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Its been kind of quiet on the campout front for a little while now So I am stepping up to spearhead this event and make sure things get done in time for people to make plans. We are looking at June 14th-15th (I will put up some signs for the directionally challenged among us) You can go to Google Maps and enter the following location 40.043189,-112.154489 to get directions or follow the ones bellow.

What to Bring:
WATER (there is no running water or toilets)
Food (Dinner/Breakfast/Lunch)
General camping supplies (this varies by family usually tent, sleeping bags, chairs, cooking supplies, etc)
And of course GUNS, AMMO, TARGETS, and more AMMO
Feel free to also bring ATV’s, Jeeps, Dogs, Games, Family, Friends, etc

There is plenty of firewood that can be gathered, but if you are lazy feel free to bring some. Again there is no water, so bring what you need to do your cooking, cleaning, drinking, etc. Any standard Car can drive these roads and trailers (up to about 50ft) can make it with no problems too. This is about 35miles from the freeway exit so it shouldnt be too hard on peoples gas budget (want people to still be able to afford ammo :wink: ).

Questions? Ideas? etc? feel free to email/PM
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Going North (from Provo): Get off I-15 at Exit 279 (Lehi Main Street) and Turn LEFT
Going South (From SLC): Get off I-15 at Exit 279 (Lehi Main Street) and Turn RIGHT
Drive about 1.2 miles to the roundabout
Go STRAIGHT through the Lehi roundabout (500W and Main Street) and
Drive about 19 miles (Just a few hundred feet past Fairfield’s ‘main’ street {1500N})
Turn LEFT onto 18150W (Global One sign on left side of road) and
Drive about 13 miles and the road will Y (a jug handle turn)
Turn RIGHT at the Y and
Follow the Signs (basically stay on the main road until a Y and turn left)
Anyone who wants to head out Friday, the 13th feel free. I will have signs out on the 13th and will be out there already. Official activities will still be on the 14th-15th
 

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Great, thanks for taking charge. Hopefully I can make it. Will there be a pot luck type of thing going on for Dinner?
 

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Shaolin said:
Great, thanks for taking charge. Hopefully I can make it. Will there be a pot luck type of thing going on for Dinner?
Thats a good idea if we can pull it together.

Anyone wanna do a pot lock for dinner on the 14th while camping?
 

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I think a potluck would be a great idea! We should try to have a pretty good head count a week or so in advance so that we have a better idea of what to bring/how much to bring. If someone had a BBQ they could throw in a truck that would be great too!

The wife and I are planning on attending, very much looking forward to it!

Will someone be bringing a nice clay thrower? All I have is the little hand thrower, which I will bring, but it would be nice to have a mechanical one!
 

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Sounds like a blast!! :thumbsup:

Before the shooting starts, everyone should gather and review the safety rules. Nobody should take offense at this. In fact, everybody should appreciate the care taken for safety. Let's have somebody volunteer ahead of time to be the Range Safety Officer. In fact, the person who volunteers to act as Range Safety Officer ought to print up the safety rules onto a poster to use for the Pre-Shoot Safety Briefing:

NRA Gun Safety Rules:
  1. [*]ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.
    This is the primary rule of gun safety. A safe direction means that the gun is pointed so that even if it were to go off it would not cause injury or damage. The key to this rule is to control where the muzzle or front end of the barrel is pointed at all times. Common sense dictates the safest direction, depending on different circumstances.

    [/*][*]ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
    When holding a gun, rest your finger on the trigger guard or along the side of the gun. Until you are actually ready to fire, do not touch the trigger.

    [/*][*]ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.
    Whenever you pick up a gun, immediately engage the safety device if possible, and, if the gun has a magazine, remove it before opening the action and looking into the chamber(s) which should be clear of ammunition. If you do not know how to open the action or inspect the chamber(s), leave the gun alone and get help from someone who does.

    [/*][*]Know your target and what is beyond.
    Be absolutely sure you have identified your target beyond any doubt. Equally important, be aware of the area beyond your target. This means observing your prospective area of fire before you shoot. Never fire in a direction in which there are people or any other potential for mishap. Think first. Shoot second.[/*]
This ought to be a great outing! I only wish I could come (I've got work commitments those days :crying: ).
 

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Thanks for taking point on this endeavour - I know it's not an easy task - but it will be very rewarding!

Now, I just need to convince my wife to go :D

ScottyT said:
Will someone be bringing a nice clay thrower?
I have a cheapo thrower that you mount into the ground (three legs). Only shoots one clay at a time, but I could bring it if needed.
Here's what mine looks like:

 

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I Have a clay thrower much like the one GeneticsDave Has, but mine mounts to a trailer hitch on a truck.
 

