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February 2015

Braving the Elements

By Annette Doerr | February 3rd, 2015
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Baby its cold outside! Winter seems to be in a holding pattern, and I am not sure it will EVER go away! Perhaps you are lucky enough to live in a more temperate part of the country, or if you are lucky, you may have access to an indoor range. If you are a shooting addict like[...]

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April 2014

Looking for a Handgun? Never Be Afraid to Ask Questions

By Annette Doerr | April 2nd, 2014
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I remember walking into the store ready to pick out my first pistol. Newly issued pistol license in hand, perusing those glass display cabinets and all of the fine firearms contained within them. When the salesman asked me ”What are you looking for today?” it dawned on me, I had no idea. His clarification question, “single action,[...]

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Get a Grip

By Annette Doerr | April 2nd, 2014
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Ask ten shooters a question and you will likely get ten different answers. Some may be similar, but I will bet you dollars to donuts, the answers will differ widely. One such topic is proper grip. Your grip will make or break your accuracy. Just as each pistol has a different diameter, contour, and feel, so do[...]

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Exercises to Improve Your Accuracy

By Annette Doerr | April 2nd, 2014
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If you are new to the world of shooting, perhaps you have not put much thought into the connection between physical conditioning and your shooting accuracy. Strengthening your “shooting muscles” can go a long way toward improving your accuracy and keeping yourself healthy. Whether you shoot pistols or rifles, you need a strong upper body. Target rifles[...]

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Training For Malfunctions

By Annette Doerr | April 2nd, 2014
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Sooner or later, you are going to experience a malfunction with your firearm. It happens. When it does, do not panic. If you have planned ahead and worked some malfunction drills into your training, you will know exactly what to do instead of panicking! Instinct and muscle memory will allow you to clear the round quickly and[...]

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March 2014