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The Rainmaker, SASS #11631

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About The Rainmaker, SASS #11631

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  • Birthday 11/28/1962

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    Middle Georgia
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    Shootin', what else?

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  1. Pizza from Nancy's in Covington! Big, thick, STUFFED pizza! Oh yeah... ANY ice cream!
  2. I use a canvas shotgun belt with single loops ALL around. Can carry a lotta shells. The Mernickle elastic loop holders work well too.
  3. My dog tweed a cat once... but it came down. Dang cat! (Sorry Allie)
  4. Haha, she's a delight even when she beats me. Oh, she relishes the victory but she is a humble winner and I could not be more proud of her.
  5. Make up your own mind on what you are there to accomplish. Wanna be the fastest? Then practice for that. Wanna shoot clean? Then practice and take the time you need to shoot clean. I don't practice as much as I need to... I know it. Nobody's fault but mine. If I want to shoot clean, I know that I better not outrun MY skill. I like shooting clean but that's not my goal. My goal is to improve and monthly matches are where I can get the practice to do that. Had a miss on Saturday AND my kid beat me! Guess I need to practice some more... not get easier stages. And if SHE were to practice more... she'd be knockin em down and be in the top couple shooters at monthlies.
  6. Soaking it with oil. BTW, I have had them pop from overheating while being ground down with a Dremel. Scared the bejeezers outta me! Shoulda soaked longer, I guess. Safety glasses always
  7. Use nickel cases (all shined up or new) and lead bullets. You could hit the bullets after loading with fine steel wool to bring up a sheen and coat the lead with clear nail polish to preserve so they won't dull. Dummy or live rounds will weigh basically the same and live primers do look better than popped ones. I made some 38 Spl case head earrings for my daughter and used unpopped primers I had deactivated. They look great. Several ways you could go with it.
  8. Cool info. I make my own pistol grips but the stock making is another whole deal altogether. Love to see that skill and artisanship.
  9. May I ask what you're using them for? Would make a difference on my recommendation.
  10. It's not just the TO that gets blamed; some folks just have to find fault elsewhere. Spotters, peanut gallery, stage writer... anyone but themselves. "I'm mad because bla, bla, bla and I'm not goin back to that club!" Sorry, we'll miss ya. Probably not. I hate feeling that way, but everyone had to shoot the same thing. Why did someone else cause YOUR problem? Yes I know, folks make mistakes. ROs DO cause problems sometimes, either by mistake or maybe because they're full of themselves. But Constable Nelson makes an excellent point... no one gets paid for the work they put in. Appreciate that we have folks that put in the time, lick yer wounds and move on to the next stage. Beep...
  11. I stand close to the shooters but I do have a couple that flail about . You know who you are. If I get too close, I will impede them and I've also had them hit the timer after the last shot. Oops! Stay close... not too close. Pay attention to the shooter. If you've done this any amount of time, you can tell who you need to stick like glue on or who you can loosen up a bit. Hold the timer in a way that you can take a peek, if you need to and where it can pick up ALL the shots. TRY to do a good job and you'll be fine.
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