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Black Powder Rifle Silhouette: ‘Matches Are Lost On Pigs And Won On Chickens’

How to find success in BPCR? Practice, for one, and lots of dry-fire practice. Oh, and make sure to never, ever accept low chicken scores!

An Ad Hoc History Of Rifle Metallic Silhouette, Part 2

Part 2 of our silhouette rifle retrospective reviews the sport from the 1980s to today, and how rule changes and the “space race” altered its course in the competitive shooting landscape

An Ad Hoc History Of Rifle Metallic Silhouette, Part 1

This first installment of our two-part series showcases the evolution of Silhouette Rifle from a backwoods sport played by bored Mexican soldiers, to its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s, to today and the modern game

The History of Silhouette Shooting

Interestingly enough, Pancho Villa had a big hand in the origin of this popular shooting sport: ‘siluetas metalicas.’ The loud crack from the bullet exiting the muzzle followed by an even louder ‘clang’ as you watch your target fly off the railing is really a true addiction for most silhouette shooters.

Silhouette Rifle: How To Find The Best Position For The Steadiest Hold

Improper training will result in bad fundamentals, which means a bad position and lower scores in the fun, difficult game of silhouette rifle

What Everybody Ought To Know About Silhouette Scopes

Not only was Lones Wigger the best Olympic rifle shooting medalist of all time, he was also quite the accomplished silhouette competitor. Here's his thoughts regarding scopes the 1984 and 1985 championship clinics

Cathy Winstead-Severin Dominates NRA Silhouette Rifle Championships

Cathy swept all four guns at the NRA Silhouette Championships in Pennsylvania, and then swept all four at the Canadian Nationals!

Blueprinting Bolt-Action Rifles

Build your own sub-MOA gun—blueprinting reduces the shot-to-shot variation in the motion and vibration of the barreled action and thus enhances accuracy.

What is Good Sportsmanship?

What really makes up good sportsmanship in competitive shooting?

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