"When you get up to the firing line, you're really shooting from your subconscious. You really don't have to think about what you do. It's almost a reflex."
- Larry Davis, AKA "Lorenzo Kid," of Lexington, 68
"You want that gun? Pull it, I wish you would."
- Bruce Thomas, AKA "Mount Zion Yellow Boy," of St. George, 54, working a John Wayne line into his routine
"'Cowboy' is ideal for a young kid. They can hear the clang when the targets fall down. They love that."
- Robert Purcell Sr., former match director of The Palmetto Posse, a Midlands cowboy action shooting club