GSG Event

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Re: GSG Event

#16 Post by wingshooter » Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:51 am

Stackbarrel16 wrote:A frame and a roll of butcher paper is much easier to pattern on.

No, it isn't. I've tried it. Have you?
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Re: GSG Event

#17 Post by steve voss » Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:01 am

For years and years. Steel frame at the club, attach paper with clothes pins.

Easy, peasy.
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Re: GSG Event

#18 Post by Stackbarrel16 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:51 am

I have in fact done hundreds of shotgun patterns if not a couple thousand. On steel plates, cardboard and butcher paper. Over an expanded steel backer on steel posts, on a cardboard backer on wood posts.

Butcher paper/packing paper etc. done on an expanded steel backer is the easiest way. It would also be substantially lighter than a plate you can actually pattern large shot on.

I accept you don't like the easy or simple way all that often. :D
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Re: GSG Event

#19 Post by postoak » Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:36 am

The reason for the metal plate, is that your assistant stands behind and steps out and takes digital photos and paints up the plate between shots.
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Re: GSG Event

#20 Post by Pancho McTavish » Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:27 pm

Is there much turn over in assistants?

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Re: GSG Event

#21 Post by Digger » Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:57 pm

I know a couple I would like to use.
I think you mean "tumblers"
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