Jeff Cooper – Died (86)

Jeff Cooper
John Dean “Jeff” Cooper
May 10, 1920 – Sept 25, 2006 (86)

U.S. Marine

Creator of “modern technique” of handgun shooting

1962 – Coined term “hoplophobia” a fear of guns – Developed the conditions of readiness in which such a weapon can be carried – Developed the Color Code of Mental Awareness – Developed the 4 Rules of Gun Safety

1976 – founded the American Pistol Institute (API) in Arizona
(later renamed Gunsite Academy)

1976 – Founding President and Honorary Lifetime Chairman of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)

1983 – Conceived & Designed the Bren Ten pistol around the 10mm Auto

1997 – Steyr Mannlicher produced the “Scout Rifle” to his specifications

#Gunsite
#Arizona2A
#GunHistory
#FirearmInstructor
#FirearmInventor
#FirearmTraining
#JeffCooperss

John Pedersen – Died (70)

May 21, 1881 – May 23, 1951

  • prolific firearm designer
  • Over 70 patents
    1918 – Pedersen device
    converted a standard Springfield 1903  to a semi-automatic, pistol-caliber
    1920s – Pedersen Rifle, T1E3
    Competed with M1 Garand  to replace 1903 Springfield

Remington
– Model 51 pistol
– Model 10 pump-action shotgun
– Models 12, 14, 25 pump-action rifles
Browning Model 17 pump-action shotgu
Ithaca
– Ithaca 37 pump-action shotgun
Irwin-Pedersen Arms Company

John Pedersen – Born

May 21, 1881 – May 23, 1951

  • prolific firearm designer
  • Over 70 patents
    1918 – Pedersen device
    converted a standard Springfield 1903  to a semi-automatic, pistol-caliber
    1920s – Pedersen Rifle, T1E3
    Competed with M1 Garand  to replace 1903 Springfield

Remington
– Model 51 pistol
– Model 10 pump-action shotgun
– Models 12, 14, 25 pump-action rifles
Browning Model 17 pump-action shotgu
Ithaca
– Ithaca 37 pump-action shotgun
Irwin-Pedersen Arms Company

Jeff Cooper – Born

Jeff Cooper
John Dean “Jeff” Cooper
May 10, 1920 – Sept 25, 2006 (86)

U.S. Marine

Creator of “modern technique” of handgun shooting

1962 – Coined term “hoplophobia” a fear of guns – Developed the conditions of readiness in which such a weapon can be carried – Developed the Color Code of Mental Awareness – Developed the 4 Rules of Gun Safety

1976 – founded the American Pistol Institute (API) in Arizona
(later renamed Gunsite Academy)

1976 – Founding President and Honorary Lifetime Chairman of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)

1983 – Conceived & Designed the Bren Ten pistol around the 10mm Auto

1997 – Steyr Mannlicher produced the “Scout Rifle” to his specifications

#Gunsite
#Arizona2A
#GunHistory
#FirearmInstructor
#FirearmInventor
#FirearmTraining
#JeffCooperss

Jeff Cooper – Died (86)

Jeff Cooper
John Dean “Jeff” Cooper
May 10, 1920 – Sept 25, 2006 (86)

U.S. Marine

Creator of “modern technique” of handgun shooting

1962 – Coined term “hoplophobia” a fear of guns – Developed the conditions of readiness in which such a weapon can be carried – Developed the Color Code of Mental Awareness – Developed the 4 Rules of Gun Safety

1976 – founded the American Pistol Institute (API) in Arizona
(later renamed Gunsite Academy)

1976 – Founding President and Honorary Lifetime Chairman of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)

1983 – Conceived & Designed the Bren Ten pistol around the 10mm Auto

1997 – Steyr Mannlicher produced the “Scout Rifle” to his specifications

#Gunsite
#Arizona2A
#GunHistory
#FirearmInstructor
#FirearmInventor
#FirearmTraining
#JeffCooperss

