Monthly archives: August, 2014

Firearms Safety.

The safety aspect of shooting is very important to me. 1. Because I don’t want to be hurt or killed 2. Because I don’t want to hurt or kill any living thing and 3. Because I don’t want to hurt the sport of shooting….

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Long range shooting for beginner’s 4. Mounting your scope and bore sighting.

Today I am going to cover scope mounting and bore sighting. At the end of this article you will be ready to select some ammunition and plan your first trip to the range. Being properly prepared for that is vital. The ranges I use have fairly small “danger areas” (dead land behind the targets). If…

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Long range shooting for beginner’s 3. Getting your rifle set up…

So far we have a rifle, and scope + mounting accessories. We spoke about the selection of those items in previous posts. No doubt you are now keen to get to the range. Before you can do that there are a few things to sort out. The following article details the purchase, mounting and use…

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Long range shooting for beginner’s 2. First Scope for 100-1000yd rifle.

In the last article we talked about purchasing your first rifle as a new shooter. We theorised that most shooters are looking to hit targets from 100-1000yds. The budget for said rifle was £1500 and the suggested calibre was .308 in a bolt action. My rifle of choice was a Remington 700. Some of you…

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