Just because you can make a long-range shot on a game animal, doesn't mean you necessarily should.
When preparing for hunting season, it’s important to practice shooting positions that replicate real world scenarios.
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.
Calculating the benefits of the .22 rimfire as the all-around best survival gun.
The .219 Zipper persisted fitfully from 1938 to 1962 in that purgatory reserved for cartridges that look good on paper but somehow never quite measure up in real life. At this late date, it’s difficult to determine exactly how the .219 Zipper ended up on the compost heap of shooting history.
Putting aside technology in the form of laser rangefinders and rangefinding reticles, there are several methods available to the shooter for range estimation.
One of the most useful rifle shooting aids is also one of the most neglected. That is the use of the loop sling. The support and steadiness it provides, when properly used, is enormous.
In The Technical Rifleman, the latest e-book release from Gun Digest Books, rifle expert Wayne van Zwoll shares his best advice for mastering shooting basics and excelling at marksmanship.
Here's a useful way to determine the accuracy of your rimfire .22 under field conditions.