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Old November 14, 2019, 18:51   #51
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I put out two new gongs today. Better bring your A game for these, both are 9" wide with one being 30" tall and the other only 12". For those that remember how the river bends to the left these are as far around the bend as you can get and still see them.

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Old November 14, 2019, 18:55   #52
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If you haven't booked your room there is a brand new Comfort Inn right across from Holiday Inn. At least it looks like it's open.

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Old November 14, 2019, 18:58   #53
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I put out two new gongs today. Better bring your A game for these, both are 9" wide with one being 30" tall and the other only 12". For those that remember how the river bends to the left these are as far around the bend as you can get and still see them.

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Yep, sounds fun. That's gotta be 500+

Booked at the HIE in Desoto. Wife said she's coming. Sure I'll piss her off between now and then and she'll back out
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Old November 17, 2019, 10:28   #54
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The weather report for Desoto Texas calls for 80% chance of rain Friday and 40% chance on Saturday.

How accurate do you think this is?
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Old November 17, 2019, 10:47   #55
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Old November 17, 2019, 10:48   #56
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The weather report for Desoto Texas calls for 80% chance of rain Friday and 40% chance on Saturday.

How accurate do you think this is?
It's says about a 1/4" on Friday. I'm got my fingers crossed that it won't happen either day.
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Old November 17, 2019, 15:27   #57
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Yesterday would have been perfect.

Forecasting a week out is a guessing game.
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Old November 17, 2019, 18:05   #58
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Booked at the HIE in Desoto.
Which one Pat? There seems to be a ton of hotels in Desoto. Is everyone staying in the same one? Friday night meet & greet somewhere?
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Old November 17, 2019, 18:09   #59
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Which one Pat? There seems to be a ton of hotels in Desoto. Is everyone staying in the same one? Friday night meet & greet somewhere?
I think there is only one in Desoto. I think MP and some others are also staying there.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dallas South - Desoto
1310 E. Wintergreen Road
Desoto, TX 75115

I think there is a cracker barrel next to it but it doesn't come up on the map anymore in that area.

Called the front desk and yep it's the one with the Cracker Barrel. There's an outback up the road a couple of clicks
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Old November 17, 2019, 18:43   #60
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I think there is only one in Desoto. I think MP and some others are also staying there.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dallas South - Desoto
1310 E. Wintergreen Road
Desoto, TX 75115

I think there is a cracker barrel next to it but it doesn't come up on the map anymore in that area.

Called the front desk and yep it's the one with the Cracker Barrel. There's an outback up the road a couple of clicks
Thanks Pat. I just tried to call IGH and also Hilton who has a Hampton Inn just up the road. Both calls apparently went somewhere overseas and could not accomplish the mission

I'll book a hotel when back on my work laptop tomorrow evening with a simple click or two. I have been on vacation this week and still trying to be hard headed about not logging on to that laptop unless necessary

.....or I will sleep in the back seat of the rental car. I've seen me do it
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Old November 17, 2019, 18:47   #61
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Thanks Pat. I just tried to call IGH and also Hilton who has a Hampton Inn just up the road. Both calls apparently went somewhere overseas and could not accomplish the mission

I'll book a hotel when back on my work laptop tomorrow evening with a simple click or two. I have been on vacation this week and still trying to be hard headed about not logging on to that laptop unless necessary

.....or I will sleep in the back seat of the rental car. I've seen me do it
I booked there because of points and pet friendly in case the wife wants to go. I'm still kinda on the fence if I really want her to go especially cold and rainy. 56 for a high with north wind of 15MPH is damn cold for people that live below I10. She'll start whining. Rain chance has moved down to 50% on Friday. Dallas area can get to be a mud hole this time of year.
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Old November 18, 2019, 07:36   #62
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The only way to tell what the weather will be like on a particularly day is when you get up that day and go outside. So we'll see what the weather is like Saturday.

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Wow,

This sounds like a blast. I will be out of town for this one, perhaps if there is another I can make it. Finally got my first FAL, DSA izzy this year.
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Wow,

This sounds like a blast. I will be out of town for this one, perhaps if there is another I can make it. Finally got my first FAL, DSA izzy this year.
It only happens a few times in a lifetime.
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Old November 18, 2019, 22:02   #65
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It only happens a few times in a lifetime.
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Nooooooooooooooo.
Yeah, you're gonna miss something incredibly awesome.
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Are any of you guys attending on Saturday an FFL ???
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Shit, I need to bring a chainsaw to build a fire or dig this wool coat I have out from somewhere it was packed 5 years ago. Man it looks cold north of I10 toward yankee town Texas
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Are any of you guys attending on Saturday an FFL ???
No but did you ever find a room?
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No but did you ever find a room?
Yup. I'm at the Desoto Hampton Inn, a 1/4 mile or so North of the HIE where most are staying.
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Yup. I'm at the Desoto Hampton Inn, a 1/4 mile or so North of the HIE where most are staying.
Well I might just pop out there Friday night to visit you ingrates.
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I think we will be good to go on Saturday. I had probably 15 FAL shoots and 5 church shoots and have never been rained out. I do remember one time it poured down on Friday well into the night but come Saturday it stopped. I was very muddy but we got a lot of shooting in that day. If you have any rubber boots you may want to bring them.

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Are any of you guys attending on Saturday an FFL ???
Might be one there but will have to check.

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