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Re: Welcome to the Minnesota Appleseed forum! - Please Check In
« Reply #90 on: September 29, 2010, 09:49:25 AM »
Welcome to the forums, Padre!

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« Reply #91 on: October 17, 2010, 02:42:04 PM »
Thought I had posted in here before, guess not.

Derek, up on the Iron Range in Hibbing. Working on finding something up this way.

Been to the Halloween shoot in Hinckley, and the last 2 in Duluth, still haven't quite hit that 210 tho  :wb:

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« Reply #92 on: October 17, 2010, 05:32:57 PM »
Thought I had posted in here before, guess not.

Derek, up on the Iron Range in Hibbing. Working on finding something up this way.

Been to the Halloween shoot in Hinckley, and the last 2 in Duluth, still haven't quite hit that 210 tho  :wb:

Welcome Derek. If you would like to try Hibbing Rifle and Pistol club or Itasca Gun Club (Grand Rapids) and see about hosting an Appleseed. They might be receptive to a local talking to them. PM me if you would need any information regarding this.

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« Reply #93 on: December 04, 2010, 12:56:36 PM »
I've already posted a couple of other places, but here's my official MN check-in.

My 13-year-old son and I attended Hinckley Nov 27-28. It was cold, but went well. We are both planning to come back in the spring and hopefully get our rifleman patches after practicing dry firing over the winter.

I've ordered the Paul Revere's Ride book. Is there an Appleseed manual available with all the info in it? It would be nice to have a spiral-bound reference.

Thanks for all of your dedication and hard work in putting these Appleseeds on! I will do what I can to get more people involved. I will try to get some of my friends to join us either in the spring or summer next year.

The hardest thing is to get people to understand it's not a militia. The overall cultural social conditioning has been very anti-gun for a long time, and then talking about the American Revolution makes people wonder...but once you go to an Appleseed, then you see it's a very positive organization. I would sum it up as promoting an awareness of the uniqueness of American freedom, what it cost our ancestors to get us that freedom, and doing "real" stuff like shooting well, getting off the couch, and participating in the political process is much better than being an apathetic zombie TV watcher and couch potato. Would you say that's accurate?
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Re: Welcome to the Minnesota Appleseed forum! - Please Check In
« Reply #94 on: December 04, 2010, 08:32:55 PM »
Not sure what state me and Dicey (fka Joyce) belong to as we have spent more Appleseed time with you fine Minnesotans (sp?) than our fellow Wisconsinites and I do make an occasional forray into our former home state of Illinois so hi everybody, glad to be here. Look forward to seeing the west side of Hwy 35 again soon.

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Re: Welcome to the Minnesota Appleseed forum! - Please Check In
« Reply #95 on: December 05, 2010, 11:04:42 PM »
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I would sum it up as promoting an awareness of the uniqueness of American freedom, what it cost our ancestors to get us that freedom, and doing "real" stuff like shooting well, getting off the couch, and participating in the political process is much better than being an apathetic zombie TV watcher and couch potato. Would you say that's accurate?

Precisely!  O0
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« Reply #96 on: December 07, 2010, 11:21:34 AM »
Blue Five finally checking in over here...I'm a native Wisconsinite over here in La Crosse, but I'm considering some of the Winona Appleseeds in 2011. ^:)^

I might be able to get some other Wisconsinites to come to that one too ;)


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« Reply #97 on: December 07, 2010, 03:05:56 PM »
Blue Five finally checking in over here...I'm a native Wisconsinite over here in La Crosse, but I'm considering some of the Winona Appleseeds in 2011. ^:)^

I might be able to get some other Wisconsinites to come to that one too ;)


B5

We're always happy to help out our neighbors across the river!  >:D
I hope to see you there!

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« Reply #98 on: December 07, 2010, 04:22:04 PM »
Blue Five finally checking in over here...I'm a native Wisconsinite over here in La Crosse, but I'm considering some of the Winona Appleseeds in 2011. ^:)^

I might be able to get some other Wisconsinites to come to that one too ;)


B5

We're always happy to help out our neighbors across the river!  >:D
I hope to see you there!

