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Offline emkay

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #30 on: October 27, 2014, 12:47:02 PM »
Hello all!

I attended my third Appleseed this past weekend and the third time was the charm for me! PHenry is a wily one when he read the scores and I thought I hadn't made it. He said 209...so close! But then a bit later, informed me that I scored a 217!!!

Appleseed is a great organization, not only teaching safety and marksmanship, but history as well!

I look forward to many more Appleseed events!

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #31 on: October 27, 2014, 01:31:35 PM »
Hello all!

I attended my third Appleseed this past weekend and the third time was the charm for me! PHenry is a wily one when he read the scores and I thought I hadn't made it. He said 209...so close! But then a bit later, informed me that I scored a 217!!!

Appleseed is a great organization, not only teaching safety and marksmanship, but history as well!

I look forward to many more Appleseed events!

Woohoo! Welcome to the forums. It was a real pleasure seeing you get that patch finally.
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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #32 on: October 27, 2014, 07:52:17 PM »
Welcome aboard! Thank you for stepping up and I do look forward to meeting you in person.
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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #33 on: October 29, 2014, 05:24:27 PM »
I attended my first Appleseed Oct 25-26 with Emkay. I was tired looking guy who's scores sucked, but I will be fixing that! I loved my first Appleseed and am attempting to get more people involved, you guys are awesome.

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #34 on: October 29, 2014, 05:24:36 PM »
I attended my first Appleseed Oct 25-26 with Emkay. I was tired looking guy who's scores sucked, but I will be fixing that! I loved my first Appleseed and am attempting to get more people involved, you guys are awesome.

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #35 on: October 29, 2014, 09:35:25 PM »
Welcome my friend. Glad you enjoyed the  Appleseed in Clearwater. Dont worry about the scores Just work on the process NPOA - six steps. and dont forget dry-fire practice.

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #36 on: October 30, 2014, 11:53:48 AM »
Welcome aboard! Appleseed is a self-improvement program that uses rifle marksmanship. One of the most important lessons you will learn is persistence. Success as a marksman--and as an effective human being--will not come without it.
The American Constitution is remarkable for its simplicity; but can only suffice a people habitually correct in their actions, and would be utterly inadequate to the wants of a different nation.  Change the domestic habits of the Americans, their religious devotion, and their high respect for morality, and it will not be necessary to change a single letter in the Constitution in order to vary the whole form of their government. - Francis Grund 1837

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #37 on: October 30, 2014, 08:16:20 PM »
Yep, I'm getting into the prone and sitting positions for a couple minutes at least once a day now, trying to get my body more comfortable with it  ~~:) . But I have recommended Appleseed to every gun owner I know.  ^:)^

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« Reply #38 on: January 14, 2015, 02:15:32 AM »
Hi, my name is Mark, I attended my first Appleseed in Hollywood, Florida this past weekend (Jan 10 & 11, 2015).  The experience was awesome and the training was outstanding!  The host range was awesome as well (Hollywood Rifle & Pistol); my first time there. 

My only "issue" was Florida's unusually hot, humid Winter because I was drinking so much fluids and using the restroom so frequently that I missed some of the interesting lectures.  Our shoot boss, "Bruce" was outstanding, both in his classroom teaching and field advice.  I started shooting iron sights on the first day, but I couldn't see the bottom row of targets.  I mounted a scope for the second day and Bruce provided a lot of help in getting it sighted in.  My highest score for the weekend was 206.   We had outstanding instructors!  I recommended Appleseed to a number of friends.
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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #39 on: January 14, 2015, 08:29:26 AM »
Welcome to Appleseed, Mark!  At 206, you are right on the bubble!  You will undoubtedly score Rifleman soon!  Practice dry firing and getting into the positions.  It can easily boost your score by 20+ points!

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #40 on: January 14, 2015, 03:10:13 PM »
Hey my name's Elliott out in California. I attended my first Apple Seed last weekend 1/10/15-1/11/15 out at sac valley. I shot two riflemen scores on Saturday 219/229 but I was only a cook on Sunday. It was great and I loved the format of history and marksmanship over the weekend. I'm looking forward to improving my skills and shooting a full distance Apple seed in the future.

Thanks folks and thanks Fred

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #41 on: February 17, 2015, 11:57:01 AM »
Well in Ca. Johnny Appleseed is your go to guy. here in Fl Engineer Shooter or Malabar. Where do you want and when then we can hook you up with best said point of contact.
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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #42 on: April 21, 2015, 04:13:46 AM »
Hi. Happy to be part of this. Thank you for bing here!
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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #43 on: April 21, 2015, 12:22:40 PM »
'Mornin fellow Appleseeders - Just had my first event at West Volusia range with an AWESOME bunch of instructors and other attendees. So unlike other "social groups"- everyone was polite, helpful, encouraging, with manners - can we clone ya'll??
My fellow got his Rifleman and is so proud you would have though he had puppies!  Hope to meet more of you fine folks at events around the state and yes, we will spread the word. Not enough great organizations and groups of people like this around any more!
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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #44 on: April 21, 2015, 03:56:57 PM »
Welcome Rob W and minnesotarabit. Glad to have you on board!
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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #45 on: April 21, 2015, 04:18:17 PM »
Welcome Rob W and minnisotarabbit always glad to have more Patriots on the line.

