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.

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…]

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…]

RIP Tom Knapp- A Legendary Shot

Tom Knapp was an American sports shooter who passed away on Friday. Here is the announcement from the CZ-USA Facebook page: The shooting world lost a great man today. Shooting Star Tom Knapp passed away this afternoon. Tom reinvented exhibition shooting almost 30 years [Read More…]

The Quick Left Gun Club

We learned in TFB’s Adobe Shooter’s League post that there are tech companies who pay for their employees’ shooting hobby. TFB sat down with Rachel Scott, Marketing Manager for Quick Left out of Boulder, Colorado to learn about another tech [Read More…]

The Adobe Shooters League

Imagine working in Silicon Valley for a great company. Now, imagine if this company also paid for you to shoot recreationally. Well, there is such a company, and you probably recognize their name. Adobe Systems Incorporated, headquartered in San Jose, California has [Read More…]

Gun Review: Glock 30S

The new .45ACP Glock 30S was born from a “hack” where Glock shooters tinkered a bit and married a 30SF frame with a 36 slide. These hackers felt that the 30SF was too bulky for concealed carry and that the 36, with its 6+1 capacity, did not hold enough [Read More…]

Top Shots- and their Guns

History Channel’s Top Shot marksmanship competition has now gone through four seasons, with an upcoming Season 5: All-Stars airing some time in 2013, according to Top Shot host @Colby_Donaldson on Twitter. If you’re curious what these Top Shots have been up [Read More…]

Houlding Precision AR-15

One of the fun things about SHOT Show is that it’s not just for the big dogs, but also for the small/medium size companies. There are plenty of high quality companies if you keep your ear to the ground and ask around. If you considering an AR-15 (like the [Read More…]

Volquartsen Custom 10/22 rifle

I first learned of the Volquartsen line of rifles and pistols on Top Shot Season 3, and I then had the opportunity to shoot a Volquartsen SuperLite rifle during my time on Season 4. We were shooting offhand at soda pop openers at 75 feet, and gumballs on tees at 35 feet [Read More…]

Titan Gun Vault

I recently went to my first ever gun show at the Cow Palace near San Francisco, CA. The Crossroads of the West gun show comes to my area 4-5 times a year which is nice. I was wandering around taking in the culture and the goodies that were on display. I saw a man [Read More…]