Alex

Good to hear...I'll assemble a raiding party for some of those Winona shoots...just like you Minnesotans did this last WinterSeed in La Crosse  ;D

I am already looking forward to the Appleseeds in 2011  :cool2:


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« Reply #99 on: July 09, 2012, 01:08:14 PM »
Bringing this thread back from the dead.

pite0007 checking in.  Native Wisconsinite and die-hard Green Bay Packers fan now transplanted in Rochester, MN.  Earned my first Rifleman patch at the April 2012 shoot in Rochester.  Planning on doing at least one more Appleseed shoot in Rochester this year, either the September or December (Icicleseed?) shoot.  Nice to meet everyone!

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« Reply #100 on: July 09, 2012, 11:08:11 PM »
Why not both? >:D

IcicleSeed!!!!!

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Don't worry about being from WI, originally...  In fact, that could be a useful trait for one of our boarder raids! :---
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« Reply #101 on: July 14, 2012, 10:16:56 PM »
JOEMORGAN  Checking in....a bit late.  from Alexandria,MN attended 2 1/2 AS so far met alot of great people. Working Marshall in the AM

Hope we can get another AS in Alex this fall.
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« Reply #102 on: July 14, 2012, 10:36:24 PM »
Welcome to the Minnesota forum! 
It may not carry the prestige of making the "top-ten" activity list, yet, but I'm hoping we push WI aside and take strait to the top!
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« Reply #103 on: September 14, 2012, 01:53:14 PM »
Deb H checking in.  Just got my Rifleman Patch last weekend and joined AppleCore.  Look forward to meeting all fellow Minnesota Appleseeders!

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« Reply #104 on: September 14, 2012, 04:35:06 PM »
Way to go Deb.  ^:)^  I knew it wouldn't take ya too long. Welcome aboard!

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« Reply #105 on: September 17, 2012, 08:37:27 AM »
HUZZAH !!  ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^

CONGRATULATIONS!!
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« Reply #106 on: September 22, 2012, 02:04:17 PM »
Congratulations Deb!

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« Reply #107 on: December 04, 2012, 10:06:10 PM »
Checking in.  Is there any shoots planned near Minneapolis this winter?


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« Reply #108 on: December 07, 2012, 07:30:21 PM »
Checking in.  Is there any shoots planned near Minneapolis this winter?


Welcome!  No shoots scheduled yet, but we're working on it.
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« Reply #109 on: March 25, 2013, 10:42:44 PM »
howdy all. Planning on my first appleseed this spring. Hope to see you all soon.

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« Reply #110 on: June 09, 2013, 07:49:28 PM »
Checking in from Winona, MN
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« Reply #111 on: June 09, 2013, 08:02:03 PM »
Hello and welcome Smith 148. Based in Alexandria along with DebH. See ya on the trail sometime....

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« Reply #112 on: December 07, 2013, 11:47:26 PM »
New to the program, haven't been to a shoot yet, hope to make one soon, even if it's in subzero weather.  About me:  I've lived in MN most of my life, am an avid trapper, hunter, fisherman and shooter.  Been attending a lot of CMP shoots in the last few years, hope to pick up some pointers on shooting, sharpen my skills, get in some more trigger time and hopefully make a difference.

Also, to anybody in the Monticello area, I'm a member at Monti Rod and gun and can bring guests to the line if anybody's up for some winter practice.  I was recently voted in as an active member and am gaining clout in the club.  We have an active group interested in this kind of shooting.  I hope to approach membership about hosting a shoot this summer.  Looking forward to meeting some fine folks.
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« Reply #113 on: December 13, 2013, 09:00:34 PM »
New to the program, haven't been to a shoot yet, hope to make one soon, even if it's in subzero weather.  About me:  I've lived in MN most of my life, am an avid trapper, hunter, fisherman and shooter.  Been attending a lot of CMP shoots in the last few years, hope to pick up some pointers on shooting, sharpen my skills, get in some more trigger time and hopefully make a difference.

