While cartridge selection is important, it’s easy to overlook the fact that common rifle cartridges can be used to develop skills and ring steel at extended distances while being allured by popular extended long distance cartridges.
The rifle scope is, in my opinion, the most critical component of a long range weapon system. In this post, I’ll break down what I consider the most important scope features to help guide the selection process.
Took a bit longer to get to the second installment in the long range shooting post series. Nevertheless, here is a look into developing a shooting solution and the tools that puts that process into easy mode.
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.
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.
Ever heard about lighter faster bullets having flatter trajectories? How about heavier bullets are less prone to wind drift? I have and want to know if bullet weight really matters.
A comparison of the .300 Winchester Magnum against two cartridges known for long distance capabilities: the .338 Lapua Magnum and the 6.5mm Creedmoor.
A comparison of two cartridges known for long distance capabilities: the .338 Lapua Magnum and the 6.5mm Creedmoor.
A beast of a rifle to tame a beast of a round. Sending $5 bills has never made me smile so much.