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How .223 Remington Came To Be

A short history of the 5.56 mm "Sub-Caliber Uprising." Here's where the .223 Rem. came...

A Page From History: First Autoloading Sporter?

When it debuted in 1899, the Mannlicher Automatic Repeating Rifle was way ahead of its...

All About Black Powder

Everything you need to know about the charcoal-based powder we call black powder.

All About AR-15 Adjustable Gas Blocks

These accessory appliances are popular, widely available, and often recommended to tame an AR-15 gas...

The 7.5 Swiss: A Reputation For Precision

The 7.5 Swiss cartridge is historically significant and has superior precision when used in the...

Competitors’ Corner: October 2019

Highlights from the October 2019 issue of Shooting Sports USA, the NRA's competitive shooting journal.

The National Rifle Association Smallbore Centenary

“The National Rifle Association Small-Bore Matches of 1919 are the first in our rifle-shooting history...

Rimfire Ammunition Reliability

Competitive shooters should know how difficult it can be to design and manufacture .22 LR...

Vintage Rifle Cartridges You May Not Know

You probably haven’t heard of at least one of these five arcane rifle cartridges we...

Competitors’ Corner: July 2019

Highlights from the July 2019 issue of Shooting Sports USA, the NRA's competitive shooting journal.

National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship Centennial

“The adoption by the N.R.A. of a standardized course for practice with the small-bore should...

What Is That Milsurp Loading?

Is your milsurp ammo safe? Ball on the left, tracer on the right for the...

New Vintage Sniper Optics: Using The M73G4 Sniper Scope For Competition

Vintage Military Sniper Rifle competition would be as arcane as Schuetzen if not for reproductions...

Last Cartridge Of An Empire: .303 British

With factory FMJ ammo still available, reloading the .303 British isn’t necessary, but for many...

Looking Back At The 2001 U.S. Roberts Team Victory At Bisley

In 2001, the Americans managed to seize the Field Marshall Earl Roberts Trophy by a...

Classic SSUSA: U.S. Rifle Teams Compete In South Africa

In 2013, Anette Wachter shared an insider view of what it means to travel and...

Read This Classic Interview With Jim Crofts After Winning The 2012 F-T/R Rifle Championship

Prepare for F-Class by reading this timeless Jim Crofts interview with Stanton Wormley. An experienced...

Depression and War: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

When smallbore rifle became a serious competitive shooting discipline. The third article in a series...

The Roaring Twenties: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

Part 2 of our series on the history of .22 LR competition in the U.S....
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