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Offline Kimber Custom

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Washington has a new Red Hat!
« on: September 19, 2018, 01:07:13 PM »
Mike AKA Bandaid has completed his IIT path and joined the ranks of Red Hat  ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^

Well done sir!

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2018, 02:07:05 PM »
Congrats Bandaid!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2018, 02:53:15 PM »
Congratulations!!!!  Welcome to the World of Red!

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2018, 02:59:59 PM »
About time that slacker finished up. ;D

Way to go, Mike! I look forward to working with you again.

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2018, 03:51:31 PM »
About time that slacker finished up. ;D

Way to go, Mike! I look forward to working with you again.

I know, right! I also learned to quit interrupting!  ;) ;D

Thanks all! It has been an amazing learning experience so far, and I am looking forward to continuing my education from all y’all!

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2018, 03:53:25 PM »
Congrats Bandaid!

Thanks! Come out to the shoot in Eagle Creek in October!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2018, 04:20:01 PM »
Congrats Bandaid!

Thanks! Come out to the shoot in Eagle Creek in October!

I may just have to work on that. Just need to check the head scheduler at home to make sure we have no date conflicts lol
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2018, 04:39:49 PM »
Bandaid,
 Congratulations.You sure move fast...Good on you!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2018, 05:41:36 PM »
Bandaid,
 Congratulations.You sure move fast...Good on you!
                      Ken            :F

An old Instructor of mine once told me “Anything worth doing, is worth OVER-doing”.

Kinda took that to heart. And Thanks! Come over and shoot with us some time!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2018, 09:45:00 PM »
Congratulation Mike!

I am looking forward to working with you.  You are a great addition to the instructor corps in the NW.
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2018, 09:29:08 AM »
Thanks for putting forth all of the time and effort that it takes to reach this level.   O0
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2018, 10:04:26 AM »
Great jog. Congrats on the new color. 

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2018, 11:48:21 AM »
Excellent news Mike!  Thanks for your dedication.

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2018, 10:20:25 PM »
Excellent news Mike!  Thanks for your dedication.

Thanks Janer! You had quite a bit to do with my dedication and advancment! That’s for all your help!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2018, 11:16:03 PM »
Awesome! Congrats Mike!

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2018, 03:31:35 PM »
Congratulations Mike!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2018, 03:37:06 PM »
Great job!

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2018, 05:07:07 PM »
Great job!

Thanks! Hey, come out and help at Redmond! We need another Redhat out there!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #18 on: September 26, 2018, 09:39:15 AM »
 :yeahthat: HUZZAH!  ^:)^ ..:..  :F  :beer:  :partytime:

Congrats Mike!!!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #19 on: September 26, 2018, 03:13:08 PM »
Thanks! Hey, come out and help at Redmond! We need another Redhat out there!

3 orange hats, you, Earl and Prescott... and you want me as well? Nevermind the firing line being crowded, the instructors will be fighting for room  ;)

I'll see if I can make it work, I haven't made it back to the range in Redmond since its first AS event.

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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #20 on: September 26, 2018, 09:35:26 PM »
Thanks! Hey, come out and help at Redmond! We need another Redhat out there!

3 orange hats, you, Earl and Prescott... and you want me as well? Nevermind the firing line being crowded, the instructors will be fighting for room  ;)

I'll see if I can make it work, I haven't made it back to the range in Redmond since its first AS event.

Many hands make light work1 It would give us some time to take breaks, and really help the IIT0’s along. I know the IIT2 that is going to be there will be no problem, and she will probably be helping the other IITs as well.

Just a thought!
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Re: Washington has a new Red Hat!
« Reply #21 on: September 27, 2018, 02:34:11 AM »
Many hands make light work1 It would give us some time to take breaks, and really help the IIT0’s along. I know the IIT2 that is going to be there will be no problem, and she will probably be helping the other IITs as well.

Just a thought!

I'm with ya. I'm going to see if I can make it work.