IN THIS ISSUE | FEATURES
GOT A GARAND?
Your M1 Garand used to throw empties
forward and to the right as it should, but
today it's been ejecting to the right rear.
Or you've reassembled your Garand
and now the action is locked up-what
happened? Read this treasure trove of
M1 Garand resources for guidance.
▼ Competitors were in for
a soggy mess after firing
commenced at this year's
Crawfish Cup Action Pistol
Regional. Read on page 30
to see the outcome.
By Art Merrill
FIVE TIPS FOR 3-GUN AND
ACTION PISTOL COMPETITION
These tips for 3-gun and action pistol
will help you save minutes, as well as
add precious points to keep you moving up the competition leaderboard.
By Michelle L. Cerino
2015 CRAWFISH CUP
Seventy-five competitors from 16 states
made their way to Southwest Louisiana
for this year's Crawfish Cup NRA Action
Pistol Regional, much higher than the
51 competitors in 2014. Something
must be in the water in Cajun country.
By George Mowbray
THE HISTORY OF WOMEN'S
Women shotgun athletes have
overcome significant challenges to
compete at the Olympic level. Women
in coaching face similar challenges,
aspiring to help our young women
athletes achieve their Olympic dream.
By Frances Strodtman-Royer
ON THE COVER
Justin Petrick of Springfield Armory fires
an M1 Garand at the CMP's new marksmanship park in Talladega, Alabama.
Photo by John Parker
AUGUST 2015 | SHOOTINGSPORTSUSA.COM
A Publication of the
National Rifle Association of America
Wayne R. LaPierre
Executive Vice President
The NRA, the foremost guardian of the traditional American right to "keep and bear arms,"
believes every law-abiding citizen is entitled to the ownership and legal use of firearms,
and that every reputable gun owner should be an NRA member.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Shooting Sports USA - August 2015