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American Rifleman is a United States-based monthly shooting and firearms interest publication, owned by the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Brian Zins is a retired United States Marine Corps Military Police Gunnery Sergeant.
Bullseye shooting is a term used to describe shooting sport disciplines where the objective is to score points by hitting a round shooting target as close to the center as possible with slow precision fire, and the name of the competition comes from the center of the target sometimes being referred to as "the bull's-eye".
Camp Perry is a National Guard training facility located on the shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio near Port Clinton.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen, or simply Walther, is a German weapon manufacturer, and a subsidiary of the PW Group.
A centerfire cartridge is a cartridge with a primer located in the center of the cartridge case head.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is a U.S. government-chartered program that promotes firearm safety training and rifle practice for all qualified U.S. citizens with special emphasis on youth.
Handloading or reloading is the process of loading firearm cartridges or shotgun shells by assembling the individual components (case/hull, primer, powder, and bullet/shot), rather than purchasing completely assembled, factory-loaded ammunition.
The International Shooting Sport Federation, also known with the acronym ISSF, is the governing body of the Olympic Shooting events in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun disciplines, and of several non-Olympic Shooting sport events.
Iron sights are a system of shaped alignment markers (usually metal) used as a sighting device to assist in the aiming of a device such as a firearm, crossbow, or telescope, and exclude the use of optics as in reflector (reflex) sights, holographic sights, and telescopic sights.
The International Shooting Sport Federation recognizes several shooting events, some of which have Olympic status.
The M1911 is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the.45 ACP cartridge.
The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization that advocates for gun rights.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
A pistol is a type of handgun.
A red dot sight is a common classification for a type of non-magnifying reflector (or reflex) sight for firearms, and other devices that require aiming, that gives the user an aimpoint in the form of an illuminated red dot.
A revolver (also called a wheel gun) is a repeating handgun that has a revolving cylinder containing multiple chambers and at least one barrel for firing.
Rimfire is a method of ignition for metallic firearm cartridges as well as the cartridges themselves.
The Ruger Standard Model is a rimfire semi-automatic pistol introduced in 1949 as the first product manufactured by Sturm, Ruger & Co., and was the founding member of a product line of.22 Long Rifle cartridge handguns, including its later iterations: the MK II, MK III, and MK IV.
A semi-automatic firearm, or self-loading firearm, is one that not only fires a bullet each time the trigger is pulled, but also performs all steps necessary to prepare it to discharge again—assuming cartridges remain in the firearm's feed device.
Shooting sports is a collective group of competitive and recreational sporting activities involving proficiency tests of accuracy, precision and speed in using various types of ranged weapons, mainly referring to man-portable guns (firearms and airguns, in forms such as handguns, rifles and shotguns) and bows/crossbows.
The Smith & Wesson Model 41 is a semi-automatic pistol developed by Smith & Wesson after World War II as a competitive target pistol.
The Smith & Wesson Model 52, sometimes referred to as the 38 Master, is a semi-automatic pistol developed by Smith & Wesson for Bullseye shooting.
A telescopic sight, commonly called a scope, is an optical sighting device that is based on a refracting telescope.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
The.22 Long Rifle (metric designation: 5.6×15mmR) cartridge is a long-established variety of.22 caliber rimfire ammunition, and in terms of units sold is still by far the most common ammunition in the world today.
.32 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), also known as the.32 Automatic, is a centerfire pistol cartridge.
The.32 S&W cartridge was introduced in 1878 for Smith & Wesson pocket revolvers.
The.38 Super is a pistol cartridge that fires a bullet.
The.380 ACP (9×17mm) (Automatic Colt Pistol) is a rimless, straight-walled pistol cartridge developed by firearms designer John Moses Browning.
The 9×19mm Parabellum is a firearms cartridge that was designed by Georg Luger and introduced in 1902 by the German weapons manufacturer Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken (DWM) (German Weapons and Munitions Factory) for their Luger semi-automatic pistol.