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Monday, February 28, 2011

How to spend Summer Vacation!

Just got confirmation on this for June! Requirements for vacation are: "Pistol, holster, three high capacity (15rds) magazines or six low capacity (7-8 rds), magazine holders, belt, clear wraparound ballistic eye protection, ear protection, rain gear, weapons cleaning kit, clothing appropriate for climate and conditions and a water bottle or other hydration system.  Knee and elbow pads are strongly recommended. 1200 rounds of ammunition."

I am going to the evil Blackwater Unicorns and Rainbows USA Training facility in North Carolina! 

Yea! So although some wonder about "IT guys" wandering around and I DO resemble that remark from the queen of snark I humbly present my interpretation of the requirements:

Pistol, check!

Colt Combat Commander in .45ACP.

Holster, check! El Paso saddlery and leather OWB.

Six low capacity magazines with holders, got ya covered!

Everything else except for "hydration system" I have covered. Hmm... OK first thought:

Well, it was a thought, but not really portable.

Well, I have until June to complete my shopping list!


  1. Whoa, congrats!! What a vacation! One of these days I'm gonna take my low capacity mags and get me some learn to shoot. But where am I gonna get prescription, "clear wraparound ballistic eye protection"?

  2. You are going to have so much fun.

  3. @DirtCrashr- LOL at the prescription eye protection! I can't find any of that stuff! Front sight! Right? I look like an experiment gone bad transitioning from sights to laser! The glasses are for distance but cut short enough to peer over them for sights. Makes things interesting!

    @Supi- I most certainly am!

  4. Kelly, Is this more of a training class?