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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #30 on: February 18, 2015, 09:25:40 PM »
How about a No 1. mkIII* SMLE?- If not I am sure I can fix you up with something.
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #31 on: February 18, 2015, 09:28:40 PM »
I think you guys are onto something here. Looking good.

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #32 on: February 19, 2015, 08:11:02 AM »
How about a No 1. mkIII* SMLE?- If not I am sure I can fix you up with something.

 Sounds like this is gonna be alot of fun! O0
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #33 on: March 26, 2015, 11:46:55 AM »
I am really looking forward to this event.

I just attended my first Appleseed this weekend in Battle Creek, MI.  The experience was beyond description!
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #34 on: March 26, 2015, 03:48:42 PM »
I am really looking forward to this event.

I just attended my first Appleseed this weekend in Battle Creek, MI.  The experience was beyond description!

Awesome, glad you will be attending.. JW
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #35 on: March 29, 2015, 06:22:28 PM »
Its getting closer every day..
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #36 on: May 19, 2015, 05:28:02 AM »
Hey friend, I am also going to visit Ontario on this weekend. Actually our boss had organized a trip and he will arrange some group activities over there. It's going to be a great fun!
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #37 on: May 21, 2015, 12:53:35 PM »
I just moved to the Bancroft area, and joined the Club hosting this event, which I just found out about... only to find that it is sold out! :(

Are there any spare tickets available?
Or perhaps someone who can't go?

I am a huge supporter of what the Appleseed project stand for - sadly we do not have a Canadian equivalent to it, nor the 2nd Amendment, or Constitution, among other things...

Would love to attend, even in a learning/social capacity...

And if it helps, would be happy to volunteer where ever help is needed... :)


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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #38 on: May 21, 2015, 03:37:34 PM »
We are going to make room for you
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #39 on: May 23, 2015, 12:15:36 AM »
Many thanks!  I am SO looking forward to this.... SO much to learn & talk about :)

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #40 on: June 26, 2015, 12:02:34 PM »
Made Around 30 Chamber flags for Mapleseed-Made out of a old Hockey stick and some whipper snipper cord, I don't think there is much you can't make from old hockey sticks and duck tape.


They seem to work OK-
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #41 on: July 03, 2015, 04:01:10 PM »
Patch that will be awarded for achieving 210 or better on the CQT for Mapleseed
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #42 on: July 05, 2015, 09:54:12 PM »
..Great job Sluggo preparing for this shoot. We are breaking new ground..
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #43 on: July 06, 2015, 09:58:45 AM »
Sluggo,

From looking at your picture, your scope is WAY TOO FAR BACK.

Get a friend with a crayon and get into prone. With your shooting glasses on extend your neck fully (no need to stretch) and lay your cheek on the stock. Have your friend make a mark where your glasses touch the stock. Check the manual for proper scope relief (if you don't have the manual goto Optics Planet and look it up). Now move the scope forward until you have the proper eye relief.

Step 2. Get some foam 1" pipe insulation and vet wrap. Place a piece of insulation on the stock where your cheek goes, get into prone. If you see centered in the scope with your cheek on the stock you are good. If you have to move your head you need more or less insulation. When you find the correct amount use vet wrap to hold it in place.

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #44 on: July 06, 2015, 03:06:38 PM »
That is a great tip for setting up the scope -thanks!-However  the scope is as far forward as possible with that rifle- (not really the best scope  for that rifle), It might be the picture making it look a little close ( -not sure if actually even set up in that photo), It certainly would be nice to knock it forward  a little, I will take another picture when I get a chance .
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #45 on: July 07, 2015, 09:45:56 AM »
That is a great tip for setting up the scope -thanks!-However  the scope is as far forward as possible with that rifle- (not really the best scope  for that rifle), It might be the picture making it look a little close ( -not sure if actually even set up in that photo), It certainly would be nice to knock it forward  a little, I will take another picture when I get a chance .

These are common issues with .22 rifles, but having the scope set so you can get proper eye relief is essential.  It appears that the eyepiece  will impact the receiver if you move it forward.  The fix is to get higher scope rings. Because the length of the rail is short, you still might need to cheat by attaching both rigs to the rear portion of the adjustment turrets (don't try that with a centerfire rifle). For most folks, the objective lens should be near the end of the receiver.  If it's over the pistol grip, you won't be able to get a proper position with proper eye relief.

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #46 on: July 07, 2015, 10:33:37 AM »
"you still might need to cheat by attaching both rigs to the rear portion of the adjustment turrets (don't try that with a centerfire rifle)"
-Good idea never occurred to me to do that- Thanks.
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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #47 on: July 13, 2015, 08:06:10 PM »
Hi,

I'm looking for an ATT invite as my rifles are restricted. I had a look at the club's site, but didn't see a blanket invite posted.

Thanks,

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #48 on: July 14, 2015, 01:39:37 PM »
OK, so how does this work?

When and where do we show up, and with what?

Shots of maple syrup anyone? :)


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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #49 on: July 14, 2015, 02:44:10 PM »
Hi,

I'm looking for an ATT invite as my rifles are restricted. I had a look at the club's site, but didn't see a blanket invite posted.

Thanks,

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #50 on: July 14, 2015, 02:54:51 PM »
OK, so how does this work?

When and where do we show up, and with what?

Shots of maple syrup anyone? :)




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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #51 on: July 18, 2015, 07:53:57 PM »
Cannot wait!!! Very excited! My son & I will both be attending. Thanks to Sluggo for getting this much needed action going in our club!! :---

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #52 on: July 21, 2015, 01:45:32 PM »
Cannot wait!!! Very excited! My son & I will both be attending. Thanks to Sluggo for getting this much needed action going in our club!! :---

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #53 on: July 27, 2015, 11:19:19 AM »
My son and I had a great time, unfortunately we both came home sans patch, but that just means we have to attend another event.
Congrats to all who did "patch up",
I learned alot and I'm sure I improved. It was my sons first time at a range and he did well.

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Re: ..Canadian Appleseed "Mapleseed" is official for July 25/26 2015..
« Reply #54 on: July 28, 2015, 10:15:48 AM »
Here's the link to the After Action Report on the "Mapleseed".
Please feel free to add your comments to that report.

      http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=46204.0
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