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  1. Vortex Golden Eagle HD 15-60x52 Rifle Scope Review

    Vortex Golden Eagle HD 15-60x52 Rifle Scope Review By James Mock If you were charged with building a scope for F-class or long range Benchrest, what features would you want? Vortex has been listening and they have a new Golden Eagle that has features that yours truly really appreciates. It has a power range of 15x to 60x with a 52mm objective lens. They have attempted to keep the weight as...
  2. 7mm Remington Magnum

    7mm Remington Magnum By Nathan Foster History When the Mauser brothers designed the 7x57 cartridge for use in their M93 military bolt action rifle, the excellent qualities inherent in the 7mm bore diameter soon became apparent to cartridge designers all over the world. Here was a cartridge that produced a flatter trajectory than most of its competition, minimal wind drift and potentially,...
  3. Basic Brass Preparations

    Basic Brass Preparations By Jim See Your rifle brass is the foundation of your load. Take the time to ensure it is consistent and truly ready to load. Let’s start with Lapua brass, but the same can apply to Norma. It’s often stated that this brass is “ready to load straight from the box.” Well, not really. Shooters who use quality brass realize how consistent quality brass is. Typical weight...
  4. 2017 LRH Group Elk Hunt Trip Report

    2017 LRH Group Elk Hunt Trip Report By Andy Backus This year we had a great group of guys join my dad and me for the 2017 Group Elk Hunt with Non-Typical Outfitters. We all met up at camp on Thursday afternoon October 26th. The first order of business was to check our zeros shooting off a solid bench on paper targets. Non-Typical makes a point of having steel targets at most of their camps...
  5. What is Parallax?

    What is Parallax? By Earl Hines, Best of the West Master Gunsmith When we talk about the accuracy of a shooting system, there is one element that most people know little about, don't understand, don't know how to apply, or don't recognize. Many people have indicated that they understand it but when asked, they give an inaccurate response. What I am referring to is that thing called parallax....
  6. Schmidt & Bender 5-25X56 PMII P4FL2-MOA Rifle Scope Review

    Schmidt & Bender 5-25X56 PMII P4FL2-MOA Rifle Scope Review By Steve Davis, H D Custom Rifles and Ammunition, LLC and Hammer Bullets When the opportunity to review a Schmidt & Bender rifle scope presented itself, I had to jump. I had never had the opportunity to work with a scope of this caliber. My previous experience in the field with high end rifle scopes has been with Nightforce NXS and...
  7. Bartlein T-Rifled Barrels

    Bartlein T-Rifled Barrels © 2017 by Glenn Burroughs Some months ago a nice custom rifle barrel chambered in 6mm BR Norma and threaded for a Remington 700 action came into my life. It originally belonged to a friend who shot it less than a hundred times, then decided he wanted a barrel with a faster twist for those very accurate, long range 105-grain bullets. The 6mm BR is just about my...
  8. Zeiss Victory SF 10x42 Binocular Review

    An incredible top tier pair of binoculars that anyone should be proud to rely on in the back country.
  9. Scorpyd Orion Extreme Crossbow Review

    The Scorpyd Orion Extreme is a definite step up when it comes to high performance crossbows.
  10. As a Matter of Fact, You Should Start Reloading

    So, you’re on the fence about reloading and not sure you want to take the plunge. Let’s talk about why I chose to start reloading.
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