Posts by Chris Cheng

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.

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DIY Railgun

Railguns are typically a thing of military and scientific lore, but this DIYer has the brains and the resources to make his own railgun. Our industry peers over at have published an article that has a number of embedded videos showing the railgun being shot at [Read More…]

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Shooting an upside down pistol

I was recently at the IraqVeteran8888 farm in Georgia and had a great time filming video with him. If you aren’t familiar with IV8888, check out his YouTube channel. He took a liking to my Salient Arms Tier 1 Glock 34 and started shooting it upside down, a neat [Read More…]

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Accu-Tac SR-5 Bi-pod

I love covering products that start as one-man entrepreneur shows. Most of these stories start with the premise that they were shooting and encountered a problem, saw no existing solution, and decided to create one. The most inspiring story is probably Ronnie Barrett [Read More…]

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