Category Archives: Events

Terrorists and a Porous Border

A while back I pointed out the threat that was developing as individuals hostile t0 US interests were poised to use the human trafficking channels through Central America to enter the US surreptitiously.  At the time the focus was primarily … Continue reading

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D-Day

June 6, 1944. 180,000 Allied troops. 50 miles of beaches, with tall cliffs, and heavily fortified positions. 5,000 ships 13,000 aircraft Focused on the goal of gaining a toehold in Northern Europe, liberating the continent, and defeating Nazi Germany. General … Continue reading

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Rock Castle 2012 Lessons Learned

Join the Forums (Brian Enos, and AR15.com)  there is a lot of information that is distributed through these two sites, and the ones that I watch not so much. Bring a folding chair.  I was too worried about having too … Continue reading

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Rock Castle 2012 What Worked and What Didn’t

Equipment In General terms most of my equipment worked well.  There are only a few things that I would change outright just to make improvements.  If I didn’t make the change, it would not have impacted me on this match. … Continue reading

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Rock Castle 2012 Side Matches and Clinics

One of the big things about Rockcastle is that they have a fair number of side matches, and a number of “pro” clinics that take place during the rest of the shooting.  If you have some time between stages, you … Continue reading

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Rock Castle 2012 – Results and Prize Table

Ah, the results.  My results are not pretty.  My goal was to finish in the top half of the amateur side of the event.  Little did I know the number of ringers that would be in the lineup.  When things … Continue reading

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Rock Castle 2012 Day 2

Rock Castle 2012 Day 2 Day 2 was much improved over day 1.  We had four stages to squeeze in and were shooting the first and last relays of the day.  The 0800 start for the first stage was a … Continue reading

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Rock Castle 2012 Day 1

Rock Castle 2012 Day 1 Day 1 started off on a less than perfect note. With a 7:30 shooters meeting, and the fact that I was super excited about the whole event I didn’t sleep past 4 am, and my … Continue reading

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Rock Castle 2012 – Overview

Park City, KY is home to the Rock Castle Shooting Center.  Approximately 2000 acres that is dedicated to the shooting sports.  In addition, the facility has a rustic lodge, a winery, and a small golf course all on site.  For … Continue reading

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Rock Castle 2012 – Background

Since my last post, I decided to add this background post to the series.  I hope you all enjoy reading about my experience with Rock Castle 2012. Some of this may be repetitive from previous tweets and posts but, I … Continue reading

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