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Hinckley, MN 9/11-12/2021
« on: September 12, 2021, 10:33:03 PM »
I was privileged to spend another great Appleseed weekend at Hinckley Conservation Club's Rifle Range in Hinckley, MN. It was a wonderful way for 20 other Americans, my 5 fellow instructors and myself to honor the memory of those lost on September 11, 2001.

Never Forget!

Our students arrived with loads of teachable attitude and eagerly absorbed the spot-on instruction. The MN Instructor crew is gelling into a well-oiled machine.

Our new Riflemen were Jeffrey 216 and Doug 215. Congratulations for your hard work and Rifleman's persistence! Requalifying were Danny 224 and Ben 213.

Knocking on the door were Ellie 208, Paul 207, Adam M 196 and Mikey 195 among others whose high scores I missed. Jesse, Inga, Kailynn, Colin, Evelyn, Adam S, Chris, Stephanie and Jeff can all do it with continued Rifleman's persistence!

We had one student who merits a paragraph all his own. Steve Z aka Eagle Keeper came up from TN to attend our Appleseed with his family Stephanie, Jeff and Jeffrey and in the process put on a one-man show in precision rifle marksmanship. All of his AQTs scored 232 or better with the best being a 242 which earned him another Distinguished Rifleman rocker. And for icing on the cake he cleared all four Redcoats! Congratulations Eagle Keeper. Speaking for all your Brother Instructors it was our pleasure to meet and spend the weekend with you. You are welcome to come up and show us Northerners how to run a rifle any time.

Everyone felt the Spirit of The American Revolution in their hearts as The Three Strikes Of The Match were told.

My sincerest thanks to my fellow instructors attist178, m14man, ProudPapa14, TheDestroyer and Schweddy B. You guys made this event the success that it was, I'm just the gear hauler.

Congratulations m14man and ProudPapa14 on your well deserved promotions to Instructor! Huzzah!

Pictures to follow.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2021, 05:42:25 PM by Taylor »
Honoring the memory of Adonijah Taylor (1730-1810) my Grandfather seven generations back, Deerfield MA Militiaman and Patriot, who answered the alarm on April 19, 1775 and along with his six sons served in the War of the Revolution.

"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think." - Adolf Hitler

"All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party." - Mao Tse Tung

"Those bold enough to believe that they can change the world, are usually those which do."
-Albert Einstein

"Let Freedom never perish in your hands."
-Joseph Addison

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Re: Hinckley, MN 9/11-12/2021
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2021, 01:29:55 PM »
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« Last Edit: September 13, 2021, 05:38:16 PM by Taylor »
Honoring the memory of Adonijah Taylor (1730-1810) my Grandfather seven generations back, Deerfield MA Militiaman and Patriot, who answered the alarm on April 19, 1775 and along with his six sons served in the War of the Revolution.

"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think." - Adolf Hitler

"All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party." - Mao Tse Tung

"Those bold enough to believe that they can change the world, are usually those which do."
-Albert Einstein

"Let Freedom never perish in your hands."
-Joseph Addison

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Re: Hinckley, MN 9/11-12/2021
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2021, 01:33:47 PM »
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Honoring the memory of Adonijah Taylor (1730-1810) my Grandfather seven generations back, Deerfield MA Militiaman and Patriot, who answered the alarm on April 19, 1775 and along with his six sons served in the War of the Revolution.

"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think." - Adolf Hitler

"All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party." - Mao Tse Tung

"Those bold enough to believe that they can change the world, are usually those which do."
-Albert Einstein

"Let Freedom never perish in your hands."
-Joseph Addison

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Re: Hinckley, MN 9/11-12/2021
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2021, 01:37:15 PM »
Last of my pictures...
Honoring the memory of Adonijah Taylor (1730-1810) my Grandfather seven generations back, Deerfield MA Militiaman and Patriot, who answered the alarm on April 19, 1775 and along with his six sons served in the War of the Revolution.

"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think." - Adolf Hitler

"All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party." - Mao Tse Tung

"Those bold enough to believe that they can change the world, are usually those which do."
-Albert Einstein

"Let Freedom never perish in your hands."
-Joseph Addison

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Re: Hinckley, MN 9/11-12/2021
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2021, 11:44:31 PM »
There is no better place to be on 9/11 than with my family and my Appelseed family.
Jeffrey Z getting his rifleman patch at his first Appelseed on 9/11 with a custom rifle that I tuned for him,  was a goal achieved.  Awesome weekend!  Thanks guys.   :1luvu
I have come here to chew gum and teach riflemen the art of shooting one hole groups and I’m all out of bubblegum.
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Re: Hinckley, MN 9/11-12/2021
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2021, 02:23:07 AM »
There is no better place to be on 9/11 than with my family and my Appelseed family.
Jeffrey Z getting his rifleman patch at his first Appelseed on 9/11 with a custom rifle that I tuned for him,  was a goal achieved.  Awesome weekend!  Thanks guys.   :1luvu

Come on up North any time Eagle Keeper for some Northern hospitality!
Honoring the memory of Adonijah Taylor (1730-1810) my Grandfather seven generations back, Deerfield MA Militiaman and Patriot, who answered the alarm on April 19, 1775 and along with his six sons served in the War of the Revolution.

"What good fortune for governments that the people do not think." - Adolf Hitler

"All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party." - Mao Tse Tung

"Those bold enough to believe that they can change the world, are usually those which do."
-Albert Einstein

"Let Freedom never perish in your hands."
-Joseph Addison

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Re: Hinckley, MN 9/11-12/2021
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2021, 11:38:11 AM »


Congratulations to m14man and ProudPapa14 on becoming Instructors!   O0 O0 O0
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