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November - 6th
Shooting USA - The 2019 Steel Challenge
It’s drag racing with guns at the USPSA’s classic Steel Challenge. How fast can you draw and shoot five steel targets? The answer keeps getting faster and faster with new world records set each year. Plus, the story of the historic Colt-Peacemaker, the chamberings and the values of the first generation of the gun that won the west. Then an American success story as Armageddon Gear meets the needs of Military, LE and Competition Shooters. And Hornady explains their revolutionary technology in their new match grade A-Max bullets.
November - 13th
Shooting USA - The NMLRA With Mr. Flintlock
We’re slowing things down for Muzzle Loading and Living History in Friendship, Indiana at the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association’s Nationals. It’s one part competition and one part living history from the 1820s. And we’ve got George Sutton - Mr. Flintlock from Impossible Shots - as our guide to the people and the competition that draws folks to black powder. Plus, the long story of the 1911s that are now History’s Guns. Then, John reports from Hollywood with the cowboy guns from the movies. And JP shows you how to choose and set your zero.
November - 20th
Shooting USA - The President’s 100
It’s the premier match of the Camp Perry Nationals, the President’s 100 with more than a thousand rifle shooters on the line. Shooting to be one of 100 best is the goal that awards the President’s 100 tab for service members and can lead to the shoot-off to find the year’s top rifleman at 200, 300, and 600 yards. Plus, the history of the M1 Garand that won WW II and continues in competition more than 80 years after adoption by the US Army. Then IDPA makes it a priority to invite women to shoot for training and competition. And JP explains parallax and what to do with that knob.
November - 27th
Shooting USA - The Brawl at Rifles Only
It’s Precision Rifle Competition at the Brawl in Texas with the shooting challenges that are complicated by the South Texas weather. Plus, Turkey Hunters try shooting clay birds out of the air to support our US Shooting Team, with the help of the best international Olympic competitors as their coaches. Then the M9 Beretta, that is now retired from service, becomes one of History’s Guns. And Julie Golob has a Pro Tip on the best use of both iron sights and lasers.
December - 4th
Shooting USA - College Clays Championship
900 of the best college athletes meet on the ranges at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio for the Association of College Unions International Clay Target Championships. They’re shooting for national titles in skeet, trap, and sporting clays. Then it’s the .22 autoloader adopted by the U. S. Army during World War Two that’s now one of History’s Guns. Plus, EoTech introduces magnified optics for longer range shooting. The new name is Vudu. Union Sportsmen invite the next generation into the outdoors. And, Julie Golob shows us how get your defensive handgun into action when you’re not carrying.
December - 11th
Shooting USA - CMP National Trophy Match
The National Trophy Match at Camp Perry is the most valuable of the Civilian Marksmanship Program events awarding points toward the Distinguished Rifleman badge. The chase for points to become Distinguished can take years as a life-time goal. That’s the draw that brings a thousand shooters to the firing lines at ranges out to 600 yards. Plus, the Browning 1919 was the lighter machinegun that fought through WW-II, Korea, and into Vietnam. The 1919 is now historic full auto fire in 30-06. Then it’s Cops only at the NRA Police Championships so we sent our Cop, Chris Cerino, to both report and compete. And John lays out the evolution of the M&P Shields that are now carried by more than 3,000,000 Americans.
December - 18th
Shooting USA - The USPSA Limited and Carry Optics
Two of the most popular USPSA Divisions are the Limited, with iron sights; and the newer Carry Optics Division using mini-red dot sights designed for concealed carry. It’s an exciting pairing on the same stages of fire for the Nationals in Utah. Plus the Russian RPD light machinegun that was designed to defeat the Nazis, but quickly became the choice of America’s Enemies around the globe. And the CMP promotes marksmanship bringing hundreds of juniors to the firing lines at Camp Perry.
December - 25th
Shooting USA - College Bunker Trap
America’s Best College Shooters compete in the world’s version of Trap, with the winners moving up to the USA Shooting Junior Olympics Team. The Japanese Nambu is one of History’s Guns. Plus, match coverage of the USPSA Factory Gun Nationals that proves the quality of the guns you can buy. Then two new factory Colts you can buy, The King Cobra in .357, and the Cobra Carry. And Colt Pro Shooter Mark Redl has a combo practice drill to improve your speed and accuracy.
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