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Shot Timers And Their Uses

By Guy J. Sagi A basic shot timer measures and records how long it takes to deliver shots—or audibly signal when shooting can begin and must end. The versatile tool offers much more than a yardstick for competitive shooters or SWAT teams, though. The applications are ideal for…
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3 Gun Competitions

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick Getting started with 3 gun competitions can be a slow process, but don’t let that stop you from joining in on the fun. Finding where to sign up, deciding what to bring, and learning the rules are common questions. Many beginners pack everything and…
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Federal Syntech Ammo Review

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick I had a chance to try out Federal Ammunition Syntech Action Pistol 9mm Luger 150 grain ammo at a recent Glock Sport Shooting Foundation match. It was the right tool for the job at hand. It performed with high marks, as it should, given…
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Guide To Selecting Competition Ammo

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick The ammo you use for shooting competitions is different from the ammo you use for plinking and practicing. For the same reasons you wouldn’t carry full metal jacket ammo for self-defense in your concealed carry pistol: you use different tools for different jobs. With…
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Guide To Shooting A GSSF Match

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick The Glock Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF) started in 1991 and annually holds over 50 competitions every year across the United States. These competitions are designed so that brand new shooters have a low barrier to entry and don’t need a lot of practice or…