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Old December 18, 2017, 20:14   #151
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Awesome!!!

Side Note: As you continue to get these bada$$ sponsors and you know I love me some SIG SAUER, but please don't get them to sponsor the "Drop 320" Stage!
More like, "Drop $1150" Stage . . .

I'm in the same boat.

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Old December 19, 2017, 14:22   #152
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I am excited to announce Nosler has signed on as a sponsor of the obstacle on Stage 2: Nosler's Over Under.

https://www.nosler.com/

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Old December 19, 2017, 14:47   #153
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Awesome!!!

Side Note: As you continue to get these bada$$ sponsors and you know I love me some SIG SAUER, but please don't get them to sponsor the "Drop 320" Stage!
It's actually the simulated grenade from.stage 1. Lol.
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Old December 19, 2017, 16:30   #154
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It's actually the simulated grenade from.stage 1. Lol.
B17 has a couple dummy hand grenades coming to this match if you need them for a stage
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Old December 19, 2017, 16:43   #155
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B17 has a couple dummy hand grenades coming to this match if you need them for a stage
I just had two more dummy grenades show up at work today. Nobody even blinked an eye.
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Old December 21, 2017, 14:37   #156
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I am thrilled to welcome Vortex Optics to our match as a Stage Sponsor! I"m putting them on Stage 1: Vortex Optics' Grenade!!!

Their optics are supposed to be bombproof - let's see how they do with grenades. :-)

http://www.vortexoptics.com/

Edit: I had some issues with the Vortex logo showing up on some platforms, so made my own pic from last year's match. Pretty sure that says "Strike Eagle" underneath all the mud! Photo credit: Lisa Stennett

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Old December 27, 2017, 16:27   #157
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Alright - you know all the shooting stages, so let's talk about obstacles. Here's the obstacle for Stage 1: The Samson Manufacturing "Down & Dirty":

Crawl under barbed wire, move through three mud pits, and climb up the inside of a tube with the assistance of a weighted rope. Once at the top, use that rope to pull up the 30lb kettlebell attached to the end of the rope. Shout “FIRE IN THE HOLE!!!” and throw the kettlebell and rope back down the tube for the next guy. If you’re at the bottom of the tube and hear “FIRE IN THE HOLE!!!”, dodging flying kettlebells just because part of this obstacle.

If you ran last March, this is identical to that obstacle with the addition of a rope in BOTH tubes, and weights on the ropes to be sure they go back down for the next guy to climb up - and of course having to haul the weight up and tire out your arms just before shooting. You can thank Bryan Ray for that small piece of evil - as the sponsor's representative he got to help design the obstacle!

Samson is also providing SEVERAL of the steel pistol targets for this match, and are a HUGE supporter of the shooting sports across the board. Be sure to thank them when you place your next order!

http://www.samson-mfg.com/

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Old December 28, 2017, 12:44   #158
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Because I'm a giant nerd I love to look at data in different ways, the map below shows all the states that currently have people registered (22 total). The larger the dot, the more people from that state are registered.

If you've been thinking "I'd really like to come, but it's just too far" - there's probably somebody coming further than you! We still have 13 10k slots left. Get in now while you still can!

https://practiscore.com/10k-rockcast...8230;/register

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Old December 29, 2017, 15:23   #159
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Someone asked about what kind of ages I've been seeing in the registration so far in another thread, and I thought the answer was cool enough to share with everyone. So, as of today, here's how it shakes out:

5k Average Age 38
5k Max Age 71
5k Min Age 12
5k Median Age 36

10k Average Age 37
10k Max Age 61
10k Min Age 24
10k Median Age 32

I really would have thought the average age would be much lower. And I can't tell you how happy I am to see the extremely wide spread of ages involved. This is so cool!!!

All Ages by kotengu1, on Flickr
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Old January 03, 2018, 16:21   #160
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The obstacle at Stage two is fairly simple: Nosler's Over/Under. You'll have two obstacles you have to go over that will be set at a convenient nut-busting height, and three obstacles you have to crawl under - alternating to force you down, up, down, up, down. The "under" obstacles will be various types of fencing stretched between posts, as someone pointed out crawling under and/or through fences is a very "real world applicable skill".

