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.

www.TopShotChris.com.

Stik N Shoot Magnet Flashlight

So you have a long gun, and it doesn’t have any sort of rail to mount accessories — in particular a flashlight. Perhaps this product will fit your needs. The Stik N Shoot is a 200 lumen green flashlight that has zinc coated neodymium rare earth magnets to [Read More…]

Winchester TV launches 8.6.14

Winchester is launching WinchesterTV.com tomorrow. Here’s what I heard from their PR team: Get ready to change the way you watch your favorite Winchester TV shows with an industry-first online TV platform – WinchesterTV.com! Watch over 200 full-length episodes [Read More…]

Springfield Armory Tour

I was recently at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Summit in Springfield, MA and we were taken on a tour of the Springfield Armory. I learned that it’s managed by the National Parks Service, and it’s a pretty great tour. Some highlights: 1. [Read More…]

iMarksman Training System

While walking the hallways of the Sands Convention Center during SHOT Show, I happened to come across a booth showing the iMarksman Training System. It consists of a computer program which allows you to take a picture of familiar scene, such as a parking lot, your [Read More…]

Slide Fire’s concept Bump Sled

Check out this interesting bump sled that the Slide Fire folks made as a concept. They were getting feedback from SHOT Show attendees, and like good gunnies, they provided plenty of feedback. What kind of improvements would you make? Post your ideas in the comments, [Read More…]

X-rays of guns

Photographer Nick Veasay used a number of x-ray machines to capture multiple images, many of which are firearms. Upon contacting the artist, he provided the following photos to TFB. Naturally, I had some questions regarding some of the equipment and such, but Nick [Read More…]

Knob Creek ’13- A German MG 34

The Maschinengewehr (MG) 34 is a historic machine gun that was introduced to the German army in 1934. Recoil-operated and air-cooled, the MG34 shoots the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge. Now, you have to be careful when shopping at the Knob Creek Machine Gun shoot [Read More…]

Knob Creek ’13: An $80,000 rifle

While the Knob Creek Machine Gun shoot is known for all the machine guns here (which I’ll get to in subsequent posts), I had the pleasure of holding the most expensive gun I’ve ever held and so I wanted to write about it first. Appraised at $80,000, this [Read More…]