Monthly archives: September, 2014

Long range shooting for beginners 7. Data, ballistics and a little maths…

Your rifle has now been zeroed at 100 yds. If it hasn’t go back to the previous chapters and get it sorted! You could go on forever shooting targets at short range. Some guys do. They take up bench rest shooting and chase small group sizes. Some guys just like to go down to the…

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Long range shooting for beginners 6. Range time!

It is finally time to shoot. I hope you have read the previous articles on setting up. I would also suggest reading the safety article here and referring to range specific safety and guidelines before you pull the trigger. That is vital….

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A day out at Orion Firearms Training in pictures.

There are very few options for the long range shooter in the U.K. in terms of places to shoot. Of course you have Bisley which provides a gallery style range out to 1200yds. If you enjoy a more practical experience you might try checking out Orion in Wales. We did last week and had a…

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Long range shooting for beginner’s 5. Ammunition.

The time has come to shoot your newly purchased rifle! By now you should have kitted yourself out with the equipment you will require. Your rifle will have sights mounted (Iron or scope) and you will have sighted in crudely using the bore sighting method discussed in the previous article in this series. Before leaving…

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