Accessories

5 Great gift ideas for shooters and reloaders!

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Considering how technical the shooting sports can be, shooters and reloaders can be demanding people to shop for.  With over twenty years in the sport, I decided to weigh in with my gift ideas.  Hopefully this guide will help give you the perfect gift this …

Review: Shooting the MAGPUL Hunter 700 Stock

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

MAGPUL is a well known shooting accessory company founded in 1999 by former United States Marine, Richard Fitzpatrick.  The original products were called MAGPULs, rubber loops attached to the bottom of a standard GI magazine to make allow faster removal from a magazine pouch (at …

An essential tool for the precision rifle shooter, ballistic chronographs are used to measure the muzzle velocity of firearms.  In addition to providing information about a given cartridge’s velocity, the ability to determine the standard deviation and extreme spread of muzzle velocities during the load …

Rifle stock or chassis?

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Precision rifle stocks versus chassis systems One of the bigger choices you’ll make outfitting your precision rifle is deciding whether to equip it with a traditional stock or a chassis system. Both have advantages, but which is a better option for you? What do they …

Improvised rifle mirage band

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you shoot a rifle match with a long string of fire, you’ve most likely encountered a mirage caused by a hot barrel. At best, it makes shooting more difficult requiring the scope’s magnification to be decreased, at worst, it can obscure your sight picture …

Brownells AR-15 10 Round Magazines

January 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

For shooters living in areas limited to 5 or 10 round magazines for their AR-15/M16, Brownells has answered the call with 5 and 10 round capacity,223/5.56mm magazines, equipped with an extended floor plate that has the same profile as the 20 round GI magazine. According to …

The Harris bipod is widely viewed as the benchmark for precision rifle use.  Most shooters prefer the “S” version with a swivel base for shooting on uneven ground.  The big downside to the factory configured “S” version, is the small swivel locking knob which doesn’t provide the …

Muzzle brake shock waves in the sand

July 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

I was shooting a 300 Winchester Magnum rifle prone and couldn’t understand why my phone was so dusty- that’s when I noticed the shock waves in the sand.  The muzzle brake was eight inches above the ground.  Ripples radiated out approximately five feet. I had …

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