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Precision Rifle Shooting

Sniper’s Choice | Bolt-action vs. Semi-auto precision rifles

Bolt-action vs. Semi-auto There is an ongoing debate as to whether someone should purchase a semi-automatic rifle or a bolt-action rifle for long-range precision shooting. There are a few key variances in both which make them very different, and probably contribute to the wide divergence in opinion. Typically, the bolt-action precision rifle is considered more […]

First look at the CMMG Endeavour 300 6.5 Creedmoor

First look at the CMMG Endeavour 300 chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor

Winter is breaking and soon we’ll be back into the long shooting season.  In anticipation of clear skies and light winds, CMMG has sent out their Endeavour 300 MK3 chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor.  The recent rebranding of the company’s rifle lines has the rifle’s line-up and series denoting the intended role/function of the rifle.  For […]

Acceptable Accuracy: Long-range rifle shooting with Ryan Cleckner

Acceptable Accuracy: Long-range rifle shooting with Ryan Cleckner

If an expert with a ton of precision long range rifle shooting experience (let’s say a former 3rd BN, 75th Ranger Regiment sniper), could give you one little tip that had the possibility to quickly improve your accuracy at long range, would you be interested?  I’m not talking about a magic word, but rather a […]

Getting into Precision Rifle Shooting

AMTAC Shooting: Getting into precision rifle shooting

*Editors note: Photos and article have been shared with the permission of AMTAC Shooting.  This is a primer for guys that are interested in getting into precision rifle shooting. For the sake of this article, I am going to define precision rifle shooting as anything over 600 yards. We will look at the options for all price ranges […]

Accuracy Begins with Stability: Skyline Precision Bipod

Accuracy Begins with Stability: Warne’s Skyline Precision Bipod

The Warne Skyline Precision Bipod provides a strong stable platform for your rifle. Designed to attach to your Picatinny rail, the Skyline bipod allows the shooter to make smooth one-handed cant and panning adjustments on uneven terrain or less than ideal positions. The Warne Skyline Precision Bipod has been developed to offer the perfect work […]

The Truth About Gun Tests: The Accuracy of Modern Firearms

The Truth About Gun Tests: The Accuracy of Modern Firearms

Gun tests are everywhere.  It seems that for every make and model there is a report of amazing results, especially if it’s in a pay-for-play magazine or on a pay-for-play YouTube channel.  Countering those claims are often dozens of e-experts who claim the most terrible experiences ever not recorded.  The truth is they could very likely all […]

Precision Long Range Shooting: Correcting for Rifle Cant

Correcting for Rifle Cant in Precision Long Range Shooting:

Precision long range shooting has grown in popularity over the last several years. New technology has allowed shooters to successfully engage targets at distances previously thought impossible. A level reticle is vital for success at longer ranges, so the product development team at Warne have designed a Universal Scope Level that attaches to any scope […]

Building a Precision Sniper Rifle on a Budget: Basic Rifles and Basic Glass

Building a Precision Sniper Rifle on a Budget: Basic Rifles and Basic Glass

There are many misconceptions in regards to precision shooting. One of the biggest errors I see is the idea of having to have a $6000.00 dollar large-caliber rifle to be able to shoot long distances effectively and accurately. I’m here to tell you that is simply false. One of the most enjoyable things I like […]

Long Range Shooting: External Ballistics - Angle Shooting

Long Range Shooting: External Ballistics – Angle Shooting

In many texts around the web, you’ll find one common incorrect explanation of this phenomenon: a simplistic approach derived from the formula used to calculate compensation. You may have read that your shot will land high because, when shooting at an angle, gravity has less effect on the bullet trajectory, since the horizontal distance traveled […]

Ballistic Shooting Tips: For Superior Accuracy, Easy On That Trigger!

Ballistic Shooting Tips: Go Easy On That Trigger!

Watch a group of shooters for a time, and you will likely see a range of problems with trigger mechanics.  Some shooters “slap” the trigger, with the finger coming off and then slapping into the face of the trigger.  Others might squeeze too tightly. In all cases, accuracy suffers–usually because the rifle is being jerked […]