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Things I Learned At The NRA Convention
Apparently, media types subsist entirely on cheese and berries
639,000 440,000 square feet is a lot of square feet. Particularly if your plan finds you constantly zipping from one end to the other
Sometimes, you just have to look like you know what you are doing.
Parking is cheaper behind the convention center. Give yourself more than 3 minutes to get back before the doors are locked because it is also a rather daunting and brisk run while hanging onto your camera and tablet.
Vendors will be highly entertained watching you sprint while clutching a DSLR
639,000 440,000 seems crowded when filled with 86,228 people.
86,228 pro-gun types are remarkably polite. Lots of ‘excuse me’s’ and ‘pardon me’s’ with the inevitable bumping that happens in a crowd that size
Ammo manufacturers are not giving out samples and you are not the first person to ask
I really should have gotten business cards made. Going to go ahead and get that rolling now.
When you ask a dozen gun-bloggers for a knife, no less than 20 will be produced. These are not the only knives present.
Why take an extra carry gun? Because you might need to loan one to a friend.
Always punctuate the T&E request with a high wattage grin. Always.
Suppressing the SQUEEE is often difficult.
The floors inside the larger booths are squishy. This is helpful towards the end of the day
Be sure to hang out with the cool kids. Some of that might just rob off.