**2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**



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**2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« on: January 12, 2017, 04:16:53 PM »
Okay folks, it's time to get serious about this years event. :)
We are gathering info from you to help make it a success as usual. Hopefully the weather will cooperate better this year!!!
The event will be "officially" 19-21 May at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds in Glencoe, KY. I'll roll in early, probably Tuesday 15th to get started prepping. Anyone is welcome to come early to just hang out, help set up or do some shooting. I'll list more the information soon but for now we have to get started on a count of folks that will attend. We will reserve a block of rooms at the Ramada Sparta and will have a discount code for our members to use.
I am attaching a poll to get a head count of those that will most likely attend and who will need a room reserved at the Ramada. The discount code last year made the rooms $69 per night, an excellent rate. I also need to know if you need an RV slot. Vendors, I need to know who are coming and planning to set up in the concession area. ONLY our preapproved vendors will have reserved spots. Any that show up unannounced will have to wait and see what room is left. We want to fit everyone in but must make consideration for our GTA vendors that reserve in advance.
We will have a most excellent time as usual. Please help us out by filling in the poll.
Also, I will be placing an order for shirts again. Take a look at the previous posts about shirts and give me an idea of number of shirts, T-shirt or Polo, sizes, pocket or not and color choices.

Okay, just off the phone with Jeff at Ramada Sparta. We are set up for the discount code so you can start calling for your reservations.
Be aware that they are 100% non-smoking rooms. They have offered us rooms at $69 per night which is excellent. It's a better rate than any advertised on their site.
https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/ramada/sparta-kentucky/ramada-sparta-ky/overview

Don't make reservations online,. please call. Tell them you are with the GTA group and you have a choice of a king size bed or a room with two queen size. Your choice.
Call (859)567-7223. If the person on the phone has any issues or problems, ask to speak to Jeff, the manager.
See you guys there!!!!
And until then...
SAFE & Happy Shooting!!!!
Dave
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Here is a link to last years post with a preview of things.
http://www.gatewaytoairguns.org/GTA/index.php?topic=100747.0
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2017, 04:32:43 PM »
I got a kitchen pass from the misses, working on a truck pool to get two other members to go with....

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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2017, 04:41:02 PM »
I told one person I probably would not be able to make it, another threatened me if I didn't. All I can say is I will try. The wife says she will not go with me and if I do she and Sancho need me to leave all my credit cards at home. :(

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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2017, 05:34:27 PM »
I got a kitchen pass from the misses, working on a truck pool to get two other members to go with....

