RMA Talk, Alan Clair on “How State of The Art Shotguns are Designed and Made”

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The Retired Men’s Association announces Alan Clair, the manager of the Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturers store in Greenwich, will discuss the design, manufacture and use of shotguns, illustrated with examples and photos on Feb. 3 at First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place, in Greenwich.

As an indication of their range of use and art, today’s shotguns range in price from the hundreds of dollars to well above $250,000 for the most intricate, artistic models.

Note: this will not be a discussion of gun rights or gun control.

Clair took his BA from NYU, MBA from UConn and completed Air Command and Staff College and Air War College. He was a C-130 navigator during active service in the Air Force and then served in the AF reserves, retiring at Colonel rank as Historical Officer. He worked in sales with Xerox, then in insurance.

His hobby interests include amateur radio (W1AS), flying, , hot rods, hunting, fishing and he is currently building two airplanes. He has held a Federal Firearms license for more than 40 years, an NRA Pistol Instructor for many years, and is currently Vice President of the Experimental Aircraft Association in Danbury, CT and Treasurer of the Hahlawah Rifle and Pistol Club in New Fairfield, CT. He and his wife live in New Fairfield CT.

The Greenwich Retired Men’s Association offers a free program every Wednesday that is open to the public, both men and women; no reservations are required. Our social break starts at 10:40AM followed promptly by our speaker at 11:00AM. Programs are at the First Presbyterian Church, 1West Putnam in Greenwich. For additional information see www.greenwichrma.org or contact info@greenwichrma.org

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