Shooter performance has less “wiggle room,” even when equipment is at its peak. Cartridge and bullet selection, mechanical accuracy, ballistic coefficients, velocities and recoil all have their gold to be mined. All are also intricately interrelated, requiring careful consideration by the advanced shooter and handloader.
Why worry about a little barrel fouling when the throat is subjected to a brutal 5600° F volcano at 55,000 PSI?
We sift through the “mud and sand” of folklore on high power gun cleaning.
SGT Antonio DiConza of the U.S. Marine Corps broke a 31-year record at the National Trophy Matches this year.