Tim aka lefteyeshot
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Hope I spelled their handles correctly....
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2017, 05:39:15 PM »
I am going to be there. Going to an RC aircraft meet in SC that week but will leave that Friday and be at the shoot for the weekend. Bringing my wife and another shooter with me.
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2017, 05:49:28 PM »
I'll be there again this year.
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2017, 05:53:11 PM »
Sounds like something I'd like to try and go to.  I'm new to the fourm and this is the first I've herd of this shoot.  Can yall inform me what exactly goes on?  I'm very familiar with the extreme benchrest but don't know anything about this shoot
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2017, 06:00:00 PM »
I'm a newby here but I intend to attend. I retired last year and have the time. Its a long drive fron Vermont, but I have the airgun bug bad, and can't wait to mingle and learn from the experts.
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2017, 06:05:10 PM »
Good to hear we have fresh meat....er...new members coming to experience our event. It's not like any other event, IMO. It's more like a family reunion with airguns thrown in. :)
Take a look at the link in my opening post for 18 pages detailing last years event. And you can search the forum, we have threads from each year with photos. It really is a great time to meet and greet, buy, sell, trade, shoot, eat, laugh, lie and just enjoy yourself. Lots of donated raffle items to buy tickets for and door prizes will be given away. I'll have GTA paraphernalia for sale like shirts and caps. You can show your GTA pride and help spread the word of our airgun community.
Come on out!!! 
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2017, 06:19:30 PM »
Sounds like fun.  Is it an indoor or outdoor range? And what yardages are gonna be shot? And is there different classes? 
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2017, 06:28:14 PM »
LOL
I know it's you're first time and have lots of questions. But the answers to these and many more questions are in the threads of past events. With plenty of photos too. It is a covered outdoor range, we erect tents to set tables under. Bring your shooting tables, chairs and bags too. We have as far as we what, to shoot. We have targets generally set from 10-100 yards. And have a hillside we have been known to plant targets at 300 or so yards for the show offs. LOL
Or Big Bore folks.
We will have some friendly shooting competitions and we have our annual paint ball shoot. Springers at 25 yards, PCP (up to .25cal) at 50 yards and Big Bore (.257 and larger) out at 100 yards. Top two in each of these classes win trophies and prizes. Usually in the form of gift certificates. Can't say for sure yet, I haven't solicited the vendors.
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But please check out the previous years posts. You will see and learn a lot from those.
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Revelation 760 PumpMaster (Vintage 1967)
Powerline 1000S .177 (semi-tuned by me & innards by kiwi Pete)
Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (converted to NP & w/GRT-III)
Weihrauch HW97K .177
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (home tuned by muwah with Tuna trigger)
Stoeger X-20 RAMmed by Gene and Tuna trigger
Winchester 1000SX .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
Winchester 1000B RAMmed by Gene
Crosman 1377 "Goldfinger"
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2017, 06:47:49 PM »
I plan on going and will need a room.
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2017, 07:05:58 PM »
Save a trailer site for me!
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Ps-  Dockey454 is tentatively coming. Won't know if he has a conflict until last minute.
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« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2017, 07:21:51 PM »
I've got everything in order to come, but I will book a hotel room elsewhere (so I can get it free.  ;D )

Dez, this is the year you outshoot Travis on the paintball sudden death, right???

I will also likely be getting a polo or two, but I will PM you on that after I have a chance to look back through the details.
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2017, 08:36:22 PM »
I am planning to attend, and most likely will be camping. I have yet to talk things over with my brother, TheRRDon, but we may travel up together. I am really looking forward to meeting the guys I have been swapping electrons with for the last year or so. Depending on my brother's plan's, and what we work out with OleTomCat's crew, I may travel early to help with set-up
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #15 on: January 12, 2017, 10:14:33 PM »
Hi guys.  This will be my first airgun shooting and I am looking forward to it.  I will be reserving a room and if anybody has a map of location (I'm coming from Florida) would be very helpful.  Hope to see you there.

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« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2017, 10:45:35 PM »
Hey Anthony, good to hear. Even though we call it a Fun Shoot/Airgun Show, it's not a commercial event like a full blown show. We like to have our GTA vendors there if they want, to meet and greet. Since it's more of a FUN SHOOT, we like to get them out on the firing line with us to sling lead. It's really a fun shooting adventure. When I give more details (and can be found in the other posts) I'll give the address and you can plug it into your GPS or smart phone. I'm sure we will have some folks coming from your neck of the woods you might be able to caravan. Our buddy David (Rocker1) and his lovely wife are driving up from Eustis, FL.
Anyway, we will make sure you have proper directions. It's fairly easy, it's right off the interstate and very close to the KY Speedway.
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2017, 12:10:21 AM »
Putt and I will be there. We would like to reserve a couple of tables. We'll call Ramada and make reservations.  Dennis Baker Baker Airguns
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2017, 12:51:24 AM »
I got a kitchen pass from the misses, working on a truck pool to get two other members to go with....

Tim aka lefteyeshot
Kevin aka Grimzee

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Nope, Grimeszee


I was close......

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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #19 on: January 13, 2017, 08:33:56 AM »
Have you decided what kind of shooting it will be?  Im too shakey to do anything but bench.
Nevermind, i just read ezmans explanation, thanks EZ
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