John Pedersen – Died (70)

May 21, 1881 – May 23, 1951

  • prolific firearm designer
  • Over 70 patents
    1918 – Pedersen device
    converted a standard Springfield 1903  to a semi-automatic, pistol-caliber
    1920s – Pedersen Rifle, T1E3
    Competed with M1 Garand  to replace 1903 Springfield

Remington
– Model 51 pistol
– Model 10 pump-action shotgun
– Models 12, 14, 25 pump-action rifles
Browning Model 17 pump-action shotgu
Ithaca
– Ithaca 37 pump-action shotgun
Irwin-Pedersen Arms Company

John Pedersen – Born

May 21, 1881 – May 23, 1951

  • prolific firearm designer
  • Over 70 patents
    1918 – Pedersen device
    converted a standard Springfield 1903  to a semi-automatic, pistol-caliber
    1920s – Pedersen Rifle, T1E3
    Competed with M1 Garand  to replace 1903 Springfield

Remington
– Model 51 pistol
– Model 10 pump-action shotgun
– Models 12, 14, 25 pump-action rifles
Browning Model 17 pump-action shotgu
Ithaca
– Ithaca 37 pump-action shotgun
Irwin-Pedersen Arms Company

Jeff Cooper – Born

Jeff Cooper
John Dean “Jeff” Cooper
May 10, 1920 – Sept 25, 2006 (86)

U.S. Marine

Creator of “modern technique” of handgun shooting

1962 – Coined term “hoplophobia” a fear of guns – Developed the conditions of readiness in which such a weapon can be carried – Developed the Color Code of Mental Awareness – Developed the 4 Rules of Gun Safety

1976 – founded the American Pistol Institute (API) in Arizona
(later renamed Gunsite Academy)

1976 – Founding President and Honorary Lifetime Chairman of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)

1983 – Conceived & Designed the Bren Ten pistol around the 10mm Auto

1997 – Steyr Mannlicher produced the “Scout Rifle” to his specifications

#Gunsite
#Arizona2A
#GunHistory
#FirearmInstructor
#FirearmInventor
#FirearmTraining
#JeffCooperss

Neal Knox (Died)

Clifford “Neal” Knox

(June 20, 1935 – January 17, 2005)

– 1966 testified before Congressional committees at least fifty times, before the House Subcommittee on Crime against what eventually became the Gun Control Act of 1968
– 1977 The NRA Cincinnati Revolt

– 1978-1982 Executive Director of NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA)
– 1984 Founder & chairman of the Firearms Coalition
– founding editor of Gun Week
– editor of Handloader Magazine
– founding editor of Rifle Magazine– – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neal_Knox

SAR Show West

  • Crossroads of the West Gun Shows
    SmallArmsOfTheWorld.com, the Internet’s home for Small Arms Review magazineDECEMBER
    Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, AZ
    Show Hours:
    11am – 5pm
    9am – 5pm
    9am – 4pm
  • Dec. 4 -6, 2020

 

 

Jeff Cooper – Died (86)

Jeff Cooper
John Dean “Jeff” Cooper
May 10, 1920 – Sept 25, 2006 (86)

U.S. Marine

Creator of “modern technique” of handgun shooting

1962 – Coined term “hoplophobia” a fear of guns – Developed the conditions of readiness in which such a weapon can be carried – Developed the Color Code of Mental Awareness – Developed the 4 Rules of Gun Safety

1976 – founded the American Pistol Institute (API) in Arizona
(later renamed Gunsite Academy)

1976 – Founding President and Honorary Lifetime Chairman of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)

1983 – Conceived & Designed the Bren Ten pistol around the 10mm Auto

1997 – Steyr Mannlicher produced the “Scout Rifle” to his specifications

#Gunsite
#Arizona2A
#GunHistory
#FirearmInstructor
#FirearmInventor
#FirearmTraining
#JeffCooperss

John Pedersen – Died (70)

