GTA Fun Shoot 2014



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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #220 on: May 13, 2014, 03:40:11 PM »
I just want to say it was great meeting all you guys, and I had a blast!
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #221 on: May 13, 2014, 03:52:10 PM »
What a fantastic time we had. Thank you so much to all who helped put this great shoot on. You all deserve a nice long week off.

Was great meeting old friends and meeting new. Really sorry to those who I never got around to meeting. There just is not enough time to make the rounds. Really wished we all had much more time for our meet and greet. As usual cannot wait until next year !

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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #222 on: May 13, 2014, 03:57:57 PM »
Got  idea for next year, like handing the mic to each person and let them introduce themselves. And we have GOT to remember to do our group photo!!!
Maybe before we do anything as far as prizes and eats on Saturday?
HELP ME remember to do this.
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #223 on: May 13, 2014, 05:07:59 PM »
Sorry i kind of bugged out rather quickly, got a message that my Dads surgery to have an earlier amputation "Cleaned up" and a couple of Skin cancers removed from his face was moved forward to Monday..So i figured i had better head back and get packed up to leave early so i could see him before he goes under the knife. I left right before it started to rain hard... Anyway just wanted to say Thanks to EVERYONE!!!  it was really nice to talk and SHOOT all those cool airguns!! looking forward to next year!!!  might even have my own marauder by then or Condor..lol  Also big Thanks to Gene for hosting!!
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #224 on: May 13, 2014, 07:33:51 PM »
Got  idea for next year, like handing the mic to each person and let them introduce themselves. And we have GOT to remember to do our group photo!!!
Maybe before we do anything as far as prizes and eats on Saturday?
HELP ME remember to do this.
LOL
That's a great idea!  Only one suggestion,.... avoid mothers day weekend please.
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« Reply #225 on: May 13, 2014, 09:13:31 PM »
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #226 on: May 13, 2014, 09:30:41 PM »
Next year friday night, im not staying sober. And im sleeping outside.
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #227 on: May 13, 2014, 10:44:00 PM »
I'll second the mothers day thing, that an NOT on any of the local school big events please. They doubled our hotel room rates which sorta stunk to :(

Other then that it was awesome !
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #228 on: May 13, 2014, 10:57:41 PM »
I did the best I could on the dates. I missed out on my annual bass tournament this year because of it. There is ALWAYS a conflict of some type with setting the dates in May but I'll try harder next year. As for the hotel rates, I actually got a better hotel for less this year than last.
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #229 on: May 13, 2014, 11:24:47 PM »
I only got to attend the Friday activities and it was great seeing old friends and conversing with them. And  seeing all the marvelous air guns.  Dez will never lose Gene's newest creation cause that baby is yellow as yellow can get. A big, big humungous thank you to Gene and Cathy for hosting the event and doing all the preparation before the event.  They are a special couple.
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #230 on: May 15, 2014, 03:48:16 AM »
It was a great event and I  feel so very fortunate to be a part of the GTA family.  Thank you to all the people who worked so hard to put this event together.  My hat is off to all of you.
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #231 on: May 15, 2014, 06:40:31 AM »
You probley wouldn't have caught any fish anyways Dez  , just feeding them lol!!! David
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #232 on: May 15, 2014, 07:31:07 AM »
You probley wouldn't have caught any fish anyways Dez  , just feeding them lol!!! David

Yeah, but I'm net boy for my brother-in-law. LOL
I scoop up all of his fish for him.
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #233 on: May 15, 2014, 08:05:22 AM »
How about second week of June after school is out? I would have loved to be there. :'(
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #234 on: May 15, 2014, 08:15:04 AM »
How about second week of June after school is out? I would have loved to be there. :'(

