Boomershoot 2009 – Day 3, Gun Blogger Day

Today was Gun Blogger Day at Boomershoot 2009.  I was about to blog live from the Boomershoot site; however, my computer battery died.  I may need a new one when I arrive back home.  Anyway, the following was the schedule for the afternoon:

bullet 0900: Shooting Line Preparation (Staff)
bullet 1000: Gun blogger orientation
bullet 1015: Tour of Boomershoot site
bullet 1030: Target manufacturing setup
bullet 1100: Safety briefing
bullet 1115: Sample target construction
bullet 1145: Manufacturing area cleanup
bullet 1200: Target demo
bullet 1215: Lunch
bullet 1245: Chemistry of explosives
bullet 1300: Theory of fireball construction
bullet 1315: Explosives effects
bullet 1400: Gun blogger target construction
bullet 1445: Manufacturing area cleanup
bullet 1500: Gun blogger target disposal
bullet 1515: Boomershoot history
bullet 1530: Precision Rifle Clinic steel placement (Joe, Eugene and crew)
bullet 1530: Hillside target stake placement (Staff)
bullet 1800: Staff, blogger (and anyone else) informal dinner at Ponderosa

See more for photos of the day.  More reports later.  When I’m not tired.

I definitely had a blast.

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