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  1. Sep 11, 2012 #141

    jethro224

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    :hmm: A duel??? Might be fun.

    I already have a plan for the next contest which will run thru the end of October.
    Maybe after that.

    The East had 8 shooters. General GW will have to tell us how many were on the Western side.
     
  2. Sep 11, 2012 #142

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    The Western troops consisted of these seven brave souls-
    Lonegun 1894
    Pappy 237
    Skunkskinner
    Buripity
    MHB
    Paocbillie
    Grey Whiskers

    It was a fun contest. I wish I had shot better but hey, the General is picked because of his cunning tactics not his shooting ability. Right? :hmm:

    GW
     
  3. Sep 11, 2012 #143

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    If that's the case, then we definitely picked the right guy! :hatsoff: :rotf: :rotf:
     
  4. Sep 11, 2012 #144

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    A duel is certainly appropriate. I am still holding you accountable for your un-called for remarks on our Western/Southern womenfolk.
    Unless you wish to apologize, see that your affairs are in order.
    mhb - Mike
     
  5. Sep 11, 2012 #145

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    Ten paces? :hmm:
     
  6. Sep 11, 2012 #146

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    Thanks to the General's for the effort!
    "Curly" had a decent group going
    Till I shanked one to the edge of the paper..Oh Rat's!
    As a plinker-hunter this one and done thing gives me an appreciation for the competitive shooters out there! :bow:

    Looking forward to the rematch...dan
     
  7. Sep 11, 2012 #147

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    We'll get em next time :hatsoff:
     
  8. Sep 11, 2012 #148

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    Well then a duel it will be!

    After all, all I ever said about your womenfolk was
    Now, that might have meant that they look smokin' hot! Any inferences that it was an insult were your own. The duel is on!
    Y'all have until the end of October to get practiced up at pistol shootin'. I would suggest taking full advantage of the time.
     
  9. Sep 11, 2012 #149

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    So Generals, thanks for the war. Enjoyed it and looking forward to the duel.

    Regards.

    Dave
     
  10. Sep 11, 2012 #150

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    The terms of the encounter will, of course, have to be set by the seconds, and agreed to. It is expected that they will adhere most stringently to the provisions of the Code Duello, as set forth at the Clonmell Assizes of 1798. There are specific requirements for the case of insulting or demeaning words spoken against ladies.
    I did consider that you may have meant something other than what was apparently implied, in your original statement, but as you have not specifically denied opprobrious intent, any further discussion will have to be with my second(s).
    You should be aware that I am no stranger to such affairs of honor: my most recent opponent, Major W.P.Mapoles, of the Florida Webfoot Militia, is not yet fully recovered from his chastisement.
    mhb - Mike
     
  11. Sep 11, 2012 #151

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    Here is another Thank You to both Generals. :hatsoff: As to the comment about our womenfolk in the West/South, I would have shot better if there hadn't been any present to be a distraction. Hey, that's my story and I'm stickin to it. General Greywhiskers, don't worry, Sir, them Easterners had to get lucky sometime, and there's very few wars where one side wins every battle, so that's what I'm considering this to be.
     
  12. Sep 11, 2012 #152

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    Did you account for the targets from the folks in Florida; the ones with the hanging chads? :wink: :wink: :wink:
     
  13. Sep 11, 2012 #153

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    :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:
    Dont know if any of us shot, We would have made a mess out of it and had things all screwed up! :rotf: :rotf:
     
  14. Sep 11, 2012 #154

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    Gen Grey whiskers enjoyed fighting beside you will come arunning the next time the east wants to skirmish. AS I donot have a pistol will not be able to come along but the the old smoothbore will be there ifin it comes to buck and ball. :thumbsup:
     
  15. Sep 11, 2012 #155

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    Who're our seconds?
    Sorry, I ain't real studied up on them high-falutin' fancy duelin' words. I just figgered we'd step off and shoot it out with our pistols. :idunno:
     
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    Ahem! As any gentleman would know, seconds are gentlemen of equal standing with the principals, selected for their good character and sound judgement, and tasked with arranging, between themselves and in consultation with their respective principals the circumstances under which a meeting to settle an affair of honor is to be conducted.
    If you prefer, we can just do the whole thing as informally as one of my presumptive ancestors (Senator Thomas Hart Benton) did in his fracas with Andy Jackson - in which Jackson, a genuine hard specimen and no doubt about it, came off rather the worse.
    At your service...
    mhb - Mike
     
  17. Sep 12, 2012 #157

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    Dang, I was hopin' we were gonna get another serving of chicken fried steak and taters with gravy...

    Now yer tellin' me I gotta find somebody with good character AND sound judgement both at the same time...
    :hmm: This may take some doin'. Let me get back to you.
     
  18. Sep 12, 2012 #158

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    You just never know how these things are going to turn out. I thought I had thrown the target away because I was certainly not pleased with it. I found it when paying bills at the end of the month and used the last stamp to mail it to the General Jethro. I am glad to be on the winning team and I am proud to be from the EAST!!
    My little TN rifle is always ready to defend a worthy cause Gen Jethro.
    T.O.
    One more thing (I wouldn't be surprised if this contest was won by a bunch of flint shooters)
     
  19. Sep 12, 2012 #159

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    That, too, would be interesting to know, if the shooters reported the information:
    What caliber and type of rifle did each participant shoot? And what were the respective string measurements for each (it is not necessary to give names).
    Mine was a .50 percussion Hawken-type, and I included that info (and the load data) on the target.
    mhb - Mike
     
  20. Sep 12, 2012 #160

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    This is" Curly " 36 cal 42" barrel dst swamped 1-48 twist
    35 gr. FFF Goex
    .024 patch 40 cotton duct
    OOO buck .350 Hornady swagged rb
    Hoppe's lube
    FFFF Goex prime

    Don't mind the beady eyed westerner laying on the ground. :rotf:

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