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CMP Western Games: M1 Garand and Vintage Military Sniper Rifle Team Match

There’s a lot more to competitive shooting than sending rounds downrange. There are the private aspects we don’t see—building guns, loading our own ammo, dry firing in our living rooms, selecting gear—and for most of us, focusing on our shooting means shutting out all distractions and all other shooters, and maybe putting on our game face.

What’s in Your Shooting Bag, Gabby Franco?

Gabriela (Gabby) Franco exudes energy and confidence as she travels the country teaching firearms courses and competing in USPSA matches. A former pistol competitor on the Venezuelan Olympic team, she moved to the U.S. in 2002 after claiming three gold medals in the South American Games. Many know her from Season 4 of History Channel’s “Top Shot” series.

Doug Koenig's Sweet Sixteen

Thanks to his 16th Bianchi Cup win, the “World’s Best All-Around” shooter amplified his already remarkable shooting resume.

Reality Testing for Creedmoor Sports’ New Match Grade .30-06

Creedmoor Sports, which has been providing competitors with shooting gear since 1979, is getting deeper into the ammunition side of the business.

The Pistol Shooter’s Treasury: Second Edition

This 128-page book bills itself as “A collection of classic articles by world champion shooters, eminent authorities and the editor on how to shoot a pistol and how to prepare yourself for the exacting requirements of competitive handgunning.”

Shoot To Win – Tips, Tactics, and Techniques to Help You Shoot Like a Pro By Chris Cheng

Chris Cheng won the season 4 title of “Top Shot,” in the History Channel’s Top Shot television series. To win the title, which includes a $100,000 cash prize and a professional marksman contract with Bass Pro Shops, contestants must beat military veterans, law enforcement officers and pro shooters.

SFC Emil Praslick

Legendary Marksmanship Unit Coach Retiring

Men of the AMU: Where Are They Now?

It’s known as “the Home of Champions,” thanks to President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his vision behind the creation of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) in 1956, housed at Fort Benning, Georgia.

A Short History of American Target Development and Evolution

The first competitive shooting target in the United States was little more than a black circle drawn on a blazed tree trunk with a piece of charcoal pulled from a campfire.

M1 Garand Service and Maintenance

Your M1 Garand used to throw empties forward and to the right as it should, but today it’s been ejecting to the right rear. What does it mean? Or you’ve reassembled your Garand and now the action is locked up—what happened? And do you really need a gas cylinder lock screw wrench and gas cylinder wrench to disassemble the Garand?

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