From Bass Pro Shops - RedHead® The Hunt™ Folding Saw
Small enough to fit in a daypack, tough enough to do the job
Springfield, Missouri -
The RedHead® The Hunt™ Folding Saw makes cutting small branches and clearing underbrush a snap. Plus, at just 8.2 inches closed and 14.3 inches open, it’s the perfect size for stowing in your daypack. Because it weighs only 7.7 ounces, you won’t even notice it’s there.
The RedHead Hunt Folding Saw is the perfect tool whether you need to cut shooting lanes around your treestand or clear underbrush to pitch a tent. The Hunt™ Saw can even handle the task of field dressing big game.
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Family outing to the National Sporting Arms Museum "very well may have sent my boys in complete shock"
The prime directive of my position here is to share the stories of NRA. Not the politics but the programs. Programs like our Basic Pistol classes, National Police Shooting Championships, Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program, Bianchi Cup and more. NRA Museums fall into that category too.
Every now and then an outside source makes my job a little easier. Such is the case with The Missouri Mom. Here's an excerpt from her family's recent getaway to the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield;
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From Bass Pro Shops - Jim Supica to share highlights of the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio
In the first year, over 375,000 visitors flock to the new museum, located at Bass Pro Shops flagship store in Springfield, Missouri, to see rare, historical firearms.
Entrance to the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum in Springfield, Missouri.
National Sporting Arms Museum, which opened a
year ago this month at Bass Pro Shops flagship Springfield, Missouri, store,
will be featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio. Jim Supica, NRA’s
director of museums, will share the stories of the museum’s most rare,
historical treasures, which have attracted over 375,000 visitors to date. The
show will air Saturday, Aug 9, 2014, at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time on RURAL RADIO’s
SiriusXM channel 80.
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Driver Austin Dillon sporting new paint job for NASCAR race in Florida
Daytona Beach, Florida - For those of you planning to take in NASCAR’s Coke Zero 400 this weekend at Daytona, be on the lookout for the #3 car. That’s the Bass Pro Shops’ Chevrolet SS driven by Austin Dillon. And what makes this car so special? The paint job.
With a classic Bass Pro Shops logo prominently displayed upon the hood, a look around the corner reveals a nod to the NRA. More specifically, to the NRA Museums. Appropriate enough given that the Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri is home to one of those museums.
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Powder Horn held Hamilton's plans for a thriving future in the New World
Fairfax, Virginia - There are hundreds of historically significant relics in the NRA Museum collection. Most, as one might expect, fall within the firearm category. Or, at the least, within the accessory division. Such is the case in one of our most treasured items — Alexander Hamilton's powder horn.
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2014 MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup honors champions to close out spectacular year
Columbia, Missouri - Kevin Angstadt was last seen at Saturday night's MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup awards ceremony with a grin from ear to ear; and with good reason. He'd just accomplished two longterm goals at the National Action Pistol Championships. The first, to shoot a perfect score of 1920. The second, to win it all.
As hard as this is to believe, a perfect score at the Bianchi Cup is not a guaranteed win. Many of the best shooters in the world travel to Columbia, Missouri, for a chance to win John Bianchi's coveted trophy and competition is tight. If your name isn't Doug Koenig, you're going to find the 15-time champion waiting for you at the top. Competitors who have shot 1920 are part of an elite club. But it's not unheard of for championships to come down to the tiebreaking X's between two perfect shooters.
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Virginia resident breaks Koenig's stranglehold on MidwayUSA/NRA Bianchi Cup
Columbia, Missouri - For the first time in 17 years, the name Doug Koenig or Bruce Piatt will not be called to the stage when officials announce the Grand Champion of the MidwayUSA/NRA Bianchi Cup. Instead that honor goes to Reading, Pennsylvania's Kevin Angstadt and his 1920-171x.
Angstadt accomplished this feat by virtue of being the only competitor to shoot quadruple 480s in each of the four events (Practical, Barricade, Mover and Plates). 15-time winner Doug Koenig (winner of the last four Bianchi Cups) ended up with a 1918-182x while Nigel Gordon finished with a 1918-152x.
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve shooter Kevin Worrell captured his first Metallic Sight title with a 1907-127x while Jessie Duff snagged another Women's crown after firing a 1893-135x.
Once word of the Kevin's amazing success started to spread, congratulations started streaming in from around the globe.
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Vadasz first in Metallic, Leatham first in Production, and Reese first in Women's at Bianchi Cup's 35th Anniversary
Columbia, Missouri - With just one day remaining in the race for the the 2014 MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup title, shooters are busy preparing for their final events. At the front of the pack sits fifteen-time overall champion Doug Koenig, poised to add another title to his resume.
Posting a 1440-140x through the cup's Practical, Barricade, and Falling Plate events, Koenig faces the Moving Target event tomorrow to close out his run. Close behind and also going up against the mover tomorrow are Kevin Angstadt, 1440-136x; Kyle Schmidt, 1440-135x; Timothy Altenburg, 1440-130x; and Nigel Gordon, 1440-120x. And while there are some hefty gaps in X-count, one miss and it won't matter. Like usual, it's going to be a tense end and a close finish to the championship tomorrow afternoon.
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