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Re: 2011 AARs from other sources - CalGuns on 9/17-18 Corona shoot
« Reply #30 on: September 18, 2011, 11:43:44 PM »
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #31 on: September 19, 2011, 09:43:41 AM »
I put this up on my website after my first Appleseed last March

http://www.nylonrifles.com/wp/2011/04/the-guns-of-appleseed/
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #32 on: September 19, 2011, 05:10:35 PM »
I got this email from Turners Outdoorsman which is a gun shop/sporting goods chain here in CA. They were one of the sponsors for the Corona 210. They donated 2 LTR's to be given away as door prizes. Now they have some bigger ideas......

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Well, that was one awesome weekend. You, Cam and Mr. Pete and the rest of your crew put on one heck of a great event. You can count us in for this shoot year after year but more so, we need to talk about doing something with the local monthly events. We are putting together some ideas for featuring different So Cal ranges throughout the year and it seems like everyone we’d feature is doing an Appleseed each month.

 
 

Thank you again for having us on board with  this awesome event; we appreciate it.

 

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« Last Edit: September 19, 2011, 05:55:37 PM by bob 210 »
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #33 on: September 19, 2011, 05:20:22 PM »
We had a blogger attend the Springfield, OR - Sep 17-18 event this past weekend.  Read what he had to say about Appleseed:

http://thechippermonk.blogspot.com/2011/09/chip-at-appleseed.html

Check out his Sunday afternoon targets:

http://chipmonk.podbean.com/2011/09/19/appleseed-pictures/

Also check out his audio podcast:

http://chipmonk.podbean.com/2011/09/20/episode-243-appleseed-heritage-studies-and-survival/

I think there is a rifleman's patch in that blogger's future.  Thanks for the great writeup, Chip.  It was a pleasure working with you as a shooter.

- ShadowMan
« Last Edit: September 21, 2011, 01:08:15 AM by ShadowMan »
Tell your Pacific Northwest facebook friends to "like" and post in the Northwest Region Project Appleseed page.

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #34 on: September 20, 2011, 01:05:47 PM »
From a shoot at New Smyrna Beach on September 17-18, 2011 in a Daytona Beach newspaper. Not exactly an AAR as the reporter was not a participant but publicity is publicity...
http://www.news-journalonline.com/news/local/southeast-volusia/2011/09/18/appleseed-project-as-much-about-history-lessons-as-shooting-instructor-says.html
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« Reply #35 on: September 20, 2011, 08:54:45 PM »
Nick Garner stopped by to interview and video some people.

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« Last Edit: September 22, 2011, 12:16:10 AM by hawkhavn »
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Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

This is known as “bad luck.”
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Criticism is the only known antidote to error.  David Brin

What a nation has done, a nation can aspire to.
Dr. Jerry Pournelle

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

This is known as “bad luck.”
---Robert Anson Heinlein

"Great things have been effected by a few men well conducted." - George Rogers Clark

"Appleseed is a safe place to learn because they care. They have the confidence and serenity of spring gardeners." 1IV on AR15.com

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Criticism is the only known antidote to error.  David Brin

What a nation has done, a nation can aspire to.
Dr. Jerry Pournelle

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

This is known as “bad luck.”
---Robert Anson Heinlein

"Great things have been effected by a few men well conducted." - George Rogers Clark

"Appleseed is a safe place to learn because they care. They have the confidence and serenity of spring gardeners." 1IV on AR15.com

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #39 on: September 22, 2011, 12:27:28 AM »
Got this one from Jimi in Texas:
http://www.elpasotimes.com/newmexico/ci_18920954
Criticism is the only known antidote to error.  David Brin

What a nation has done, a nation can aspire to.
Dr. Jerry Pournelle

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

This is known as “bad luck.”
---Robert Anson Heinlein

"Great things have been effected by a few men well conducted." - George Rogers Clark

"Appleseed is a safe place to learn because they care. They have the confidence and serenity of spring gardeners." 1IV on AR15.com

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #40 on: September 25, 2011, 10:50:16 AM »
"Unhappy it is, though, to reflect that a brother's sword has been sheathed in a brother's breast and that the once-happy and peaceful plains of America are either to be drenched with blood or inhabited by a race of slaves.  Sad alternative!  But can a virtuous man hesitate in his choice?" - George Washington - from a letter to a close friend after the events of April 19, 1775

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #41 on: September 26, 2011, 03:51:43 PM »
ToddPh.com
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http://toddph.com/archives/350#comment-116
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #42 on: September 26, 2011, 11:15:38 PM »
This was printed in the August / September issue of 'Woman Hunter' magazine. We have permission from the publisher to post it here. I hope the attachment works.   :-\


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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #43 on: September 27, 2011, 12:55:36 AM »
This was printed in the August / September issue of 'Woman Hunter' magazine. We have permission from the publisher to post it here. I hope the attachment works.   :-\

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Thanks for letting us know you had permission to post it.  Do you know if we have permission to use it for other promotional opportunities, i.e, link to it on AS homepage, post it on FB page, etc.
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Criticism is the only known antidote to error.  David Brin

What a nation has done, a nation can aspire to.
Dr. Jerry Pournelle

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

This is known as “bad luck.”
---Robert Anson Heinlein

"Great things have been effected by a few men well conducted." - George Rogers Clark

"Appleseed is a safe place to learn because they care. They have the confidence and serenity of spring gardeners." 1IV on AR15.com

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #45 on: September 29, 2011, 11:41:27 PM »

     Sweet! @)
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Criticism is the only known antidote to error.  David Brin

What a nation has done, a nation can aspire to.
Dr. Jerry Pournelle

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

This is known as “bad luck.”
---Robert Anson Heinlein

"Great things have been effected by a few men well conducted." - George Rogers Clark

"Appleseed is a safe place to learn because they care. They have the confidence and serenity of spring gardeners." 1IV on AR15.com

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #47 on: October 02, 2011, 10:00:10 PM »
This was printed in the August / September issue of 'Woman Hunter' magazine. We have permission from the publisher to post it here. I hope the attachment works.   :-\

Nice article
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #48 on: October 03, 2011, 10:21:54 AM »

    While not AARs, this may be the place to point out the increasing number of "mentions" of Appleseed on wikipedia, including one item on AS, itself:

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Appleseed

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marksman: "One of the newest and currently the fastest growing marksmanship programs in North America is the Appleseed Project which was developed by the Revolutionary War Veterans Association."