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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #235 on: May 15, 2014, 04:53:11 PM »
Our Fun Shoot has always been held in May. As stated, there will always be some conflict with the date, no matter which you choose. :)
But we will take a harder look next year and try better.
There's a lot of info I need to pass along. This years Fun Shoot was outstanding. Thanks again for all of you for your support and for attending. It was and always is an excellent event because of YOU!!!
We had a LOT of donations by members and member/vendors. I'll try to make this comprehensive but I may have to edit and add folks if I forget some. If I do, my apologies up front.
THANK YOU to:
My wife Teresa!!!
Tim (TimmyMac1 of Mac1 Airguns)
Jeff (Trenier - formally paperplatetargets of http://cadwis.com)
Lloyd (lloyd-ss of AirGunLab)
Norm (Norm_m of DiscoRus)
Al (airgunwarriors of AERO-MAGNUM)
Art (Lexair/Lexington Airguns)
Andy (vigilandy)
David (grumpy & Nancy-Mrs. grumpy)
Kim & Joel (Lil' Sis & Mr_Sis)
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Ron (ronbeaux)
John (johninthecamper)
Vincent (Airgun Exporter)
Mike (mikeiniowa of Flying Dragon Air Rifles)
Darrell (ddgrego)
Gene & Cathy (gene_sc)
John (Flatcar1)
Jason (nervoustrigger)
Josh (wilsonj1018)

I probably missed someone in my feeble attempt to thank folks. If so, refresh my memory and I'll update the list.
Jason and Josh donated some vintage airguns that I did not put out for raffle. David (grumpy) also donated a slab of ballistic material I found while packing to leave. John (johninthecamper) sent two sets of custom grips he made that will fit the 13xx airguns. What I intend on doing is take these three items and having a monthly raffle package. It will be a vintage package with the ballistic material also. I may have to buy tickets for that one. :)
Thanks guys for the donations and they will be used to support GTA Forums!!!

While I'm updating this thread, I'll just toss in a few more photos.

This year's shooting competition was most excellent and challenging. PCP shooters had the extra challenge of hitting a .43 caliber paintball at 50 yards. This year the winner received a trophy and a $50 Pyramyd Air gift certificate. Second place received a $25 PA gift certificate. Congrats to Kim (Lil Sis) and Kevin (Afmuse76) for winner and runner up respectively in the PCP division. Here Gene and Bob present them with their prizes.



Springers had the challenge of hitting a .68 caliber paintball at 25 yards. This is a one shot elimination. It may not sound tough, but believe me it WAS!!!
Congrats to Tyler (Tpatner412) for clinching the 1st place and to Richard (amb5500c) for second place. EXCELLENT shooting everyone!!!



Here are a few general photos and one for proof that I got to shoot at least once. LOL













































Looking at the registration logs last night I only counted around 45 members. I do believe we had more than that attend. The firing line was full end to end and we even had folks waiting to shoot. I gave up my prime shooting position for other members since I was too busy to sit and shoot. LOL
Any sacrifice for GTA and our family. HeeHee
By the way, this year we also commissioned a videographer to document our event. He is in the process of editing and preparing the video and as soon as it is available, we will let you know. Thanks to Tyler for being mic-ed up and adding narration and descriptions. It will be posted on YouTube and may make copies available for sale to recoup the expense? Just tossing ideas around. Anyway, stay tuned for the video release.
Thanks again for everyone that attended, pitched in with helping setup and cleanup, preparing food and for all of the fantastic donations and buying raffle tickets!!!
Let's make next year the BEST ever!!!
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #236 on: May 15, 2014, 05:35:54 PM »
Dez, Thanks for those great pics !! The prize package for a raffle sounds awesome to me. Really think someone is going to love that ballistic rubber. Count me in for a copy of the shoot. Will be just like being there again, well close nuff lol

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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #237 on: May 24, 2014, 09:28:59 AM »
Anyone heard when the video is going to be posted from the funshoot?
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #238 on: May 24, 2014, 09:57:12 AM »
Not chet...checking on it.
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Re: GTA Fun Shoot 2014
« Reply #239 on: June 17, 2014, 09:32:46 PM »
2014 GTA Fun Shoot Video Now On YouTube:

SORRY...video temporarily removed for a bit of editing. Will repost the link when it's ready again.
:)

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