Author Topic: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013  (Read 985 times)

Offline Unbridled Liberty

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Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« on: May 23, 2013, 08:24:24 PM »
Another excellent event at American Institute of Marksmanship, where we had 19 great Americans turn out on Saturday, and 8 on Sunday, to learn about their history, heritage and rifle marksmanship.  I will keep my comments brief so I can get this posted and let others add their thoughts. 

Special congratulations to:
Kerry- for shooting his first Rifleman score (210).  Kerry, at his third event,  showed great persistence, and it paid off.  Thank you also for "taking good care of the children" and bringing your daughter Megan.  And thank you for taking the Blue Hat! 
Megan- who was shooting 6 MOA groups early on Saturday!  Megan joined the "hot brass tattoo club" from a case that got got trapped under her elbow pad, but she kept the muzzle in a safe direction and grounded the rifle during her protestations.  Well done Megan.
Donny- for coming oh-so-close with a 207.
Mack- for having a teachable attitude, learning and applying information quickly, and shooting a 200 with a bolt gun!
Angel- for having GOALS and jumping her scores progressively at every event until hitting the 170's this weekend!
Tim- for re-qualifying with his AR by shooting a 233 and shooting a PERFECT 100 ON STAGE 4!  Also, thank you for taking the Orange Hat!  HUZZAH!

Special thanks to:
John- for your service to our country in Vietnam.
The instructor crew- Chuck, Jim, Emily, Jay, Sam and Tristan.  You made my job easy.  Thank you Jim, Jay and Sam for your service to our country.
Eric Dean- for being such a pleasant and hospitable range host.  And thank you for your past on ongoing service to our country.

Thanks to each and every participant for coming out this weekend.

An RWVA Instructor would be happy to come and speak to your club or group and present the Three Strikes.  We call these non-shooting events Libertyseeds.  Here is the website for more information: www.libertyseed.org. You may use the site to request a Libertyseed event, join the RWVA or make a donation.

An Rx for all attendees:
Get a copy of Paul Revere's Ride here: http://www.appleseedstore.flyingcart.com/?p=detail&pid=16&cat_id=
Get a GI web sling here: http://www.appleseedstore.flyingcart.com/?p=detail&pid=10&cat_id=
Lots of dry fire practice, by the numbers, making sure to go through your Steady Hold Factors.
Practice finding, shifting and verifying your NPOA.
Practice Inches Minutes and Clicks.
Please attend another Appleseed clinic and bring at least two new people with you.  Here is the 2013 Kentucky schedule: http://www.appleseedinfo.org/search-states-display.php?qstate=KY&statename=Kentucky 

Some ideas on how to help your community, state and nation:
Be a good parent and take good care of the children, be a good neighbor and watch out for each other.
Promote Project Appleseed on your Facebook page.  Kentucky's page is: https://www.facebook.com/KentuckyRifleman 

Register to vote and then go vote, AFTER you research the candidates and issues you will be voting on!

Project Vote Smart http://votesmart.org/

Keep an eye on your representatives; keep them accountable!
Congress.org
http://congress.org/congressorg/megavote/
http://www.govtrack.us

Kentucky
Secretary of State:
http://sos.ky.gov/elections/

Kentucky State Board of Elections:
http://elect.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Kentucky Legislature
http://www.lrc.ky.gov/

I have been informed by people in the know in Frankfort that when the the capitol switchboard gets 1 telephone call for or against a certain issue, they multiply that by 14,000!  That's about the same as the number of militia that turned out by April 20, 1775!  And this is for the little ol' state of Kentucky.  Imagine what multiplier they use when you call Washington, DC!  You can be an army of one simply by voicing your concerns and opinions to your lawmakers!

