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Raniero Testa Sets New World Record: 17 Airborne Clay Targets Shot in 2.08 Seconds

Over the past several years, Raniero Testa, an Italian athlete sponsored by Winchester, has set multiple world records of shooting airborne clay targets. A little over a year ago, he set a record of breaking 14 clays pigeons in mid-air which earned him a nickname/stage name RT14. Well, apparently, his new stage name is now RT17 as […] Read More … The post Raniero Testa Sets New World Record: 17 Airborne Clay Targets Shot in 2.08 Seconds appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, World Record, Shotguns, Winchester, Daily News, Shooting Sports, Semi-Auto, Raniero Testa, 17 Clay Targets, 2.08 Seconds, RT17


Forge Your Own Path – The Rite in the Rain Land Nav Kit

With the increasing popularity of multi-day sniper competitions like the Competition Dynamics Sniper Adventure Challenge, land navigation skills are being sharpened across the country. Military and law enforcement personnel also need a place to keep maps and information gathered in the field. To aid in these tasks, Rite in the Rain teamed up with Battle […] Read More … The post Forge Your Own Path – The Rite in the Rain Land Nav Kit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Navigation, Daily News, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Shooting Sports, Rite in the Rain, Battle Board, Land Nav Kit


Precision Rifle World Championships 2022

In 2019 the International Precision Rifle (IPRF) was founded with the goal to unify the sport of precision rifle worldwide and set international standards for competition enabling a level playing field at Regional and World Championship levels. It’s with great pleasure I write this article to announce that there will be a Precision Rifle World […] Read More … The post Precision Rifle World Championships 2022 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Shooting Sports, International Precision Rifle Federation, Precision Rifle World Championships


Rule Changes for 2020-2021 CMP Competitions Released

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has been pretty heavily affected by this year’s nationwide events. As a result of canceled competitions, the rule changes that were applied to the 2020 competition season ended up not being tested and thus CMP decided not to publish new rulebooks for the 2021 season. However, they have released the […] Read More … The post Rule Changes for 2020-2021 CMP Competitions Released appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Cmp, Civilian Marksmanship Program, Shooting Sports, CMP Compeitions


Krieghoff K-80 Parcours-X Intro at Sporting Clays Nationals

Recently TFB reported on the announcement of a new high-end shotgun from Krieghoff International, their K-80 Parcours. This elegant over/under carries a tremendous amount of family tradition, from a brand whose history spans nearly a century and a half, two continents, and five generations of family operation. The K-80 Parcours is intended to be a […] Read More … The post Krieghoff K-80 Parcours-X Intro at Sporting Clays Nationals appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Competition, Shotgun, Shotguns, Daily News, TFB, Shooting Sports, Krieghoff International, Krieghoff, Sporting Clays, Over/Under, Product Announcement, 12-gauge, K-80, Parcours-X


CMP Rifle Match Competition Resumes at Camp Perry

2020 has seen a slew of firearms-related event cancellations as pandemic concerns and reactions have persisted through more than half the year so far. TriggerCon, the NRA Annual Meeting, IWA OutdoorClassics, EnforceTac, and many other regular gatherings have fallen prey to the far-reaching societal effects of the ‘Rona. There has been a great deal of […] Read More … The post CMP Rifle Match Competition Resumes at Camp Perry appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Competition, Daily News, Nra, Cmp, Civilian Marksmanship Program, GSSM, Rifles, Shooting Sports, Camp Perry, Rifle Match, CMP Rifle Match Competition Resumes


The Sons of Liberty Gun Works Carbine Series Competition

Sons of Liberty Gun Works will be hosting a Carbine Series competition at The Ranch TX private shooting club located at Eagle Lake, Texas. The Carbine series is set to take place between November 7th through the 8th and will feature carbines only naturally. The Sons of Liberty Gun Works Carbine Series Competition Due to […] Read More … The post The Sons of Liberty Gun Works Carbine Series Competition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Competitions, Daily News, Shooting Sports, Sons Of Liberty Gun Works, Carbines, SOLGW, Carbine Series, Liberty Gun Works, Eagle Lake Texas


Champion Target Supports “Kids and Clays” Charity Tournament

What is known today as the Kids and Clays Foundation began more than twenty years ago, when Indiana McDonald’s owner/operators Glenn and Kathy Lubeznik first organized a sporting clays tournament to benefit the Chicago Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald Houses like these offer free or low-cost housing and other family support programs near children’s hospitals […] Read More … The post Champion Target Supports “Kids and Clays” Charity Tournament appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Press Releases, Shotguns, Daily News, Glenn, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Shooting Sports, Sporting Clays, Clays Foundation, Charity Event, Kathy Lubeznik, Indiana McDonald, Benefit Tournament, Champion Target, Kids and Clays Foundation


