The 2015 World Long Range Shooting Championships

Lining up on a distant target. Photo courtesy of the National Rifle Association.

Many shooters have heard the words “Camp Perry” spoken with a sense of awe and reverence. After all, Camp Perry, Ohio is where all the serious competitive rifle and pistol shooters gather for best of the best bragging rights. I’m not talking action competitions like USPSA Action Pistol or 3-Gun. I’m talking about classic marksmanship […]

2014: The Year in Review

Crimson Trace turned 20. Next year, they can legally have a beer.

2014 was yet another interesting year for the shooting community. While we regained some of the sanity lost in 2013 with astronomical prices and negative product availability, we still had a slightly tumultuous adventure. Let’s take a look, in no particular order, at some of the year’s highlights and lowlights. Monkeys flew out of my […]

Man Cave Makeover or Dame Den Remodeling Sweepstakes from Crimson Trace

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I just got an email from Crimson Trace about their Man Cave Makeover Sweepstakes. No worries ladies, the mega-gear giveaway is equally useful for a Dame Den Remodeling. Visit the Crimson Trace BookFaceBook page to enter. You can win… Grand Prize (1) (1) Grizzly™ 75 Custom Cooler with Crimson Trace® Logo (1) Crimson Trace® CMR-205 […]

A Little Plinking Fun with Federal Premium’s What’s Your 20? Targets

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It doesn’t take much of an excuse for me to go to the range for a little MSR shooting. Why right now, I need to go to test some different SilencerCo Saker MAAD mounts.  But what to shoot? How about this? The folks at Federal Premium just launched a fun social media campaign called What’s Your […]

Win Some Peace and Quiet from SilencerCo and SOG Knives

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If you feel the need for a little more quiet in your life, enter the SilencerCo and SOG Tactical Giveaway. You can enter daily between now and November 25, 2014. If you win, you’ll get a SilencerCo Saker 762 and an assortment of high-end tactical cutters from SOG. Looks like the perfect Zombie neutralization kit […]

Get Your Beam On! Black Friday Deals From Crimson Trace

1911 Master Series Lasergrip by Crimson Trace

If you have a gun for self and home defense, it ought to have a laser. It’s an extra tool that can make a huge difference in your ability to effectively use a gun, especially in low light conditions. Looks like Crimson Trace is offering some holiday deals… Crimson Trace is offering discounts ranging from […]

It’s Time to Get Your Sig On! (If You Want to Win a Boatload of Free Guns)

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Wow! The folks at Sig Sauer are getting into the holiday spirit pretty early this year. A heads up on their P320 Take A Shot contest landed in my inbox today. Not only are they giving away guns and gear, two people are going to SHOT Show for a shoot off at the top-secret and super-exclusive […]

A Story of Students and Shotguns

Note in ascending order the wad, shot cloud and short-lived clay.

What do you get when you combine 133 college students, from seven colleges with over a quarter of a million dollars worth of competition shotguns? You get boatloads of clay dust and a lot of smiles. I just returned from the annual SCTP Florida shoot. SCTP is the Scholastic Clay Target Program. It’s a nationwide […]

Wanna Win a Glock 42, Holster, Tac Light and Lots of Ammo?

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Check out the Brownells Glock 42 package giveaway. Enter and you can win the Glock 42, holster, a Brownells tactical light and 250 rounds of Hornady .380 ACP ammo. That’s about $1,000 of guns and gear. Not too shabby. From Brownells… More specifically, the package includes: The Hornady RAPiD Safe can be opened with the included RFID […]

NEW PRODUCT: SilencerCo Threaded Barrels

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Wandering the halls of the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers show, I stumbled across a brand new product from SilencerCo. Literally arriving in town this morning, threaded barrels for Glock 21 and 17 models are now in production. Threaded barrels for the Glock 19 and Sig P226 will be available over the next couple […]