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Offline dewritten

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Caliber restrictions
« on: December 12, 2019, 09:09:16 PM »
Hello,

I am in the early stages of research needed to attend an Appleseed event.

I live in Dallas, and would likely attend one of the single day events in Ft. Worth.

I found a reference here stating that only rifles .32 cal/8mm and lower are allowed. https://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=8162.0

Does this apply to pistol caliber carbines?
I have a 9mm carbine, will I have to bring something else?

Offline Tennessee Beast

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Re: Caliber restrictions
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2019, 09:24:30 PM »
A 9mm carbine is fine at 25 meter events as long as the range isn't 22 rimfire only (which Ft. Worth is).  So, for Ft. Worth, you would need to use a different rifle.  Perhaps a loaner could be provided.  Check with the shoot boss for that event.
« Last Edit: December 12, 2019, 09:39:19 PM by Tennessee Beast »
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Offline Mercedes

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Re: Caliber restrictions
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2019, 05:22:08 PM »

Thanks, Tennessee Beast, for responding.  I missed this inquiry.

Please send me an email at debbie@padraic.com or call 818-991-6982.  We will need to contact the range as there cattle on the land behind the berm.

Debbie

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Re: Caliber restrictions
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2019, 07:06:53 AM »
 Disregard,, press on.
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Re: Caliber restrictions
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2019, 03:58:18 PM »
Here is the policy from Maximum Ordinate on pistol-caliber carbines: 9mm-45 cal
https://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=56961.0
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Re: Caliber restrictions
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2019, 12:40:26 PM »
Thank you, CarrollMS.  I've reviewed and will direct other Texas Instructors to this thread as well.

Debbie

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Re: Caliber restrictions
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2020, 04:19:47 AM »
Eventually someone is going to bring a 350 Legend to an event.

It would be easy to make the argument that the larger calibers are safer.  If I shoot over the berm with a M1 Garand, that bullet will go down range well past 1000 yards.  If I shot a Bushmaster 450 over that same berm, it will likely not make it past 500 yards.
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