A few folks have asked me to help them get started with long range shooting. While I’m no expert, I’m taking what I’ve learned and putting a series of posts together to guide folks into this arena. Here is the first post which starts with the fundamentals.
I’ve yet to find a good definition of what long range shooting is. As such, I’ve decided to share my opinion on what it is and at what distance long range begins.
For the fourth installment of the Building Survival Skills series of blog posts, I’m covering the basics of fire making.
I’m always curious about different cartridges and their capabilities. Figured you might be curious too. Here is brief, but broad, look at several different commonly used cartridges for deer hunting.
Red dot sight (RDS), low powered variable optic (LPVO), or both? This is a common question pondered by folks when considering how to accessorize a modern rifle. Read on for my opinion.
Folks dabbling in long distance or precision rifle shooting will eventually need to get an actual muzzle velocity measurement for their cartridge and rifle combination. Otherwise, prepare to deal with the inaccuracy inherent with advertised velocities.
It’s time to add up to $25 worth of goodness to the budget survival kit. This month I am looking at items that provide cover, which offer some additional protection in survival situations.
A review on the Athlon Cronus BTR 4.5-29×56 FFP Riflescope is way overdue. Cliff notes: a superb large (and heavy) scope ideal for long distance precision shooting. Read on for details.
Looks like I opened a can of worms with yesterday’s post regarding the 50/200 yard zero. The amazing discussions that followed prompted me to look into and compare several zero distances including 25, 36, 50, 100, and 200 yard zeros.
Ever have someone suggest to zero your rifle at 50 yards because that will provide a secondary zero at 200 yards? Ever heard a broken clock is right twice a day? Let’s take a closer look at the mythical 50/200 yard zero.