Monthly Archives: May 2020

New Practical / Tactical Trigger – the Dakota

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU As some of you know, last season we ran the awesome Bix’n Andy TacSport Pro trigger in our multiple award winning ELR .416 Barretts. A pro shooter could not ask for a finer competition trigger. … Continue reading

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The .300 WinMag Still Holds Its Own

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU The past decade has seen significant developments in .30 caliber and .338 rounds for long range shooting to include: .300 PRC, .300 Norma Magnum, .338 EnABler, and .338 Norma Magnum. But be assured, the venerable … Continue reading

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.338 Lapua Magnum Revisited

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU Unlike many who have migrated to the raft of newer calibers in the past 10 years, I have remained a firm proponent of .308 Win  and .300 WinMag for several reasons, not the least of … Continue reading

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Load Testing & Ammunition Development

by Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU The last 10 to 15 years have produced several significant advances in precision rifle shooting, to include scopes, barrels, stocks, triggers, and bullets. Going back to the 1990s, the Sierra Match King (SMK) bullets set … Continue reading

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Tall Target Tests & Scope Calibration

A discussion on scope tracking from the guys at Applied Ballistics Why a Tall Target Test is essential: Last time I posted about the differences between a MOA and Mil, and how they are Angular Measurements. This week I am … Continue reading

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The Training Never Stops!

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU As many of you have discovered, one upside of the “stay at home” directive is plenty of time for reloading and shooting. Apart from 9mm and 45 ACP load testing with Berry’s Bullets, the bulk … Continue reading

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