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stinson,_West_Virginia: "In 2009, Stinson became the location of West Virginia's first Dedicated Appleseed Range (DAR). A DAR is a location where year round Revolutionary War Veterans Assoc. (RWVA) events are held to instruct citizens in rifle marksmanship and American Heritage. This venue brings an influx of people from other parts of WV and surrounding states, which injects some welcome revenue and gives exposure to this under served area."

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.22_Long_Rifle: "Today, .22 LR is mainly being used for hunting small pests, for sports shooting, for plinking, and for inexpensive training. The .22 LR is the choice for several shooting events: Bullseye, plus divisions of metallic silhouette and pin shooting, most high school, collegiate, Boy Scouts of America, Appleseed Project, 4H shooting events, and many others. "

     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Davis_(soldier): "Representing [Isaac] Davis, the statue of "The Minute Man" with a musket in one hand and the other resting on a plow remains an iconic symbol,[26] and can be found on the Massachusetts state quarter, corporate logos, The Revolutionary War Veterans Association - Project Appleseed, and the seal of the National Guard of the United States."
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Criticism is the only known antidote to error.  David Brin

What a nation has done, a nation can aspire to.
Dr. Jerry Pournelle

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

This is known as “bad luck.”
---Robert Anson Heinlein

"Great things have been effected by a few men well conducted." - George Rogers Clark

"Appleseed is a safe place to learn because they care. They have the confidence and serenity of spring gardeners." 1IV on AR15.com

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #50 on: October 08, 2011, 09:06:26 PM »
We had a blogger attend the Springfield, OR - Sep 17-18 event this past weekend.  Read what he had to say about Appleseed:

http://thechippermonk.blogspot.com/2011/09/chip-at-appleseed.html

Check out his Sunday afternoon targets:

http://chipmonk.podbean.com/2011/09/19/appleseed-pictures/

Also check out his audio podcast:

http://chipmonk.podbean.com/2011/09/20/episode-243-appleseed-heritage-studies-and-survival/

I think there is a rifleman's patch in that blogger's future.  Thanks for the great writeup, Chip.  It was a pleasure working with you as a shooter.

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I just listened to this podcast today and was going to post it. Great job guys!
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #51 on: October 09, 2011, 10:07:43 PM »
Not an AAR but.... There's a new (newer, just over 500 members) forum out there called www.bumpfire.net

They have a permalink to Appleseed at the bottom of every page.

All are encouraged to sign up and do some promoting.  O0
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources downrangeTV MI shoot
« Reply #52 on: October 16, 2011, 09:40:02 PM »
Great post and review of the program, from a brand new IIT prospect:
http://www.downrange.tv/forum/index.php?topic=17756.0

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What a nation has done, a nation can aspire to.
Dr. Jerry Pournelle

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.

This is known as “bad luck.”
---Robert Anson Heinlein

"Great things have been effected by a few men well conducted." - George Rogers Clark

"Appleseed is a safe place to learn because they care. They have the confidence and serenity of spring gardeners." 1IV on AR15.com

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources - YeOldFurt Blog
« Reply #53 on: October 19, 2011, 01:28:57 AM »
Here's a report from a blogger I'd invited out as part of a promo effort:

https://yeoldefurt.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/appleseed-shoot-analysis/


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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #54 on: October 26, 2011, 04:32:21 PM »
Here is an AAR from a Connecticut shoot that I have not seen before today.  It's from a while ago, but it seems to have not been noticed. 

In any event, it is good.

http://www.ctshooting.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=4545&highlight=
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #56 on: October 31, 2011, 02:06:47 PM »
Stephen has been a real crusader for Appleseed bringing many people to the line. For our recent Ladyseed he was responsible for getting four people to the event.

We are so pleased that he has joined the Appleseed team. He will be a great instructor with his gentle, encouraging teaching style and smiles for everyone.

Welcome to the family, Stephen!

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #57 on: October 31, 2011, 06:04:20 PM »
Author Jim Rawles (Patriots, Survivors) mentioned Appleseed on Coast to Coast Am Oct 12, 2011.  Start listening at about 5:50


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLf03aklJ4k&feature=related
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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #58 on: November 02, 2011, 04:22:24 PM »
This is a little old, but it's how I first hear about Appleseed: http://www.thesurvivalpodcast.com/episode-396-an-interview-with-michael-adam-of-the-appleseed-project

What are the chances we could pester Tom Gresham to interview somebody?  (I've been doing it already, but some support would help!)

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Re: 2011 After Action reports from other sources
« Reply #59 on: November 02, 2011, 04:32:34 PM »
What are the chances we could pester Tom Gresham...

I didn't see a modify option... Tom is the host of Gun talk - the only nation wide radio show about guns (Sunday 2-5 eastern).  That would be some great publicity!