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  1. 52 minutes ago, Captain Bill Burt said:

    Yep.  I heard @Widder, SASS #59054volunteered for one of those Neuralink implants Elon Musk is making. I'm think of George Segal in Terminal Man.

     

    Actually, I will need all the help I can get, mechanical or bionic, at the TN State this summer.

     

    Rumor is that Chicken George and his son, Gut C Gunman, are coming to whoop up on me

    at the side match speed SG.   And Gut C holds the Cowboy World Record speed 97 in.both

    4 shots and 6 shots.   The kid has incredible speed and ability with all his guns, especially

    the 97.    AND.....  along with that, there are quite a few super speedsters that could possibly show up

    like The Outlaw Travis James, Copperhead Joe, Missouri Traveler, etc....... Maybe even 

    Hells Comin.

     

    Heck, on a good day, I might could finish in the top 5 or 6 on the side match event.

     

    All that being stated, I don't think TW has enough chicken feet or Possum penis bones

    to give me that much luck.    Any and all Neuralink implants might not even be enough.

    AND... since open heart surgery back in 2020, my practice and usage of the 97 ain't

    exactly close to what it once was..... and at 73, ya just don't get it back with a couple

    months of practice.

     

    And now you know the rest of the story.

    Come by the SG side match event and witness the onslaught.  Watching those folks I

    mentioned above will be worth the cost of admission..... :D

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  2. 1 hour ago, Captain Bill Burt said:

    Why do I feel I'm being set up?  All this talk about TW's handicaps makes me suspicious....

     

    YYY, Capt BB, what do you mean?

    Does this mean we can't be friend anymore?

     

    Do you really think TW is gonna show up at the TN State as a Huckleberry?

    And worse than that...... do you think a Southern Gentleman would stoop so low as to conspire with him?

    Never.   Well, almost never.

     

    ..........Widder

     

     

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  3. 2 hours ago, Tennessee williams said:

      I just tole someone today I wasn't above taking these splits off long enough to whoop their azz. I hated to get angry, but I think she learned her lesson.

      I should be out of these splits in plenty time to get ready for THE TN State match.  

     

    Well, I guess that showed Mrs. Williams who's really the boss.  She'll realized those stints aren't a big handicap.

     

    ..........Widder

     

  4. 21 minutes ago, Captain Bill Burt said:

    Iron Cowboy is having surgery for a torn labrum so he may be out too.

     

    OUCH.  I hate to hear about that.   Make sure he heals right and get him back on the firing line

    in tip top shape.   He's a top shooter.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  5. Theres a slight chance that TW won't be shooting the TN State ifn his arm tendons, etc..... don't heal up.

     

    I hate talking about someones medical issues, BUT..... the Doc has him wearing splints on his arms right now to

    see if that will help heal his issues.

     

    As for me..... I ain't skeeeert of nobody what shoots a SxS..... :lol:

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  6. For years, whenever I have S&B cases that have gotten into my brass of any caliber........ I throw them away for the

    same reason as you mentioned....... tight primer pockets.

     

    I've never liked S&B head stamped brass.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  7. Now you know NOT to trust TW, especially when he tells ya that He'll 'sponsor' you in the Speed SG side match.

     

    BUT, here's what really happened, beyond the mission trip story.

    I was going up against Red Knee and Missouri Traveler.  Those two hombres had teamed up and were putting a whooping on me

    with their 97's.

    Then it happened.   The shot heard clear around the dance hall stage.   Red Knee and Traveler started laughing so much they were

    unable to run their 97's the rest of the day and I ended up winning Speed 97.  

     

    Hey, shooting fast ain't all skill.  Sometimes, a little LUCK helps!   :lol: :lol: :lol:

     

    P.S. - I no longer shoot ANYTHING that is loaded up by TW.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  8. The OAL given to you by Longhunter is a GOOD (very good) OAL to use in the 1894.

    Regardless of length, the timing on our 1894's will wear somewhat and create that little feed gremlin.

     

    Right now, you can possibly help your situation by using a LONGER OAL, but the fact remains that your timing

    is wearing and should be fixed.

     

    Three good options:

    1. as offered, get one of those modified carriers from Jackrabbit Joe.

    2. Send your present carrier to Gunner Gatlin and have him give you a .005 lift in your timing ramp (and no higher).

    3. TIG weld the timing ramp up slightly.   Your TIG weld might still wear but Gunner Gatlin's mod won't wear.  Its my favorite.

