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maso157 07-06-2012 03:44 AM

Looking to get into shooting
 
Hey I'm 18 working on getting into shooting. Don't know of many ranges. I know at gary's and out at my buddy's I can shoot but I'm looking for more options to work on it. Also if anyone needs help with a gopher problem, my buddies and I would gladly help. So that and good gun shops other than gary's and scheels would be nice too.

c3shooter 07-06-2012 03:50 AM

Maso- for rifle- a VERY good program- and you can search to see if they have any programs planned in your area- is a project Appleseed shoot.

maso157 07-06-2012 04:31 AM

So I'm thinking about seeing if I can attend. It would be fun. Is it all little kids or if me and another 18 year old buddy went out there we wouldnt feel like we were out of place old guys right?

c3shooter 07-06-2012 11:47 AM

Apple Seed shoots are directed at teaching marksmanship fundamentals. While there are youngsters (with their parents) at most shoots, it is not age specific. Few 10 year olds are going to shoot the long range portions. Find someone running an Apple Seed near you and talk with the, Also hunt up your STATE Rifle Association to check for matches and clinics in your state.

FWIW, I moved to a state that required me to complete a Hunter's Ed course- and wound up as one of three adults in a class of about 35 (sponsored by the local 4-H club) Actually enjoyed that class. Average attendee was about 13, and about half girls, half boys. THOSE were our next generation of hunters and shooters,

maso157 07-06-2012 06:48 PM

Alright. Well I sadly don't think I can make it this weekend. However in September maybe

maso157 09-25-2012 03:59 AM

Hey just to update everyone I did not make it to that event. My friend with the rifles couldn't go and was out of town so i couldn't get a hold of them. I'm still looking for events so if anyone sees one let me know


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