Yep, RafterM1, Mike is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to firearms use, manufacture, history, et al. I was actually joking about keeping up with Mike. He's a few light years beyond me.
Remember, many times what we view as a curse in the present turns out to be a blessing in the future. Don't worry about it a lot. Things have a way of working out. Trust me on this one. - - Uncle Bill Martino