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Can someone explain something about Top Shot?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Ironbar, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Ironbar

    Ironbar Tigard, OR Well-Known Member

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    Every episode, we see all the shooters leaving the house, and heading to the range with enormous backpacks. They take their place on the benches, they're given an explanation of the day's weapon(s), and then one team leaves while the other practices.

    Pray tell, WTF is in those stupid backpacks that they lug around and never use?
     
  2. levi333

    levi333 Albany, OR Active Member

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    Backpack is full of drama.
     
  3. Key-Hay

    Key-Hay North Carolina Active Member

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    I think there covering their bases for weather. Have seen then shoot in all kinds of conditions so most likely extra layers and maybe lunch.
     
  4. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Bug out Bags LOL

    Shooting glasses, hearing protection, lunch, Water, 5 hour energy drink, a coat, a teddy bear, a rabbits foot, who knows
     
  5. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    They are filled with food, drinks, general range bag supplies, and the like. Some carry spare shoes, their own eyes/ears rather than using those they have the range.

    Consider it basically an 8 hour to 10 hour day bag for an all day fest on the range.
     
  6. oasis618

    oasis618 Tacoma, Wa Active Member

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    Hopes and dreams. And ham sandwiches.
     
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  7. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    Youd think History channel could afford to cater.
     
  8. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Makeup, change of clothes, lint remover, etc... :)
     
  9. NCW Ray

    NCW Ray Sunny Eastern Washington Active Member

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    Just because it appears they are only out there for a few minutes doesn't mean that's all the longer they're there...they could be there for hours trying to get just the right take...could be hours cut out of the taping.
     
  10. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    When taking new weapons to the range I carry a large range bag with shooting goodies, canteens, plus a shooting scope in a case and my full gun tool kit in a large plastic break down tool case
     
  11. MBGraphix

    MBGraphix Salem, Oregon Member

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    haha, love that !
     
  12. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    money
     
  13. evltwn

    evltwn Gold Hill Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You mean someone still watches that scripted silliness? Sheesh...
     
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  14. Ironbar

    Ironbar Tigard, OR Well-Known Member

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    Yep. I'm a silly person though.
     
  15. Dapapadon

    Dapapadon Gladstone, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Me too, love the show. Where else can I watch that many different courses and weapons in head to head combat?

    Don
     
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  16. Chipperxd

    Chipperxd Buffalo Active Member

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    Well if there is nothing to watch but scripted "Reality" shows, we don't have much of a choice. Plus it's mindless entertainment. some of you take TV way too seriously.