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Range Tools – Don’t Get Caught without Them

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU As with many of you, I’ve been on public rifle ranges where some new shooter turns up with a new rifle and scope but has no tools to mount it. Or the scope is mounted … Continue reading

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EXTREME LONG RANGE (ELR) SHOOTING – SKILL OR LUCK?

By Mark V. Lonsdale ELR shooting can be both addictive and expensive, even though hit probabilities are often low. With a match like Ko2M in Raton, New Mexico, a competitor could drive a thousand miles to shoot just six shots … Continue reading

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Bullets & Barrels – Making the Right Choice

By Mark V. Lonsdale Premise: What’s more important – the bullet or the barrel twist? I see more than a few rookie shooters on Facebook asking about the best load for a specific bullet but without knowing their barrel twist. … Continue reading

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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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ELR Central World Record Event

INAUGURAL WORLD RECORD EVENT  Las Vegas, NV – Sunday, 21 Jan 2018 Location:         Front Sight Range, 1 Front Sight Road, Pahrump, NV 89061 Time:               Registration: 0600-0700         Range Brief: 0700 Morning Relays: 0800-1000   Afternoon Relays: 1400-1600 Awards Dinner: 1800 – … 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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Kestrel 5700 Elite AB Simplified

By Mark V. Lonsdale With new technology streaming into our lives every day, it can become a little overwhelming and intimidating for many. Fortunately we have had computers for 40 years and Smart phones for the past 15 years, so … Continue reading

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