Thanks to Nosler for providing $500 in bullets or ammunition to the prize table, and please note that "simple" does NOT always equal "easy"!

https://www.nosler.com/

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Old January 09, 2018, 14:42   #161
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I am pleased to announce Federal Premium Ammunition has just signed on as an obstacle sponsor and will be providing a great spread of American Eagle 9mm and 40 cal ammo for the prize table!

https://www.federalpremium.com/

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Old January 09, 2018, 14:45   #162
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Awesome work on the sponsors

So just to confirm, this match just has two classes, race vs combat - you're not dividing up by caliber/gender/etc also?

Do you have a link to last year's results?
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Old January 10, 2018, 16:39   #163
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So just to confirm, this match just has two classes, race vs combat - you're not dividing up by caliber/gender/etc also?
Yes - only two official classes: Race and Combat Class. There will be some special awards for a few other things (based on what I saw in the registrations), but I want to wait until I have the trophies complete before I announce all of those.

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Do you have a link to last year's results?
https://practiscore.com/results/new/33132
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Old January 10, 2018, 16:40   #164
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I mentioned this one already with the sponsorship announcement, but just to stick with the pattern:

The obstacle for Stage 3 will be Glock's Slide To The Pit Of Despair: Simply enter the tube at the top of the hill and slide down to just above the cave entrance. Try your best NOT to get beat up by your gear on the way down, TO get out of the tube with all of the gear you went into it with, and to NOT continue tumbling on down the hill when you get out of the tube. Cool points added if you shout "Wheeee!!!!" on the way down!

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Old January 10, 2018, 17:29   #165
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After encountering the “Rodents Of Unusual Size” last year, well you know!!!
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Old January 10, 2018, 17:50   #166
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After encountering the “Rodents Of Unusual Size” last year, well you know!!!
Hahahaha - I forgot about the skunks! Those things are everywhere out there -
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Old January 11, 2018, 18:32   #167
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After encountering the “Rodents Of Unusual Size” last year, well you know!!!
That's stage 4 on my match. 😉
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Skunks don't spray if you kill them with a head shot.

One minute off the time for every head shot kill, but 10 minutes added if you stink up the trail?????
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Old January 11, 2018, 21:39   #169
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Skunks don't spray if you kill them with a head shot.

One minute off the time for every head shot kill, but 10 minutes added if you stink up the trail?????
Match DQ for discharging a firearm outside of a shooting area. I'll cut your run time in half if you catch the skunk alive, bring it all the way back to the parking lot, and stash it in Nuttz' truck for him to find later.
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I'll cut your run time in half if you catch the skunk alive, bring it all the way back to the parking lot, and stash it in Nuttz' truck for him to find later.
I won't tell if you won't!!!

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Old January 12, 2018, 16:57   #172
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I won't tell if you won't!!!

This is hilarious! I'm going to be in big trouble when 20 people bring skunks to the match, put them in Nuttz' truck, and I have to cut run times in half for all of them and screw up all the scores for the whole match.

It'll totally be worth it if somebody gets it on video...

For the record - this offer does NOT apply to Nuttz himself. No self-skunking allowed!!!
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Old January 12, 2018, 17:32   #173
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This is hilarious! I'm going to be in big trouble when 20 people bring skunks to the match, put them in Nuttz' truck, and I have to cut run times in half for all of them and screw up all the scores for the whole match.

It'll totally be worth it if somebody gets it on video...

For the record - this offer does NOT apply to Nuttz himself. No self-skunking allowed!!!
He'll have to find another ride if he decides to "self skunking."

I have a strict "No Skunks Allowed" policy in my vehicles.
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This is hilarious!
Sometimes I do get lucky and hit one out of the park.

For all of the competitors, good luck on the match and hope to see many of you at Stimpy's match in Georgia.
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Old January 12, 2018, 20:12   #175
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He'll have to find another ride if he decides to "self skunking."

I have a strict "No Skunks Allowed" policy in my vehicles.
Oh crap - I forgot you are giving him a ride this year and he won't even have his truck there! I guess we'll have to postpone the skunking of Nuttz. We don't want any innocent bystanders to get collaterally skunked just for being nice and offering a ride.

Hehehe. "Skunking of Nuttz". This is SO a thing now.
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The Stage 4 obstacle is only for 10k people. There will be a 2" wide cargo strap strung tightly between two trees approximately 40' apart and about 4' high. You must cross this strap with all your gear without touching the ground. If you fall or touch the ground in between the trees, you must "dismount" and start completely over until you get it right. Simple, right???

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