     

    EDIT:  Some folks have slightly bent the carrier upwards.  This is not a good remedy because it could allow

    the tongue portion of the carrier (the part that hangs down on the front) to rise too high and prevent it

    from keeping the next round in the portal.   When that tongue rises higher than needed, your next round

    will come out UNDER the carrier.   Then you have a bad jam.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  9. 22 hours ago, KyGriz said:

     Any preferred ones or even preferred stand alone timer suggestions would be appreciated

    Thanks

     

    Howdy Rainmaker.

    The OP also put this in his inquiry. ^^^^^

    Thats the only reason I posted anything about the Competition model.

     

    Hope you are planning on the TN State.   I requested to be on a posse with Y'all.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  10. TW's definition of Practice means he's getting more familiar with his firearms.

     

    BUT, if someone else Practices, he thinks they are cheating.  He's just too cheap to buy ammo.

    If he ever owes you any money, don't let him pay you with 'the check is in the mail'.

    :o

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  11. 52 minutes ago, Billy Boots, # 20282 LTG-Regulator said:

    Yea, we can set that par to 30 seconds for 10-10-4 practice. Wait, that was more than a few years ago, that average don't get you many buckles these days.:D

     

    Billy,

    I set mine at 10 seconds.

    Starting with hands at side (default), at the beep, I draw pistols and do a 10 shot sequence (no dumps).   Then reholster, pick up SG

    for SIX shots (all pistol and SG rounds are dry fire only).   Not often, but I can beat the 10.0 PAR a few times during the evening

    practice.    

     

    More than anything, I've learned NOT to try and rush my shots just for the sole purpose of beating the PAR time.   Its helps me

    stay focus on technique and when the technique goes well, the total time goes well.   And actually, my biggest gremlin 

    is reholstering, believe it or not.   Its a good practice training to shoot the pistols first and then reholster quickly to transition

    to the SG or rifle.

     

    Abilene:  yea, I use to slap the timer but I don't do it any longer.   If anything, my dry fire practice has become a good

    Cardio exercise, of which I needed it badly since open heart surgery 3+ years ago.

     

    ..........Widder

     

     

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  12. Agree with Billy, EXCEPT..... mine is the Competition Electronic model.

     

    I use it with a 'random' start beep and I also use it with the 'PAR' time function set for different time frames.   Works great

    and has been greatly abused and still works perfect.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  13. Y'all are crazy.   Don't ya know that in his movie contract, he only allows himself to be shot with bullets that

    will totally penetrate his body.

    AND..... either the arrow must be able to cut all the way thru hisowndangself, or must be made of a

    fast dissolving material.   Yep, its in his movie contract.

     

    And now you know.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  14. 16 minutes ago, Quiet Burp said:

     

    The above is exactly why I wonder why it was never different categories. 

     

    Actually, my comment is why they are not different categories.    I guess it depends on what side of the barn

    you hang your tobacco.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  15. Looking at some of the TOP shooters in every category, their methods of shooting within their chosen category, their

    preferred rifle, preferred SG, etc........ I ain't so sure any particular combination of anything has a big advantage over

    any other combination.    Those TOP shooters in every category have one thing in common..... PRACTICE.

     

    Even in the GF category, you have double cockers and alternating cockers.  You have those who consistently

    'cross over' and those who can do a 'lead change' proficiently.   But neither type has an advantage over the other

    assuming the TOP GFer's practice.

     

    Even some of the best Double Duelist will have a 'strong hand' and is basically shooting one of their pistols slightly

    slower in the weak hand than when using the strong hand.    Therefore, the Duelist shooting both pistols with their

    strong hand is shooting both pistols faster in the actual manipulation of those pistols.

     

    For a DD to become faster than a regular Duelist.............they have to practice, practice, practice their techniques,

    transitions, etc......

     

    A shooter can become a very impressive competitor in our game whether Duelist or Double Duelist.   But again,

    practice is gonna have to become a good, daily exercise.

     

    Best regards.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  16. 8 hours ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

    That's happened especially with lady shooters. Just put your hands on your head DUH!!:P

     

    BUT..... instructions didn't give that option.   I'm just joshing, BUT..... there have been some folks on this wire

    that have been anal about following every letter of the written word, no exception, as some have stated.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  17. I heeeered tell a rumor that TW is gonna sponsor one of those 'port a potties' this year and call it the

    "DQ King Castle".    I don't think any chicken foot, possum pecker bone, or Coonass Cajun VooDoo Sauce

    is ever gonna get the best of ole TW.   He tells me that 2024 is the year of the Boogyman.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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  18. 7 hours ago, Texas Lizard said:

    He should be happy they did not drop him...

     

    Texas Lizard

     

    I could have been worse.

     

    He could have been dropped 100 feet over water, survived the fall, and then been gulped down by a

    big mouth bass or even worse..... a Carp.

     

    ..........Widder

     

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