Monthly Archives: January 2011

26 Jan

SHOT Show 2011

Steven K. Ledin,

The SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) show was in Las Vegas again this year at the Sands convention center. OpticsPlanet brought more employees than ever with us this time. Seventeen people went, and about half of them had never been there before. It’s a real eye opener. It’s always exciting to me, still, even though I’ve been to over a dozen. This year there were over 57,000 attendees, and over 1,600 companies represented. It is the largest show of its kind in the world. For folks like me that are veterans of the show, it’s always …

13 Jan

>SHOT Show Next Week, Bone Jewelry, and OPMOD

Steven K. Ledin,

SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) show this week in Vegas. This is my superbowl. Lots of work to do there, and I’ll bring back a year’s worth of work for here. Good shoes and a backpack with comfortable straps are a must. I’ll speak with OEM companies for our own brands, and some vendors we aren’t carrying yet. Lots of miles to cover, and thousands of booths. See a lot of old friends and lots of new guns.

Been making rings and jewelry for friends lately out of ivory and deer bones. Glad to make a wingbone turkey call for …