the fact that he arrived a little late. The shooter is George IV, aka Bacon Buddy1. The fat old fart in the cammo is me. Ryan42 in the white T shirt to my right, then Brandon, Ryan's son, a really good kid, and he shot all day! Before we started shooting I told everyone that one of the two young men would win, it turned out to be Bacon Buddy1, but Brandon was right in there with the best of the best on this day! Gvw3 is the last man on the circle, and Bobski is sitting on the bench keeping score, and firing the pigeons.

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    One more shot for Beth! :D This is an old Mill on hwy 181 called the Hogdon Mill. The water flows from a natural spring, right out of the rock! They used to let you drink the water, but alas, our comunist leaders have decided that the water, being untreated, and not filled with harmfull chemicals, is not fit to drink!

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  14. ryan42

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    I still get there from time to time so the next time I go we will hook up?
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    update.They admitted my wife in intensive care early this morning.She is retaining so much water that it is compressing her lungs making it difficult for her to breath.They are gonna take the water off of her introvenously.I am praying that it works and I just have to have faith.Sometime I wonder what we ever did so bad to deserve this but I just have to keep my faith and put my trust into the almighty.But I have to be honest sometimes its tough.Ill let you know if anything changes.I wanted to put my pictures up but my wife does that sa it will have to wait.
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    Ryan you didn't do anything to deserve this. Some of the best people I have know over the years have had the worst problems. It's just the way the cards fall.

    God has a plan for all of us. I think we are only here to learn.
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    great pics!

    thanks for all the nice kind words folks.

    hang in there ryan. God is still on the throne.
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    For sure Ryan. Dinner is on me.

    Prayers for your wife, you and your family. Hang in there.
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    Looks like everybody had a great time. Prayers are with you and your wife Ryan.
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