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ELEY manufactures 9mm Competition Pistol Ammo

Josh From previous videos, I allude to back in the day, I used to shoot USPSA and that was like my first competitive sport. I want mention Killough Shooting Sports and ELEY, they sent me Minor9 9mm ammunition, from the USPSA Competition line. There are three different kinds of Minor9 – 9mm pistol ammunition that is 115gr, 124gr and 147g. Killough Shooting Sports also have PCC (Pistol Caliber Carbine) 9mm ammunition at 115gr and 124g. For you people running open major firearms, they also do .38 Super Comp Major rounds.... Read More


ELEY Ammunition and USA Shooting Team renew long-term partnership

ELEY renowned for its product excellence in sporting ammunition, has taken another huge leap towards its vision – ‘The most connected, customer-focused competition brand in the world’. Today Wednesday 07/27/2022 ELEY is proud to announce a renewed long-term partnership with the USA Shooting Team. The contract will see athletes compete with ELEY ammunition at the Olympic Games in Paris, 2024 as well as Los Angeles, 2028. Athletes will also be showcasing their skills at events in a busy ISSF calendar in the run-up to Paris. ELEY Marketing Director, Michael Atkinson said:... Read More


Competition ammo for sale and in stock

You do not need to look any further for the cheapest, safest and most reliable 9mm precision competition ammunition in the US; we have done the research for you! VIEW ALL 9MM PRODUCTS HERE Based in Texas, Killough Shooting Sports are manufacturers of premium precision 9mm competition ammunition. Market research data shows not only is the handgun ammunition guaranteed to make USPSA power factor in CZ Shadow 1 4.7” barrel, CZ Shadow 2 with 4.7” barrel, Glock 34 Gen5 5.31” barrel, Walther PPQ 4” barrel, Smith M&P Core 4.2” barrel and the... Read More


ELEY Minor9 USPSA ammunition at Killough Shooting Sports

ELEY entered the centrefire market two years ago. They started with the .38 Super Comp major loaded round that we reviewed with the Infinity Open gun, as well as a 9mm major load that was tested in the July 2020 issue. The team from ELEY had these new offerings on hand at the Back-to-Back Nationals and sent me 250 rounds of each of the new 115gr, 124gr and 147gr ammunition. Factory loaded competition ammunition isn’t something that is new. There are several companies that have recognized that we are high... Read More


Welcome to the world of Practical Shooting

Practical shooting, also known as action shooting or dynamic shooting, is a series of shooting sports requiring precision, power, and speed to score as many points as possible in the fastest time. Originally established in the 1950’s, the first public competition took place in California in 1957 and developed the competition format into a distinct sport which today has several international Sanctioning Bodies. The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) is the oldest and largest of the sanctioning bodies formed in 1976 in Columbia and was created to promote, maintain, improve,... Read More



But how does Blake make sure he hits the target shot-after-shot? Let’s find out what equipment and accessories Blake Liles take to the range.   Ammunition For Open Division events, Blake’s go to ammo is ELEY .38 super comp major. It’s USPSA certified and achieves Major Power Factor for IPSC/USPSA competitions. The round features a rimless case to eliminate feeding issues from double stack magazines and of course provides consistent accuracy that is expected from the ELEY brand.   Speaking of the ELEY ammo, he said: “The main reason I use... Read More


Chase Rains: what’s in your kit bag?

As it’s the details that make the difference, what equipment does Chase Rains keep in his range bag? Ammunition During competitions, Chase chooses to shoot ELEY ammunition. He says the reason he uses ELEY products “is the quality. I can go into a match focused and know my ammo will have no issues throughout the match which is a big key in preparation to a match. If I can trust my equipment, then I know it’s just me having to produce the results with my ability.” Made for IPSC/USPSA shooters,... Read More


Stealing the show: how steel challenge competitions are taking centre stage in the US

The attraction of Steel Challenge is easy to understand. It’s a game of speed and accuracy with the immediate satisfaction of hearing the steels ringing after each shot – should you hit your target! In 2019 alone, there were over 1,000 Steel Challenge competitions in the states with nearly 45,000 competitors taking part. This has come a long way since its introduction in 1981 when just 70 shooters competed in the first Steel Challenge event. Mike Foley, president of the USPSA, said because of the “low barrier to entry, people... Read More


Smallbore ammunition testing at home

At Killough Shooting Sports we always have customers asking “how can I get the best ammo? The most accurate.” Our answer is always, test. You can book into the customer range here in Texas where you can try your barrel with up to 20 lots. The process uses proven test methodology, electronic targets, and bespoke ELEY software. This is arguably the best method as all variables are controlled. The only variable that changes is the ammunition. However, we appreciate coming to the range is not always possible for a lot... Read More


The difference between accuracy and precision in target shooting

Accuracy and precision are terms often used interchangeably when talking in shooting sports. However, they have very different meanings and are constantly used incorrectly or misunderstood to mean the same thing. We’re going to clear up the confusion so you’ve got the lingo locked down next time you’re at the range. When shooting competitively, you need to be both accurate and precise to win. But understanding the meaning behind each could help you learn which problem you should work on. Accuracy Accuracy refers to how close a shot is to the... Read More