I live in Northern Silver Spring Maryland - up in the DC area.
I do IT consulting (as an aside to my Astronomy addiction) and was working for a company down in Tampa Florida. Sitting bored in a hotel room, I found a large set of ASTRONOMY GEAR about 90 miles North / West of Tampa, and bought it and drove the whole set back up to Maryland.
A one way trip of 1,050 miles.
Fun fact - the gear was really in the agricultural area of midland Florida. The father who owned the house had set up a roll off observatory in the back. The daughter wanted to convert the roll off observatory into a
(wait for it...)
A Chicken Coop.
What is the longest trip you have made to pick up some astronomy gear?