SSSF Awards Scholarships to Clay Target and Action Shooting Students

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation is a 501(c)(3) foundation that specializes in youth shooting and guidance programs. The SSSF contributes to the next generation of shooters in the United States by providing youth development programs with adult coaches to foster sportsmanship, responsibility, honesty, ethics, integrity, and teamwork among other valuable life skills. In addition, they […] Read More … The post SSSF Awards Scholarships to Clay Target and Action Shooting Students appeared ...
Tags: News, Guns, United States, Scholarships, Daily News, Shooting Sports, Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation, SSSF, Youth Shooting, Schoolastic Shooting Sports Foundation


Assassin’s Way – The 23 Day Ultimate Firearms Competition

Taking place throughout the month of September 2021 is the massive Assassin’s Way competition that covers a broad section of the United States with its various tasks and locations. The Assassin’s Way competition has a wallet shrinking $25,000 entry fee but with an equally large cash payback of $500,000 for the sole victor of the […] Read More … The post Assassin’s Way – The 23 Day Ultimate Firearms Competition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Competitions, United States, Daily News, Assassin, Shooting Sports, Assassin's Way, Rifles Only


The Rimfire Report: A Match Director Perspective on Precision Rimfire

Hello and welcome back to another edition of The Rimfire Report. In this ongoing series we discover, review, and discuss anything and everything surrounding the rimfire firearm world. Recently we covered a few lessons we learned from a competitor’s perspective when it comes to competing in a Precision Rimfire match such as the Mid Atlantic Rimfire Series. […] Read More … The post The Rimfire Report: A Match Director Perspective on Precision Rimfire appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Mars, Editorial, Rimfire, Shooting Sports, Precision Rifle Series, The Rimfire Report, Match Director, Rimfire PRS


NSSF Resource: Using Social Media Effectively In Times Of Crisis

As much as I would like to relocate all social media to the burning dumpster fire part of the internet and close the door, for businesses it can be their main channel of communication with potential customers. Unwelcome guests that we are, our gun-loving thoughts, ideas and passions need to be on mainstream social media […] Read More … The post NSSF Resource: Using Social Media Effectively In Times Of Crisis appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Social Media, Companies, Webinar, Daily News, NSSF, Shooting Sports


12 Shots – 12 Gauge – 0.72 Seconds – New Record of Raniero Testa

TFB readers may remember when Raniero Testa managed to hit 13 clay targets in 1.6 seconds in 2017. In the meantime, the Winchester sponsored pro-shooter was able to best himself, hitting 14 hand-thrown clay targets before they reached the ground. Not one who sits on his laurels, now with the “stage name”  RT14, he recently participated […] Read More … The post 12 Shots – 12 Gauge – 0.72 Seconds – New Record of Raniero Testa appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, World Record, Shotguns, Winchester, Daily News, TFB, Shooting Sports, Semi-Auto, Raniero Testa, Fabarm


You Have To Be F***ing Kidding Me – NRA Safe Gun Owners Of Today

Yesterday the National Rifle Association posted a public service announcement on their social media channels. The iconic scene features what appears to be a father and son duo sharing a moment in the woods either hunting or target shooting. On the image is inscribed a message: ‘The Safe Gun Owners Of Today Train The Safe […] Read More … The post You Have To Be F***ing Kidding Me – NRA Safe Gun Owners Of Today appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Editorial, Nra, National Rifle Association, Shooting Sports, Safe shooter’s of today, NRA Safe Gun Owners Of Today


Two New Higher Velocity Shotshell Offerings from Federal

Federal’s line of Top Gun sporting ammunition has been a popular choice amongst sport shotgun shooters for years. Two new higher velocity offerings are now available at 1,300 fps in both 1-ounce, 12 -gauge 2 ¾-inch loads in either 7.5 or number 8 shot sizes. Two New Higher Velocity Shotshell Offerings from Federal The velocity […] Read More … The post Two New Higher Velocity Shotshell Offerings from Federal appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotguns, Daily News, Federal, Ammunition, Shooting Sports, 12 Gauge, Sporting Clays, Birdshot, 12 Ga, Skeet Shooting, Clay Pigeons, Shotgun Ammunition


Top Ten Rental Guns

The range at H&H features over 100 different guns available for rental.  Over the years we have noticed several trends in what is most popular at the moment and what is good quality.  Remember, this list is my top 10, but I want to hear from you, if you don’t agree with my list shoot back in the comments.  I’d love to hear about something I’ve missed. Number Ten:  The Smith and Wesson Victory 22. Now this gun really isn’t something people ask for directly by name, but it does get rented out a l...
Tags: Guns, America, Gun, Smith, Rental, Smith Wesson, Springfield, Kimber, Ruger, Smith Wesson Victory, Glock, Ammo, Shooting Sports, Featured News, H&H News, Range News


The Development of the Handgun – Jeff Cooper at World Shoot 1993

Vince Pinto posted an interesting historical tidbit on Let’s Talk IPSC (Facebook) with a quote from Jeff Cooper (1920-2006). If you don’t know who Mr. Cooper was, it can be mentioned that he was a United States Marine and is seen as one of the creators of modern shooting techniques. The quote is from 1993, […] Read More … The post The Development of the Handgun – Jeff Cooper at World Shoot 1993 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, History, Editorial, Cooper, IPSC, Jeff Cooper, United States Marine, Shooting Sports, Vince Pinto, IPSC Facebook


