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Offline hotairbill

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Mini Seed with an AppleCore volunteer
« on: February 21, 2021, 05:47:56 PM »
On February 11 met up with Mary Cobb, an AppleCore Volunteer from Alamogordo, to return her rifle to her.  She had asked me to help make it more useful for her.  She also wanted to try a new MagPul  RLS sling.  So, we shot a Red Coat some squares and two AQTs to warm up for the following weekend's Appleseed event.  On her first AQT she turned in a 189 and we were both excited for her performance.  So, we had time and shot a second, before her babysitter went off the clock. We adjusted the cheek padding on her stock and she got busy.

Well Mary buckled down and shot like she meant business.  We shot an adaptive appleseed and she turned in a score of 210!!!! Talk about excited! 

After discussion with the State coordinator and the DSB for the weekend event and showing all the other attendees for the shoot, Mary Cobb was presented with her Rifleman's patch.  What a great way to open the weekend event. 
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Re: Mini Seed with an AppleCore volunteer
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2021, 10:31:45 PM »
A glorious moment! Congrats to Mary!

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Re: Mini Seed with an AppleCore volunteer
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2021, 09:44:15 AM »
Outstanding...I have done a number of these with good results!

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Re: Mini Seed with an AppleCore volunteer
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2021, 11:48:30 AM »
Way to go! Excellent news and so exciting to see progress
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Re: Mini Seed with an AppleCore volunteer
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2021, 03:34:17 PM »
Good job, Mary!
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Re: Mini Seed with an AppleCore volunteer
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2021, 12:14:33 AM »
Thanks bill for helping keep miniseeds alive. For spending your time helping Mary qualify as a Rifleman and keeping the spirit of Appleseed alive and well in Alamogordo, New Mexico!
Jerry

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PS: I too have done alot of Miniseed, especially when a participant needs both time and practice. I will afford them a couple of AQT's and a squares target, suggest thet they copy the squares and practice on those until all their shots are in the square. then shoot an AQT to get the feel. Then when they are ready they can call me and I will make myself available to witness their attempt.
One of these persons it took 3 years of practice, he even bought his own AQT's from Fred's M14 Stocks...
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Re: Mini Seed with an AppleCore volunteer
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2021, 12:46:32 AM »
Congratulations, Mary.  A Rifleman or Riflewoman persists.  You have shown that you understand what that means.
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