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hardest yardage

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by comp 1, Jan 27, 2009.

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  1. comp 1

    comp 1 Well-Known Member

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    what was the hardest yardage to get past for you
     
  2. Ahab

    Ahab Well-Known Member

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    23/24....was stuch there for years!

    Once I got to 25 yds. it was easy to get to 27.
     
  3. KEYBEAR

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    16 YARDS
     
  4. Jollytrapshooter

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    I'm with Alf...I can't shoot singles worth a crap, but I can shoot from the 22-27 (unofficially of course) pretty easy. I've come to the conclusion that the reason I find long yardage easier is because there is way less movement to the bird. JMO, Josh.
     
  5. Trap2

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    My toughest yard was getting from the 26 to the 27 the second time I did it. took me 3 years........Dan Thome Trap2
     
  6. Justin L.

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    The longest hang up I had was on the 25, but the 27 was no cake walk when I came back to reality after making it there! I still have problems on the 25 sometimes, but not nearly as bad as when I first got there...thank goodness!
     
  7. phirel

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    Throughout my trapshooting career, the most difficult yardage was the one I was shooting on at the time.

    Pat Ireland
     
  8. BIGDON

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    21-22 It was a mental thing, shot a bunch of 94s & 95s and couldn't get punched. I was my own worst enemy.

    Don
     
  9. fletcher

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    I was stuck at 25 for 6 months. Seemed like forever earned 2.5 yards in a week six months later finaly got off that darned marker. At least I broke a 96 at the Grand to break the Ice and 3 weeks later I was at the fence. Jeff
     
  10. shot410ga

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    Most shooters I've known think the 25 yard line is the wall.
     
  11. Michael Jobe

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    Looking over my records, on my way to the 27 I gained yardage on average every 500 targets. My longest stretch was spent at the 23 yard line, and that was 1000 targets spread between September '06 to June '07. I was shooting mostly upper 80s and low 90s, but I sure felt like I was struggling. In early June '07 I skipped a bigger shoot that was a couple hours away from home and instead went to a small local shoot with just barely enough shooters to hold a shoot. Chipped and chopped my way to a 97, and moved to the 24 yard line. Right after that I switched from a Briley Light Full to a Briley Full choke, and 1100 targets later I finished my season in October on the 26 1/2 yard line. I think tightening that choke up helped quite a bit.

    Took 4600 targets for me to go from the 20 to the 27. My best score along the way was a 98 to move me from the 25 1/2 to the 26 1/2. Two 97s along the way, four 96s, a 95, and two 93s (one of which got me a yard). Will be interesting to see how things go at the 27 yard line in March when the snow melts away.

    ~Michael
     
  12. james25889

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    24 cant get off the damn thing i shoot better from the 27 thinking about asking to be put on the 25
     
  13. timb99

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    What Pat said. Quite true.

    25 was tough for me. This fall I just got the dreaded "Dear Sir, We regret to inform you that you suck at the 25 yard line. Please try again at 24."
     
  14. 870

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    26.5 - shot thousands of targets there and just could not get that 96! Then picked up 2 yards in my first three events at the 27, go figure!
     
  15. Tron

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    25 for me.
     
  16. Dove Commander

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    As noted on a previous post, one my friends now gone once said he was on the 22 yardline so long he knew the shooters, their addresses, their wives, kids, and dogs.
     
  17. 7 straight

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    from 24 yards to the 25.5 yards
     
  18. daddiooo

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    Spent 3 long cold years on the 25. (hit the wall and I was miserable) Finally shot a 99 in the Nitro 27 Handicap the 1st year at Sparta and got to the 27 and I ain't going back!!!!.
     
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