Day 2 NRAAM AAR…

Another 4 1/2 miles today… This was ‘typical’ of the crowd scene. But it was VERY polite. It’s a lousy pan shot, but it was BUSY today. Good to see some old friends, and to meet one of my beta … Continue reading

NRA AM day 2…

Another 2 miles this morning… sigh… Getting my exercise for the week… Some things of interest, first up is SSP eyewear, although I don’t have a pic, they have some interesting ANSI certified lenses. Their website is HERE. They have … Continue reading

Rumors, rumbles, and more…

First a couple of links… GFZ has THIS. No Lawyers, Only Guns and Money has THIS. A number of folks that I talked to, not for attribution, are saying this Ack-Mc kerfluffel is just the tip of the iceberg, and … Continue reading

Day 1 wrap…

Owie, my dogs are barking… 5 miles on the floor today… Guess I got my exercise! I’m calling these the drool worthy shots… New Colt King Cobra. Comes in .357, 3 inch barrel. John Pearce is still engraving for Colt, … Continue reading

NRA Day 1 interim…

Questions were asked on the new Ruger Wrangler, and the Browning BLR… Here’s the pic… Steel cylinder, every thing else is CNC’ed aluminum. It’s not a bad little trigger, and it’s a tight little pistol. MSRP is $249, so street … Continue reading

NRA Day 1…

0730- It’s nasty, rainy, and the wind is blowing… The show floor doesn’t open until 0900, and people are already lined up 20 deep getting their badges! Seeing a lot of older folks, lots of veterans, lots of questions as … Continue reading

And… we’re off!!!

Finally got in yesterday afternoon, after an hour waiting to get the bird fixed in ORD. Landing gear up lock micro switch decided to go on the fritz… At least it did it on the ground, NOT after takeoff. Caught … Continue reading

Happy Easter!!!

Easter, also known as Resurrection Sunday, celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus was crucified on Good Friday, and rose from the dead after three days on Easter Sunday. Easter Sunday marks the end of Lent, a … Continue reading

GPS reset…

Today, at 0000Z, the GPS constellation will roll over as it resets the week number back to all zeros… Thus, the WN parameter in the GPS navigation message “rolls over” to zero every 1024 weeks starting from 0000Z January 6, … Continue reading

Snerk…

There are eight remaining Apollo astronauts. At the 115th Explorers Club Annual Dinner March 16, held in New York City, they were photographed by Felix Kunze. You can quickly pick out Buzz Aldrin… Just sayin’ The only man between here … Continue reading