Articles

  1. The F_ _ _ _ _ Word: Flinching

    The F_ _ _ _ _ Word: Flinching By Darrell Holland The admission and/or use of the F word is not socially acceptable in long range hunting/shooting circles. Pride, egos, and testosterone levels are all put on the line each and every time we shoulder a rifle in the presence of another male of the species. We tend to stand a little taller, our chest measurements increase, and we possess a...
  2. Optimizing Precision And Accuracy From VLD Bullets

    Optimizing Precision And Accuracy From VLD Bullets By Eric Stecker Background VLD bullets are designed with a secant ogive. This ogive shape allows bullets to be more efficient in flight (retain more velocity = less drop and wind deflection). While this result is desirable for many rifle shooters the secant ogive on the VLD bullets produces another result in many rifles. It can be difficult...
  3. Brass Preparation And Management

    Brass Preparation And Management By John W. Lewis ©Copyright 2009, Precision Shooting I have to believe that brass preparation and management is important to most, if not all, of the readers of this magazine. High quality brass that has been well prepared is considered vital by competitors to achieve small groups and high scores. Hand turning tool set up ready to cut. The hand that would...
  4. The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum!

    The 7mm Fatso - The Ultimate Short Magnum! by Greg Duley ©Copyright, NZ Hunter Magazine The short magnum craze has taken the gun world by storm, with most manufacturers now producing rifles and ammunition for these cartridges. Based on the old British medium bore African cartridge, the 404 Jeffrey, these modern beltless cartridge designs are supposed to give you 2.5 inch case length medium...
  5. The Why Of The AR-15 Semiautomatic

    The Why Of The AR-15 Semiautomatic By Jerry Stordahl ©Copyright, Precision Shooting Magazine Bolt action rifles in general will overlap into other uses, and the semiautomatic AR-15 shares the same useful trait. The AR-15 has endured a rocky trail from its inception, but in today’s shooting climate, it has become one of the most popular platforms ever produced. The AR-15 has been maligned by...
  6. DPMS Panther LR-260 AR-15 Review

    DPMS Panther LR-260 AR-15 Review By Jacob Gottfredson ©Copyright 2009, Precision Shooting Magazine I recently evaluated an DPMS LR .260 AR. The rifle was well built, functioned flawlessly, and was superbly accurate, taking my bolt action sniper rifles to task. The rifle is relatively heavy, approximating 11 pounds. To meet the rising tide of hunters taking to the field with AR’s, Randy Luth...
  7. Barnes' Tests Prove Why Berger Hunting VLDs Are So Successful

    Barnes’ Tests Prove Why Berger Hunting VLDs Are So Successful By Eric Stecker Other important and potentially dangerous facts revealed in Barnes’ tests that every game hunting reloader needs to know. Barnes recently published test results on their website at the following url: [URL]http://www.barnesbullets.com/information/bullet-talk/lab-tests/[/URL] I encourage you to read their report before you...
  8. Berger Bullets' Move To The G7 Standard BC

    Berger Bullets' Move To The G7 Standard BC By Bryan Litz, Chief Ballistician For Berger Bullets A Better Ballistic Coefficient For centuries now, science has been helping us gain a more accurate understanding of our world. The branch of science we care about as shooters is known as ballistics. The science of ballistics is well developed and understood by those who study it, but the tools and...
  9. Savage Tactical Rifle Project

    Savage Tactical Rifle Project By Jerry Teo Based on the overwhelming response to my previous article, Long Range Rifle On A Budget, Len and I discussed creating an article to walk you through a rifle build using a Savage rifle. The goal was to show you what could be done simply and inexpensively to turn a vanilla grade rifle into a tack driving custom. To ensure the tack driving part of the...
  10. A Camp Perry Primer

    A Camp Perry Primer By Dan Arnold ©Copyright, Precision Shooting Magazine "I got my vacation approved, so I can go with you guys to Perry this year? What should I take?” asked a new shooter at one of our mid-July practice sessions. It was appropriate that such a loaded question be directed my way while we were at the range. My first impulse was to reply, “Bring a sense of humor,” since Camp...
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