May 21, 1881 – May 23, 1951

  • prolific firearm designer
  • Over 70 patents
    1918 – Pedersen device
    converted a standard Springfield 1903  to a semi-automatic, pistol-caliber
    1920s – Pedersen Rifle, T1E3
    Competed with M1 Garand  to replace 1903 Springfield

Remington
– Model 51 pistol
– Model 10 pump-action shotgun
– Models 12, 14, 25 pump-action rifles
Browning Model 17 pump-action shotgu
Ithaca
– Ithaca 37 pump-action shotgun
Irwin-Pedersen Arms Company

John Pedersen – Born

May 21, 1881 – May 23, 1951

  • prolific firearm designer
  • Over 70 patents
    1918 – Pedersen device
    converted a standard Springfield 1903  to a semi-automatic, pistol-caliber
    1920s – Pedersen Rifle, T1E3
    Competed with M1 Garand  to replace 1903 Springfield

Remington
– Model 51 pistol
– Model 10 pump-action shotgun
– Models 12, 14, 25 pump-action rifles
Browning Model 17 pump-action shotgu
Ithaca
– Ithaca 37 pump-action shotgun
Irwin-Pedersen Arms Company

Jeff Cooper – Born

Jeff Cooper
John Dean “Jeff” Cooper
May 10, 1920 – Sept 25, 2006 (86)

U.S. Marine

Creator of “modern technique” of handgun shooting

1962 – Coined term “hoplophobia” a fear of guns – Developed the conditions of readiness in which such a weapon can be carried – Developed the Color Code of Mental Awareness – Developed the 4 Rules of Gun Safety

1976 – founded the American Pistol Institute (API) in Arizona
(later renamed Gunsite Academy)

1976 – Founding President and Honorary Lifetime Chairman of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)

1983 – Conceived & Designed the Bren Ten pistol around the 10mm Auto

1997 – Steyr Mannlicher produced the “Scout Rifle” to his specifications

#Gunsite
#Arizona2A
#GunHistory
#FirearmInstructor
#FirearmInventor
#FirearmTraining
#JeffCooperss

Neal Knox (Died)

Clifford “Neal” Knox

(June 20, 1935 – January 17, 2005)

– 1966 testified before Congressional committees at least fifty times, before the House Subcommittee on Crime against what eventually became the Gun Control Act of 1968
– 1977 The NRA Cincinnati Revolt

– 1978-1982 Executive Director of NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA)
– 1984 Founder & chairman of the Firearms Coalition
– founding editor of Gun Week
– editor of Handloader Magazine
– founding editor of Rifle Magazine– – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neal_Knox

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1881)

On Wednesday, October 26, 1881
At approximately 3:00PM

the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday

#GunChannels
#OldWest #Cowboys #Gamblers #Tombstone#Arizona #WyattErp #DocHoliday


Arizona CCW in Bars (2009)

Sep 30, 2009 
In Arizona a new law took effect allowing people with concealed weapons permits to enter bars and restaurants, that haven’t posted signs banning guns.
Those carrying weapons would not be allowed to drink alcohol.

#ArizonaLife #AZguns #ArizonaLaws


Arizona Constitutional Carry (2010)

Arizona Constitutional Carry

April 16, 2010
Arizona Gov. (Brewer) signed into law a bill making Arizona the third state allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without requiring a permit.

#AzCDL
@AzCDL
#ConstitutionalCarry
#Arizona #CCW


Arizona Outdoor Expo – Industry Media Day 2019

Friday March 29th before Outdoor EXPO weekend.

Once again all EXPO firearm vendors are encouraged to invite dealer staff, industry writers and bloggers to sample the latest products and industry standards. get your products in front of the media and conduct interviews and podcasts on site.

There is no fee for attendance but this event is not open to the public.

The range will be open from 10am – 2pm and parking will be on the 1,000 yard range. We look forward to seeing you there.

March29,2019
10a.m.to2p.m.

