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Speer’s Index Numbers: A 1950s Shot At Logical Wildcats

Whatever happened to Speer’s “Index Number” of the 1950s? Art Merrill looks back at the...

50 Great Competitive Shooters of the 20th Century, Part 2

Included are several individuals who contributed to U.S. marksmanship excellence, as well as the first...

Marksmanship History: The Dick Act

The Dick Act gave federal recognition and financial support to the National Guard, and also...

National Matches History: Arizona Rifle Team Designs State Flag

The Arizona National Guard team arrived at Camp Perry for the 1910 National Matches without...

Enfield Rifles at the National Matches

In 1918 at Camp Perry, the Model 1917 Enfield rifle was made available for use...

Revolvers Top 2600 in Hands of the “Babe”

Back in 1983, Ronald Reagan was President, and Babe Magnan was the king of revolver...

Addressing Bullet Drift From Springfield Rifling

Scopes of M1903A4 sniper variant Springfields required manual drift compensation. The motion of a bullet...

Winchester’s Target “Crossover” Model 69

There are few affordable pristine examples of old-school hunt/competition crossover rifles. After 80 years, the...

A Brief History of Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson's pistols, rifles and revolvers have been popular with military, police and sport...

Garand Entrance: The National Match Debut Of The M1 Rifle

Over 75 years ago the “finest battle implement” was proven ready for war during the...

A Page From History: BB’s And Air Guns

Page from History features classic articles on competitive shooting from the NRA archives

A Page From History: Measuring Groups

Measuring groups quickly and efficiently

A Page From History: Altitude And Sight Setting

Adjusting your rifle and optics to prevailing conditions

A Page From History: Pistol Pointers, Part 2

The second installment of Lt. Col. Jim Crossman’s introduction to competitive pistol shooting from 1956.

A Page From History: Accuracy Vs. Bullet Speed

How much does muzzle velocity matter?

A Page From History: Pistol Pointers

An introduction to competitive pistol shooting—from 1956

A Page from History: Air Resistance of a .30-'06

What is the air resistance against the point of a .30-'06 military bullet in pounds?

1872 Creedmoor and the First Annual Matches

By April 1873, NRA had opened the Creedmoor range, and the first annual matches were...

A Page from History: Pistols for the 1905 National Matches

Pistols at the National Matches were pretty straightforward, until a supply of M1911 pistols became...

A Page from History: Notable Shooter A.C. Gould

Mr. Gould made several contributions to the advancement of organized shooting in this country.
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