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any tips or advice on sparta?

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  1. smsnyder

    smsnyder Well-Known Member

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    any advice or info i may need when going to sparta? Can i buy shells there? I will probably be staying in perryville mo unless i can find a motel closer. I will also need a address and a zip code for the shooting area so i can put it into my gps. thanks
     
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    thanks
     
  3. lumper

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    Have fun and shoot well is the only advice I can give other than ...
     
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    They got skeeters at Sparta and there gonna be around during the Grande?

    Dang them gots some cahoonies to be trying to shoot skeet during a major trap shoot ... what is the best repellent to keep them lousy pink skirt wearin skeeters away?
     
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    SM, If you have an easy-up sun shelter be sure you pack it. If you don't, get one.............Roger
     
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    The squads go REALLY fast so allow plenty of time to get to your bank. I't easy since you can drive up behind your bank now. There isn't much shade(none in most places), so bring plenty of sun screen. Keep your plastc ATA card with you. There are "card reading" computers in the main building making it easy for you to check on scores, purse payouts etc.
     
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    Eat at Southside Ribs if you get the chance. They are adding on a room which looked like it would be done in time for the Grand. Awesome!! On South Street on the south side of town, oddly enough.
     
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    There is a Holiday Inn, Bestwestern, and another small motel in sparta. About 4 miles from the complex.
     
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    take your own shade and be early for your squad.
     
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    Watch out for the carts driven by the supervisors, on the side walks, so you don't get run over.-Jerald
     
  11. Neil Winston

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    The trap numbers will be much bigger.

    Eat at the Chinese restaurant at the main corner in town next to the bank. Order the orange-flavor beef and chicken in black bean sauce, both very hot. We do until we can't take it anymore.

    Neil
     
  12. smsnyder

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    how close can i park to the traps i am shooting? thanks
     
  13. smsnyder

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    neil, i can't eat hot food. it would kill me. went to texas last year with wife and ate hot mexican food. i ended up in hosiptal for three days.
     
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    my flight is landing at about 9.30 am. it is about an 1 hour drive to sparta? correct? Will i have time to shoot the afternoon handicap event on the 14th? thanks. by the way i don't see any time cut offs in the book?
     
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    Don't miss the ice cream guy. Makes it on the spot.....pretty good stuff. Nubs Wagner.
     
  17. smsnyder

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    how fast does it take events from start to finish?
     
  18. alfermann66

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    Things move right along there Snyder. Allow yourself at least an hour ahead of your best estimate on the first shoot. Sit in your car and watch the squad numbers shooting on your trap. I second or third or whatever the motion to bring your own shade.

    Buz
     
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