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.
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).
The lowdown on three rifle cases that convert into shooting mats.
The need for a bipod becomes all too evident in the field when squeezing off a shot at 100 yards or more. Today’s models are ultra-versatile and utilitarian.
Hit targets at 500, 800 and 1,000-plus yards like they’re a chip shot with these must-know long-range accuracy tips.
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.
American Sniper appears as dramatic as billed. See for yourself in this extended trailer.
Long-distance shooters searching for a spotting scope might find everything they want and more in Swarovski's new optic. With illuminated reticle with first focal plane subtensions, the STR 80 is engineered to get shooter on target fast, no matter the distance.
One of our readers recently took us to task over an article that covered rifle twist rate and bullet stability in relation to long-range shooting. His response is thought-provoking.