March 2014

Seen at the SHOT Show!

Seen at the SHOT Show!
By Carolee Anita Boyles


March 05, 2014

A search through the aisles of the 2014 SHOT Show found a cross section of targets, target-delivery systems, gun safes, maintenance equipment and other new items. Here’s a look at some of the products on display [...]

‘Don’t Lie’ Campaign in Three Cities

‘Don’t Lie’ Campaign in Three Cities


March 05, 2014

As part of its multi-year, ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal “straw” purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is reminding the public in the cities of Chicago, Detroit and Flint that stiff penalties [...]

Range-Assisting ‘SHARE Act’ Passes in House

Range-Assisting ‘SHARE Act’ Passes in House


March 05, 2014

In early February the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. Provisions of the legislation will protect the use of traditional ammunition by hunters and provide greater flexibility for [...]

Be an Asset to Your Community

Be an Asset to Your Community
By Jay Spitz


March 05, 2014

Outdoor shooting ranges are often under scrutiny as urban sprawl continues to annex previously unincorporated rural land. One range in a fairly large Midwestern city not only recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, but also had [...]

LaserLyte Partners with NSSF’s First Shots Program

LaserLyte Partners with NSSF’s First Shots Program


March 05, 2014

LaserLyte, innovator in firearm laser technology, has donated more than $20,000 of retail product to the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s First Shots® program. What can ranges participating in First Shots expect as a result of [...]

Know How to Exit
By Tom Shay


March 05, 2014

Just as you should familiarize yourself with how to properly exit a crowded auditorium before the need arises, so should you know how to exit your business before that time to sell comes about. [...]

NSSF.org: The Firearms Industry’s Clearing House of Information

NSSF.org: The Firearms Industry’s Clearing House of Information
By Zach Snow, Manager, Shooting Promotions, for the National Shooting Sports Foundation


March 05, 2014

NSSF.org provides a wealth of resources to assist all aspects of the firearms industry. For the manufacturers, retailers, shooting ranges, hunters, shooters and those people who are eager to learn more about firearms safety or that [...]

Q&A: How Has NSSF Membership Made Your Range Better?

Q&A: How Has NSSF Membership Made Your Range Better?


March 05, 2014

Three range owners explain how each has identified, in very different ways, one benefit of NSSF membership that they’ve used to the betterment of their facility? [...]

Two Ohio Ranges for Members and the Public

Two Ohio Ranges for Members and the Public


March 05, 2014

A visit to a pair of shooting facilities in the Buckeye State that offer customers the option of membership [...]