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Old January 26, 2009, 11:57 AM   #1
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The Firing Line's 2008 Photo of the Year!

Here it is. The Winner of TFL 2008 Photo Contest.

That is a great photo.

Congratulations, ScottsGT!

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Old January 26, 2009, 12:02 PM   #2
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Very nice indeed!
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Old January 26, 2009, 12:19 PM   #3
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Lovely! A trio of old warriors lovingly cared for.
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Old January 26, 2009, 12:35 PM   #4
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I find it interesting that this photo came from the very first monthly contest and has maintained a following all the way through the year ... even though this first year of the contest started in June.

It was post #16 of that first monthly contest, posted on the third day of it's running.

Let's see if it's still a favorite in the Photo of the Decade Contest come Jan 2010.
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Old January 26, 2009, 10:29 PM   #5
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That was the pic that I voted for. I really liked that one. Congrats.
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Old January 26, 2009, 11:17 PM   #6
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Congratulations ScottsGT! Great pic.
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Old January 27, 2009, 01:37 AM   #7
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Great job ScottsGT! Of course, it will probably be June 2009 before you realize you took the top prize LOL!
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I just found out that I won this! Wow!! Thanks for the votes guys!!
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Old January 27, 2009, 05:31 AM   #8
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Congrats, ScottsGT. Thanks to all who posted pics over the months.

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Old January 28, 2009, 03:50 AM   #9
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Very well deserved ScottsGT... Here Here!

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Old January 28, 2009, 12:04 PM   #10
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Absolutly Beautiful

All I can say is WoW! Great selection and a better group of tried and true battle weapons!
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Old January 29, 2009, 01:01 AM   #11
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Beautiful photo and beautiful weapons. I can see why you won.
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Old January 29, 2009, 05:51 PM   #12
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WOW!

That is a GREAT photo,three of my brothers were in The Marine Corps and two spent at least 2 tours in the bushes of vietnam,my brother Dan told me many Marines would fight to keep their M-14's over the new M-16's. Not sure exactly what two rifles those are BUT their beauties,just brought back some memories. Retired Navy, Woody
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Old January 29, 2009, 07:54 PM   #13
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Not sure exactly what two rifles those are
the one on the left is a Rifle, .30 caliber, M1 and the one on the right is a Carbine, .30 Caliber, M1...

very nice picture indeed...
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Old January 30, 2009, 12:05 PM   #14
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I loved your picture, ScottsGT. It inspired my entry the next month, if you couldn't tell.
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Old January 31, 2009, 11:01 AM   #15
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WOW

very nice. Not only a great collection, but very very beautiful! So what do you win? a free box of ammo?
Congrats!
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Old February 1, 2009, 05:26 AM   #16
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The firearms are great, the photo excellent but the SOUL/SPIRIT that these particular firearms represent is what makes them BEAUTIFUL to me.

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Old February 5, 2009, 10:35 AM   #17
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The winning picture brings back many memories of my early years in the service. I had the pleasure to be armed with each of the rifles at one time or another in the early 1950's. Cogratulations on the win.
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Old February 9, 2009, 06:46 PM   #18
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Wow! Not only are these great guns they are in very nice condition, nice picture...
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Old February 9, 2009, 06:51 PM   #19
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Congratulations, Nice picture for sure.
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Old February 10, 2009, 12:21 AM   #20
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Nice collection. They are beautiful and very well cared for. I can see why it won.
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Old February 10, 2009, 06:52 PM   #21
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I can't see the bar....anybody seen our bar?.....Oh, boy. There it is. It's wwwwaaaayyyy up there, now. Thanks a lot, Scott!

That's a beauty.
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Old February 22, 2009, 04:53 PM   #22
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That is an awesome photo!!!
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Old February 22, 2009, 04:59 PM   #23
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Very nice, congrats.
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Old February 26, 2009, 08:30 AM   #24
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love it!!!nice balance in pic,lighting excellent and your eyes move around the pic without being pulled in one direction!

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Old February 26, 2009, 08:32 AM   #25
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Oh Yeah!!!!!
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