Posts by zombieshooterassociation

3 Gun Competition – Why not try shooting a 3 Gun Match?

Posted by on Jul 29, 2012 in Articles, Competition Shooting, Firearms Training Raleigh NC | 0 comments

Many of you have a few different firearms for different reasons. Maybe a handgun for personal protection, home defense, concealed carry, hunting or just target shooting. Today’s uncertain economy and political issues have prompted many to purchase an “MSR”, Modern Sporting Rifle, what some call a “Black Rifle”, the most common being an AR-15 of some sort. Check the back of the closet or safe, I’ll bet there is a pump or semi-auto shotgun in there that has not seen the light of day for quite some time. Why not grab some ammo for all 3 and find a local 3-GUN match to compete in? Never shot in a formal 3 gun match before?? Not to worry,...

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Semi or Revolver? – Trigger talk with John Z Sr. Firearms Training

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Articles, Firearms Training Raleigh NC, Parts of a handgun, Revolver, Semi-auto | 0 comments

Semi-automatic and Revolver: what’s the difference and which should I buy? Written by Mel Z – NRA Certified Instructor, Competition Shooter  Semi-automatic pistols  function with a slide that cycles forwards and backwards to work the action of the gun.  Ammunition is loaded into the handgun’s magazine, and the magazine is then inserted through the bottom of the grip.  To chamber a round after you insert the magazine, you must pull the slide to the rear and then release the slide to allow it to go forward.  When the slide travels forward, it pulls a round from the magazine and pushes it into the chamber.  The gun will then be ready to fire.  Once you...

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Firearms Training for Women in Raleigh NC and Surrounding Area

Posted by on Feb 17, 2012 in Articles, Uncategorized | 0 comments

A growing number of women in and around the Raleigh NC area, and in fact around the country, are taking interest in purchasing handguns and getting firearms training.  Once you’ve made your purchase of your handgun, where can you find trustworthy, reliable training suited for your needs? When searching for a firearms training instructor, know what kind of training you want, and be sure to find someone like John who has credible credentials.  One size does not fit all.  Are you interested in learning about self defense or home protection?  Do you want tactical training?  Or do you want to learn how to shoot in competition, such as USPSA or IDPA?  Do you want an NRA...

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Handguns for Women – What a woman needs to know before she buys a gun

Posted by on Feb 12, 2012 in Articles | 6 comments

Ladies, as a female who once knew nothing about guns or shooting, I’ve been in your shoes and I understand how confusing and intimidating buying a handgun can be.  If a woman has little to no experience with handguns or shooting, shopping for and purchasing the right handgun can be a challenging task.  If this is a new endeavor for you, you may go into a gun store and not even really know what questions you should ask about what to buy.   You may receive lots of well intended advice about what’s best for you from the sales person, your neighbors, your co-workers, your brother/son/husband, etc.  All of this advice is definitely good to take into consideration...

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