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Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« on: May 21, 2013, 01:42:02 AM »
Folks,

Come on out to the Bloomington, IL AS, held this time each year at beautiful Darnall's Ranges near Bloomington.  Easy to get to off of Interstates 74 and 55.  Beautiful location.  A full service gun shop is on the premises, and indoor plumbing is available!  (However, the shop has been woefully short (as in none) of .22lr ammo, so bring your own ammo.   There's also a beautiful shaded area with picnic tables for lunch and history. 

This is a commercial range, but the shoot is sponsored by GunsSaveLife.com.  That means that GSL is picking up the per shooter range fee (normally $20 per person per day).  Thanks, GSL! 

23 signed up right now, with a capability of up to 45. 

5 instructors signed up right now, and we'll be running two lines, max 25 in the big bay and 20 in the little bay.  So any other instructors who would like to sign up, I could use at least one, maybe three.  (If we get up to 40 preregs, more than three). 

The first pic is of the big bay.

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2013, 01:49:01 AM »
Ok, the pic above was of the smaller bay. 

Here's the bigger one:
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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2013, 10:27:14 AM »
And here's that picnic area I was telling you about.

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2013, 06:33:17 PM »
We have 26 pre-reg. 

We will have two firing lines. 

I could use at least one more IIT or instructor.  Three would be better. 

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2013, 11:21:20 PM »
bump -

Wish I could help but I have a conflict that weekend.  This looks like a good shoot; one of the biggest in IL in a long time.

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2013, 12:05:40 AM »
Bloomington or Bust!  We've 34 on the line and looking for a few good Instructors to keep it running smooth.

Beautiful Range and willing Attendees - what more could we ask for?

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*RiflesNReins and I have signed up. Anyone South who is looking for a Ride?
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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2013, 08:04:02 AM »
 ^:)^

Wow did Illinois step up.  Looks like we'll have a great group of the Illinois Corp this weekend in Bloomington.  If any one has just a Saturday or Sunday - still a few more days to sign up.

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2013, 06:24:07 PM »
I put up a promo at GunsSaveLife.com... should be seen by 20,000 to 25,000 pairs of eyeballs through Friday.  My goal is to get this closer to 40 than the current 30. 

Yeah, I know it's ambitious, but that's how we roll at Guns Save Life.

http://www.gunssavelife.com/?p=7746

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2013, 12:52:59 PM »
I would be there if I was not already committed to SO the IL state IDPA this weekend.  Sorry.

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2013, 02:23:42 PM »
I think we're covered.  Now to recruit a few last minute shooters - no sense wasting any of that valuable line space.

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2013, 08:30:25 PM »
I certainly wouldn't discourage any additional instructors from coming out.

We always have a good time together at these shoots.  Many hands make light work.

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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2013, 09:57:54 PM »
Not discouraging anyone - just don't want anyone to feel guilty!

I really think this is going to be fun.
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Re: Bloomington, IL shoot coming June 1-2
« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2013, 10:08:00 PM »
I am looking forward to meeting so many Forum Names and putting "real people" behind them.  Mutti
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