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Old October 30, 2012, 09:15 PM   #1
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Went skeet shooting with Dad today... Shot two rounds of skeet, scored a 49... The old fart managed to pull out a 50... He's just getting grumpier and shooting better as time goes on... The competition shooter of 25 years ago is coming back with a VENGEANCE!!! Its awesome to shoot with Dad, but man is it tough to shoot a 49 and lose!!! These weekly Perazzi beat downs are getting to be the norm... Better step up my game!!!
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Old October 30, 2012, 09:39 PM   #2
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That Rascal! If you shot a 48, he would have shot a 49; a 47 and he would post a 48. Just leave your skeet chokes in for tomorrow's traps.
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Old October 31, 2012, 12:21 AM   #3
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I softened him up for you today Rich. He's yours tomorrow!
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Old October 31, 2012, 12:53 AM   #4
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Thanks. The way things have been going I need all the help I can get. I think I am going to invent clay targets with embedded remote detonated explosives that are set off a half second after I pull the trigger. You know you are welcome to come out.
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Old October 31, 2012, 03:43 PM   #5
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You guys are just being mean.... Yeah for the old guys !! ....

( just imagine how good the old man would be - if she shot a Browning - rather than that crummy Italian gun ...) ....

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Old October 31, 2012, 05:38 PM   #6
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Don't ever listen to .300 when he says he can't shoot. We did three lines of 16 yard trap and he went 24/24/24 BUT HIS GAME IS SKEEET. The guy is getting dangerous. Keep teaching him some humility, 340.
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Old October 31, 2012, 06:19 PM   #7
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Stay on his case, ..he might crack .....figure out his weak spot ....(maybe donuts, or a little more caffeine...before you guys head to the firing line ) ....you can take him !!

....probably not his dad....but take on the weak links first....then go after the old man....
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Old November 1, 2012, 01:45 AM   #8
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just imagine how good the old man would be - if she shot a Browning - rather than that crummy Italian gun ...) ....
Dad is a Browning HO... He shoot straights with those too..
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Old November 1, 2012, 10:37 AM   #9
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I Knew It ....( a Browning shotgun makes everything Better !! ).....
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Old November 1, 2012, 02:04 PM   #10
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The more Brownings the better!
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Old November 1, 2012, 02:18 PM   #11
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You're probably just like my adult kids.....

Hey Dad, nice gun !

Buy some more nice guns !

...and if you're not feeling well, I'll be happy to store 15 or 20 of them for you ... ...........
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Old November 1, 2012, 06:48 PM   #12
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My Father taught me to shoot trap and skeet, and coached our 4-H skeet team, and would consistently beat us with whatever gun proffered, do his best work with an Ithaca 37 featherweight with a modified choke.

The term infuriating doesn't begin to describe it.
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Old November 1, 2012, 11:08 PM   #13
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You're probably just like my adult kids.....

Hey Dad, nice gun !

Buy some more nice guns !

...and if you're not feeling well, I'll be happy to store 15 or 20 of them for you ... ...........
I bought a Browning BSS 20 gauge out from under .340... Lets just say he was cranky about it ... A gun he had being trying to buy for several years and I poached it right out from under him....
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Old November 2, 2012, 10:28 AM   #14
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Just remember payback is a bitch.....my youngest son is in his mid 30's...( and his 3 yr old son - had a birthday a couple of weeks ago ..) ...

On the drive down to his house for the B'Day party ....we stopped in Cabelas...and bought the 3 yr old grandson a Duck Call (-- and a landyard - so he can wear it around his neck ) and his daddy won't take it away from him...!! And I taught him how to blow it a little at the B-Day party ...!!!
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