A herpetophile? Yes, definitely.
Abrasive? Yep, he can be. In fact, he usually is.
Truculent? One could certainly make that argument.
GTFG with gear? Absolutely. John Willis and OSOE make some bad ass kit.
Now, just because it's cool, a picture of John in his shop with Jim Fuller.
Mad Duo, Breach-Bang-CLEAR!