North Carolina State University Rifle Team

Yes, there really are college level Rifle Teams! Yes, they really do offer college athletic scholarships!
Perhaps the day will come when it will be possible to watch them compete on the 2nd Amendment channel. (right next to the golf channel!)

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Tantalizing excerpt:

Raleigh, N.C. — Deep inside the basement of Reynolds Coliseum, North Carolina State student-athletes are working on their shooting – rifle shooting.

NC State has the only fully-sanctioned, scholarship-level rifle-shooting team in the ACC. They are also fully coed with men and women competing against each other on a truly level playing field.

“If you look at the NCAA Championships, you’ll see roughly half men, half women,” said head coach Keith Miller. “Two years ago, TCU won the championship with an all-women’s team. First time that had ever happened.”

They may be the best team in the ACC no one has ever heard of – even on their own campus.

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Beanshooter Update: Slingshot Cannon!!!

Here at John Jacob H RKBA Commentary there is alot of traffic through the Rufus Hussey Beanshooter posts.

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So naturally when we learned of the Slingshot Cannon we had to take a look!

Enjoy!

DIY Bullet Necklace (via Runway DIY.com)

Finally! A place for all that worn out unreloadable brass! Who says shooters can not go green and recycle? Useful jewelry for a woman in the company of a man in a tuxedo.

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DIY Bullet Necklace   My long lost west coast friend Emma is coming to visit from LA this weekend and this post is dedicated to her. Emma introduced me to UNEARTHEN, sneakily hinted my boyfriend into buying me one for my birthday, and also dutifully collected these bullet casings for me at a real shooting range. That's a real friend. If you don't have a friend to collect casings for you, you can also buy them here. Follow the easy tutorial below to make bullets into … Read More

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John Jacob H: Three Years Of Bloggery

Trigger Sports Viewership Skyrockets

Wow! Who woulda thunk?

Three years and 614 posts have passed since John Jacob H’s RKBA Commentary first rocketed into the Blogosphere!

Nearly 200,000 viewers have spent at least a few minutes ogling my vowels and consonants!

My most popular category? “Homepage” with almost 25,000 views! Who can guess what that means?

Nearly 25,000 spam comments have been blocked by Askimet. (Thanks WordPress! I would have quit many moons ago if I had to manually erase all that nonsense!)

Incredibly, at least two of my very own posts consistently make it into the audience favorites column.

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Not to mention the recent Tom Selleck rant: HERE

Howsomeever, the posts I think most important are hardly noticed at all.

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S&W 45ACP Moonclip Revolver

An S&W .45 ACP Moonclip revolver I briefly inspected over the weekend. Family legend claims it served in WWI. Note the notches on the handle(!?)

It is double action and stamped with some notation on the barrel “Smith & Wesson 1950 Barrel”. (Not the exact phrase)

So I throw the question out to the blogosphere: is this revolver as old as claimed? Is there a definitive test for age?

TOP SHOT: Best. Season. Ever.

When you have a good rifleman you have a man who is confident of his ability to take care of himself; the quality pertains not to the rifle, but to himself; so you have a man who can quickly be turned to doing anything. He is a hunter and fighter; not a specialist who is at a loss when his specialty fails him. “-H.W. McBride “A Rifleman Went to War”

Cooper’s Principles of Practical Riflery:
Make first-round hits, at unknown distances, from improvised positions, with a cartridge appropriate to the purpose, under time pressure. –Colonel Jeff Cooper, Gun Guru

This week marks the end of the second season of TOP SHOT on the History Channel

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A dirty shame the show must end. It has been a guilty pleasure for me from day one. CLICK LINK HERE

None of the usual race gun/tweaked target load ammo/five-finger tactical magazine swap IDPA/IPSC crap here.

Production guns, production ammo, off-the-shelf holsters and equipment. Don’t like the factory trigger on a Ruger 10/22? Too bad. Shoot it anyway.

Just respond to a simple question: can you hit six bottles from an upside down position after you’ve been spun around strapped to a giant plywood wheel? Because in the real world you may be just exactly that disoriented when you need to shoot your best. Yeah. How does that super-duper race gun holster work for you in that scenario?

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