Ben Avery Shooting Facility
4044 W.Black Canyon Blvd.
Phoenix, Ariz.

Arizona 2nd State to Legalize Suppressors for Hunting (2012)

Arizona becomes 2nd state to legalize suppresors for hunting. March 29, 2012 Governor Jan Brewer signed, House Bill 2728, which grants hunters in Arizona the right to use legally owned suppressors while hunting game animals. With the passage of the law, Arizona became the second state in 2012 to legalize suppressor use while hunting.

Today (2017) 40 states are open to hunting with suppressed firearms
#Hunting #QuietGuns
#HearingProtectionAct


Neal Knox (Died)

Clifford “Neal” Knox

(June 20, 1935 – January 17, 2005)

– 1966 testified before Congressional committees at least fifty times, before the House Subcommittee on Crime against what eventually became the Gun Control Act of 1968
– 1977 The NRA Cincinnati Revolt

– 1978-1982 Executive Director of NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA)
– 1984 Founder & chairman of the Firearms Coalition
– founding editor of Gun Week
– editor of Handloader Magazine
– founding editor of Rifle Magazine– – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neal_Knox

SAR Show West

  • Crossroads of the West Gun Shows
    SmallArmsOfTheWorld.com, the Internet’s home for Small Arms Review magazineDECEMBER
    Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, AZ
    Show Hours:
    11am – 5pm
    9am – 5pm
    9am – 4pm
  • 11/30/18 at 9:00 AM – 12/2/18 at 4:00 PM

gunchannels.com/event/210/sar-show-west

 

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1881)

On Wednesday, October 26, 1881
At approximately 3:00PM

the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday

#GunChannels
#OldWest #Cowboys #Gamblers #Tombstone#Arizona #WyattErp #DocHoliday


Big Sandy Shoot Fall 2018

A twice a year, three day weekend of friends, weapons, targets and gear in Arizona’s high, western desert. With a quarter mile long firing range, populated by hundreds of shooters, The Big Sandy is the largest machine-gun shoot in the United States. This NFA shooting range will test yourself, your weapon and your sights.

http://www.mgshooters.com

Held in Northwestern Arizona, approximately 10 miles northeast of the town Wikieup, where you can get some distance on your targets. Some targets fly the length of the range at high speeds, some explode. If you’re up to it, please come visit this uniquely American event.

10/19/18 at 1:00 AM – 10/21/18 at 1:00 AM

gunchannels.com/event/168/big-sandy-shoot-fall-2018

Arizona CCW in Bars (2009)

Sep 30, 2009 
In Arizona a new law took effect allowing people with concealed weapons permits to enter bars and restaurants, that haven’t posted signs banning guns.
Those carrying weapons would not be allowed to drink alcohol.

#ArizonaLife #AZguns #ArizonaLaws


Emil Franzi (78) Born

Emil Franzi’s passing marks the end of an era. He was a lion in word, deed and spirit. There are few men like him around anymore. – Bruce Ash

(July 4, 1939 – June 7, 2017)

Emil Franzi died on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 after a battle with cancer.
He was 78.


Emil Franzi (78) Died

Emil Franzi’s passing marks the end of an era. He was a lion in word, deed and spirit. There are few men like him around anymore. – Bruce Ash

(July 4, 1939 – June 7, 2017)

Emil Franzi died on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 after a battle with cancer.
He was 78.


Arizona Constitutional Carry (2010)

Arizona Constitutional Carry

April 16, 2010
Arizona Gov. (Brewer) signed into law a bill making Arizona the third state allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without requiring a permit.

#AzCDL
@AzCDL
#ConstitutionalCarry
#Arizona #CCW


Arizona 2nd State to Legalize Suppressors for Hunting (2012)

Arizona becomes 2nd state to legalize suppresors for hunting. March 29, 2012 Governor Jan Brewer signed, House Bill 2728, which grants hunters in Arizona the right to use legally owned suppressors while hunting game animals. With the passage of the law, Arizona became the second state in 2012 to legalize suppressor use while hunting.

