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Offline .50calgrl

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Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« on: March 03, 2017, 01:48:14 PM »
We have officially been registered as a Not For Profit group in Canada and have begun to list events.

Check out www.mapleseedrifleman.com to see event dates, sign up for events and we hope to see you at an event soon.

You can also join our Facebook page as it is open to the public - Project Mapleseed.

Please note that these are currently one day events-History will be added at a later date.

Cheers,

Kelly aka .50calgrl
« Last Edit: October 20, 2017, 01:34:04 AM by DrRichP »
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2017, 04:44:56 PM »
WAY TO GO!!!!

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2017, 05:14:22 PM »
Way to go Kelly, Kevin, and Rick!
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2017, 05:24:33 PM »
That is freakin' awesome! I like that word "Liberty" in the header. ;)
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2017, 06:38:35 PM »
Enjoyed meeting you guys last week...and you are right.  Canada and America have many things in common in our shared heritage.

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2017, 08:45:56 PM »
Website looks awesome!!

It was a pleasure meeting our compatriots  O0 to the North at the IBC last weekend.

Looking forward to reading the upcoming AAR's.
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2017, 09:53:36 PM »
Kelly, this is AWESOME!  Tickled pink that you're official, and hoping it really takes off for you. It's so exciting!!!!  :1luvu :1luvu :1luvu
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2017, 10:18:12 PM »
Great job. Nice to meet you this past weekend, look forward to seeing you again, down the trail. O0
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2017, 10:26:39 AM »
Awesome! Great to meet you and work with you last weekend! We may have to look into border raiding for one O0

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2017, 11:10:28 AM »
Congratulations!  May Liberty increase!!   :)
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2017, 08:22:44 PM »
AWESOME!
 It was great to meeting you guys at the IBC, hope to see you down the trail.

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2017, 06:10:32 PM »
Cool. First I'd heard about it.

Is this a new program or connected to Appleseed in any manner?

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2017, 08:04:36 PM »
Cool. First I'd heard about it.

Is this a new program or connected to Appleseed in any manner?

  Glad to see our Northern Neighbors have "Stayed On Mission" and got their "Seed" up and running.

 New? Not really. It started back in 2015 when a few of us New York Instructors made the trip to get their seed planted.

 Here's the AAR for those interested................

            http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=46204.0
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2017, 08:19:35 PM »
Cool. First I'd heard about it.

Is this a new program or connected to Appleseed in any manner?

  Glad to see our Northern Neighbors have "Stayed On Mission" and got their "Seed" up and running.

 New? Not really. It started back in 2015 when a few of us New York Instructors made the trip to get their seed planted.

 Here's the AAR for those interested................

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

Guess I should rephrase that. I'd heard of it and did the scheduling. Met our Canadian brothers back in Jan.

From an administrative standpoint I will ask:

Is this still Appleseed, and associated with Appleseed, but just with a different website for Canada? Or a new entity? Makes a difference from an admin viewpoint.

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #14 on: March 07, 2017, 11:42:11 PM »
Thanks Vietvet, so great to hear from you! Yes, we have stayed the course and have made it happen. Sluggo, Rickster66, Redcoat72 and Montrealshooter and I have been working hard to schedule some events and get everything in proper order before starting.

Scuzzy, we are our own separate entity, however we still have ties to Project Appleseed as we have attended shoots, worked events, been to IBCs and have had the amazing support of everyone in the organization. Way back in 2015 it was discussed and it was thought it was best that Project Mapleseed administratively be on it's own as we  have different laws, insurance needs etc. VietVet as well as Josey Wales and Grumpy1 came to Ontario and instructed the first event to test the waters. We saw that there was interest and that we could make it work... But we would need to build our instructor cadre from within. Other differences: Our patches obviously needed to be a Canadian patch. We do not share the same history with respect to the Revolutionary War but just like our American brothers and sisters we have a vast rich history of firearms in founding our country. It was thought that the model could be adapted for our needs and bring so many new riflemen and shooters to the sport.

Hope this answers the questions. We will do the website, register events look after the area north of the 49 parallel but we will definitely keep everyone in the loop about what is happening in the Great White North on the forum (under Canada).

Cheers,

Kelly, Kevin, Rick, Mario and Doug. 
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2017, 11:37:02 AM »
CONGRATULATIONS on setting up your organization.

It's good to see that liberty-based programs are spreading. They're sorely needed in these trying times.

I hope the "seeds" y'all plant grow like wildfire.

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2017, 11:00:29 AM »
Congrats!

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« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2017, 12:10:53 PM »
Better late then never.... Just found this post.  CONGRATULATIONS. Website looks grand.  Be sure to ask if you need help.
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2017, 10:06:18 AM »
Excellent work! Let Liberty know no bounds.
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2017, 12:18:10 AM »
Great, we do share some same history, after 1782 or so, many true British (loyalist), left our 13 struggling states and moved north.  We do share many similar stuff such as language and are close enough that we can give each other a jib or jab now in then in good humor, just we we retired US military give the Canadian military a jab now and then and expect reciprocity.  BTW training with the Canadian Army was always fun to learn and laugh from each other.

Nice to see MapleSeed get going...

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« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2017, 12:24:13 AM »
Any of you Canadians AKS Snowbirds want to bring you rifle down with you to visit us in Florida, feel free to contact me and I can provide you an invite and even show you a few great rifles ranges down here.  This will help in our miserable border crossing as you navigate here.
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2017, 12:52:32 AM »
Why thank you! Fun fact- there are probably just as many Canadians as there are Americans in Florida during the winter  :P

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« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2017, 03:54:15 AM »
One of my next door neighbor is an Ontario snowbird.  Nice couple, but nice is a Canadian requirement.

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2017, 02:03:34 PM »
 Congratulations on your start up.  Very good looking site and I hope this goes and grows for you and your brother and sister Maplseeders!

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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #24 on: October 19, 2017, 03:37:08 AM »
Just saw one of your post on FB, and it is awesome to see that y'all started a program up there. Legally speaking, can Americans attend a Mapleseed or are there some kind of ITAR restrictions. I just moved down to Texas from E.Washington/N.Idahop area, would have been a much shorter trip but would love to check it out sometime!
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« Reply #25 on: October 19, 2017, 12:22:25 PM »
Yep. You can go. There's no restriction on the Canadian side.
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #26 on: October 19, 2017, 12:29:36 PM »
Yep. You can go. There's no restriction on the Canadian side.
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I guess the real question is transporting firearms across the border.  I'm not smart enough to know how that works (or if it works).
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Re: Project Mapleseed Is Official!
« Reply #27 on: October 19, 2017, 01:19:39 PM »
Monkey,
     You can transport non-restricted firearms across the border without much hassle. It takes some prep work/paperwork, and of course a nominal fee, but it can be done and relatively easily. Main part of transporting is that it has to be Trigger locked, or a similar kind of lock.

     I haven't tried taking restricted's across yet (which includes most AR platforms, unfortunately), so am unsure of how that works, and I honestly don't think that they can even see this post anymore. Will see what I can find out and let you know.

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« Reply #28 on: October 19, 2017, 03:56:05 PM »
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