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Well I took my new girlfriend, the Model 12, out this morning for some clay fun.

Keep in mind I'm just getting in to this, but I felt pretty good about my performance (and the M12's).

I started out with the wobble trap I mentioned before. The easiest game out there, last time I got scores (out of 25) of 6, 13 and 16. Today I shot two rounds, started with a 7 but bounced back for my all time high of 17!

Then I shot a round of skeet. Much, much harder, but I think the wobble trap rounds helped me get a handle on my sight picture. I got a 13/25, which is great for me. With my 870 even after a lesson I was still only able to get 6 or 7. Was it Johngoboom or Deputy who told me there's just something about how this gun points!

Then I tried regular trap. This is kind of hard too, and I was worried with this little 16 ga. modified choke that I wouldn't have the 'reach' for trap. But I got rounds of 8 and 10.

Not great scores, but IMPROVING scores, which I am very happy about! Plus I just had a ton of fun.
 

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Aw Jesus, shooting's hard enough, you didn't tell me there would be SEWING involved! I doubt I could IRON on a patch!
I don't know if people still sew the patches on like they used to or not. Last few times I went shooting trap at the club, the "pros" didn't have any on their vests. Maybe that went out of shooting fashion awhile ago.

When I was a kid, guys would have 25 straight, 50 straight, and so on. I remember one gentlemen who shot at the club that had a 250 straight patch. Now that takes practice!:)
 

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Yeah, 250 straight means you should try left handed or something, it's clearly too easy for you.

I did see one guy yesterday with a single patch on his back that said league champions or something, maybe he won the vest. I actually want to get a vest, need to start looking around for one.
 

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If your having fun, that's what counts. Then you'll want to shoot more and that's called practice. Pretty soon you'll be unhappy when you don't hit most of them!
 

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Get you some of them shirts that have padding quilting built in for the shoulder-----or is that out of fashion now-a-days?

I always thought they looked sharp but dang it---far and few with it on the left shoulder!
 

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just turn the T shirt inside out and and wear it back wards lol.
 
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