Monthly Archives: June 2020

The Project Rifle – .375 H&H

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU Whether for FT-R, PRS, long range, ELR, or hunting, every custom built rifle begins with a fleeting thought deep in the brain-housing group. Then it moves to a little online research looking for similar rifles, … Continue reading

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Leupold Mark 5HD 5-25x56mm FFP

By Mark V. Lonsdale Looking for a top quality scope for long range shooting? Check out the Leupold Mark 5HD – a truly awesome piece of glass for the serious shooter, complete with a lifetime warranty.  Leupold Mark 5HD 5-25x56mm … Continue reading

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Reloading Tech Tip

By Mark V. Lonsdale “Accuracy is the Product of Uniformity” Looking for that added precision or tighter groups? Do you batch your bullets? Even with match-grade bullets you will find a variance in weight ranging two or three tenths of … Continue reading

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Sierra 195 TMK & VihtaVuori N560

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU Whether it’s called social distancing, stay at home, or shelter in place, it doesn’t mean you can’t get to the range. With reduced air travel and postponement of competitions, I have definitely had more time … Continue reading

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Bubble Levels

By Mark V. Lonsdale Is it important that your rifle is level when shooting? You bet! And the further you are shooting the more critical it is that your rifle has an anti-cant device. High quality Holland’s scope level to … Continue reading

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Bix’n Andy’s Dakota Trigger

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU Looking for a solid, no nonsense trigger for tactical or practical applications? You won’t be disappointed with the Bix’n Andy Dakota. I’ve been running one for over a month on one of my .300 Win … Continue reading

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VihtaVuori Powders for .338 Lapua Mag.

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU Warning – the following load data is for reference only and should not be duplicated unless you know what you are doing and have a rifle with a strong action and heavy barrel.  Following the … Continue reading

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What is a “Precision Rifle”?

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU Going back a few decades, we seldom heard the term “precision rifle.” We had hunting rifles (not very accurate), varmint rifles (more accurate), target rifles (more accurate), and benchrest rifles (most accurate). But even the … Continue reading

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What is the “BEST” Rifle?

By Mark V. Lonsdale As long as men have carried guns, they have been arguing about who has the the best rifle, the best pistol, or the best caliber. Now with the proliferation of the internet, and social media in … Continue reading

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338 Lapua Magnum Load Development

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU While the following information is based on current load development with .338 Lapua Magnum, it applies equally to load development for any caliber. When evaluating any product, whether it is ammo, barrels, actions, scopes or … Continue reading

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