Today (2017) 40 states are open to hunting with suppressed firearms
#Hunting #QuietGuns
#HearingProtectionAct


Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1881)

On Wednesday, October 26, 1881
At approximately 3:00PM

the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday

#GunChannels
#OldWest #Cowboys #Gamblers #Tombstone#Arizona #WyattErp #DocHoliday


Arizona CCW in Bars (2009)

Sep 30, 2009 
In Arizona a new law took effect allowing people with concealed weapons permits to enter bars and restaurants, that haven’t posted signs banning guns.
Those carrying weapons would not be allowed to drink alcohol.

#ArizonaLife #AZguns #ArizonaLaws


Emil Franzi (78) Born

Emil Franzi’s passing marks the end of an era. He was a lion in word, deed and spirit. There are few men like him around anymore. – Bruce Ash

(July 4, 1939 – June 7, 2017)

Emil Franzi died on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 after a battle with cancer.
He was 78.


Emil Franzi (78) Died

Emil Franzi’s passing marks the end of an era. He was a lion in word, deed and spirit. There are few men like him around anymore. – Bruce Ash

(July 4, 1939 – June 7, 2017)

Emil Franzi died on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 after a battle with cancer.
He was 78.


Arizona Constitutional Carry (2010)

Arizona Constitutional Carry

April 16, 2010
Arizona Gov. (Brewer) signed into law a bill making Arizona the third state allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without requiring a permit.

#AzCDL
@AzCDL
#ConstitutionalCarry
#Arizona #CCW


Arizona 2nd State to Legalize Suppressors for Hunting (2012)

Arizona becomes 2nd state to legalize suppresors for hunting. March 29, 2012 Governor Jan Brewer signed, House Bill 2728, which grants hunters in Arizona the right to use legally owned suppressors while hunting game animals. With the passage of the law, Arizona became the second state in 2012 to legalize suppressor use while hunting.

Today (2017) 40 states are open to hunting with suppressed firearms
#Hunting #QuietGuns
#HearingProtectionAct


Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1881)

On Wednesday, October 26, 1881
At approximately 3:00PM

the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday

#GunChannels
#OldWest #Cowboys #Gamblers #Tombstone#Arizona #WyattErp #DocHoliday


Arizona CCW in Bars (2009)

Sep 30, 2009 
In Arizona a new law took effect allowing people with concealed weapons permits to enter bars and restaurants, that haven’t posted signs banning guns.
Those carrying weapons would not be allowed to drink alcohol.

#ArizonaLife #AZguns #ArizonaLaws


Emil Franzi (78) Born

Emil Franzi’s passing marks the end of an era. He was a lion in word, deed and spirit. There are few men like him around anymore. – Bruce Ash

(July 4, 1939 – June 7, 2017)

Emil Franzi died on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 after a battle with cancer.
He was 78.


Emil Franzi (78) Died

Emil Franzi’s passing marks the end of an era. He was a lion in word, deed and spirit. There are few men like him around anymore. – Bruce Ash

(July 4, 1939 – June 7, 2017)

Emil Franzi died on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 after a battle with cancer.
He was 78.


Arizona Constitutional Carry (2010)

Arizona Constitutional Carry

April 16, 2010
Arizona Gov. (Brewer) signed into law a bill making Arizona the third state allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without requiring a permit.

#AzCDL
@AzCDL
#ConstitutionalCarry
#Arizona #CCW


Arizona 2nd State to Legalize Suppresors for Hunting

Arizona becomes 2nd state to legalize suppresors for hunting. March 29, 2012 Governor Jan Brewer signed, House Bill 2728, which grants hunters in Arizona the right to use legally owned suppressors while hunting game animals. With the passage of the law, Arizona became the second state in 2012 to legalize suppressor use while hunting.

Today (2017) 40 states are open to hunting with suppressed firearms
#Hunting #QuietGuns
#HearingProtectionAct