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Posted: 9/29/2004 11:53:04 AM EST
anybody played before?

i want to send SSG. Gibson, my buddy still in iraq, the stuff to set up a game of washers so they can play at the FOB

only problem is, i don't remember the size washers/hole that the game uses............

FYI, for those that don't know washers is much like horseshoes, only you use a hole instead of a stake and pitch washers instead of horseshoes..............


please donate for a hero rifle if you can and would for injured SSG. Jongema, 1st cavalry, car bomb in baghdad


Link Posted: 9/29/2004 12:03:21 PM EST
I tried to pitch a washer once, but ended up throwing my shoulder out. Damned Maytag.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 12:05:53 PM EST
TR, try a google on it. There are a bunch of sites out there with specs and stuff. Even some already built for purchase. Good Luck.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 12:08:10 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 12:10:54 PM EST
Used to pitch 'em with my grandad when I was a lot younger (35 years). Can't remember the size though. Hell, I always figured it was because we were poor and couldn't afford horse shoes.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 12:27:20 PM EST
I used to pitch quarters, never done the washer thing.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 12:57:56 PM EST
Get two tuna cans and some really big washers that just fit inside. I can't remember the distance to bury them, it has been a long time since I tossed washers.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 1:00:16 PM EST
Why do I have a feeling alot of game in the south started around a poor family trailer.....

Link Posted: 9/29/2004 1:40:59 PM EST
I've played washers with my future ex-wife's family and I find it pretty boring. It's just not my type of game, for others it is though.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 1:54:38 PM EST
Washers is a very fun game. Kinda wondering though, is it a Texas/Southwest sorta thing as the guy that taught me to play was from Wichita Falls?
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:22:57 PM EST
I have a set at the office. We pitch them in the cubicle aisle with a standard sticky note instead of a cup.
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