Not everyone out there has thousands of dollars to spend on getting themselves a good Long Range Shooting Rifle Setup. Here are some suggestions : 1. Have an idea of how much you can afford to spend on your initial setup ... Rifle, Scope , Ammunition, a rest, bags or bi-pod to start with, you can always add to it as you go. Don't spend more for your scope than you will for your Rifle . You can always upgrade your scope later. 2. Choose a Range that you can reasonably achieve at first then move out as you get better. 3. Choose a Caliber that will suit your needs. 4. Compare prices, warranties and available accessories from the different Rifle Companies. 5. When choosing a Rifle compare the features that you get for the price your paying. 6. When you're looking at Rifles stay in your price range, . some of the more affordable Rifles out there are made by very reputable Firearms Companies that have been around for a while ... Remington, .Ruger and Savage to name a few. 7. Long Range Shooting should be challenging and fun. Don't try to base your experience on what someone else says they can do ... enjoy reaching your own goals.