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« Reply #46 on: April 21, 2015, 10:49:43 PM »
Stay tuned for a ladyseed in sept and  a 4th of July BBQ somewhere!
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« Reply #47 on: April 22, 2015, 08:45:15 PM »
Evening Sly et al - Yes, Rambo Grandma told me about the September event, and YES I am very interested. Please let me know when there is a date, I have to arrange months in advance for care for my mom. I hear rumor that it is going to sell out really quick! 
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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #48 on: April 22, 2015, 09:49:47 PM »
I would be very interested in the ladyseed also.  I'm signed up for my first appleseed in October 2015 in Pensacola, but would love to get started sooner.   ^:)^

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #49 on: July 08, 2015, 10:22:23 AM »
Good morning,
    As my first post i'll try and put a whole bunch of info in. 
My name is Cameron I live in Eustis Florida, I'm hoping to attend an appleseed event with a group of family and friends sometime in the fall Probably October; that should give me enough time to get gear and ammo together for my cousin, Father, and friend. I'm very excited about this group because My father and I ( i don't think i'm the milkman's kid) are descendants of Israel Bissell https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Bissell , and my wife is the descendant of Abner Hosmer of the Acton Militia.  I'll try and direct my questions to the needed forums.

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Re: New Member Introductions
« Reply #50 on: July 24, 2015, 09:48:58 AM »
LongBow,
 you come from a strong history of not only leaders; But the first leaders!
Welcome to Appleseed I SB in Myakka, Fl We have two events prior to the fall if you can stand the heat!
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« Reply #51 on: July 24, 2015, 10:55:46 AM »
Welcome to Appleseed Longbow14. Hope to meet you at a 'Seed and find out more about relations. The stories from the families are so much more interesting than  what you read on the history books.
"When men's rules are Honorable and Just I will follow them. When I find the laws tolerable, I will tolerate them. When I find the rules obnoxious, I will ignore them. When I find evil imposed or codified, I will War against it. My Lord has made it known and understood to me that to accept the gift of freedom I will alone bear the full responsibility everything I do, or chose not to do." Henry

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This is Appleseed. We are here to restore the Republic. Tyrants, major or petty, need not apply.

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« Reply #52 on: September 29, 2015, 03:06:51 PM »
Hi all, first time with Appleseed and first time handling a rifle.  Was at the Ladyseed this past weekend and want to thank all who helped organize and run the event.  Had a wonderful time and will definitely be back.  I have much influence as my boss is a HUGE advocate of the organization.  It seems as though not a day goes by that he doesn't mention it to someone.

Thanks again! :)

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« Reply #53 on: September 29, 2015, 05:12:25 PM »
Glad you have joined us here at Project Appleseed and that you had a great time at the Ladyseed.
When are you planning your next 'Seed?

henry
"When men's rules are Honorable and Just I will follow them. When I find the laws tolerable, I will tolerate them. When I find the rules obnoxious, I will ignore them. When I find evil imposed or codified, I will War against it. My Lord has made it known and understood to me that to accept the gift of freedom I will alone bear the full responsibility everything I do, or chose not to do." Henry

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This is Appleseed. We are here to restore the Republic. Tyrants, major or petty, need not apply.

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« Reply #54 on: September 30, 2015, 05:16:07 PM »
Glad you have joined us here at Project Appleseed and that you had a great time at the Ladyseed.
When are you planning your next 'Seed?

henry

Thank you!  Thinking of attending one in November with my husband.  I was also thinking of observing one prior to that as I feel I may learn more by watching others.  Looking into rifle purchases and all of the good stuff that goes along with it.  ::)

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« Reply #55 on: October 23, 2015, 02:08:30 PM »
Hello Everyone in Florida!

   Ive been shooting casually for a few years now and decided I wanted to learn the proper way! I am attending my first Appleseed December 12th and 13th in Palm Bay. Really looking forward to it. Hope I can make some shooting buddies that are in my general vicinity.

Jeff Gilbert, Jupiter Florida

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« Reply #56 on: October 23, 2015, 06:25:27 PM »
Hello Jeff,

It will be a great opportunity to meet many new shooting buddies at Palm Bay!  The December shoot is usually a very large turnout, as the heat of summer has faded!  We often have 3-5 shooters from your local area at every Palm Bay Appleseed!  See you there!

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« Reply #57 on: April 18, 2016, 06:54:12 PM »
Good afternoon all! 

Just came over to register and say HI!!!

On two days notice I decided to attend this weekends event at the Hernando Sportsman's Club up just north of Weeki Wachee FL.  I had never heard of Appleseed and thought it might be a fun way to enjoy my birthday weekend. 

Wow, what an event.  I learned a TON, and really enjoyed the experience. 

Archie, Smoke, Pete... guys - thank you!

'till next time,
Rich K.
'till next time,

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« Reply #58 on: April 18, 2016, 09:43:49 PM »
Welcome good Sir, to our jolly band of Liberty loving miscreants and reprobates.
"When men's rules are Honorable and Just I will follow them. When I find the laws tolerable, I will tolerate them. When I find the rules obnoxious, I will ignore them. When I find evil imposed or codified, I will War against it. My Lord has made it known and understood to me that to accept the gift of freedom I will alone bear the full responsibility everything I do, or chose not to do." Henry

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This is Appleseed. We are here to restore the Republic. Tyrants, major or petty, need not apply.

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« Reply #59 on: May 17, 2016, 10:49:06 PM »
Hey all!

Drove up to New Smyrna this weekend from Miami and had a great time. The event exceeded my expectations and I'm looking forward heading back up soon. Glenn, you and the crew were awesome!!


Dan