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Offline Mac1676

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New Guy to Appleseed.
« on: February 09, 2011, 04:13:40 AM »
Hi all. Newbie here.
Looking for a place like this here.
53 Years old.
Retired Army.
Disabled American Veteran, yet who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?
Had a friend turn me on to this site. He speaks highly well of it.
Glad to be here.


Offline Two Wolves

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Re: New Guy to Appleseed.
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2011, 01:30:15 PM »
Hi Mac, welcome to the forum. Have you made it to a shoot yet? BTW, 53 doesn't qualify as an OLD dog here. Maybe a middle aged dog.  ;D

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Offline SavageShootr

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Re: New Guy to Appleseed.
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2011, 06:03:50 PM »
Hi Mac... Welcome!!
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Offline henschman

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Re: New Guy to Appleseed.
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2011, 10:26:58 PM »
Howdy Mac, good to have you on the forum.  Whereabouts are you from? 

I don't care how old of a dog you are... I bet we can still teach you a few tricks.  And I bet we can teach you some American history that you have never heard before either. 

One of our best instructors in the state is a disabled veteran, and he does JUST FINE with a rifle.  I know I wouldn't want to be within 1000 yards of him if he was mad at me.  ;) We will work with you no matter what your physical condition is. 

See you on the firing line! 

Oh, by the way, I'm the state coordinator for Oklahoma, so let me know if you've got any questions or need anything at all. 
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Re: New Guy to Appleseed.
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2011, 11:01:54 AM »
Howdy, Mac. What part of the state are you in? I'm in Tulsa, shoot at Red Castle some.
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Re: New Guy to Appleseed.
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2011, 12:51:57 PM »
 Welcome MAC hope to see ya on the range someday..bring what ever you got Im sure we can open ur eyes to the ways we do things around here...I think your a USSA member too we need more of you from there..I just hope we get to shoot there someday...
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Re: New Guy to Appleseed.
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2011, 06:08:48 PM »
Welcome Mac! Always good to see a fresh face of any age! I'm from Stillwater, but I spend most of my time in Tryon/Chandler. Hope to see ya at a shoot sometime!