Also, to anybody in the Monticello area, I'm a member at Monti Rod and gun and can bring guests to the line if anybody's up for some winter practice.  I was recently voted in as an active member and am gaining clout in the club.  We have an active group interested in this kind of shooting.  I hope to approach membership about hosting a shoot this summer.  Looking forward to meeting some fine folks.

Sound's great!  Welcome to the forum!
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« Reply #114 on: July 14, 2014, 12:36:28 AM »
Hello all,
I live in Bloomington MN and support the efforts of the RWVA.  Have recommended this excellent program to all of my shooting friends.  It is difficult to get better training and the price cannot be beaten.
As much as the marksmanship training, I really enjoy the history lessons.  I think this is an excellent way to promote and preserve our legacy of liberty.
Just finished an excellent Appleseed in Superior Wi.  Ably led by Aftermath with the help of Mario and Dominic.  Beautiful weather at a very nice range. This is my second Appleseed, the first being in Rochester in May.  I managed to qualify as a Rifleman for the second time this weekend, but my skills had gotten rusty already in just a couple months.  I really wish I could find a range here in the Twin Cities where I could lay out my mat and practice.
Thanks again for your help and support this weekend.

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« Reply #115 on: July 29, 2014, 08:51:00 PM »
Hello all,
I live in Bloomington MN and support the efforts of the RWVA.  Have recommended this excellent program to all of my shooting friends.  It is difficult to get better training and the price cannot be beaten.
As much as the marksmanship training, I really enjoy the history lessons.  I think this is an excellent way to promote and preserve our legacy of liberty.
Just finished an excellent Appleseed in Superior Wi.  Ably led by Aftermath with the help of Mario and Dominic.  Beautiful weather at a very nice range. This is my second Appleseed, the first being in Rochester in May.  I managed to qualify as a Rifleman for the second time this weekend, but my skills had gotten rusty already in just a couple months.  I really wish I could find a range here in the Twin Cities where I could lay out my mat and practice.
Thanks again for your help and support this weekend.

Good ranges are hard to find! 

Thanks for checking in with the kind words.  I've been too busy to play around online in the past couple weeks, but I did start the AAR - http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=41948.0
Hopefully, Privateer will check in with some pics!

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« Reply #116 on: November 03, 2014, 02:40:45 PM »
I'm a transplant from WI to Madison, MN. I had been very involved in the past, but due to health problems I had to cut back. Mostly recovered now, and found a group of guys wanting to do Appleseed. We have a new young gunsmith in our town, which everyone is excited about.

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« Reply #117 on: November 03, 2014, 03:18:12 PM »
I'm a transplant from WI to Madison, MN. I had been very involved in the past, but due to health problems I had to cut back. Mostly recovered now, and found a group of guys wanting to do Appleseed. We have a new young gunsmith in our town, which everyone is excited about.

Great to hear from you!  We look forward to seeing you on the line!  I will PM you with some questions. 
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« Reply #118 on: November 03, 2014, 10:11:36 PM »
I'm a transplant from WI to Madison, MN. I had been very involved in the past, but due to health problems I had to cut back. Mostly recovered now, and found a group of guys wanting to do Appleseed. We have a new young gunsmith in our town, which everyone is excited about.

Bedford's in MN now?!?!?!?!  ---  THIS CAN BE ONLY WIN!

Welcome old friend!  Good to hear you're doing well.

Now I've gotta go figure out where Madison is...
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« Reply #119 on: December 19, 2014, 02:34:43 AM »
Howdy all,

    I've been reading up on the site and it looked like a good group to get involved in.  I'm hoping to both get to shoot myself and also to get my kids involved.  One item that looks promising is that I'm only an hour from both St. Cloud and Alexandria.  I'm guessing thing will start to stir once spring comes on, but I look forward to learning.