NW Firearms Members Training Event

Discussion in 'Events & Get Togethers' started by Cerberus Group, May 11, 2018.

What are members interest?

Poll closed May 25, 2018.
  1. 1 day of Pistol

    6 vote(s)
    7.7%
  2. 1 day of Rifle

    8 vote(s)
    10.3%
  3. 1 day Pistol/Rifle combo

    15 vote(s)
    19.2%
  4. 2 day = 1 day each of Pistol - Rifle

    44 vote(s)
    56.4%
  5. Weekend

    13 vote(s)
    16.7%
  6. Mid-Week

    7 vote(s)
    9.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Cerberus Group

    Cerberus Group
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    It has been hinted in a couple threads about Cerberus Training Group putting on a NW Firearms members training day, or days.

    I have talked to Joey, head cheese of this here forum and it has his blessing.

    This thread is to gauge interest and to see what members want, and what possible dates;

    1 day of Pistol
    1 day of Rifle
    1 day Pistol/Rifle combo
    2 day = 1 day each of Pistol - Rifle

    It will be at a reduced cost of 100.00 per day, and will need paid commitments to make this happen as there is overhead costs to cover...mostly that being other instructors on site. I have a firm belief of a good student to instructor ratio of 5/1 so all students get what they came and paid for.

    Camping is available with tents and RV's, just no hook ups. Someone can coordinate a group BBQ as well if wanted, as there are some pits available.

    If you are genuinely interested, please vote and respond with possible dates.
     
  2. Joe Link

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    Not only does this have my blessing, I'm going to try to make it! :)
     
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  3. mkwerx

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    I voted a 2 day course, end of July or first part of August would be cool, like July 28/29 or August 4/5th.

    Second pick for me would be the 1 day pistol course around the same dates..
     
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  4. KKG

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    Location?
     
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  5. Cerberus Group

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    At Cerberus Training Group Range, Goldendale Washington.

    Check website for more details of location, staff etc.
     
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  6. KKG

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    Will do. Thanks for the info.
     
  7. Mister Bisley

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    Any date except the 4th of July weekend would work for me. Is this a semi-auto only event? I’m more of a revolver and bolt action kinda guy.
     
  8. Cerberus Group

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    I've had folks come to my rifle classes with AR's, AK's, Mini 14's, 30 Carbines, and one guy with a Garand...all are welcome...revolvers are as well...bring some kind of speed loader for it.
     
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  9. Cerberus Group

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    Am avoiding all holidays...like to see as many people as possible get a chance to attend.
     
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  10. Mister Bisley

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    I like your outfit already:D
     
  11. USMC-03

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    I’d love to attend;just wish it was closer so I could be home at night. Easier to sell to Mrs. USMC-03...
     
  12. Joe Link

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    That free class you put on for NWFA members back in 2008-2009, remember that guy who brought a Mosin 91/30 or something? :s0114:
     
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  13. Kruel J

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    A bit too far away for me, buy nice idea!
     
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    I voted for two days, I have zero actual training, and have been looking to do a bit. Pretty open on dates too at the moment.

    I also love to drive my van around and camp in it.
     
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  15. Taco_lean

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    I voted rifle since it is the skill I am most lacking.

    End of July or beginning of August for me too.

    A 1 day course is better for me, it is hard to ditch doggers all weekend.

    Will you consider letting the 1 day rifle/pistol people fill in gaps in the 2 day class? I.e. let 2 people share the spot of 1 person going for both days?
     
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  16. rick benjamin

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    looking forward to two days of fun!
     
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    Lots of little and middle towns, restaurants, hotels nearby, 30 miles is nothing. Bring the missus, or not
     
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  18. Jonnyuma

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    I'd go for two-day if I could get a room... I like my coffee and a shower in the morning (cuz I'm civilized, see)
    Probably down the hill in Biggs or that motel in Goldendale by the McDonald's.
    Anything else nearby?
     
  19. Cerberus Group

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    There are two motels in town

    Quality Inn - 509-773-5881 Right on Hwy 97

    Ponderosa - 509-773-5842 Just off Hwy 97, near the turn heading to the range.
     
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  20. Cerberus Group

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    Yep, I remember him...once he got his bolt manipulation smoothed out...he took right off! He was gunnin' with the best of them. :s0010:
     
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