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



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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #280 on: May 26, 2017, 06:15:20 PM »
For some reason I don't see the videos. What do I need to do? I sure would like to see them.

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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #281 on: May 26, 2017, 11:49:44 PM »
 ;) ;D ;D Love the video that reminds me of my grand kids but they are all grown up now 20, 25, and 29 and one grand kid on the way
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #282 on: May 27, 2017, 01:17:25 AM »

I had a blast Dez kept me busy, highlite for me was Jim Gaskas kid, wow he can shoot and I think he is only 10 but for sure was extremely mature when handling a gun and very polite, When I would ask him which paintball he never said far right or left he always said 5th from right beside the broken tee, no doubts you would know exactly what he was shooting at.  He put several old timers out and his pops.  David


You're right about the Gaska kid.  He shot nonstop from my bench for a good while, but I didn't say a word about all of the table shaking he was doing because I could tell he was having a blast with the Flex and I was having more fun watching him than shooting...Not that I could get a shot in anyways Lol.  I finally convinced him that he could hit the 139 yard plate Lloyd/Marty had setup.  He was hesitant for a good while.  I kept telling him with a six mil dot holdover he could hit it.  He finally gave it a shot and did hit it after just a few tries.
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #283 on: May 27, 2017, 03:00:35 AM »

You're right about the Gaska kid.  He shot nonstop from my bench for a good while, but I didn't say a word about all of the table shaking he was doing because I could tell he was having a blast with the Flex and I was having more fun watching him than shooting...Not that I could get a shot in anyways Lol.  I finally convinced him that he could hit the 139 yard plate Lloyd/Marty had setup.  He was hesitant for a good while.  I kept telling him with a six mil dot holdover he could hit it.  He finally gave it a shot and did hit it after just a few tries.

Man, I wish I saw that. He must have been excited when it hit.
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #284 on: May 27, 2017, 06:54:23 AM »

You're right about the Gaska kid.  He shot nonstop from my bench for a good while, but I didn't say a word about all of the table shaking he was doing because I could tell he was having a blast with the Flex and I was having more fun watching him than shooting...Not that I could get a shot in anyways Lol.  I finally convinced him that he could hit the 139 yard plate Lloyd/Marty had setup.  He was hesitant for a good while.  I kept telling him with a six mil dot holdover he could hit it.  He finally gave it a shot and did hit it after just a few tries.

Man, I wish I saw that. He must have been excited when it hit.
Keith, very nice of you to provide that encouragement to little Eli. That's what its all about, isn't it? :D
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #285 on: May 27, 2017, 12:19:18 PM »


You're right about the Gaska kid.  He shot nonstop from my bench for a good while, but I didn't say a word about all of the table shaking he was doing because I could tell he was having a blast with the Flex and I was having more fun watching him than shooting...Not that I could get a shot in anyways Lol.  I finally convinced him that he could hit the 139 yard plate Lloyd/Marty had setup.  He was hesitant for a good while.  I kept telling him with a six mil dot holdover he could hit it.  He finally gave it a shot and did hit it after just a few tries.

Man, I wish I saw that. He must have been excited when it hit.
Keith, very nice of you to provide that encouragement to little Eli. That's what its all about, isn't it? :D


Yes, I agree!  Another thing that happened prior that is I noticed Eli was shooting the 25 yard targets as fast as he could get the gun cocked again.  I told him about a 50 yard resettable target I had put out.  I told him if he hit the four smaller targets at the bottom of it they would stay up and then he could hit the top target to reset them.  I forgot about that for a time, but then looked at it later and he had all four bottom targets flipped up.  I remember saying to him you did it.  He smiled with a big grin and told me I could hit the reset which I did.  He really is an impressive young man and can shoot really well too.


Eli wasn't the only one receiving encouragement and having a blast though.  I will always remember the warm welcome from you and also when you gave up your table so Marty could teach me about the 100 yard club plus others he moderates on the forum.  Marty setup 100 yard targets and taught me a lot about how the scoring is done.  I did get one 1x on the 100 yard, but my .25 cal wasn't really up for the task that day and is currently the reason it is on my bench in pieces being worked on.  I have printed out the 30 yard targets and can't wait to have the time to post my results on the forum.  Whether it's the best or not doesn't really matter, it's what I learned from Marty is what I look forward to.  Meeting you two fellas really sticks out in my memory bank.  Really nice folks to be around!
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #286 on: May 28, 2017, 08:27:48 PM »
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #288 on: May 29, 2017, 12:14:42 AM »
Now that's funny !!!
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #289 on: May 29, 2017, 03:17:02 AM »
Some things you just can't un-see...
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #290 on: May 29, 2017, 09:21:32 AM »
Well for the few hours I was able to be there it was fun.  I may have not have shot my own rifles while I was there or even pull them out well not until I was about to leave.  LOL  In the end I meet a few GTA members and they did offer to let me shot theirs rifles that I have never shot before (THANKS).   I hope next year the stars align and I am able to make a few day trip out of it and not just a few hours. 

Is there a video posted?
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #291 on: May 29, 2017, 02:22:06 PM »
Dang good,thing i didnt,see him when he looked like that, i would have shot him with my BB gun. David
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #292 on: May 29, 2017, 03:30:42 PM »
Well for the few hours I was able to be there it was fun.  I may have not have shot my own rifles while I was there or even pull them out well not until I was about to leave.  LOL  In the end I meet a few GTA members and they did offer to let me shot theirs rifles that I have never shot before (THANKS).   I hope next year the stars align and I am able to make a few day trip out of it and not just a few hours. 

Is there a video posted?

I haven't seen an official video. but Smaug2 posted some pics along with a a walk through video, and a  video of our  Friday rainstorm, on page 12 of this thread
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #293 on: May 29, 2017, 09:56:02 PM »
 ;D If I saw a smile like that in a dark alley I would be running the other way screaming but Otherwise great picture  ;) ;D ;D
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #294 on: May 30, 2017, 01:28:20 PM »
;D If I saw a smile like that in a dark alley I would be running the other way screaming but Otherwise great picture  ;) ;D ;D
When people PhotoShop their own photos, they usually do it to make themselves look better.  This is very concerning. :o
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Re: **2017 GTA Gene Curtis Memorial Fun Shoot/Airgun Show**
« Reply #295 on: May 30, 2017, 02:12:30 PM »
;D If I saw a smile like that in a dark alley I would be running the other way screaming but Otherwise great picture  ;) ;D ;D
When people PhotoShop their own photos, they usually do it to make themselves look better.  This is very concerning. :o
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« Reply #296 on: May 30, 2017, 02:16:48 PM »

Some may argue he did!!!

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« Reply #297 on: May 30, 2017, 03:18:03 PM »
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« Reply #298 on: May 31, 2017, 01:25:03 AM »

Is there a video posted?

I haven't seen an official video. but Smaug2 posted some pics along with a a walk through video, and a  video of our  Friday rainstorm, on page 12 of this thread

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« Reply #299 on: May 31, 2017, 07:56:40 AM »
We hired an official videographer one year. We should do that again. It does cost though. If anyone wants to take on the task, we would be glad to talk!!!
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