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The Golden Age of the American Schuetzenfest
Sep 12th, 2017 at 3:52pm
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Randy Wright's latest work is scheduled to be available in early 2018! I am really excited to see what my friend and mentor has to share Smiley
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The Golden Age of the American Schuetzenfest

From the 1890s until the U.S. entry into World War I, the target shooting game known as Schuetzen was in its Golden Age. Rifle shooting contests were held at Schuetzen parks across the U.S. in cities large and small. With deep European roots, Schuetzen has origins that reach back more than half a millennium.
Immerse yourself in the history of the Schuetzen game, gain insight into how matches were conducted and acquire an appreciation of what it was like to compete in a Schuetzenfest of the Golden Age. Examine several of the famous old Schuetzen parks and re-live memorable Schuetzenfests of that bygone era. Learn in comprehensive detail, how to load and shoot the magnificent target rifles of that era for precision accuracy using methods in vogue at the tail end of the black powder era.
Increase your understanding of a former age through masterful visuals and descriptive narratives that throw new light on the history of the Schuetzen game and study of the marksman's art as practiced by legendary target shooters at the pinnacle of the Schuetzen era.
  

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Re: The Golden Age of the American Schuetzenfest
Reply #1 - Sep 12th, 2017 at 5:42pm
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Too bad it isn't going to be out by Christmas.  We could all ask Santa for a copy  Roll Eyes
  

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Reply #2 - Sep 12th, 2017 at 6:28pm
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First I've heard of it, and appreciate the heads up! Sounds like one I want to add to my library!!
  

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Reply #3 - Sep 12th, 2017 at 6:35pm
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A wonderful subject and a beautiful cover!!!

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Reply #4 - Sep 13th, 2017 at 7:29am
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I am very excited to see this book.  I did a short article on the Chicago Sharpshooters' Assn in Palos Park, IL in the last ASSRA Journal.  That was only one of many Shuetzen Parks across the Midwest and the United States.  Photos of these parks are incredibly difficult to locate.  This is going to be a great add to my library.

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Reply #5 - Sep 13th, 2017 at 12:55pm
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To where and how much do I send for payment? Anticipation.........

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Reply #6 - Sep 13th, 2017 at 2:48pm
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Here is a link to Randy's website. You may want to email him Smiley (You need to Login or Register to view media files and links)
  

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Reply #7 - Sep 13th, 2017 at 4:55pm
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I've admired Randy's shooting drawings (and all his drawings!) for some time! He's a very talented artist!
  

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Reply #8 - Sep 15th, 2017 at 4:16pm
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I look forward in the release of this book!
  

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