Long-Range Shooting

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Video: Primer on Reading the Wind Down Range

Understanding how to take account of environmental factors is a vital skill in long-range shooting. This video gives you the basics of reading one of the most important of those.

Long-range rifles.

Long-Range Rifles for Long-Distance Shooting

The long-range rifle is generally a bit heavier than its thin-barreled, “pencil-piped” cousin, mounts a stock that won’t warp or twist with humidity or rough field use, carries a well-designed and tuned trigger, and retains a bedding system for the action that makes use of milled aircraft aluminum or glass.

The .338 Norma (left) and parent Lapua are champs at four-digit yardages. Snipers agree!

.338 Lapua Mag: The Ultimate Long-Range Round?

The .338 Lapua Mag. dates to 1983, when Research Armament Industries, in the U.S., outlined plans for a sniper cartridge driving a 250-grain .338 bullet at 3,000 fps. The sleek FMJ missile would penetrate five layers of body armor at 1,000 meters (1,094 yards).

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Video: Dry Firing in Field Conditions

When it comes to dry firing with a rifle, the practice should be as much about learning to acclimate to field conditions as it’s learning about a rifle’s idiosyncrasies.

The 28 Nosler promises to be the most powerful 7mm round out there.

Pushing the Limits with the 28 Nosler

A year ago, Nosler introduced its first namesake cartridge – the blistering hot 26 Nosler. Now the company has grown its family to include the most powerful 7mm round available today.