Guns Hard as Hell 3 Gun 2014 Recoil Staff December 15, 2014 Join the Conversation Someone told Russell Phagan he should take a crack at the Purgatory Flats Hard as Hell Multi-Gun Match (HAH for short), located 20 minutes outside of St. George Utah. He watched clips of the 2013 match, saw how “challenging and physical” the stages were and decided he had to attend. The HAH match is a little different than many other standard competitions. First, it allows the competitor to use different guns for every stage. Second, shooters are also not allowed to take off their chest rig or other equipment once the stage has started. Lastly, the stages are much longer than typical match stages so coaching throughout is allowed. Total there were 9 stages, a team shoot-off, and a match team shoot-off over the span of 3 days. According to Phagan, the HAH is similar to what 3 Gun was when it first started in the 1980's, i.e. “More physical, hard shooting, and less memory games”. He also think more competitions similar to this one will be growing more popular due to a different demand. Says Phagan, “Many returning veterans want a venue to practice the skills they learned in the military and used over seas.” You can read Russell Phagan's full article, learn more about HAH and see some videos from the competition on his blog website here. Explore RECOILweb:Vickers Tactical Gen5 Slide Stop for GlocksVertx Expands Women's LineNew Magpul QR Rail Grabber: 17S Style Adapter for RRS/ARCA & Picatinny RailsDefend Yourself NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.