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Quick Tips with Ivan Gelo

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Aug 1, 2018 4:00:00 PM

Team Springfield expert Ivan Gelo, who also happens to be left-handed, has a couple tips every firearm enthusiast can put into practice.

Continue on for tips on chamber checking and a little something for the southpaws.

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Quick Tips with Steve Tarani

Posted by Team Springfield

Aug 1, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Ready for more quick tips? Our CQB expert, Steve Tarani, has two tips you can practice for close-quarters situations.

Here's what you need to know about breaking contact and changing position. 

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Quick Tips with Rob Leatham

Posted by Team Springfield

Aug 1, 2018 11:25:00 AM

World champion competitive shooter Rob Leatham has a couple quick tips that you can put into practice. 

Here are two techniques you can start using today.

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Topics: Range Life

6 Ways to Customize your Daily-Carry 1911

Posted by Team Springfield

Jul 3, 2018 1:00:00 PM

A 1911 can make for a reliable and concealable daily-carry pistol, thanks to its slim design. The EMP® Concealed Carry Contour is designed specifically for concealed carry. However, many people love to tinker and fine-tune their 1911 handgun to better fit their preferences. 

If you feel the desire to personalize, here are several options to pursue.

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Worlds Collide: Transitioning Between Targets

Posted by Team Springfield

Jul 1, 2018 2:00:00 PM

It's "fire and leave" versus "I need to make sure the target is down." 

In this highly targeted episode of Worlds Collide (see what we did there), Leatham and Pincus collide on how to transition between targets.

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Topics: Video Series

A Guide to Sub-Compact Pistols: What to Look For

Posted by Team Springfield

Jun 26, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Compact and sub-compact pistols make for great everyday-carry (EDC) handguns. Some are small enough that they can fit in your pocket with no visible signs. They can also be fun on the range, but the specialty of these small handguns is concealability.

With that in mind, here are a few things to look for in a sub-compact pistol.

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Topics: Range Life, EDC

XD Mod.2: Breaking Down Your Options

Posted by Team Springfield

Jun 19, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Polymer pistols are everywhere—which one is best for you? That's a great question, but one only you can answer.

We can help you decide by breaking down the options in our XD® Mod.2™ family tree.

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SAINT™ VS M1A™: The Rifle Rumble

Posted by Team Springfield

May 29, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Today we're pitting a couple of tried-and-true rifles against one another. Between these two noble contenders, we have the SAINT™—based on the beloved and widely used AR-style rifle—and the M1A™—an evolution of the classic M1 Garand.

Which rifle best suits your shooting wants and needs? Let's rumble.

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Topics: Range Life

Scout Squad vs Standard: Picking the Right M1A

Posted by Team Springfield

May 8, 2018 3:00:00 PM

If you’re a fan of rifles then certainly you’ve heard of the M1A™. The original military version, the M14 is a descendent of the infamous M1 Garand and predecessor to the M16. Whether you’re looking for a model close to the original design or something with a modern twist, the Springfield Armory® M1A™ family has a rifle for you. Two viable options are the Standard M1A™ and the M1A™ Scout Squad™.

Here's what you need to know in order to make the right decision.

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SBR Episode I: Short-Barreled Rifles - A Short Crash Course

Posted by Team Springfield

Apr 27, 2018 1:00:00 PM


SHORT LONG-GUN HISTORY

In the early days of firearms development (beginning of the 15th century), the [extremely condensed and incomplete] discovery / invention timeline looked something like this:

  • Matchlock
  • Rifling
  • Wheel lock
  • Flintlock
  • Pin-fire
  • Rimfire
  • Centerfire
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Springfield Armory® recommends you seek qualified and competent training from a certified instructor prior to handling any firearm and be sure to read your owner’s manual.  These articles are considered to be suggestions and not recommendations from Springfield Armory®.

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