Point Blank Range in Mooresville, N.C., introduced hundreds of teens to the shooting sporting this summer through “Teens On Target,” a program designed to provide a safe environment for teens to learn about gun-handling and shooting.
Modeled after the overwhelming success of the range’s “Women On Target” program — which introduces first-time woman gun owners to firearms — Teens On Target uses a version of the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program to help teens advance through the levels.
“Teens On Target is a safe, supervised and structured program designed to introduce young adults in the community to safe gun-handling,” said Mike Denney, Point Blank’s director of training. “This program provides the perfect self-paced shooting activity to help teens develop skills and reward their achievements.”
The program offered six courses designed to take shooters from the beginning skill levels (Pro-Marksman and Marksman), through the intermediate levels (Marksman 1st Class, Sharpshooter and Expert) and all the way up to a nationally recognized skill level of Distinguished Expert.
“For anyone, no matter their age or who wants to learn how to shoot, understanding gun safety rules and proper handling is crucial,” said Dave Driscoll, general manager of Point Blank Range. “To know and follow these rules goes hand in hand with practicing and developing these skills under the guidance of experienced, NRA-certified instructors.”
Teens learned how to shoot using .22 caliber pistols, and Point Black Range supplied firearms and ammunition for each event. The range charged $28 per participant per course, which included the use of a .22 caliber pistol, .22 LR ammunition, targets, achievement certificates and hearing and eye protection.
Point Blank Range is to be commended for an excellent program that introduces teenagers to the shooting sports in a safe environment. For more information on Point Blank Range and the other programs the range offers to customers, visit www.pointblankrange.com.
The Remington 1816 collection features
a sporting clays vest.
Remington Launches 1816 Collection
Remington’s new 1816 collection offers field-inspired apparel and accessories for the modern sporting generation. Featuring exquisitely crafted materials and an unparalleled attention to detail, the 1816 line is inspired by the nearly 200 years of Remington hand-forged tradition. This is highlighted in the brand’s tagline: “First in the Field.”
“The 1816 brand celebrates the Remington lifestyle with clothing and accessories designed for the field and beyond,” said Ross Saldarini, senior vice president for accessories and lifestyle. “We’ve combined the very best of Remington’s rich heritage with the modern tastes of today’s sporting generation. It’s a unique blend of history and quality that stands alone in today’s marketplace.”
A centerpiece in the 1816 preview collection is the 1816 Ilion Jacket named after the birthplace of Remington in Ilion, N.Y. Crafted of pure British Millerain-waxed cotton canvas, it has a patina hue and features a unique texture to provide resistance to the elements.
The full line of apparel and accessories launched in September and can be viewed at www.remington1816.com.
The UD-B-450 Bear Song IV Butterfly has a 2 7/8-inch 14C28N
steel blade, with Reaper Z coated T6 aluminum handles.
Bear OPS Unveils Undead Series
From the distinctive Reaper Z coating, to the quality steel in the blades, the first seven tactical knives in the new Undead Series from Bear OPS gives dealers the products they need to capitalize on the continuing zombie mania.
The Reaper Z coating combines realistic images of zombies and biohazard symbols with a shredded surface for a unique pattern. The Stiletto, the Constant II and the Bear Song IV are the leading models in the Undead Series.
The UD-MC-300 Stiletto has a 3 1/4-inch blade made of S30V stainless steel. For smooth opening, the blades ride on bronze phosphorous washers and a precision ball bearing. It has a MSRP of $120.
The fixed-blade UD-CC-600 Constant II has a 4 1/4-inch modified drop-point blade made of high-carbon 1095 stainless steel with a Reaper Z coating. Overall, it is 9-3/8-inches long and weighs 8.9 ounces. MSRP is $140.
For more on the growing line of American-made tactical knives from Bear OPS and the Undead Series, visit www.bearopsknives.com.
The CaseCruzer 2 Pack Quick Draw Prepper Handgun Case offers
protection and security for firearms and equipment.
CaseCruzer Introduces Quick Draw Case
CaseCruzer’s new 2 Pack Quick Draw Prepper Handgun Case offers style, while accommodating semiauto handguns up to 9.25 inches and revolvers with a barrel length up to 4 inches. The interior rubber-cushioned slots store handguns in a quick-draw position for easy access and a snug fit to ensure stability.
The case also features storage for magazines and accessories — such as earmuffs and safety glasses. CaseCruzer cases provide protection from water, air and dust with an ambient pressure equalization valve and O-ring seal.
The double-throw latches allow the case to be padlocked for security, while the compact design makes the case convenient for both home storage and travel. In addition, the case is also airline-approved and rated ATA-300.
All CaseCruzer products have a lifetime warranty. For more information on the new CaseCruzer Quick Draw Prepper Handgun Case, visit www.casecruzer.com.
By J.K. Autry
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