Tag: shooting

Sniper Solutions – Wind Finder

We have moved into a time where nearly every variable the long range shooter has to contend with can be calculated digitally. We have scopes with built in range finders, phones which can measure pressure, inclination, temperature. And of course we have ballistic calculators. Although companies have tried there is one variable that has proven……


Steiner M5Xi Riflescopes

I am lucky enough to have a job which gives me access to some excellent shooting equipment. For the last couple of months I have been using Steiner M5Xi scopes exclusively on a number of weapon systems. I have also had the opportunity to visit Steiner in Germany and gain an understanding of their manufacturing……


Applied Ballistics Seminar NC

I was recently lucky enough to attend the Applied Ballistics seminar in North Carolina. When I say “lucky” I mean it because I live in the U.K. That is a pretty long trip and not cheap. My company sent me in order to expand my ballistics knowledge and I am very thankful as it proved……


WMS range – Wales

Formed informally, the committee is a group of target shooters who belong to disparate NRA affiliated clubs. They meet regularly to enjoy discourse and long range shooting. So named after a black and white photo resembling a meeting of a soviet collective farm, the committee is dedicated to safe shooting and a bit of science. Within……


Civillian Service Rifle – Urban Contact Match U.K.

The MPGS Gurkha on guard is positively beaming. He looks like the happiest man in Pirbright, and there is nothing he would rather be doing this early Sunday morning, than check in 100 civilians onto his base. He’s assisted by Fred from the NRA, who is armed with a list of names as he verifies the……


Extended long range..

Lets get this straight out there.. I have read and heard a lot of BS regarding extended long range shooting. I think movies and video games probably have a lot to do with it. Because someone has become a pro at sniping from 1000yds+ in Call Of Duty they feel this may somehow extrapolate to……


Sig Sauer Kilo 2000 Rangefinder

When it comes to all things shoot related, I am probably one of the luckiest chaps alive. I work as an instructor at one of the very best ranges in the UK (Orion Firearms Training) and I get to see almost every ;


Building a Presicion Rifle Part 5 – Long range steel in the snow.

I must confess I am a little behind regards writing articles. I have been very busy shooting and testing kit which is very important or I would have nothing to write about! Last week I made the winter pilgrimage to Wales with some of the regular crew with a goal in mind. To run the……


Bolle Swat Ballistic Sunglasses.

I reviewed some shooting glasses last year from Bolle and Swisseye. Both pairs proved to be excellent but were very much designed for shooting use only. You could have worn them as general sunglasses but they would have stood out and been fairly noticeable. Both pairs were quite large and looked.. Well.. Shooty..
Although shooting……


Dolphin Gun Company tour and interview with Mik Maksimovic.

Recently I took one of our project rifles up to Dolphin gun company for a new barrel. We detailed the rebarrelling in the last Presicion rifle build article. I was lucky enough to watch Mik, part owner and head gunsmith, working on the rifle. His knowledge and experience in both shooting sports and engineering impressed……