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Rancho Roy

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  1. I hate shooting in the rain! But I guess it's better than 3 feet of snow just a few miles Northeast of us!
  2. I shot trap yesterday with a fellow that had this full blown custom job built in AZ. Amazing attention to detail and I would guess we'll over 80$k
  3. The new CZ Sharptail could be the "new" SKB.....this is a new model from CZ....coil springs, great trigger, solid action, built like a tank....I have one in 20g for upland hunting and love it. Good luck with the sale!
  4. If you are attending WR and would like to shoot some TRAP, SKEET, SPORTING CLAY, Five Stand or Wobble Trap..... Here's how to do it: Go to the CTC (Clay Target Center) which is located on the far side of Ben Avery. Go to the registration building. Tell them you want to shoot XYZ type of clays.If you need a gun or shells, they will rent you a gun and sell you shells. You must buy their shells to use the rental gun.Watch a 2 minute safety video Fill out a release form and answer 6 questions from the video...Easy questionsPay your $$, leave your drivers lic and receive a magnetic card to activate the machines. ($6 for a round of trap, a few pennies more for sporting clays)A range officer will meet you at a particular field, depending on what you want to shootShe/He will show you how to turn on the machine, call for targets and be sure you understand the safety rules.Have at it!If you are shooting alone, I would bet someone approaches you to come shoot with them.Extremely friendly, helpful folks I ran into. Both employees and participants.
  5. Flying...I'm interested in that 38-55 Highwall.....When can it be seen? rvb100@comcast.net Rancho Roy
  6. I saw this one fly at Oshkosh this past summer...Twin engines with a jet engine between the fuselages This was supposed to be there but wasn't ready in time
  7. Would have thought NE Pennsylvania would have been more central. But in any event, good luck with the shoot. Should be a great success!
  8. Ok, I give up...WHERE in the Northeast is this club?
  9. I'll have to check so see it has been welded. Kid, yes, I'd like to meet Hells Coming I'm here now. Camping this time in the Clay Target Center..... But no one is here to check me in or tell me what space is mine. So tonight I'm in the parking lot!
  10. Thanks...Was hoping I would be lucky enough to get them at WR. But if not, I'll order from Taylor or VTI
  11. I recently bought a used Uberti 1873, pistol grip rifle. It had the Lever/Trigger safety removed. I'd like to add it back in as I've had a couple of out of battery fires when I run it fast. Anyone have the needed parts hanging around and would be willing to sell me. I'll be at Winter Range if that works. Thanks
  12. Link doesnt work....Where is this shoot located?
  13. I recently read where in 1899, the country was in terrible financial straights. Congress was looking for ways to cut expenses. It was suggested to close the patent office as "everything that could possibly be invented had been invented"....!
  14. Classic Cowboy Dinner at Winter Range-Buffalo Chip 6:30 pm Thursday February 21. We are back at it again folks. At Winter Range we will have a whole heap of Classic Cowboys and Cowgirls, folks thinking about becoming Classic Cowboys and Cowgirls, and others who just enjoy being around us. So we like to have a get together for anyone who wants to come at which we recognize our Classic Cowboy and Cowgirl Shootists of the Year for the past year. These are folks who have shown themselves to be willing to shoot the big calibers one handed and master the mystery of the hammered shotgun while promoting the category for others to try. We had many worthy candidates, and our winners for 2018 are Major Art Tillery and Cayenne Kay. We will convene at the Buffalo Chip Saloon in Cave Creek for dinner at 6:30 Thursday February 21, which is the first day of the match. Here is a link to their website.https://buffalochipsaloon.com/ We know that the Cowboy Swap Meet has been changed to that day starting at 5:30 pm, but our hope is that you can get your shopping done early and come out. And we will be there for a good while, with the presentation of the Buckles taking place no earlier than 7:30. Lots of good times and camaraderie to be had. Put it on your schedule for Winter Range! Update: the Magnificent Seven (well, really Augustus Goodnight, but we asked him) have arranged for a cut rate deal on the Buffalo Chip dinner with a $14.95 all you can eat barbq deal. Just go through and tell them you are with the Classic Cowboy/Cowgirl Dinner. Drinks are on your own. They asked us for a headcount, so let us know if you are coming or hope to come. See you there! Edited January 28 by Dragon Hill Dave #59561
  15. OK...Looks like Thursday night is the night....Cave Creek.....We'll help celebrate the new nominees for Classic Cowboy award. We went last year and it was great fun. See you all there...
  16. It is the New Bedford Police range where I'm a supervisor.
  17. Swayed them away from an AR.......
  18. Tung Oil... Once an hour for a day... Once a day for a week... Once a week for a month.... Once a year forever... Rubbing with a rough cloth between coats or 0000 steel wool. No wax or anything else on top of the Tung Oil
  19. Any plans for the NE folks attending WR to get together one night. A suggestion is we join the Classic Cowboys on Thursday night. We attended last year and had a great time. And they negotiated a great deal on food.
  20. What does other side of receiver look like? Is the "horse" still there? Would it need to be sent to an FFL since it is obviously made before 1898?
  21. Sorry, I didn’t. This was just a monthly shoot. Set up and take down in same day. My understanding when they host a big shoot it is really something. I’m sure their must be pictures on their web site.
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