So, I've been trawling the boards a bit and noticed 3 topics that might roll into 1 idea.
"The future" as I see it calls, foremost, for the community to act,,,,as a community. Being "general-less" as Bob Eager aptly put it, we 'troops' are over the top and on our own.
In "Given current component availability" the g man raises bergers initiative (mark 2) to put $1 per box of projectiles sold towards the US F open team.
"Funding" raises the 'bullet tax'.
Here we have a topic of Aussie made projectiles.
I'm sure most will see where this is going,,
What's the opinion of asking Ken to do like Berger, even as a voluntary option on the invoice?
I'd add a $1 per hundred to support the next FO team. And if the 308 heavy comes out I'll do likewise for FTR.
Is this just supporting the elite? I guess, directly, it does. Which raises the question of how we promote the outstanding success of our chosen discipline. Virtually no one outside the community even knows Rod is a World Champ or the Gold and Silver the teams brought home. We need to learn to sell the success, that will bring in the shooters who want to share that success.
This is where I feel the NRAA fail badly. Their Mission?
" To promote and develop the sport of target shooting in Australia".