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The Perfect Shooting Drill to Save Ammo

As far as I can tell, ammunition remains expensive and in short supply, so here’s another drill that consumes only 10 rounds. But there’s a problem: It’s a bit addictive and you may want to shoot it several times and with several variations.

The Frugal Man’s Custom Precision Rifle

When I conceived the rifle, I wanted to explore the concept of somebody who is reasonably handy with tools building a precision rifle on the kitchen table or in the basement. I wanted an economy “bolt-together” rifle, with the idea to customize it with select parts and gear while staying within a working-man’s budget. The other important thing is it must shoot well enough to earn the title Precision Rifle.

How Penetration and Sectional Density Affect Terminal Performance

Penetration is a critical aspect of terminal performance. As the great African professional hunter and gunwriter Finn Aagaard once wrote, “Killing power is a matter of biology, not math and physics, and is influenced almost totally by shot placement, accompanied by sufficient penetration.”

Review: Leupold Mark 4 20-60x80 mm TMR Spotting Scope

Leupold's Mark 4 spotting scope is ideal for long-range enthusiasts.

Are Scout-Style Riflescopes Still a Viable Option?

Between magnified riflescopes, electro-optics and plain ol’ iron sights, today’s rifle shooters can pretty much take care of everything from the muzzle to several thousand yards (or meters) away. Picking one setup for a narrow range of distances is no problem, but it gets trickier when you need to skin several cats at once.

First Look: MDT Magazines 10-Round .223 Rem. AIC Magazine

MDT has added a 10-round .223 Rem. metal AICS magazine to their lineup of heavy-duty metal magazines.

First Look: Hawke Optics Red Dot Riser with Quick Release

Now Hawke Optics is building on the success of their new line of its red dots and reflex sights and is coming out with a new Red Dot Riser with Quick Release.

First Look: Sightron SVIII 5-40x56 ED Riflescopes

Sightron is launching their new SVIII 5-40x56 ED line of premium riflescopes.

How to Maintain Pistol Marksmanship During the Ammo Shortage

The following drill will help maintain essential marksmanship skills while keeping the round count low.

Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle

Custom refinements and a new chambering make Ruger’s latest RPR capable of even greater tack-driving accuracy.

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