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COMPETITIVE SHOOTERS JOURNAL


Here's something we're more than eager to get into. If it "goes" it could become our primary reason for being.

As long as I even wanted to be in this business I wanted a magazine. Well, since Daddy didn't give me no trust fund, that's been a tad amount out of reach. (I also have longed for my own castle nestled high above a cove on the shoreline of my own little country.) However. Books we can do. So a book-like magazine is the ticket.

The idea is to produce a book similar in construction to our others and to do four a year. The scope (length and content) of the material will be far greater than what you'll find in any magazine. When G. David Tubb, for instance, talks about prone shooting, for instance, it won't be no "tips" article squeezed for space. It will be, essentially, a full-blown book chapter on prone shooting.

Glossy delivery but gritty content: just the opposite of the other guys.

We anticipate running a full slate of features, several shorter but in-depth information pieces, and some regular departments in each edition of Competitive Shooters Journal. So, again, it's a book that comes out four times a year, or it's a magazine writ like a book. At any rate, it will not be something you read over the trash can: it's a keeper.

What it will be when it's introduced is another question. All we know for sure is that it will be a regularly produced publication for people interested in target shooting sports. Primary focus will be High Power Rifle, ISU disciplines, Bullseye Pistol, and, probably, some material for the various practical pistol games and some of the newer rifle sports. We don't want to "thin it out" too much, though, and suspect that its focus may narrow soon after its initial publication. It will be written to its audience, and we'll see what that audience will be. With some help from you all we'll know, I believe, prior to the first issue what you'll want to see.

Aside from its format, the differences between it and the other available publications are numerous. To start, we'll be doing it so you know it will be high quality. We'll have help from the very best competitive shooters, gunsmiths, and industry folk in the world. Interviews with and articles by! If there's something that needs saying, we'll find the right person to say it. Since it's a book rather than a magazine, we aim to make double damn sure the information and presentatoin of same is befitting this higher status.

I don't really want to go on and on about why we know Competitive Shooters Journal will be better than its competition because I hope that most of you will have a reference point that already verifies that claim from reading our books. However. I will go on just a bit more and tell you what it's not. It's not a rag done by know-nothing gunwriters or delicate geniuses who think they're reinventing the shooting sports each issue. It's not going to push things at you because we had them pushed at us: no editorial for sale to the highest bidders. It's not for beginners and it's not for pros: it's for both, and, yes indeed, that is easily possible to accommodate. And -- promise -- no benchrest! (And no poetry.) We plan to offer in-depth technical articles (especially of a how-to-do-it nature), solid ideas and advice on how to shoot better, reloading material that non-engineers can understand, legitimate product evaluations, and, why not, a few things we can all have some fun with.

Essentially, I have always believed that an audience should define the publication, not the publication trying to define its audience.

Release date: unknown (the more interest, however, the sooner certainly it will get here)

What we need from you is this --

One: Let us know what you think about the whole idea (that's a big part of how we'll decide if we're going to do it or not).

Two: Let us know what you'd like to read about.