Are you interested in buying your first gun in the near future? If so, then you will most likely want to find one that is fit for taking into a shooting range so that you can get some safe practice with your first gun in a controlled environment that is dedicated to shooting. Of course, not all guns are appropriate to take into a shooting range, but there are some tips that you can keep in mind while you are shopping to Read the rest of this entry »
Every firearm features its own unique range minimums and maximums. Factors like bullet type, wind conditions, and others will affect a gun’s range. With that in mind, most shooters want their firearm to perform well at its optimal range. The average person considers a lack of range a minor to large problem. It is important to figure out what’s causing a gun’s reduced range and remedy the problem.
To start diagnosing an unknown issue, a firearm owner needs to consider every variable. They should ensure the weapon is properly cleaned and firing the right ammunition. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s no secret that clay shooting is one of Indiana’s most celebrated pastimes and if you have ever gotten your sports channels from direct tvthen chances are you are quite familiar with the activity: a clay disc is flung into the air and a man with a shotgun takes aim and obliterates the errant flyer. At least that’s what is supposed to happen, it’s a lot harder than you think, but you don’t need expensive books or hours of lessons to master the shot. Below are 6 tips to help you become a better clay shooter:
1. Safety first – never point your gun at anything you aren’t willing to destroy and always wear your protective goggles; chunks of clay disc have been known to be dangerous.
2. Posture and mounting – make sure you are comfortable and you have a clear view of what you are aiming at; relax and line up that shot.
3. Good footing – keep your stance small and narrow to facilitate easy swinging motions when you take aim.
4. Recalibration – always make sure that your gun is fitted to your specifications and that your aim is true.
5. Trial and Error – if you are experiencing a terrible miss streak then adjust your routine and see if it helps.
6. Regular Practice and Low-Recoil Shots – as they say, practice makes perfect and practicing with low-recoil shots can help you develop good muscle memory without the shock and awe of full-bodied rounds.
If you are an amateur shooter, and looking to improve your gun control and target skills, the best and safest place to do so, is at a gun range. But, when you are looking for a gun range, with so many to choose from, what should you really be looking for in a range, in order to get the best target practice, and to really improve your shot and distance? There are many ranges, all offering different features, shooting ranges, distances, target practices, and open shooting for more experienced shooters. It really depends Read the rest of this entry »
It is especially important for individuals who are not familiar with firearms to recieved training with weapons prior to their first trip to the range. The main reason for this is the safety of the shooter as well as the safety of everyone else on the range. Individuals are able to recieved training for expert instructors as to the ins and outs of various weapons systems. The two most difficulties facets beginning shotgun practitioners experience is sight picture and trigger control.
Whether you are just looking for a fun new outdoor activity to join, improve your shooting range and skills, or just meet new people in your Indiana City, who have the same interest and love for shooting as you do, joining an Indiana shooting club, in the city or town you live in, is a great way to do all these things, plus, get to be out on the range with the best of them. Joining a shooting club is a great way to share a common interest and love, for the sport of gun shooting, Read the rest of this entry »
You have many options when searching for shooting range gear. The basics for safe range shooting should include safety glasses, ear plugs or earmuffs, closed toe shoes, and preferably a snuff fitting undershirt. The safety glasses will protect to eyes from shell casings and flying objects. Ear plugs and earmuffs will protect your hearing while inside the range. The open toed shoes will protect your feet from a shell casing or should you drop something on your toes, you will be protected. I have always worn boots Read the rest of this entry »