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    Skeet shoot - Texas style

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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Hey, was that an M48 tank there?

    Also, if they were Texicans they wouldn't be in tweed and ties... and those hats, especially.
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    maybe they were incognito, or had visited Texas and taken what they learned back to their native land.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I forwarded this to my dad (former CA Nat Guard tank guy in the 80s).
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    Earlier in my Air Force career, I was an Air Liasion Officer (ALO) with an Armor Battalion. Don't recall those guys in their M1A2s ever shooting skeet but, then again, they were not from Texas. I'm sure the guys at Ft. Hood shoot skeet all the time.
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    You are my hero, Mr. Jsharr.
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    Tank is an Austrian SK-105 - is fitted with a 105 mm gun. Not an M-48....drove an M-48 A5....EVERYBODY should drive a tank at least once in their life.....oh, hint to the wise...if you slam on the brakes in the mud and the treads stop turning, it can skid....and when 50 or so tons is skidding, is quite interesting......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Virginian View Post
    Tank is an Austrian SK-105 - is fitted with a 105 mm gun. Not an M-48.
    Exactly the response I got from my dad... heh.
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    I didn't realize black tie was required for skeet shooting. All these years I've been underdressed.
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    What a senseless waste of energy domes!

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    nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Virginian View Post
    Tank is an Austrian SK-105 - is fitted with a 105 mm gun. Not an M-48....drove an M-48 A5....EVERYBODY should drive a tank at least once in their life.....oh, hint to the wise...if you slam on the brakes in the mud and the treads stop turning, it can skid....and when 50 or so tons is skidding, is quite interesting......
    Oldsmobile Delta 88. It was a tank. Felt like a boat on the highway though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    I didn't realize black tie was required for skeet shooting. All these years I've been underdressed.
    Only when shooting skeet with a tank... otherwise, flannel is just fine.
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