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Clay Target "What Would Happen" Question

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by 320090T, Apr 15, 2012.

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  1. 320090T

    320090T Well-Known Member

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    What would happen if all the state shoots that use and swear by WF targets couldn't get them for the state shoot? If Champions were the only thing available would they use them or cancel the shoot? Would you, as a shooter, attend? Everyone shoots the same target so .... what do you think?

    I did ask Devon Harris what would happen if Champion volunteered to donate all the targets for the Indiana State shoot, what would happen. He said he didn't know but "that would be interesting".
     
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    I think the Moon would leave orbit and crash into the Earth. HMB
     
  3. BIGDON

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    Why are you trashing White Flyer???

    What has Champion done for our sport????

    Don
     
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    As I understand it, one of the target companies had a plant seriously damaged by fire recently. White Flyer?

    Keller
     
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    Well I believe it would be a level playing field if everyone were to shoot the same brand at any state shoot.

    My undeerstanding from a good source is that Pitch is a problem to get for the target manufacturers. Apparently there was an explosion at the Pitch plant a while back, and they are not producing any yet.

    I would think there is more than one pitch plant in the US but apparently this isn't the case..

    I just don't know, but to me if you shoot any brand of target, everyone hs the same chance to win. May not be real high scores, but it's all the same.
     
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    I can tell you what the late Frank Little would've done. The same thing he did when they tried 'em in MD many years back. He walked after breaking an 89 in Handicap and hitting targets but not breaking 'em!!
     
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    What would happen if all the state shoots that use and swear by WF targets couldn't get them for the state shoot? If Champions were the only thing available would they use them or cancel the shoot? Would you, as a shooter, attend? Everyone shoots the same target so .... what do you think?

    I did ask Devon Harris what would happen if Champion volunteered to donate all the targets for the Indiana State shoot, what would happen. He said he didn't know but "that would be interesting".
     
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    I think the Moon would leave orbit and crash into the Earth. HMB
     
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    Why are you trashing White Flyer???

    What has Champion done for our sport????

    Don
     
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    As I understand it, one of the target companies had a plant seriously damaged by fire recently. White Flyer?

    Keller
     
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    Well I believe it would be a level playing field if everyone were to shoot the same brand at any state shoot.

    My undeerstanding from a good source is that Pitch is a problem to get for the target manufacturers. Apparently there was an explosion at the Pitch plant a while back, and they are not producing any yet.

    I would think there is more than one pitch plant in the US but apparently this isn't the case..

    I just don't know, but to me if you shoot any brand of target, everyone hs the same chance to win. May not be real high scores, but it's all the same.
     
  12. oleolliedawg

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    I can tell you what the late Frank Little would've done. The same thing he did when they tried 'em in MD many years back. He walked after breaking an 89 in Handicap and hitting targets but not breaking 'em!!
     
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    Heavy 7 1/2's and full choke for everything.
     
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    320090T Well-Known Member

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    Gee Don, I wasn't bashing WF, we use two semi loads a year. It was a "what if" question.
     
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    John Wayne would suck it up and tell Frank to stop his whining.
     
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    Sooo, why would Champions have pitch and WF not...
     
  17. shotgunpeople

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    I was informed it wasn't a case of Champion having pitch, and WF not.

    It is a case of other brands have lots of unsold stock in their warehouses, and what's left of WF's targets are being bought up quickly.

    Thus why others still have targets, WF has been the target of choice.
     
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    This isn't the first time there was a target shortage because of a fire
    at the plant the made the pitch.


    Does anyone remember when that happened before? I'm thinking 12 or 15 years ago, but it might have been longer ago than that.
     
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    To clarify for BigDon and others. I think his what if was because of the white Flyer shortage! They did have a fire and pitch white flyer targets are no longer going to be available for several months if not a year! They do have a plant making Bio however and that is what we have switched to at our club. Most of the shooters have not even realized it and I personally see very little diff
     
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    221, tell us what you really know about Trapshooting other than what you've read in a book!!
     
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