Family game night. It's an American tradition. But throw it together with some of that signature Team Armscor competitiveness and what do you have? It's Team Armscor Family Game Day, a twist on the favorite pastime with a Team Armscor twist.Read More
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Tired of taking your 1911 to the usual spot and shooting the same old targets? Perhaps you're someone with a competitive spirit and a love for firearms? Do you want to refine your skills or learn some new tricks?
Then you should strongly consider jumping into the world of competitive shooting.
Here are a few good starting points to get you on your way.Read More
Jumping into the world of competition shooting can be intimidating, as there are many expert competitors in the mix. There's no shortage of people running courses with highly customized pistols with thousands of dollars invested.
Don't let that get you down or discourage you from joining in, though. Here are four Rock Island Armory (RIA) 1911s competition-ready right out of the box.
Whether you're just starting to think about getting into competition shooting or you've been an old pro for years, at one point or another, you caught the bug. You saw the guys and gals out on the range running around, climbing up towers, jumping off platforms, loading and shooting their guns and pushing their gear, as well as their skills, to the very limits.
When it comes to competing, there are many tips, tricks and mentalities to consider - here are four of them.Read More
Calling all soon-to-be competitors...
Getting in on the circuit is more than just signing up - you'll need a reliable, well-fit pistol to ensure your competition game is on target.
Keep the following in mind when you're venturing out to pick up your trusty 1911 competition pistol.Read More
When you have the resources and the connections, a competition shooter is often apt to custom-load his or her own ammunition. However, that's not always in the cards for every level of competitive shooter. If you're a weekend warrior or simply swear by factory ammo, there are things to keep in mind when selecting the best product for your use.
Here are four potential factors to consider when choosing your ammo for competition.Read More
Gearing up for your next competition is all about the preparation. And sure, getting some range time in and making sure you're well-stocked with the right ammo, magazines and accessories is all well and good, but without the perfect 1911 to take your competing to the next level, you're destined to fall to the middle of the pack.
Take these Rock Island Armory 1911s into account when picking out your ideal pistol for the next competition on your schedule.Read More
When you think of beginning competitive shooters, most typically start with the pistol. Whether you've gone out to a United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA), International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) or some kind of Steel Challenge match, most people don't just jump right into multi-gun.Read More
There’s a lot more to being a successful competition shooter than simply registering for a match. For a successful competition on the range, you need a high-quality preparation routine.
We've got just such a routine pre-packaged for your use.
Your grip says a lot about you. It tells an onlooker what you prize in a pistol, whether it's shootability, decoration or resilience. But when it comes to picking out your go-to pistol grip, it can be a combination of a lot of factors that dictate your buying decision.
Here are some of the most common grips you'll likely have to choose from and what makes each the ideal fit for a given shooter.Read More