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What happend to the traps on the ATA property?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by mrskeet410, Jul 15, 2011.

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  1. mrskeet410

    mrskeet410 TS Member

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    What happened to the traps on the ATA property in Vandalia? Didn't they have enough traps on ATA property that it could still have been a darn nice facility to host some substantial shoots?
     
  2. V10

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    The ATA did not own most of that property.

    Those trap houses were torn out years ago and the land has been undergoing reclamation since then.
     
  3. TOOLMAKER 251

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    They were moved to Sparta.
     
  4. mrskeet410

    mrskeet410 TS Member

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    So how many fields did they have on the ATA owned property?

    My original question should have asked about trap fields, not traps. I didn't mean the target throwing machines but I see why folks would think that's what I was asking?
     
  5. missed some

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    the traps were sold for cash, as well as anything else that wasn't nailed down and some people got a nice vacation. That is what you wanted to hear, right?
     
  6. Ed Y

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    The traps were moved to Sparta and are still the property of the ATA but the maintenance is the responsibility of the IDNR, or that's the way it was supposed to be set up when we moved. Same scorers stands also, at least they ook like the same ones.

    Ed Yanchok
     
  7. sliverbulletexpress

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    Blago and Obama sold them under the table to Saudi Arabia.
     
  8. BigM-Perazzi

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    The trap houses are being used for low income housing in Dayton....
     
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    I beleive there were a hundred trap fields. Bulge.
     
  10. Trapshooter

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    There were 100 trapsat vandalia.

    The ATA owned the land under 53-54 of the traps. (The middle of the trap line was the practice fields)

    The trap houses were knocked down and carted away.

    The 100 pat traps were shipped to sparta. 20 more pat traps were bought and all installed at sparta.
     
  11. Bisi

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    like someone above said, they were sold for scrap metal, and the Big Dogs took a vacation with the money. LWS
     
  12. Hauxfan

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    Check out Shootlow's basement!

    Hauxfan!
     
  13. stokinpls

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    The only trap field left at Vandalia is the one that had that orange and white checkered building standing next to it. They kept it just in case I ever came back looking for a bank to squad on.
     
  14. Trapshooter

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    shootlow, only a D-18? I figuired you would of gotten a D-45, Les Paul, and a Strat. ;-)
     
  15. Hauxfan

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    Trapshooter, don't knock Shootlow's selection.

    It's his first guitar that had more than one string on it. lol

    Hauxfan!
     
  16. hfrogdogc

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    Traps were winchester,an they had 48 program,4 PR. that was on there property.
     
  17. Trapboy1957

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    Haux, I think those one stringers are a swinetar. Jr
     
  18. KS-OKIE

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    When you look at the size of Shootlow wouldn`t one of those youth starter model guitars been a better buy ?..KS-OKIE.
     
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    Peter--LMAO!!! What are they doing way down there in Mexico?
     
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