Author Topic: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013  (Read 1071 times)

Offline Earl

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Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« on: April 13, 2013, 11:09:27 PM »
Appleseed close to Earl's home, only an hour drive on great roads with one five dollar toll. Life is good! ^:)^

Lots of interest by club members in our program and how it was operating, the supporters from the club did lots of great work to make our Appleseed very smooth and still keep their very busy club Saturday in full swing. First time I have ever seen an IIT Appleseed VIP briefer, but PaulW rocked! O0
... to catch the fire in another American for sharing the skills and our heritage to our posterity. Maybe my perfect shots will be made by those I met along the trials and trails of Appleseed. I know that America is a nation of Riflemen.

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2013, 01:37:20 AM »
And we barely even got rained on!

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2013, 05:38:24 PM »
It was a great day for Appleseed. I'm sorry Flipper and I were only available on Sat. Here's a few pics I got:






























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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2013, 11:43:19 PM »
And can the second day top the first one? Sure, some new folks, some great weather and of course more Dangerous Ol' Men.

... to catch the fire in another American for sharing the skills and our heritage to our posterity. Maybe my perfect shots will be made by those I met along the trials and trails of Appleseed. I know that America is a nation of Riflemen.

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2013, 12:16:33 AM »
Looks like a great crew and shoot!
BTW, what's an 'IIT Appleseed VIP briefer'?

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2013, 01:37:12 AM »
One would have to ask the Shoot Boss, but I saw the function. It could have been called the host range liaison escorter. The members of the host range were really liking to come by - photograph and watch, and ask questions. I think with some nice letters to the club president, some sharing of our photos and continued contact this club will be looking to host an Appleseed or two in the future, maybe several times a year.
... to catch the fire in another American for sharing the skills and our heritage to our posterity. Maybe my perfect shots will be made by those I met along the trials and trails of Appleseed. I know that America is a nation of Riflemen.

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2013, 11:14:14 AM »
Or ambassador to the delegation of the...or something. I assigned Paulw, as he had been on admin that morning, to "intercept" and visit with our guests. We had numerous visitors throughout Saturday, so I wanted person to be assigned to catch them as they came by, and get them ear protection, waivers, answer questions as they came by etc.

Excellent range, greats hosts at the Poulsbo Sportsmans Club. Excellent group of shooters. Several new Rifleman. Shooters were really engaged and "switched on" throughout the weekend. Very positive experience for the first time at a new range. Thank you everyone for coming.
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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2013, 01:58:14 PM »
First Appleseed for me so no basis for comparison, but this shoot seemed to go really well. I shot like a girl both days (Emily on Saturday, Jane on Sunday). Finished the weekend happy both as a representative of the host club and as a participant. Thanks to all the instructors.

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2013, 12:13:20 AM »
Here's a few of my pictures from the weekend. Thanks to all for such a fun time. Didn't manage to shoot a rifleman score this time, but still learned a bunch, got to practice more, and even with all the failure to extract problems I was having, I still managed to claw my way all the way back up to a 203 on the last AQT of the weekend. Nice venue, almost no rain, and way warmer than the February shoot!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/7730590@N08/sets/72157633265838658/with/8657181372/

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/7730590@N08/8657170326/" title="Appleseed shoot, April 13-14th, 2013, Poulsbo, WA by red alder ranch, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8126/8657170326_22e6a710eb.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="Appleseed shoot, April 13-14th, 2013, Poulsbo, WA"></a>

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2013, 12:16:21 AM »
Dang, apparently can't edit posts here. Anyway, the first link is good, and will take you to my flickr group where the pics are. Thought I was going to get all fancy and post a link directly to one of the pics, but I guess not...  :P

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2013, 12:19:25 AM »
Ah, there we go...


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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2013, 04:07:33 AM »
Thanks to Earl, R.L., Scramblin and the other instructors for a fun Sunday shoot. Despite tired knees and some equipment problems
cleverly solved by the crew with a hunk of pipe insulation and gaffer tape, I'm proud to have earned the Rifleman patch. Earl kept us
marching to a fast cadence. I sat out the last AQT and took a few pictures of those left standing which I'll try to post here.
Welcome to the Kitsap Peninsula, Appleseed.

Michael













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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2013, 04:10:53 AM »
Ha, there I am in that top pic, clearing yet another stovepipe.

I loved Jane's outfit, and that beautiful old pump action rifle.

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Re: Poulsbo, WA, April 13-14, 2013
« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2013, 05:27:37 AM »
It looks like it was great shoot. I was scheduled to come but friday night I was breathing really badly. Saturday I was in the ER with pnuemoniua. I will make the next one i have time to get to.
Now to get some tagets ordered to practise with.