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Tips, tactics and training techniques from Michelle Cerino, sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Date Night: Don’t Let a Firearms Training Class Ruin It

Considering heading to the range for a couples “date night?” You may want to read Michelle Cerino’s article sponsored by Springfield Armory first.

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Michelle Cerino
Feb 14, 2019
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Springfield Armory Introduces New Firearms at SHOT Show

The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show, held annually in Las Vegas, is one of the places where companies introduce new firearms and other products. Some media members are fortunate enough also to attend Media Day at the Range. Held at the Boulder City Rifle and Pistol Club, media members test and evaluate some of […]

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Michelle Cerino
Feb 7, 2019
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Good to Know: The History of Springfield Armory

Whether you’re a firearms enthusiast, or just getting introduced to the world of guns, you’ve most likely heard of Springfield Armory, Inc. in Geneseo, Illinois. But do you know the history and iconic heritage of the name Springfield Armory? I found interesting information and resources about Springfield Armory that I think you will enjoy. Gear […]

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Michelle Cerino
Jan 24, 2019
Vera Koo The Most Unlikely Champion is the story of a petite Chinese-American woman, wife, mother and grandmother and her run to the top as a world title holder in the sport of Action Pistol Shooting.
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Firearm Simulator Training: A Learning Experience

Have you ever tried firearm simulator training? I recently had the opportunity at the Boondocks Firearms Training Academy (Boondocks FTA) in Raymond, Mississippi. A firearm simulator is much more than just a video game. Used correctly, this eye-opening experience offers numerous training opportunities.    Gear Up is sponsored by Springfield Armory Firearm Simulator Simulators are […]

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Michelle Cerino
Nov 23, 2018
CZ SCTP Shotguns made for females Landing Page
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Concealed Carry Journey: Getting the Gear and Drawing from a Holster

If you’ve been following this series on obtaining a concealed carry license (CCL), you’ve already read about Elizabeth Buerling’s background in part 1 and about her lessons on grip, trigger press and sight picture in part 2. In this 3rd part of the series, Elizabeth learns the importance of proper gear for training and how […]

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Michelle Cerino
Oct 30, 2018
Small in size but huge on home defense capability, the Model 870 Tac-14 delivers devastating, threat-stopping power to protect your home and family.
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Concealed Carry Journey: Grip, Trigger Press and Sight Picture

In this second part of a series on obtaining a concealed carry license (CCL), Elizabeth Buerling learns how to shoot using a 2-handed grip, what a “point of aim, point of impact” sight picture is and how to  do a proper trigger press for a factory, striker fired gun. In the first part of the […]

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Michelle Cerino
Sep 24, 2018
Ruger Precision Rifles, Rugged Reliable Firearms. Ruger precision rifles are purpose-built to distance itself from the typical long range rifle.
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From Bullseye and International Pistol to Concealed Carry

This is the first part of a series on obtaining a concealed carry license (CCL) in the state of Ohio. During the next few months, we’ll follow 24-year-old Elizabeth Buerling on her journey of becoming a concealed carry license holder.    Gear Up is sponsored by Springfield Armory Meet Elizabeth Buerling In the 7th grade, Elizabeth […]

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Michelle Cerino
Aug 21, 2018
Springfield Armory XDE. The best elements of the world-renowned XD® Series condensed into an intuitive, comfortable and accurate pistol.
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Gun Review: Springfield Armory XD-S Mod.2 in 9mm

It’s here! The next generation of the most popular pistol ever produced by Springfield Armory is now available in the most popular caliber. Meet the XD-S Mod.2 in 9mm. I have to share a little secret … I’ve had the Springfield Armory’s XD-S Mod.2 in 9mm for about a month now. I’m so excited to […]

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Michelle Cerino
Aug 1, 2018
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Springfield Armory Hits the Road with SLG2

Did you hear Springfield Armory’s exciting news? It has decided to hit the road with the Shoot Like A Girl (SLG2) trailer. Women, ages 16 and older, who stop by the trailer will have the opportunity to put their hands on a few of Springfield Armory’s firearms especially designed for concealed carry.  Gear Up is […]

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Michelle Cerino
Jun 27, 2018
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What Women Asked at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo

In the beginning of April, I had the opportunity to attend and speak at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. This action-packed, 3-day expo consisted of numerous seminars, a live-fire shooting range and more than 100 vendors with all types of products for the American gun owner.  Gear Up is sponsored by Springfield […]

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Michelle Cerino
May 21, 2018
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Know Your Gun’s Condition and How You Will Carry It

First, let me make one thing clear before you read on. This article is NOT about the best choice in pistols for concealed carry. Whether you choose to carry a revolver, striker fired, or double/single hammer driven pistol is very personal. You need to carry the type of pistol YOU find most comfortable carrying. However, […]

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Michelle Cerino
Apr 17, 2018
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Women’s History Month: Eleanor Roosevelt Was a ‘Pistol Packin’ Mama’

Michelle Cerino researches a little know fact about Eleanor Roosevelt for Women’s History Month. Sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Michelle Cerino
Mar 13, 2018
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IWB Potty Break Tips

Michelle Cerino has tips on taking a potty break in a public restroom with IWB carry. Sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Michelle Cerino
Jan 22, 2018
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Baby It’s Cold Outside: Changes in Your EDC Practice

It’s cold out and Michelle Cerino has suggestions for practicing EDC in your cold weather gear. Sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Michelle Cerino
Dec 24, 2017
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Springfield Armory’s Las Vegas Desert Duel

Michelle Cerino travels to Las Vegas for Springfield Armory’s Desert Duel and has some new firearms to introduce.

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Michelle Cerino
Nov 15, 2017
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Take the Next Step and Become a Gunslinger

Do you know what it takes to become a gunslinger? Michelle Cerino has some tips in her column sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Michelle Cerino
Oct 31, 2017
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Meet the Ladies of Team Springfield

The ladies of Team Springfield share tips with Michelle Cerino in a recent interview. Sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Michelle Cerino
Sep 12, 2017
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What You Need Before Your First Pistol Class

Want to be the star student at your first pistol class? Michelle Cerino has some pointers in this column, sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Michelle Cerino
Aug 16, 2017
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Triggrcon 2017: Innovation in the Firearms Industry

Find out what cool firearms industry products Michelle Cerino saw at Triggrcon. Sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Michelle Cerino
Jul 31, 2017
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Organize Your Range Bag: From Necessities to Just in Case You Need It

Michelle Cerino finally has the chance to share what’s in her range bag. Sponsored by Springfield Armory.

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Michelle Cerino
Jun 30, 2017