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#1 SycamoreRuger

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 06:32 PM

https://membership.n...aignid=XM032313

 

For a limited time, including life memberships for $600



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Posted 15 April 2018 - 04:13 AM

Back in late 2013 the NRA ran a promotion if you were sponsored by a Life Member the cost was $300.00 for a Life Membership. IIRC.
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Posted 15 April 2018 - 08:09 AM

Back in late 2013 the NRA ran a promotion if you were sponsored by a Life Member the cost was $300.00 for a Life Membership. IIRC.

I believe that sponsorship still exists but it was $600 the last time I checked for someone.
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Posted 15 April 2018 - 09:15 AM

I'm ready to bump my membership up past life member. I passed on a deal I got a while ago to move to the next level and now regret it. I can't remember what is past life membership. Benefactor or endowment. I actually don't know how to do it, can anyone point me in the right direction?

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 09:21 AM

I'm ready to bump my membership up past life member. I passed on a deal I got a while ago to move to the next level and now regret it. I can't remember what is past life membership. Benefactor or endowment. I actually don't know how to do it, can anyone point me in the right direction?

There is Endowment, Patron and Benefactor I think but dont recall what the sequence is. On sale you can usually get each step up for $300 iirc instead of $1k+. The link I had for 2018 discounted upgrades is expired but I received a phone call this week offering an $300 upgrade so they are still out there. If you dont find a link, maybe try a call to the membership line.

https://membership.n...s/superlife.asp

Edited by InterestedBystander, 15 April 2018 - 09:24 AM.

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 04:44 PM

Both the NRA and ISRA do these special offers periodically.

What are the benefits of the various levels other than getting another pin and certificate?  Why does the NRA send a new life membership card every year?  

I have been a life member of both and of the California Rifle and Pistol Association since the late 1980s.  

What difference does it make to the running of the organizations if I do an upgrade, or every few years send in a donation? 


Edited by Quiet Observer, 15 April 2018 - 04:45 PM.


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Posted 15 April 2018 - 09:32 PM

I'm ready to bump my membership up past life member. I passed on a deal I got a while ago to move to the next level and now regret it. I can't remember what is past life membership. Benefactor or endowment. I actually don't know how to do it, can anyone point me in the right direction?

There is Endowment, Patron and Benefactor I think but dont recall what the sequence is. On sale you can usually get each step up for $300 iirc instead of $1k+. The link I had for 2018 discounted upgrades is expired but I received a phone call this week offering an $300 upgrade so they are still out there. If you dont find a link, maybe try a call to the membership line.
https://membership.n...s/superlife.asp

 

You got the sequence correct IB.  It starts with "Life" as the most basic Life membership, followed by the 3 you mention.  I've been Endowment Life for about 15 years (don't remember exactly when) when they had one of those "half price specials".  They keep trying to get me to go higher but having started SoSec. early, I have to be more careful with my money.

Besides, with their "support" of the bump stock ban (and other things), I'd rather send some funds to the Second Amendment Foundation (saf.org) and Gun Owners of America - on general principles.


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Posted 16 April 2018 - 08:09 AM

As a recruiter for the NRA I will say this... It's getting harder and harder to promote memberships under this current leadership backing so many gun control legislation such as bump stock bans and order of protection etc... I actually want a gun rights organization to stand up for my gun rights, not compromise those rights away. If I weren't a life member I would not renew this year. I joined GOA a few weeks ago.


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Posted 16 April 2018 - 09:16 AM

As a recruiter for the NRA I will say this... It's getting harder and harder to promote memberships under this current leadership backing so many gun control legislation such as bump stock bans and order of protection etc... I actually want a gun rights organization to stand up for my gun rights, not compromise those rights away. If I weren't a life member I would not renew this year. I joined GOA a few weeks ago.


The NRA could start by distancing themselves from crazy Ted Nugent, as long as he is a board member they’ll never get a penny from me.

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 01:43 PM

Renewed....it's the without fault but the best we got right now.



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Posted 01 May 2018 - 09:54 PM

I let my membership expire and will never go back after the garbage the NRA has caused recently as well as in the past. Hopefully GOA continues to grow and can be our new voice.

