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Looking Back At The 1938 National Matches

Looking Back At The 1938 National Matches

There almost wasn't a 1938 event when the funding was nearly slashed, but the matches...
Remembering When Michelle Gallagher Won Her 3rd Long Range Championship

Remembering When Michelle Gallagher Won Her 3rd Long Range Championship

As a 20-year old, Michelle Gallagher defended her Long Range title at Camp Perry by...
From Past To Present: High Power Rifle At The National Matches

From Past To Present: High Power Rifle At The National Matches

From the formation of the first official championships to the National Matches of today, a...
History Lesson: 1906 ‘Plinky’ Topperwein

History Lesson: 1906 ‘Plinky’ Topperwein

Elizabeth “Plinky” Topperwein became the first woman ever to compete at an NRA match in...
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Colt

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Colt

Since the 19th century, Colt has been at the forefront of the firearms industry―designing and...
Groovy: Tip-Offs For .22s―Or Maybe Not

Groovy: Tip-Offs For .22s―Or Maybe Not

Receiver grooves accept only tip-off rings. The .22 rimfire’s minimal recoil makes the concept viable.
A Brief History of Anschutz

A Brief History of Anschutz

A brand well-known to competitive shooters, Anschutz has become synonymous with successful shooting at a...
Effects Of Altitude On Bullet Drop

Effects Of Altitude On Bullet Drop

Bullet point of impact will change depending on the elevation. This question and answer from...
NRA Annual Matches Move To Sea Girt In 1892

NRA Annual Matches Move To Sea Girt In 1892

Built in 1889, the 148-acre Sea Girt Range was located in New Jersey, along the...
Walter R. Walsh: FBI Agent and National Matches Legend

Walter R. Walsh: FBI Agent and National Matches Legend

Over a shooting career that spanned eight decades, Walter Walsh mastered all of the disciplines:...
Bisley Shooters Seek 1966 Queen’s Prize

Bisley Shooters Seek 1966 Queen’s Prize

The shooting center at Bisley is a legendary venue that’s pretty much been England’s national...
How To Get Your Match Rifle Dialed In

How To Get Your Match Rifle Dialed In

Classic tips from the old coach on how to get your match rifle to hit...
The Great 1874 International Match

The Great 1874 International Match

How the United States rifle team prevailed over the Irish at Creedmoor in 1874. Bonus:...
.310 Martini Cadet: The Little Rifle That Could

.310 Martini Cadet: The Little Rifle That Could

Mini Martini Marksmanship: This miniature rifle was born out of the necessity to teach marksmanship...
Meteorology And The National Matches

Meteorology And The National Matches

Did early 20th century rifle shooters use weather stations at the National Championships? Are modern...
What’s In Your Range Bag, Nancy Tompkins?

What’s In Your Range Bag, Nancy Tompkins?

Matriarch of a shooting dynasty, Nancy Tompkins was interviewed by Barbara Baird for the September...
Too Much Recoil? The Arisaka May Be Your Solution

Too Much Recoil? The Arisaka May Be Your Solution

The WWII Japanese Type 38 dates back to 1897. It’s comparatively mild 6.5x50 cartridge may...
Volunteers Make The Difference At National Matches

Volunteers Make The Difference At National Matches

Volunteers that toiled through the 1968 & 1969 National Matches possessed two common denominators: NRA...
A Page From History: The 1923 Palma

A Page From History: The 1923 Palma

The Palma Rifle match was reborn in 1923, and anticipation mounted as to match conditions...
Barrel Length Vs. Accuracy

Barrel Length Vs. Accuracy

A Page from History: Answering reader questions about barrel length versus accuracy, and Remington 720...
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