Competitive Shooting

Samson Manufacturing’s Upgrade Kit features offset iron sights, along with the company’s extremely popular Evolution rail system.

Need Backup! Secondary Iron Sights for AR-15s

Ever since tactical and practical shooters began putting glass on rifles to serve as the primary sighting system, they began to search for better ways to back up the optics with iron sights.

Amy Fister checks the chamber of her gun in between shots at the NRA 3-Position Championship at Camp Perry, Ohio.

High School Senior Shoots Down NRA National Title

Amy Fister is relatively new to competitive shooting, having only picked up the sport in 2010. But the Pennsylvania teen has proven a prodigy with a rifle in her hand, gunning down the NRA’s High Woman Title at Ohio’s Camp Perry.

The author’s latest F-TR rifle on its first outing for load development. Notice the one-piece cleaning rod and the bore guide. The syringe near the ammo box is used to apply a special grease at various points on the bolt.

The F-Class Rifle for Competition

Putting a shot on target at 1,000-plus yards tests almost every facet of what it takes to be a marksman. This includes his equipment. From barrel, scope to action Denys Beauchemin breaks down what goes into building a hyper-accurate F-Class rifle.