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Old February 25, 2013, 01:09 PM   #1
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Fun Game

If you ever get the chance to try Helice, AKA ZZ Birds, try it! A lot of fun:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKK7KOKKcaE

It can get expensive if you're not careful......
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Old February 25, 2013, 04:30 PM   #2
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ZZ Birds

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That has got to be fun !

It flies like a quail, but it's not.


I found this other video about it --

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3L4k9R1pAyc

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Old February 25, 2013, 04:39 PM   #3
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It was invented to replace shooting live box pigeons, releases are randomly controlled and if that white witness cap doesn't fall inside the ring - it is a lost bird
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Old February 25, 2013, 07:44 PM   #4
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I like the kid with the 1100 !
I tried it, and I like it, BUT I actually did better on live pigeons. Of course that was even more expensive. I also think they glue some of those witness rings on to keep you humble.
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Old February 26, 2013, 06:20 AM   #5
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Of ALL the target/competition games, live pigeons, IMO, are the BEST - but as you noted, EXPENSIVE. I only did some practice birds before an event I got invited to watch - there was some serious money changing hands - and not always on the birds; those gin rummy and backgammon games had some heavy bets as well! (Definitely a game for the well-heeled).
But with the advent of certain groups, this was developed to give you as close a replication as possible
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