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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #30 on: March 31, 2010, 09:41:18 AM »
..KDan.., I will go with you to Alaska any time in a seconds notice......I just can not guarantee I would return..............
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #31 on: April 02, 2010, 03:43:52 AM »
J dub...  let's go - after mud season of course.  Fred pays the gas, we bring the rifles... who's got the range?  

Let's go AK!

Hold the door... do you even need a proper range in Alaska?  I got portable t-frames and sooo many targets (omg!)...  staple gun...  let's just go.  Sarah Palin or not!

You, however my loyal friend, must provide the freeze dried.  I'm sick of hot dogs and wendy's - some chili mac with beef should do the trick.

is there anybody out there?  

modified to say - I GOT T-SHIRTS FOR EVERYBODY IN THE STATE SITTING IN MY BASEMENT!!!  
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #32 on: May 29, 2010, 12:18:05 PM »
Alaska!!!

Here are two e-mails that came in to info@appleseed.com  (PM Me if you want the personal contact info from these two e-mails) 

Who is going to pick up this bucket and get an Appleseed scheduled in Alaska?

Hello,
My name is ####### and I would like some information on holding an Appleseed event here in Alaska. Please send the material to this e-mail address or you can mail it to my address :
########
########
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
 
Thank you
########

AND HERE IS ANOTHER ONE   :o :o

To Whom It May Concern,
May I request that an Appleseed Shoot be scheduled for Alaska? It's difficult for me to travel outside Alaska of late, and I'm sure that people up here would like to have an event scheduled. This would also provide some good fishing oppotunities for any instructors who might like to venture up here.

A good location for the shoot might be:
http://www.brspclub.com/

It is located approximately 20-30 minutes outside of Anchorage, and is centrally located for many people to attend. I hope this email finds you well. Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. I look forward to attending...

 
~~:)

« Last Edit: May 29, 2010, 12:20:02 PM by Old Glory! »
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"Folks, this Appleseed thing doesn't work if we get a patch and go home. It doesn't work if we shoot a Rifleman score and remember the good times we had out on the range. It only works if we take that 7th Step and spread the 'seed. HUZZAH!!!"  Slim 


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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #33 on: June 01, 2010, 01:45:52 PM »
When is mosquito season?  May/June?

We have great timing to get a July/August event up there, if we act NOW.  My contacts fell through from last year.  Someone needs to snatch this one up.

I'll volunteer to work this one if you need staff, or leave it for other instructors.

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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #34 on: June 01, 2010, 02:16:19 PM »
I spent 3 months in and around Anchorage back in 2004 June-August. When I got up there the mosquitos wern't too bad but got worse as the month wore on. It was very dependent too on how wet it had been and if we had a breeze or not. June through Oct. were mentioned to be the rainy months by the locals. I know July got pretty hot with days in the upper 80s and some 90s. This sounds like a great opportunity.  O0
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #35 on: June 01, 2010, 07:49:20 PM »
Go team here.

Check above posts.  Check history.  Let's go!

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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #36 on: June 01, 2010, 08:31:51 PM »
When is mosquito season?  May/June?

When I was there in 86-89 May thru Sept was the time frame for the states bird.. I remember them being big enough to de-bone and fry **)
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #37 on: June 01, 2010, 08:33:48 PM »
I'm game  :)

... and United just announced a fare sale to Anchorage!   O0   $370 rt from DEN    .. granted you have to purchase by June 7th.  

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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #38 on: November 06, 2010, 05:11:16 PM »
Alaska!!!

Here are two e-mails that came in to info@appleseed.com  (PM Me if you want the personal contact info from these two e-mails) 

Who is going to pick up this bucket and get an Appleseed scheduled in Alaska?

Hello,
My name is ####### and I would like some information on holding an Appleseed event here in Alaska. Please send the material to this e-mail address or you can mail it to my address :
########
########
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
 
Thank you
########

AND HERE IS ANOTHER ONE   :o :o

To Whom It May Concern,
May I request that an Appleseed Shoot be scheduled for Alaska? It's difficult for me to travel outside Alaska of late, and I'm sure that people up here would like to have an event scheduled. This would also provide some good fishing oppotunities for any instructors who might like to venture up here.

A good location for the shoot might be:
http://www.brspclub.com/

It is located approximately 20-30 minutes outside of Anchorage, and is centrally located for many people to attend. I hope this email finds you well. Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. I look forward to attending...

