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Nat Geo came to our gun club
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Joe Boleo
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 6:53 am    Post subject: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

Our gun club was selected for a military sniper rifle shoot off at 300 yards. A British Enfield No. 4 Mark I in .303 was pitted against a 1903-A4 Springfield in .30-06. The targets were two watermelons and the filming and shooting began. The "hot shots" (one from England and the other from New Jersey) fired 20 rounds and never hit the targets. The film crew went to the 100 yard range and drafted a local shooter who was sighting in his deer rifle. Our local hero listened to the instructions for the course of fire, examined the rifles and settled into the shooting bench and began firing. With two shots, he destroyed both watermelons. When this film footage is shown worldwide, the "hot shots" will be shown shooting and the watermelons will be destroyed. Our local shooter is not featured. Now you know the rest of the story. Take care...
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:57 am    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

Absolutely hilarious.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:07 am    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

Sounds like they don't want to show the "hot shots" being upstaged by a local.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 5:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

hot shots? from England? They should have used English Mike!

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

Lones Wigger would have been O.K. for the U.S. military
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 9:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

slimjim wrote:
hot shots? from England? They should have used English Mike!

Nah - they needed someone who can still SEE a watermelon at 300yds with iron sights. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2011 6:10 am    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

This proves again that you can't always believe what you see on tv or read in the paper.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:46 am    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

I like a story with a happy ending. All the best...
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:06 am    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

Whingin pom's!

Funny stuff.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

stovepipe wrote:
Whingin pom's!

Funny stuff.

Whingin' Noo Joisey's too. Razz Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

Way more irritating than any Brit I've ever met. Man the Jersey Boys grate my nerves!
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

stovepipe wrote:
Way more irritating than any Brit I've ever met. Man the Jersey Boys grate my nerves!

You haven't met ME yet. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Nat Geo came to our gun club Reply with quote

No one can be more annoying then a Italian-American Guido from Jersey Mike, its just not humanly possible. Very Happy

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