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Improving Marksmanship Programs

Words of wisdom from John Tate

  1. Get competition instilled at the unit level – then post level, etc. I put this first – because it is the most important factor.
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John Tate on "Assault Rifles"

1. “Assault weapons” have several characteristics: the two main ones are low power & selective fire. Functionally, these interact. Selective fire means either semi- or full-automatic fire are options. 318 more words

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If it looks silly, but works ... it ain't silly

Notes from Rifle Fundamentals: Breath and Hold Control

It is said that 600 yards separates the men from the boys. Maybe, but for me, offhand shooting is hardest. 257 more words

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Lones Wigger: 1937-2017

“The will to win is really better stated as the will to prepare to win. In shooting, it’s persistence that pays the biggest dividends—constant, steady practice, week in and week out, all year long.

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NBN Television Archive-1988 Project

In September our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab. He worked on the NBN Television archive with mentors Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) digitising various forms of material from 1988, including BVU tapes, Index cards and listing items as they are appeared in the ‘Newsnight’ series footage. 340 more words

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Peter Cushing is Sherlock Holmes in "Sherlock Holmes" (1968), Episode 18, "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" - reviewed by George

In a farming community in the Boscombe Valley a young man has been accused of killing his father by striking him squarely in the forehead with the butt of his rifle, but Sherlock, reading the newspapers, sees only circumstantial evidence. 194 more words


Great Expectations (BBC, 1967) - Simply Media DVD Review

When young Phillip Pirrip, nicknamed Pip, meets a strange, reclusive lady called Miss Haversham (Maxine Audley) it opens up a new world of possibilities. Miss Haversham’s ward, the beautiful Estella (Francesca Annis), bewitches him from the first time they meet, although she is unable to return his love. 1,600 more words