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Monthly Archives: December 2011
Happy New Year, Christmas Party Pinata Smashing, New Shooters at G.A.T. GunsDecember 31, 2011
Happy new year!
Last year was another great one for my family and me, as well as for OpticsPlanet! I was fortunate enough to take lots of trips and a few hunts, including to Alaska for bear.
I created plenty of sumptuous home-cooked meals using great equipment, and enjoyed a goodly number of fine restaurants. One of my favorite meals ever was superb sushi with great company at Cirella’s in Melvile, NY, where a few of us visited our Nikon Sport Optics friends in their corporate offices.
Of course, the title holder for my favorite restaurant is …
Our First Christmas Fireplace, Snow Beard, and Rad’s First GunDecember 23, 2011
My Shirley and I didn’t have much money back in the eighties, similar to today, so to feel a bit more of the holiday spirit, Shirley drew a fireplace on a piece of poster board and taped it on a wall in my bachelor pad. She did a great job, and the colorful and fun picture livened the place up quite a bit. I think I still have it somewhere, over 20 years later. Those were fun times.
Once I tried to look a little like Santa by spraying my big red beard with the aerosol snow that you use …
Nikon Meeting in New York City!December 14, 2011
The weather was pretty good for New York’s Long Island, where Nikon keeps its corporate offices. We’ve known the good folks there for quite a while and have a great working relationship with them, besides being friends. This trip was to pick our brains as one of their most strategic partners, and to talk about products to be introduced at this year’s SHOT show. I’ve hunted with some of these folks in Africa and Iowa, and the informality of the meetings keeps conversations interesting and honest. The new sport optics products for 2012 are as exciting as …
OPMOD Under FireDecember 7, 2011
OPMOD Spotting scope and Binocular VideosDecember 6, 2011
Here’s a couple of videos we just filmed, giving a shout out to our latest OPMOD binocular and OPMOD spotting scopes.