Here is the CMP Garand sales page: http://www.odcmp.com/Sales/m1garand.htm

Here is the interview with Dr. David Hackett Fischer that I mentioned: http://www.booknotes.org/Watch/58074-1/David+Hackett+Fischer.aspx

Here is the Sky & Telescope article about the moon and tides on April 18, 1775:  https://digital.library.txstate.edu/bitstream/handle/10877/4038/fulltext.pdf

Here is the video about the forensic evidence related to Dr. Joseph Warren: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdggCICMnkU

Everyone is invited to post here about your Appleseed experience.  Long live Liberty!

UL
« Last Edit: May 27, 2013, 10:10:42 PM by Unbridled Liberty »

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2013, 12:13:30 PM »
Pictures, we've got pictures here...

ChuckS

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2013, 12:14:24 PM »
Full lines and good times.  Always a pleasure working with you, UL.

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2013, 01:49:25 PM »
and a few more pics!!!

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2013, 10:52:02 PM »
Leslie and I look forward to getting up your way and working with you all one of these days!  Chuck always has great things to say about you guys.

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2013, 11:00:33 PM »
Leslie and I look forward to getting up your way and working with you all one of these days!  Chuck always has great things to say about you guys.

Looking forward to meeting you both as well!  If you have any questions about a particular range before signing up, please let me know.

UL

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2013, 03:19:56 AM »
It was a glorious weekend for a shoot with sunny weather and great shooters. I want to thank you all for making my first event as an IIT a great time. Congratulations to our new rifleman and to Tim and Kerry for taking an orange and blue hat. A good time was had by all.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and of tyrants.

Thomas Jefferson.

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2013, 12:09:04 AM »
Again this organization pulls off another great event - Though I got a 207 - my pride will not allow me to take a blue hat because I am worth an orange one... I had a great time - Like clockwork I had an equipment failure, thanks to locktight red I will not have another one... nor will I ever get that scope base off.... but after day one I was able to shoot to my best even if I am my own worst enemy - If I were to offer a suggestion I would offer only 1, during the lunch break build in time to wipe down and clean the rifles to at least a field standard - I know this may sound like a cop out, I do feel that a clean rifle shoots better than a dirty one - towards the end of both days I noticed some groups opening up, I know it was hot and we were fatigued if only for the ability not to blame the equipment (not that I am guilty of that) I would be greatful to have the ability to run a bore snake and re lube my rifle about half way though the day. I will practice, practice, practice so that I can improve to at least a 211... we all saw what happens at 210.... Thank you to to volunteers that showed up for their time and more importantly thank you to the parents and grandparents that brought out the youth in their families, by doing that they have taken a personal responsibility in keeping liberty alive in our country.

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2013, 03:52:30 PM »
Molon Labe I feel you'll get your Riflemans patch on the next one. You're so close. You have the most important aspect which is a teachable attitude and a strong sense of persistence. I had a few requests for the link to our downloadable targets for dry fire practice so here it is. http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=3710.0
Remember dry fire practice is free. get your steady hold factors, remember the 6 steps to firing a shot, and practice, practice, practice.

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and of tyrants.

Thomas Jefferson.

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2013, 06:34:40 PM »
Molon Labe,

Nobody personally knows more about equipment issues than yours truly, so I know where you are coming from.  At your next shoot, if you want to shoot some CLP or other lube into your action, prep period would be the perfect time to do that.  A bore snake might be accommodated too if necessary, just be sure to ask the Line Boss first.

Ironhead gave good advice.  Just be absolutely sure you have no live ammo in the same room, and all other safety rules apply.  Next time will be the charm!

UL

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2013, 06:24:17 PM »
Angel and I had a great time.  It's always good to meet like minded people.  I noticed improvement in everybody and can't wait to do it again!

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2013, 07:28:37 PM »
Angel and I had a great time.  It's always good to meet like minded people.  I noticed improvement in everybody and can't wait to do it again!

Hey Tim!  Don't forget to email or PM me with the answers to the PC0.  ky@appleseedinfo.org

UL

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Re: Cave City, KY, AAR - May 25-26, 2013
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2013, 08:41:30 PM »
I just got those sent out this evening UL