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Category: Competitve Shooting


Schuetzen: The Purest Form Of Competitive Shooting

October 12, 2016
Scott Elliot with Arizona Schuetzenverein introduces us to the purest form of target shooting.

Tight-Neck Tragedies

July 7, 2016
Custom tight-necked chambers can cause unexpected pressures Learn the cues and how-to's to avoid this potential problem.

When Accuracy Counts: Neck Turning

May 26, 2016
Neck-turning is time consuming and requires special tools, but it can enhance your rifles's accuracy if done correctly.

Looking at Obscure Cartridges: The .270 R.E.N.

February 17, 2016
The Meet the big-bore Hornet: the.270 R.E.N.

Scott Elliot Surprises at Ben Avery Shoot

January 18, 2016
Arizona rifleman uses a stock Winchester Low Wall to compete against high dollar custom guns. When it come to smallbore rifle shooting, the hardware used in competition often looks like something right out of Buck Roger, and usually comes with a big bucks price tag to match. But in the case of Scott Elliot of […]

Important Steps For Autoloading Cartridge Success

November 13, 2015
Kevin Newberry explains the importance of proper crimping and supplies an easy to understand formula that makes combat ammunition for the handloader a practical proposition.

.223 Rem. Heavyweights: Part Two

September 10, 2015
Tom Badham continues his look at heavy bullet loadings in the .223 Remington.

An Introduction to 3-Gun Competition

September 10, 2015
If you have ever considered trying 3-Gun competition, Sterling White has some tips for your first match.

Paper-Patching Your Inline Muzzleloader

July 16, 2015
  Shooting a paper-patched bullet in your inline muzzleloader, using Blackhorn 209 powder behind it, opens up a whole new way to shoot your rifle. Your .50 caliber muzzleloader can shoot a 500 to 550 grain paper-patched bullet and in some very fast twist muzzleloader you can even shoot up to a 700 grain bullet. […]

Finding Maximum Cartridge Length in a Chamber

June 6, 2015
An easy way to find your rifles maximum Cartridge Overall Length (COL) is done with a cleaning rod, a bullet, a dowel or another rod, some tape and a bullet.