Trained as engineer at Royal Small arms factory, then served nine years in the Marines, saw action on the Yemen border. Started collecting ammo whilst in the Marines (fifty years ago). Served 30 years in police force, mostly as a firearms instructor/force armourer.
attended factory armourers courses for Smith & Wesson, Ruger, Glock, Heckler koch,
and SIG. Currently member of the IAA. ECRA., UKCC., ACCA., and the NZCCC.