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Posted 29 June 2018 - 07:26 AM

NRA memberships are on sale again. These were gone for a while but are back until August with a supposed price increase coming.

https://nra2018.org/SignIn

1-(855) NRA-2018 (672-2018)

https://membership.n...aignid=XR018983

1/3/5 years $30/$85/$100

Life memberships for $600

Endowment ?, Patron $300, Benefactor ?

Gift memberships 1yr/life $25/$500

Edited by InterestedBystander, 29 June 2018 - 08:17 AM.

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Posted 29 June 2018 - 08:04 AM

NRA memberships are on sale again. These were gone for a while but are back until August with a supposed price increase coming.https://nra2018.org/SignIn
1-(855) NRA-2018 (672-2018)https://membership.n...aignid=XR018983
1/3/5 years $30/$85/$100
Life memberships for $600
Endowment, Patron, Benefactor $300
Gift memberships 1yr/life $25/$500

Not sure about Endowment and Patron, but when I log in it shows $350 for Benefactor. Still a bargain, though...

But I already have soooo many backpacks lol

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Posted 29 June 2018 - 08:16 AM

NRA memberships are on sale again. These were gone for a while but are back until August with a supposed price increase coming.https://nra2018.org/SignIn
1-(855) NRA-2018 (672-2018)https://membership.n...aignid=XR018983
1/3/5 years $30/$85/$100
Life memberships for $600
Endowment ?, Patron $300, Benefactor ?

Gift memberships 1yr/life $25/$500

Not sure about Endowment and Patron, but when I log in it shows $350 for Benefactor. Still a bargain, though...

But I already have soooo many backpacks lol
I seem to never have enough backpacks or gear bags for some reason!

Thanks. I did make an assumption as my Endowment was $300 and the web page/mailer I received is offering Patron as $300 so I made an erroneous assumption on Benefactor. Edited my post.

Edited by InterestedBystander, 29 June 2018 - 10:33 AM.

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Posted 29 June 2018 - 10:29 AM

As a recruiter for the NRA I will say this... It's getting harder and harder to promote memberships under this current leadership backing so many gun control legislation such as bump stock bans and order of protection etc... I actually want a gun rights organization to stand up for my gun rights, not compromise those rights away. If I weren't a life member I would not renew this year. I joined GOA a few weeks ago.

 

Sooooo, I guess you're not a recruiter anymore? That would be kind of hypocritical, no?



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Posted 29 June 2018 - 01:57 PM

Both the NRA and ISRA do these special offers periodically.

What are the benefits of the various levels other than getting another pin and certificate?  Why does the NRA send a new life membership card every year?  

I have been a life member of both and of the California Rifle and Pistol Association since the late 1980s.  

What difference does it make to the running of the organizations if I do an upgrade, or every few years send in a donation? 

 

I've never seen ISRA offer the "life membership" discount.  If they ever did, I would certainly take it...


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Posted 29 June 2018 - 05:02 PM

As a recruiter for the NRA I will say this... It's getting harder and harder to promote memberships under this current leadership backing so many gun control legislation such as bump stock bans and order of protection etc... I actually want a gun rights organization to stand up for my gun rights, not compromise those rights away. If I weren't a life member I would not renew this year. I joined GOA a few weeks ago.

 
Sooooo, I guess you're not a recruiter anymore? That would be kind of hypocritical, no?
agreed. Which i alluded to. While ibhave bot deactivated my recruitsr account in hipes the NRA improves, i also have pretty much ceased any recruiting efforts.

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Posted 29 June 2018 - 06:17 PM

Both the NRA and ISRA do these special offers periodically.
What are the benefits of the various levels other than getting another pin and certificate?  Why does the NRA send a new life membership card every year?  
I have been a life member of both and of the California Rifle and Pistol Association since the late 1980s.  
What difference does it make to the running of the organizations if I do an upgrade, or every few years send in a donation?

 
I've never seen ISRA offer the "life membership" discount.  If they ever did, I would certainly take it...
Don't recall ISRA life discount either, only some multi year discounts although there is a senior life discount but I am not senior enough yet

https://connect.comp...com/f/index.php

Edited by InterestedBystander, 29 June 2018 - 06:20 PM.

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 09:58 AM

I think we should begin gifting membership to people who call the NRA a terrorist organization. $25 for a mental meltdown once their membership card arrives? That's priceless.

Let's sign up a certain mayor or two from the burbs first.

Edited by TRJ, 02 July 2018 - 10:00 AM.





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