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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #20 on: March 13, 2012, 08:44:16 pm »
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2012, 09:05:58 pm »
Congratulations to Col. Larry Little. Official registant number 3.

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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2012, 03:20:50 pm »
OK I am stumped. I have had the registration form on my desk for over a week. What do the classes at the bottom mean? They do not seem to line up wiht the classes listed on the battle rifle standard page on the GAF website.

I would be shooting a Springfield trapdoor with black powder and an 1873 SAA revolver with black powder. What class am I?
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #23 on: March 19, 2012, 04:35:05 pm »
Not sure but I think,:

marksman is mil-spec repeater and rifleman is mil-spec single shot.  the others oare pretty much the same. 
So with a trapdoor and black powder youd be in black powder rifleman.

Drydock and pitspitr can giveyou the official answer.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #24 on: March 19, 2012, 04:41:29 pm »
Yeah, we changed the name of the classes, but not the classes themselves.  Milspec Repeater has become Marksman (Smokeless and BP) and Milspec Single shot has become RIfleman (Smokeless and BP) 
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #25 on: March 19, 2012, 05:22:41 pm »
Based on that I am a Black Powder Rifleman.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #26 on: March 20, 2012, 06:31:09 pm »
Pitspitr,

Whats the tent situation?  Gonna get your Tipi set up?  Sounds like a pretty good sized tent city this year.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #27 on: March 20, 2012, 07:25:34 pm »
Gonna get your Tipi set up?

Planning on it.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2012, 10:14:33 pm »
Congratulations to Hopalong Strong. Official registant number 4.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #29 on: May 18, 2012, 07:37:04 pm »
Congratulations to Col. Rattlesnake Jack Robson. Official registant number 5.

Looks like it's going to be an international compitition :)
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2012, 01:10:28 am »
Looks like I'll be travelling to the DOM Muster with my usual 'batman', Roger ....

Colonel Pitspitr - I am even thinking of trying to convince him to try shooting, this time.  If I manage to do that, would there be any difficulty on a relatively late registration as a Muster participant?

By the way for those who don't want to camp .... but would also prefer not to be staying 20 or 30 miles away ..... I have reserved a room at the Comstock Premier Lodge, which appears to be only two miles or so (as the crow flies) from the Muster site!  (Mind you, I gather it may be five or six miles by road ....)  


Jerry admits that he forgets to mention this place because it was actually started as a private hunting lodge with very expensive membership.  However, it is now operated as a Bed & Breakfast, and looks pretty upscale!


Mind you, at $110/night it isn't cheap..... but if you have to pay at least $70 or $80 for a decent motel room anyway plus spend time and money driving 50 miles or so each day, I think it is worth it.

I understand it is a "per room" rate - i.e. same price regardless of how many people are sleeping in the room  (.... within reason, of course, and it only includes breakfast for two people, but additional breakfasts are $5.00 each.)  They even have a "Bunk Room" which has four single beds in it - also $110/night.  If four guys were willing to share that one (.... rather reminiscent of the barracks at previous National Musters?.....) the cost per night, with two additional breakfasts, would work out to only $30 per person .....


Their website: http://www.comstocklodge.com/
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #31 on: May 27, 2012, 09:33:58 am »
Thank you Grant for pointing this out.
This is a very nice place and as Grant pointed out it started life as an expensive private hunting club. (about $130,000 to $150,000/year membership) The last I knew they still have elk and buffalo hunts available, but aren't as expensive now.  In it's former life it hosted some rather big name celebrities such as the band Sawyer Brown.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #32 on: May 28, 2012, 03:29:40 pm »
Scout Class participants be wared. Stu Kettle is official registrant number 6
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #33 on: June 18, 2012, 08:04:02 pm »
I'm sure most of you have seen the "Quote of the day" thread in which I discuss attending my son's NG graduation in SC. Because of this trip, I'm going to have to cancel the informal Zoot Shooting match. Now to make certain I'm clear on this, I am NOT canceling the main match, I'm just canceling the ZOOT match on Sunday afternoon.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #34 on: June 20, 2012, 08:57:04 am »
I know there are several of you that are planning on attending who haven't sent in registrations yet. Even if you have to wait to send the official  registration (waiting on a paycheck or whatever) Please let me know that you are indeed coming and what class you are planning on shooting. That way I can get the score cards and certificates printed. Thanks
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #35 on: June 20, 2012, 09:04:18 am »
Update:
Trenching for the waterline started yesterday, so while the shower may not be completely finished, we'll at minimum have a tank to cool off in and have running water at the camp sight.

I made the arraingements to purchase the lodge poles for my teepee. I'll have to smooth them up a little but shouldn't have any problem finishing that project before the muster.

For those of you who have attended the past 2 DoM Musters, you will be happy to know that I made access into another canyon so we'll have a new stage area. This one is a lot closer to the camp site than the canyon we've used the last 2 years. My plans are to eventually put some permanent props in this canyon, but they probably won't happen before next year.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #36 on: June 20, 2012, 10:02:35 am »
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 ;D Gun shoot thingy cocktail  ;D

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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #37 on: June 21, 2012, 07:15:52 am »
Well...I'd rather a seperate check went to Glen, but I can get the money to him if it's sent to me.
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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #38 on: June 21, 2012, 07:26:10 am »
I've been needing to post this, we'll go $8 a meal and my address is now:

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Re: 2012 Department of the Missouri Muster
« Reply #39 on: June 21, 2012, 08:45:49 pm »
Have we seen an exact round count yet if shooting a mil. spec rifle and revolver?

How about just the mil. spec rifle?

About how many for the Long Range side match?


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