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If we can make it, I'll bring mine. :D

I've got one exactly like Dave's and I mounted it to a tire & rim so you just throw it on the ground, hook-up the spring and your ready.
 

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Count us four in.

We are bringing a camper that has running hot water and a stove if needed. I will also bring a camp stove and a portable grill if anyone needs to use it.

Without assuming, pardon my questions:
Is it OK if we arrive on Friday evening, the 13th?
Are pets allowed?
 

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Cool, I don't have to worry about bringing mine (pounding it into the ground can be a pain). I would say having at least 2 throwers would be a good idea. Also, just curious, but why a Sat-Sun campout? Is it because people work late on Friday? I won't be able to camp out Sat night as we have Church in the morning, so I was just curious. Either way, I am still hoping to make it to the dinner and shoot.
 

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GeneticsDave said:
Cool, I don't have to worry about bringing mine (pounding it into the ground can be a pain). I would say having at least 2 throwers would be a good idea. Also, just curious, but why a Sat-Sun campout? Is it because people work late on Friday? I won't be able to camp out Sat night as we have Church in the morning, so I was just curious. Either way, I am still hoping to make it to the dinner and shoot.
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:lolbang: , How closer to Lord can you be than in the wilderness singing "Welcome, welcome Sabbath morning" together with us misguided souls (gentiles) :crown:

TJ

P.S And salute the morn with a few rounds :fudd: .... :crown: D.S
 

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You know, it has nothing to do with communing with our Lord in nature - something I agree with, but more to do with my calling. My wife and I have people who rely on us and it wouldn't be fair to them just so I could have a good time out in the brush. I was just curious, I don't want to rock the boat. I will try to be there Saturday at least. :angel:
 

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GeneticsDave said:
You know, it has nothing to do with communing with our Lord in nature - something I agree with, but more to do with my calling. My wife and I have people who rely on us and it wouldn't be fair to them just so I could have a good time out in the brush. I was just curious, I don't want to rock the boat. I will try to be there Saturday at least. :angel:
GeneticsDave, I do understand and was just yanking yur chain. :D

TJ
 

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Count us four in.

We are bringing a camper that has running hot water and a stove if needed. I will also bring a camp stove and a portable grill if anyone needs to use it.

Without assuming, pardon my questions:
Is it OK if we arrive on Friday evening, the 13th?
Are pets allowed?
If there is enough interest then I would be more than willing to head out on the 13th set up signs and even stay through the 15th. I love camping, so heading out for another day for me is no big deal.

There is no Set campground where we are headed... It is just out on BLM land in the hills, So When and what is just fine. Yes dogs are ok... Just remember there is no power for the ol' RV.

Sounds like 2 so Far, another 1 or 2 want to come out on the 13th and I will get things set up a day early.
 

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I will be coming along with MarshallDodge and I agree that a pot luck sounds great. Once it gets closer and we have a head count, we can decide the details. We also have a free standing canopy that could be used for shade/cover either at camp or at the range. Looking forward to getting in some camping! :D
 

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I got some really bad news yesterday. Some dude came to the front door of my house and asked if my wife was Mrs. (The landlords last name.) My wife answered no and explained that we were tenants. The man then proceeded to ask her if we were aware that the house had been foreclosed on. So she called me and I immediately called my attorney. The attorney said that because we are a month to month lease it would be best for us just to move as soon as possible.

So we are planning to move the end of next month. My wife works for the state and works from home so she can basically work from anywhere in the state. So we are looking at moving back to the Richfield area. We used to live there and I absolutely loved it. We only moved because I lost my job there and neither of us were able to find new jobs. Now that my wife has been with the state for so long we are now pretty comfortable with going back.

The reason I bring all of this up and posted it here in the topic is because I am not sure what this will do to my ability to attend the campout. I am going to do my best to attend however, I am going to have several yard sales trying to get of most of my un-needed junk. I will try to keep everyone updated on what is happening. Luckily Richfield is only 2.5 hours from Salt Lake so I can still make most get-togethers.
 

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Sorry to hear about getting kicked out of your place, that's terrible. The way the market is, foreclosure is becoming all too common. I have family down in Monroe who both work in Richfield, it's a nice place to live if you don't mind the small town atmosphere - I'm a big city kind of guy (Salt Lake is too small for me). Good luck with the move, let us know if we can help.
 

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GeneticsDave said:
The way the market is, foreclosure is becoming all too common.
I understand and I really do feel bad for him. But, at the same time it can't be that hard to make your payments when someone else is paying them for you.

Oh Well...
 

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Thomas said:
GeneticsDave said:
The way the market is, foreclosure is becoming all too common.
I understand and I really do feel bad for him. But, at the same time it can't be that hard to make your payments when someone else is paying them for you.

Oh Well...
LOL, I didn't even think about that... oh yeah... that is sad.
 
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