Posts by Chris Cheng

Chris Cheng

Chris Cheng is History Channel’s Top Shot Season 4 champion. A self-taught amateur (and former Googler) 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. www.TopShotChris.com.

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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…]

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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…]

The GG&G rear sling attachment on a Benelli M2 shotgun.

GG&G Sling Attachments

Based out of Arizona, GG&G makes all of their products in America, which is up front and center on their website. They make a number of shotgun sling attachment points, from fixed attachments, to QD (quick detach), to looped. Below are some technical specs: Benelli [Read More…]

prd_307 IMG_0084(2) Photo courtesy of YouTube and SmarterEveryDay 20130722_143007 Author Chris Cheng with the United States Marine Corps Shooting Team at Leupold HQ. Photo courtesy of Leupold & Stevens, Inc.

Leupold Factory Tour

Editor’s Note: The author is sponsored by Leupold. He was not paid by Leupold to write this post. Leupold is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon where I was given a factory tour to see the magic happen. I also happened to be there the same day as the U.S. Marine [Read More…]