Silent Night: .22LR Edition

Silent thumb

One of my personal goals in the firearms world is to promote the safe, responsible use of firearms. The Musical Targets system has been a fun product which has allowed me to do so. Even folks who may not be a big fan of firearms have a hard time not liking what they see and hear when watching a gun play music.

Written in 1818, Silent Night has been heard all around the world. It was first played in Austria, and the song was sung by Americans and Germans on the front line during World War I during the “Christmas truce.”

While violence is often associated with firearms, they can also provide peace and security. Silent Night is a song about peace, amongst many other things, and hopefully bringing firearms and music together is a way for more people to understand that millions of law abiding firearms owners sincerely want peace in our world. As TFB readers know, most guns are never used for violence. Each of us can play a powerful role in showing the peaceful side of guns.

I hope everyone’s getting ready for a wonderful holiday break with family and friends. I really enjoyed filming “Silent Night” on the Musical Targets system, Volquartsen rifle, Leupold scope, and Winchester ammo. It’s been my steadfast combo for all of my music videos.

Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!



Chris Cheng

Chris Cheng is History Channel’s Top Shot Season 4 champion and author of “Shoot to Win,” a book for beginning shooters. A self-taught amateur turned pro through his Top Shot win, Cheng very much still considers himself an amateur who parachuted into this new career.

He is a professional marksman for Bass Pro Shops who shares his thoughts and experiences from the perspective of a newbie to the shooting community. He resides in San Francisco, CA and works in Silicon Valley.

www.TopShotChris.com.


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  • Laserbait

    Nice! You should do your next one supressed!

  • SP mclaughlin

    Didn’t the Americans get in WW1 long after Christmas truces were no longer held?

  • USMC03Vet

    No full Santa costume with beard?

    I know you make that celeb money, Mr. Cheng!

    • cs

      A beard may have become entangled in the gun.

      • USMC03Vet

        Then how to operators operate? Do they have no tangled beard lube?

    • Great idea! That may happen next year 🙂