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NSSF Pull the Trigger | February 2017

February 2017

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3-GUN Fantasy Camp

2017 SHOT Show Recap

Beginner Tip:
Shotgun Loads Explained

CZ's Flagship Pistol:
The CZ 75

Long-Range Shooting:
Purpose-Built Rifles

AR-15 Basics:
.223 vs. 5.56×45 NATO

Rifle 101: Rifle Sights and Optics

First-Ever 3-Gun Fantasy Camp, April 20-23 in Las Vegas
The people have spoken, and we've listened. New price, new format (3-Gun!), and a return to fabulous Las Vegas! NSSF's first-ever 3-Gun Fantasy Camp is set for April 20-23 at the world-class Clark County Shooting Complex with hotel accommodations at the Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa. Modeled after similar events in NASCAR and Major League Baseball, NSSF's Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp features personal instruction from some of the world's top pro shooters, including Randi Rogers, Robert Vogel, Tommy Thacker, BJ Norris, Dianna Muller, Ryan Muller and Chris Cheng.

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2017 SHOT Show Recap
Each year at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, manufacturers unveil many new products that firearms owners will see on retailers' shelves during the course of the year. Although this trade-only show is not open to the public, there's great interest in the event among consumers. NSSF, which owns and manages the show, provided daily of coverage of the 2017 SHOT Show. So, whether you were able to attended the show or not, you can still see and hear about some of the best in firearms, ammunition, accessories and gear coming your way in 2017 by visiting the SHOT Show YouTube channel or see more from the 2017 SHOT Show using these resources:

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Beginner Target Shooting: Shotgun Shell Loads Explained
World Champion target shooter Kay Miculek explains for beginner shooters common shotgun shell loads and demonstrates shot patterns on paper targets.

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Purpose-Built Rifles for Long-Range Shooting
Bryan Litz, champion rifle shooter and ballistician at Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics, talks about purpose-built rifles for long-range shooting and selecting a rifle based on an intended application.

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AR-15 Basics: .223 vs. 5.56x45 NATO
A .223 Remington and 5.56x45 are not the same. The 5.56 has a longer leade, a longer distance between the bullet start and the onset of the rifling. Here's why it matters.

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Rifles 101: Shouldering a Rifle & Eye Dominance
Top Shot Champion Chris Cheng addresses for beginner target shooters how to shoulder a rifle based on eye dominance. Firearm instructors and experienced shooters are encouraged to watch and share these tips with newcomers to the shooting sports.

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Česká zbrojovka's Flagship Pistol — The CZ 75
The CZ 75 is a masterpiece in firearms design. It is one of the original wonder-nines, and was the flagship of all further pistol design by the company.

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Where to Shoot

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