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Posted: 3/19/2011 8:13:00 PM EDT
RWVA Appleseed:  http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=20040.0</td><td>

Registration:  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1213855675%20%20%20%20%20

   2011 Mobile, AL Appleseed Information
« on: January 15, 2011, 08:12:01 PM »  


Flyers:  Available below

Range: Moss Hill Sportsman's Club

Address: 4291 Lott Rd, Eight Mile, AL 36616

Website: None

When: April 30th-May 1st, 2011

Range Fee: none
Event Fee: See Registration page

Camping available: not onsite, nearby at

Chickasabogue Park
760 Aldcock Rd
Eight Mile, AL 36613

McCoys RV Park
6881 Moffett Rd
Mobile, AL 36618


Best Western, Moffet Rd Inn
7688 Moffet Rd
Mobile, AL 36618

Holiday Inn Express
1401 Industrial Parkway
Saraland, AL 36571

Scenic Motel
5308 Moffett Rd
Mobile, AL 36618


Driving directions from Pascagoula, MS area I-10 East to I-65 North. Go aprox 8 miles to exit#8 (PRICHARD/CITRONELLE). Turn left on US-45 N/AL-17 N/ST STEPHENS RD. Go aprox 2.5 miles to LOTT RD/AL-217. Turn Left on LOTT RD, go aprox 4 miles to range.

Driving directions from Montgomery, AL area South on I-65 to exit #13. Merge onto AL-158 W/INDUSTRIAL PKWY (towards Citronelle) and go aprox 7.5 miles and then go straight onto NEWBURN RD. Travel about another mile to LOTT RD/AL-217. Turn left and travel about 2.5 miles to range.

Driving directions from Pensacola, FL area I-10 WEST to the WATER ST exit, EXIT 26B, and go straight onto S WATER ST. Take I-165N about 4.5 miles to I-65 SOUTH (EXIT#1A) towards MOBILE. At EXIT#8 merge onto US-45 N/AL-17 N/ST STEPHENS RD (CITRONELLE). Travel about 2.5 miles and turn LEFT on to LOTT RD. Travel about 4 miles to the range.

GPS: 30.778276

State Laws to be aware of: Check State Laws

Misc: This is a 25 meter only event. While centerfire is welcome feel free to bring out the .22s and save $$$ on ammo. Bring plenty of water, snacks and lunch.

For More Information Contact: Private Message to "Bama" on the Appleseed Forum, email alabamaappleseed@gmail.com

Registration Link:

April 30-May 1 http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1213855675

Please download, print and distribute the flyers below, wherever you travel.  The more people on the line, the more shoots we can have!

Link Posted: 3/22/2011 6:05:54 PM EDT
I'm planning on being there as an IIT. I'm sure some of the other staff, including "Bama" (has another screen name here) and BrandonP, will be along sooner or later.

For those who haven't attended an Appleseed shoot before: This is quality training to improve you rifle marksmanship, and it doesn't cost a fortune or require a thousand+ rounds of ammo. If you want to get better with irons, especially, this will help you immensely. I encourage all of you who can spare a weekend (or even just one day) to sign up!

Link Posted: 3/22/2011 7:36:08 PM EDT
Waiting on the money for my ticket.
Link Posted: 3/28/2011 8:26:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/28/2011 8:32:00 PM EDT by ChileRelleno]
Wow, still only one regular ticket  (mine) sold to this Appleseed  
I've been trying to roust some rifles for the firing line, but no takers so far.

I'm excited, always wanted to attend a Appleseed, I hear they are alot of fun and highly educational for a moderately skilled shooter such as myself.
I've upgraded my trusty ol'Marlin 60 with Tech-SIGHTS & a USGI sling.

Is there a minimum number of participants for a Appleseed?
Link Posted: 3/29/2011 7:26:12 PM EDT
Give it a week or two. I remember the last one was a bit slow to fill up.

Heck I need to sign up as an IIT myself.
Link Posted: 3/29/2011 8:10:07 PM EDT
I did the December Appleseed in Woolmarket - it was great & I highly recommend it! Good luck on the Moss Hill event - nice folks there
Link Posted: 4/2/2011 8:05:38 PM EDT
I really want to do this.How much ammo do you need for the 2 days?
Link Posted: 4/2/2011 8:21:30 PM EDT
At least 400 rnds, 500 rnds would be better.
Link Posted: 5/1/2011 5:57:53 PM EDT
Even whilst plagued by FtEs with my Marlin 60, I still had a good time at this shoot.
Even if I did lose my cool the first afternoon, after multiple mals.

I managed a 220pt AQT and got my Rifleman patch, as did another shooter!  

Instructors were good people, highly recommend a Appleseed to anyone.
American Revolutionary War History and a excellent program of shooting instruction, goes together like Ice Cream-n-Apple Pie.

I bet that 50% of even experienced shooters will learn more and take away a better skill set than they arrived with.
Link Posted: 5/1/2011 8:02:40 PM EDT
AQT with qualifying 220pts.
RedCoat with just one shot keeping it from being a clean sweep. I never did manage 400yds as my Effective Range, stuck on 300,  but dig the head shot at 250yds.

Link Posted: 5/2/2011 1:26:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/2/2011 1:26:40 PM EDT by ARJJ]
Congrats to both Chile and MrBush! Chile overcame some equipment issues and made a solid Rifleman score with a new-to-him rifle. MrBush persevered through his second Appleseed to achieve Rifleman status.

I thoroughly enjoyed this weekend, and I hope to see y'all back at the next shoot. There were several shooters that are knocking on the door of Rifleman.

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