Firearms Training Raleigh NC

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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