Note Right Hand Grip Is Not Shown

Rifle Hand GripsPedersen Rifle Clip

En bloc clip—Type of clip used with Ml Garand (and other) rifles. The clip and cartridges are inserted into magazine en bloc (together), and the magazine will not work without it. This type of clip was introduced in the 1880's with the Austro-Hungarian Männlicher straight-pull rifles. It was first used in this country during the 1920's in the Pedersen semiautomatic rifle, and later in Garand semi-automatic rifles.

Back position—Shooting position in which shooter lies on his back and supports front part of rifle on his legs or feet. Rifle butt is supported in various ways, the most usual being against the upper arm near the armpit or held with left hand. It is a very steady position, and was used in England as early as the 18th century. It was especially popular in the international long-range matches of the 1870's, and was used by British, U. S., and Irish shooters. It is no longer used in this country, but is still popular in England for long-range matches. There are some variations of this position named after riflemen who developed them. The back position shown is also known as the Fulton position, after Henry Fulton, NRA Secretary in 1875.

Hunting Mastery Selected Tips

Hunting Mastery Selected Tips

Deer hunting is an interesting thing that reminds you of those golden old ages of 19th centuries, where a handsome hunk well equipped with all hunting material rides on horse searching for his target animal either for the purpose of displaying his masculine powers or for enticing and wooing his lady love.

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