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Trigger Time $46 Bucks Per/HR

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Lee Yaesu, May 22, 2008.

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  1. Lee Yaesu

    Lee Yaesu TS Member

    May 22, 2008
    I was just thinking about the price of trap.

    Actual on the line trigger time is costing me $46 dollars an hour.

    A box of shells $5.50 and a round of trap at my club is 6 bucks. Total $11.50 so a normal round of trap with a full squad takes about 15 minuets to shoot and complete.
    This is only a 100 targets

    $11.50 X 4 is $46 bucks an hour. At this hourly rate for a hobby or entertainment I can see why trap shooting is on its last legs...

    What do you think we will be paying in 2009?

  2. hammer-time

    hammer-time TS Member

    Apr 19, 2008
    I don't even want to compare it to my bass fishing. Shootings cheap in comparison!
  3. Bob Schultz

    Bob Schultz Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

    Jan 29, 1998
    Tuxedo NC
    Let's see...

    Ranger Bass boat with 225 Merc and all the toys $70,000.00

    Ford King Ranch F250 diesel $50,000.00

    Lures, tackle boxes reels and rods ... $8,000.00

    Licenses, insurance, dock fees and gas (per year) $2000.00 x 5years $10,000.00

    20 trips a year @ 5 hours each for 5 years ( average boat ownership period)

    500 hours fishing = $276.00 per hour

  4. leadspreader

    leadspreader TS Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    sounds like you need to find a cheaper club! my targets are 2.50 per round and reloads are 4.35/ box!
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