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The Pistol Shooter’s Treasury: Second Edition

This 128-page book bills itself as “A collection of classic articles by world champion shooters, eminent authorities and the editor on how to shoot a pistol and how to prepare yourself for the exacting requirements of competitive handgunning.”

All About Primers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit

The effects of different primers on ammunition accuracy is a topic that interests many, but which relatively few can easily test with precision. Most competitive shooters are limited in their access to a 1000-yard range and a quality accuracy-testing facility. Thus, experimentation with primers is often done at shorter ranges, relying heavily on chronograph results to help select primer brands or lots by velocity uniformity and accuracy testing.

Hornady VMR Match Ammo

Vintage Military Rifle match rules prohibit accurizing the rifles, but nobody says you can’t use “accurized” ammunition.

More Tips for Revolver Competition with Josh Lentz

Pro shooter Josh Lentz shares more of his top tips for revolver competition.

Handloading: Minimizing Runout Using Standard Dies

A quality tool for measuring TIR is essential for obtaining consistent, accurate results. Generally, measuring equipment is not a good area in which to skimp or economize, as one uses these tools throughout one’s handloading career. They form the basis for consistent reproduction of accurate ammunition lots.

Handloading: Minimizing Runout with Standard Seating Dies

Having sized, primed and charged our brass, the next step is bullet seating. Many approaches are possible; one that works well follows. When setting up a standard seating die, insert a sized, trimmed case into the shellholder and fully raise the press ram. Next, back the seating stem out and screw the die down until the internal crimping shoulder touches the case mouth.

Economy, Handloading, and Training Value: Part 1

Handloading offers great economy and accuracy. See how to get the best bang for your buck.

Handloading: The Importance of Accurate Record-Keeping

Good habits help ensure good results. Feel more confident on the firing line by keeping accurate handloading records.

USMC Match .45 Load

The .45 ACP 1911 automatic pistol can buck in your hand like a half-crazed bronco on steroids.

Sorting Match-Grade Bullets for Long-Range Accuracy Part 2: Grouping by Dimensional Increments

For most important long-range uses, a single sort of good match bullets by OAL is likely to be sufficient.

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