Shoot Like a Girl: Changing the Game for Ladies

The Shoot Like a Girl program is changing the game for ladies with a fresh approach for first-time shooting opportunities for women.... Read more... The post Shoot Like a Girl: Changing the Game for Ladies appeared first on Bowhunting.com.
Tags: Hunting, Shooting Sports, Bowhunting Blog, Shoot Like A Girl, Women Hunting


The Rimfire Report: The Summer Olympic Rimfire Sports

Previously on The Rimfire Report, we briefly went over a shooting sport conducted during the winter Olympics – The Biathlon. However, the summer Olympics has its own set of shooting sports which include both rimfire rifles and pistols. Today we’ll briefly go over some of the rules, equipment, and disciplines involved in the Shooting Sports […] Read More … The post The Rimfire Report: The Summer Olympic Rimfire Sports appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Summer Olympics, Editorial, Rimfire, Shooting Sports, ISSF, The Rimfire Report, Walther OSP, Walther SSP


IPSC Practical Shooting one step closer to becoming an Olympic Sports

I have a dream! A dream to compete in IPSC Practical Shooting in The Olympics before I die (better hurry!) This dream came one step closer, as The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) was officially granted observer status by the GAISF Council when it convened recently. GAISF is short for Global Association of International Sports […] Read More … The post IPSC Practical Shooting one step closer to becoming an Olympic Sports appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Olympics, Daily News, IPSC, Shooting Sports, Olympic Shooting, EU gun ban, IPSC World Shoot, GAISF Council, Global Association of International Sports


Down Range Radio #623: A Concealed Carry Expo

This week, it’s all about the U.S. Concealed Carry Association Expo and training session in Pittsburg! Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #623. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: MichaelBane.TV Michael Bane on Facebook...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Pittsburg, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Billy Lee Riley, Charlie Terrell, Chad Crouch, U S Concealed Carry Association Expo


Down Range Radio #622: The Issue of School Shootings

This week Michael pats himself on the back, adds some disturbing thoughts on red flag laws and then speaks to the ole issue of school shootings. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #622. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference link...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, America, Malcolm Gladwell, Michael, Second Amendment, John Farnam, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Andrei Kyrlov, Takako Nishizki


Down Range Radio #621: The Winchester .350 Legend

This week Michael talks about taking weight off his Sweetie’s 3-Gun rifle, the antecedents of the Winchester .350 Legend and an “unfortunate” period in his life, another reason he can never run for President. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #621. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


Down Range Radio #620: The NRA Show Report

Michael Bane talks to fans at the NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits in Indianapolis. This week, the NRA Annual Meeting in Indy, the good and the bad… Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #620. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference l...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Indianapolis, Michael, Second Amendment, Nra, JOHN LOTT, NRA Annual Meeting, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Leningrad Cowboys, Aimpoint Acro


Down Range Radio #619: The NRA Dust-Up

This week Michael talks about the NRA and what it is going to take to get that organization back on track. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #619. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Michael Bane Blog Michael Bane ...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, WSJ, Michael, Second Amendment, Cincinnati, Nra, David Cole, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Jeff Knox, Tom Knighton


Down Range Radio #618: Red Flag Laws

Michael Bane talks about Red Flag laws, death threats, vulnerability and being a target. He also talks handgun drills and coyote poop. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #618. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Mic...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, David Kopel, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Outdoor Channel Weekly Video Blog Colorado


NRA Announces 2019 National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors Presented by Brownells

NRA Announces 2019 National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors Presented by Brownells FAIRFAX, Va. -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association’s Youth Programs Department is pleased to announce the 2019 NRA National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors presented by Brownells. For the next year, this select group of six passionate young Americans will serve as Ambassadors for the shooting sports, supporters of the Second Amendment, and representatives for the NRA’s commitment to building the n...
Tags: Guns, America, Indianapolis, Isabella, Nra, Harrisburg, National Rifle Association, McAllen Texas, Farias, Roseville Calif, Brownells, Visalia Calif, Ambassadors, Shooting Industry News, Shooting Sports, Fairfax Va Ammoland


Down Range Radio #617: A Trip to Taurus

This week Michael wraps up his trip to Bainbridge, Georgia, and his visit to the new Taurus facility. He also talks about the Taurus guns that rang his chimes. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #617. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Hunter, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Bainbridge Georgia, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


Down Range Radio #616: Mental Preparations

This week Michael talks about his confusion about what handgun(s) to compete with this year, and a bit about mental preparations, including dealing with emotions. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #616. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information ...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, California, Michael, Second Amendment, Michael Bane, Lipsey, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Sergey Cheremisinov, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Kathleen Martin


Down Range Radio #615: Anti-Gun Screeds

This week Michael delves into the fetid, feverish week of anti-gun screeds… Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #615. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Michael Bane Blog Michael Bane on Facebook Shooting Gallery On...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Robert Johnson, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Gabe Suarez, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Michael W Austin, Lucian Truscott