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Offline Marc B.

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2005, 02:23:00 PM »
Thanks Paul. You who knew him were lucky.

Offline Jock

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2005, 03:04:00 PM »
Many Thanks Wee Man!!

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2005, 05:15:00 PM »
Great article Paul! Now when is the book available?

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #23 on: February 10, 2005, 07:47:00 AM »
Excellent stuff...thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2005, 01:21:00 PM »
Ditto the suggestions about the book.  Hell, make it a chapter in the Paul Brunner Field Notes!!!
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« Reply #25 on: February 10, 2005, 10:32:00 PM »
one word WOW! Thanks for sharing Paul.
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« Reply #26 on: February 11, 2005, 02:12:00 AM »
strong and powerful story- worthy of Paul.
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Offline 8th Dwarf

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #27 on: February 11, 2005, 03:24:00 PM »
None of you could ever imagine how much I miss hunting with him.  It's almost like losing an arm.  We hunted Elk so much together that we didn't even have to communicate...we just looked at each other, grinned, and moved into position.

Paul's death taught me one thing for sure.  You never know when death is coming.  You should live life at 100 miles an hour...ALL THE TIME.  You don't get a second shot at it.  As a result, I am doing just that.  I know that Schaf would have approved...

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Offline Scott Grella

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #28 on: February 11, 2005, 04:30:00 PM »
Great read, wish I'd have met the man.  I asked this on the other thread and if this is inappropriate the please disregard.  What ever became of Hunter.  Is he following in his Father's footsteps?

Offline W. H. Bill Fuller

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« Reply #29 on: February 11, 2005, 05:40:00 PM »
I'm amazed at how well he could shoot a bow, especially at long range!  Thanks for the read.  100 miles an hour is a little fast for me but I agree, you do need to enjoy every day.  

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Offline Lee Viv

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #30 on: February 11, 2005, 06:40:00 PM »
Thanks, Paul!  I never get tired of hearing stories like that.  It's nice to hear about bowhunters who hunt for the love of hunting, not for  records and publicity.  You were truly lucky to spend time with him.

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« Reply #31 on: February 11, 2005, 09:14:00 PM »
I am just now learning about Paul Schafer. What a thrilling read, what a vibrant life. I know that just as the stories make the blood race, they are also going to give me pause in my travels, and lead to some quiet moments of contemplation in the field.

Thank you, Mr. Brunner.

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And the song, from beginning to end, I found again in the heart of a friend.

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Offline 8th Dwarf

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #32 on: February 12, 2005, 02:09:00 PM »
Nobody EVER calls me "Mr. Brunner"!!!!!!  It's Too Short, if you want to be polite and nice.  Otherwise, you wouldn't believe what my hunting mates call me!

I know nothing of Hunter, Paul's son.  There was a very nasty custody battle and not long after that Paul was killed.  I would guess that Barry W. might know more.  I lost track.

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« Reply #33 on: February 12, 2005, 09:54:00 PM »
I am not much for being polite. Nor nice. I was intending to show respect for you, TF, and for Paul and your memories of him.

See if I make  that  mistake again!LOL!!  :bigsmyl:
Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke;
And the song, from beginning to end, I found again in the heart of a friend.

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Offline Kenn

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #34 on: February 13, 2005, 03:09:00 PM »
That's a great tribute.  Is there a biography written on Paul Shafer?  If so, I'd appreciate its title and author.
Thanks,
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Offline Tom Leemans

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« Reply #35 on: February 14, 2005, 09:52:00 AM »
Cool post Paul. BTW I just watched the Elk Dream Hunt video Saturday night. My heart was pounding and I wasn't there!
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Offline 8th Dwarf

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #36 on: February 16, 2005, 12:11:00 PM »
I still think about that hunt, Tom.  I got into another situation like that this past September.  I had DOZENS of bulls going in one basin.  It was insane.  I thought of Schaf, as I was stalking in on the one that goes with my posts.

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Offline droptine59

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« Reply #37 on: February 17, 2005, 12:06:00 PM »
I met Paul Schafer many years ago at a P&Y function. A physically impressive man. very soft spoken and just all out nice guy. Over a few years in the late 80's and 90's I was able to corrospnd via letter (before the net sterilized communication). I have saved those letters and game pictures. they adorn my den of mounts and extensive vintage recurve collection. Paul is a major part of my Archery history display. As is the 8th Dwarf, and the Wensel boys (senior citizen and all). Rich Lopez  :bigsmyl:

Offline Lee Viv

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« Reply #38 on: February 17, 2005, 04:44:00 PM »
Paul,

Where can I get that video of the elk dream hunt, is it available for purchase?


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Offline Dan Reeves

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Re: Paul Schafer-MORE memories!
« Reply #39 on: February 17, 2005, 05:39:00 PM »
I am simply amazed, I've heard of the Silvertip, and heard Paul's name mentioned but never had any idea of what this man has accomplished both personally and in the friendships he made.

"WOW" does not cover it, you fellows sure are blessed to have spent time with him.

Praise God for men like him

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