long-distance shooting

The .284 Winchester almost slipped into obscurity, but was saved when it was embraced by F-Class and other long-distance shooters and was reborn as the 6.5x285 Norma.

Greatest Cartridges: 6.5-284 Norma, the Long Shot

The .284 Winchester nearly fell into obscurity due to lack of popularity. But the cartridge was born again as the 6.5-284 Norma and found new life among F-Class and other long-distance shooters.

The ability to read the wind in long range is probably more important than shooting ability. At 1,000 yards the slightest change of wind speed or value will put you out of the 10 ring.

Test Your Marksman Skills with Long-Range Shooting

Dick Jones won the North State Regional 1,000 Yard Championship at Camp Butner, N.C., two consecutive years. The competitive shooter relays some of the tricks, tips and considerations of high-performance long-range shooting.