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Shotgun Dummies for Shotgun Loading Practice

Category : Competition, Shooting Gear Review, Shotguns, Tactical

With 3 Gun season quickly approaching it is time to start practicing loading the shotgun. During a match, shotguns can be unloaded as fast as you can pull the trigger but loading them is a one shell at a time process. Practicing your loading technique can make a big difference in your overall time and score. Remington is now making Dummy Shotgun Shells that are to factory spec and have real shot in them so they feel the same as loading a live round.

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Sun Devil Mfg. AR-15 Heavy-Walled Billet Receiver Review

Category : Competition, Rifles, Shooting Gear Review, Tactical

Many shooters are curious about the advantages of using a heavy-walled billet receiver for their AR-15 build. Accuracy, in a word, is the biggest advantage. Heavy-walled billet receivers are more rigid or stiff. A more rigid receiver will prevent excess movement and flex when a round is fired. It will also help reduce harmonics that are damaging to accuracy. The series of events before, during, and after a round is fired are more likely to be consistent with a rigid upper.

The M16/AR-15 platform’s original design was for military use and as such had every extra ounce removed to keep the gun lightweight. Regardless of its lightweight receiver, the M16/AR-15 came out inherently accurate.

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Pro Tip – Emanual “Manny” Bragg – Speed Reload

Category : Competition, Handguns, Pro Tips, Tactical, Video

For more information about private instruction from Manny Bragg visit http://www.mannyusa.com

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JP Enterprises – New AR Innovation – JPSCS

Category : Competition, SHOT Show 2012, Tactical, Video

View the Video of John Paul talking about the new JPSCS below

Just when I’m convinced that innovation in the world of AR’s is cosmetic or limited to new finishes, JP Enterprises invents something revolutionary. I haven’t had a chance to test it yet but JP’s new JPSCS (Silent Captured Action Spring) is on my short list of things from the 2012 SHOT Show to try. John Paul tells me the silent action spring gets rid of all the mechanical feeling of the bolt moving in an AR. He described it as similar to shooting a bolt-action. JP rifles with the Low Mass Bolt and Buffer system are already pretty amazing. In fact, it’s  hard to believe that they could get any better; however, this JPSCS is not only supposed to improve on how  a mil

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Mossberg 930 JM Pro Series Tactical Shotgun

Category : Competition, SHOT Show 2012, Shotguns, Tactical, Video

One of the most exciting things announced at the 2012 SHOT Show was Mossberg’s new 930 Jerry Miculek Pro Series Tactical Shotgun. It comes out of the box ready to shoot competitive 3 gun. To be completely accurate Mossberg announced 3 new 930 models: a 22 inch 8 + 1 JM Pro Series, a 24 inch 9+1 JM Pro Series , and the 26 inch 12+1 Patrick Flanigan Pro Series.

All of the new Pro Series guns have the following features that make them an excellent option for competitive or tactical shooting:

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Cameron’s Custom Gun, Model 2011 Limited Review

Category : Competition, Handguns, Tactical, Video

Cameron’s Custom Guns is owned by a group of  shooters who have built high-end custom 1911 and 2011 handguns for over 20 years. They have perfected the art of the 2011. Not only are they shooters, they are high level competitors, most of whom have achieved the rank of Master or Grand Master. They know how a gun should be built and how to shoot it. Because Cameron’s Custom Guns was a sponsor for the MGM Targets Grand Nationals, it seemed appropriate to shoot one of their guns in the match.