Great SouthEast Shootout & Getaway

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  1. tuckerd1

    tuckerd1 Well-Known Member

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    Great SE Etc Shoot

    Okay guys in the southeast, listen up!

    We have a great number of members from down here now. What you say about a get together sometime soon.

    I have a place I can host the get together. Firing range 7 miles from house. I'm in Northeast Alabama about 40 miles NE of Huntsville.

    If that is not convenient to everyone, some one come up with an alternative site.

    The First Don
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    Sounds great!


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  3. armedandsafe

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    Way to go, guys. I can tell you that they are really fun. a weekend of banging and gabbing, with good folks and good eats. It just doesn't get much better.

    Pops
  4. dcon12

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    Sounds like a plan but need more particulars. A Don too.:D
  5. tuckerd1

    tuckerd1 Well-Known Member

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    OK Don Too, give us some ideas. I got it rolling. I'm tired tonite but I'll add some more tomorrow. Til then yall hash it over and let's see where it goes.

    Lodging is easy. Check Out Paint Rock Valley Lodge Rates are $50 nite for 2 double room. Shared bath facilities (2 male - 2 female??), but kept clean. Indoor pool. Can rent lodge for our exclusive use. Possibly sent up our own firing range here too. I'll have to on that. ~2000 acres available for hiking, etc. Great creeks for wade or float fishing.
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    Can't sleep tonite. Got an itchy throat and cough.

    Anyway, the lodge will provide cooks or we can cook ourselves. Or we can have the lodge do breakfast and we do supper.

    If we can't use lodge property for shooting, WMA range is about 7-8 miles from lodge. 100 & 200 yd rifle and 50 yard pistol. Covered shooting benches.

    Yall give me some dates that may work. Of course we will have to check availability of lodge. I'll check on available dates tomorrow.
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    tuckerd1 Well-Known Member

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    Unstuck this temp. so it doesn't get overlooked in all the stickys above.
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    Tuck
    This a great idea and I will be glad to take part in it .
    I have sponsored a couple of shoots that where fairly large ( the last was over 675 shooters in one day) and this can be one heck of a chore requiring lots of time and effort.
    I will be a helper and a sounding board for you if you want me to help in that way. And I'm retired so I can make up an excuse to be there:D now check your PM.
    Ron in Pensacola Fl.
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    tuckerd1 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Ron! I'll be calling.
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    Great looking lodge
    The wife and I might just come up some weekend for a get away and a little retreat do they offer OLD FART discounts cause I have some that I have been saving for several years in a mason jar.:D
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    tuckerd1 Well-Known Member

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    I bet they really smell bad by now!!
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    Tuck, All of this sounds good to me...Especially if I can tie it in with an Auto Plant trip...I'll check the travel schedule...:cool:
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    Smokin, I figgurrd this wood get yor attention. We gonna ty to do it up good. You ain't far enuf you need a 'plant trip to come down hear.
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    My in laws live in Orlando and we go down at least a couple times a yr to visit.Ive got enough comp time built up where I can leave most any time as long as its not on a Holiday or a Bristol NASCAR Race.My wife can take vacation almost any time after tax season.I would love to get up with you Lady's and Gentlmen.Of course I hope gas comes down soon??
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