Doug Koenig captures his 5th prestigious European Bianchi Cup title

Like dark red, Doug Koenig keeps getting better as they age.
Koenig, 43, formerly of Alburtis and today of Hamburg, just won his 15th Bianchi Cup ' a great deal more than any professional shooter on the planet.
At the recent European Bianchi Cup handgun shooting tournament located in Phillipsburg, Germany, Koenig shot the perfect score of 1920 and 182 center 'X' hits to win his fifth Euro Bianchi. That, after arriving late to Phillipsburg because of travel problems that forced him to shoot each event solo.
Aside from his custom 1911 pistol that's topped using a Leupold scope, Koenig used hand loaded 110 grain, JHP/XTP 38 Special Hornady ammo. Said Koenig in a very Hornady announcement, 'I need the best, most accurate ammo and Hornady XTPs are tack drivers.'
The Euro Bianchi Cup contains shooting Practical, Barricade, Falling Plates and Moving Target stages, each with 6 shots taken at various distances within a strict 6-second time restriction.
The European Bianchi Cup is patterned as soon as the legendary Bianchi Cup kept in the United States, which he won 15 times. In fact that win was televised this past Wednesday around the Outdoor Channel's Shooting USA program ' which is often viewed online.
But the European Bianchi isn't Koenig's only win this coming year. He won his 20th Open Division Masters International Shooting Championship held Aug. 8 at PASA Park in Barry, Illinois, where he shot enough bulls-eyes to garner 582 points for the prefect 300 percent. read more As a comparison, the second place competitor finished with 466 points.
'The Masters tests a shooters precision, long range and action handgunning skills,' based on Neal Emery, Hornady Communications Manager. And as for your Master's win, Koenig said, 'Nothing else tests your talent just like the Masters. I've been competing with this match since 1988 and winning never gets easier.' It's certain Hornady ammo helped the reason.
NRA WEEKEND AT CABELA'S HAMBURG
According to Harold Luther, Retail Marketing Manager at Cabela's, a shop is offering free seminars as well as a free $25 Cabela's gift card if becoming a member of or renewing an NRA membership on Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15.
The free seminars are common on today's hot topics. Starting at 10 a.m. on both days, Berks County Sheriff Eric Weaknecht will conduct a 'Carrying Concealed in Pennsylvania' seminar; at 11 a.m. both days, instructors will offer 'Introduction to Personal Protection' classes; possibly at 1:00 p.m. both days 'A Woman's Guide to Shooting and Self Defense will likely be covered. Both deals are too good to give up.
BUSHNELL TO BE ACQUIRED BY ATK
Bushnell, the favorite optics and eyewear company, has created an agreement being acquired by ATK, an aerospace, defense company with 14,000 employees, which includes their ATK Sporting Group.
Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, Bushnell was founded in 1948 by Dave Bushnell. The conglomerate also owns Bee Stinger, Butler Creek, Final Approach, Gold Tip, Hoppe's, Millett Night Optics, Primos, Simmons, Stoney Point, Tasco, Uncle Mike's, Uncle Mike's Law Enforcement, and Bolle, Cebe and Serengeti sunglass brands.
Bushnell may be belonging to MidOcean Partners, an exclusive equity firm who must either require money or got a proposal they couldn't won't unload this type of prestigious portfolio of outdoor companies.
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