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So, you've just finished watching the Season Three Finale of History Channel's Top Shot, with the crazy shooting challenges and myriad types of guns, and you're thinking to yourself, “Those guys aren't that good. I can do that-no problem!” Or, maybe you go to the shooting range with your buddies, and think, “I'm the best shot here; I can out shoot them with anything”! Or, perhaps you're looking to expand your repertoire, and you're looking for something a bit more, shall we say, extreme? That's when you know it's time to step up into the exciting world of 3-Gun competition.

Three-Gun, also known as Multi-Gun, is the latest and most astounding competition you could possibly enter with three guns. While not new in the traditional sense-Soldier of Fortune held the first3-Gun match in the 1980's-3-Gun competition is seeing a resurgence of interest. What's new, you say? How about an action-packed, run-and-gun format, paired with all kinds of modern, cutting-edge equipment, to produce an action-shooting experience that's more fun than Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, not to mention that it takes place in the real world!

For more information about 3-Gun competition, visit the following websites:


United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA):
International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA):


National 3-Gun Association:
3gun Rules:


Brian Enos's Forums:

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