 
~~:)



That's what I expected.  The Birchwood range is the one I think will be the best bet.  Holding the event in Juneau will eliminate the majority of the Alaskans - it would probably be cheaper for us to attend an event in the lower 48.  If the sight is near (within an hours drive of) Anchorage there will probably be more interest - half the population of the state is in Anchortown.  The Birchwood range is between Anchorage and Wasilla, and a quick drive from either.  May-June would probably strike a good balance between weather and summer fever - the range(s) would be able to provide better guidance on this end.

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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #39 on: April 09, 2011, 06:17:07 PM »
OK, just booked our first Alaska Appleseed. It will be at the Birchwood Recreation & Shooting Park in Chugiak, AK. It will be held on July 30-31, 2011. There is a good chance for a Military Appleseed for the Thursday and Friday before. I will keep you posted.
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #40 on: April 09, 2011, 09:29:50 PM »
Fantastic! Great Job...O0
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #41 on: April 09, 2011, 10:28:50 PM »
Wow, I love this state.... the opening pictures on the range's website is big autos and its right next door to the airport... take that TSA...

Cool.

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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #42 on: April 12, 2011, 12:05:58 AM »
 
OK, just booked our first Alaska Appleseed. It will be at the Birchwood Recreation & Shooting Park in Chugiak, AK. It will be held on July 30-31, 2011. There is a good chance for a Military Appleseed for the Thursday and Friday before. I will keep you posted.

Very cool!  Keep us posted.   You won't run out of daylight in Alaska in July.   ::)

See if your contact will put an Appleseed link on their webpage ;)
http://www.brspclub.com/links.html
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"Folks, this Appleseed thing doesn't work if we get a patch and go home. It doesn't work if we shoot a Rifleman score and remember the good times we had out on the range. It only works if we take that 7th Step and spread the 'seed. HUZZAH!!!"  Slim 


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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #44 on: April 16, 2011, 01:11:12 PM »
Thanx SS!
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #45 on: April 16, 2011, 01:16:09 PM »
The good folks at the Birchwood Recreation & Shooting Park have given us the range for free for the Thursday and Friday before the weekend Appleseed for a free Appleseed for Military! We are currently looking for someone that has contact with the bases in the Chugiak, AK area to help get the word out and help us work out the details for this special effort. So now it is official! A free Appleseed for the Military on July 28-29, 2011 at the BRSP!
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #46 on: April 18, 2011, 02:11:03 AM »
Hello:  My name is Josh and I'm proud to be LBOTG for this event.  Don't hesitate to contact me to answer questions of help in any way I can-  Looking forward to meeting some of you!
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #47 on: April 20, 2011, 12:13:30 PM »
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« Reply #48 on: April 22, 2011, 01:03:48 PM »
Hello Alaska. I am an Appleseeder in Ohio (but still trying for that Rifleman's patch). I follow a number of shooting blogs, one of which is the Arctic Patriot.  This week the writer of the blog did an essay on John Parker.  Having read it twice (weeping by the end both times) I couldn't help but think this guy is Appleseed material.  Here is the link to his entry on John Parker

http://arcticpatriot.blogspot.com/2011/04/thank-you-john.html

Followup with this guy if you think its appropriate.  He seems to be "... a man who knows well what he is about."

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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #49 on: April 22, 2011, 01:56:12 PM »
I'll check it out and try to reach him!  Though I'll catch crap from my wife who's been on my case for selling Appleseed to the "believers" rather than fence-sitters and others.
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #51 on: June 09, 2011, 08:06:30 PM »
Great news for our upcoming Chugiak, AK Appleseed. We sold out! But I have even better news. The range has allowed us a second rifle range that will hold an additional 20 spots! So keep up the great promotions and let's see if we can sell out the second range!
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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #52 on: June 10, 2011, 02:26:24 PM »
Congratulations, Alaska, on selling out your first Appleseed.

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Re: Another state joins the Union!!!! A shoot in Alaska
« Reply #53 on: June 10, 2011, 05:53:00 PM »
Almost three years in the making.  If you look back through the posts, you'll see that I volunteered two years ago for this.

I can still make the trip if you guys need some help.  Bob210 - you were my first Shoot Boss - gave me my Orange Hat!   I'll bring the bagels and cream cheese?  I guess you'll have salmon...

I look forward to the IAAR about safety issues created by black flies, specially with scoped rifles.   !@#)

Congratulations, AK. 

GO TEAM!
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