Category Archives: Precision Rifle Shooting

New Stock from McMillan – the A6

McMillan A6 stock with Graphite shell and molded in Woodland Carbon Ambush camo, adjustable cheek rest, and spacer system to adjust length of pull (LOP). Atlas Tactical action; 6.5 Creedmoor Bartlein medium Palma barrel cut to 24″; Badger M5 bottom … Continue reading

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The Importance of Measuring Cartridge Headspace – Part 2

By Mark V. Lonsdale As a continuation to the series of reloading fundamentals for rookies, we will take a look at the importance of measuring headspace and accurately bumping the shoulder on your brass. But keep in mind that this … Continue reading

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Rifle Reloading 101 – A Primer for Beginners – Part 1

By Mark V. Lonsdale Warning: Hand loading ammunition is a potentially dangerous activity that requires serious consideration, training, and attention to detail. It becomes even more dangerous if the individual is inattentive, drunk, or easily distracted. It cannot be overemphasized … Continue reading

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LabRadar Simplified

By Mark V. Lonsdale For those who are intimidated by technology, here is a shooting range Quick Start guide to the LabRadar. Once you become familiar with the functionality, you will find the LabRadar to be quick and easy to … 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 the best rifle, the best pistol, or the best caliber. Now with the proliferation of the internet, and Facebook in particular, seeing “What is … Continue reading

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A Beginners Guide to the Kestrel 5700 Elite Wind & Environment Meter

By Mark V. Lonsdale What does a Kestrel not do? It does not read the range to the target. So what does it do? It measures wind, environmental factors, and provides ballistic firing solutions tailored to the shooter’s rifle and … Continue reading

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Kestrel Elite 5700 ABS

Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU Training Director It is not too difficult to build a rifle that will shoot sub-MOA at long range (1000 yards). It is even not that difficult to dope the temperature, altitude and humidity, but the wind … Continue reading

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Building a Project FTR/Sniper Rifle

It is always interesting to begin a new project rifle – to try and turn goals and vision into a tack driving lead-slinger. But it requires some thought and planning since mistakes can be costly. So, the first question you … Continue reading

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Badger Ordnance Bottom Metal

For hunting and many forms of rifle competition, the integral magazine system is adequate. Very rarely does the competent hunter require more than two or three rounds to ensure the kill, and in many bolt action rifle competitions rounds are … Continue reading

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Long Range Shooting on a Budget

Reading the various facebook pages related to precision rifle shooting or long range shooting, one of the most common questions is, “How can I get into long range shooting on a budget?” This is closely followed by, “What’s a good … Continue reading

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