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It’s Not the Gun, It’s the Shooter

When talking to people about getting into competitive shooting, a common thing I hear it’s that they need to go buy a new gun before they get started. In a vast majority of cases though, they currently have a gun and gear that’s more than good enough to start. Case in point: The Wake County Action Pistol Matches Last Monday we shot the exact same stages that we shot on Wednesday. I shot Monday with …

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WCFETC Action Matches Cancelled

I’m a sad panda this morning. Last night those of us who shoot the WCFETC Action matches received word that the matches are cancelled going forward. I’m sorry to hear it, as these Monday night shooting matches were some of my favorite shooting matches around. I want to publicly thank Joel Pendergraft for running the matches over the past few years. I know he put in a lot of work and did it because he …

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Wake Co. Action Pistol 5-21-12

Great match last night with a lot of new shooters, and a lot of very good shooters as well. These matches are a really good time, and there is a big group of us that usually finish near the top that always show up, trash talk with each other, and have a fun night. I ended up in second place, with the spread of scores between 2nd, 3ed and 4th being very, very close: 17.69, …

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Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center

After posting some videos, and write ups about the matches at the Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center, I have had a few questions about the range, who operates it, where it is located, etc. I hear time and time again on the web forums that there isn’t anywhere to shoot a rifle in the Triangle area. This is 100% false. Wake County operates a large indoor firing range called the Wake County Firearms …

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Wake Co. Action Rifle Match 3-5-2012

Last night a couple of us headed down from Raleigh to the Wake Co. Firearms Education and Training Center for the monthly Action Rifle match. I have recently added some Quick Detach sling swivels to my rifle, and was excited to shoot with a properly attached sling, as I had been running the sling literally tied around the free float rail for a couple months. Anyways, we had a great turnout, and many good shooters …

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