Match versus Service Rifle—Which is Best For You?
When does a NRA High Power Rifle competitor know it’s time to retire their AR-15 for a match rifle? Another angle on that question is: why not just start with a match rifle to begin with? We’ll take a look at both approaches.
What Do You Value In Your Handloads?
Presented here are some general themes which may be thought-provoking and—hopefully—helpful to our readers in attaining their shooting goals, even as their goals evolve.
Handloading Philosophies and Choices
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.
Handloading Philosophies: Return on Investment
Is your time better served making the best handload, or increasing your training time?
Let the Barrel Tell You: Match Barrel Care, Part 1
Why worry about a little barrel fouling when the throat is subjected to a brutal 5600° F volcano at 55,000 PSI?
How is Cleaning Different for Competitive Shooting?
We sift through the “mud and sand” of folklore on high power gun cleaning.
Getting the Most from Dry-Firing Practice
Everybody talks about the importance of dry-firing, but little has been written about it.
Jim Laughland: A Living Camp Perry Treasure
Jim Laughland and his friend won the National Trophy Team Match for the National Guard for the first time in 65 years.
DiConza Shatters Thirty-Year-Standing Record at Camp Perry
SGT Antonio DiConza of the U.S. Marine Corps broke a 31-year record at the National Trophy Matches this year.
Accuracy and Chronograph Testing, Part 5
Specialized aspects of using iron sights for accuracy testing ammunition.