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Kit Review – KRG bolt lift.

I am always on the lookout for shooting related bargains and I believe the KRG bolt lift kit definitely falls into bargain territory……

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F class 1000yds Bisley 22/2/15

F class rifle competitions are fairly new as far as shooting disciplines go. George Farquharson, a Canadian fullbore shooter, developed it for those who lacked the eyesight required for iron sights at long range. Most long range comps were either Palma (iron sights, slung prone position) or benchrest (scoped from bench, shooting for tight groups)….

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Scope Review – Vortex Viper PST 6-24X50

I have owned the PST for about a year now. It sits on my Remington 700 based .308. It has seen extreme rain, cold, heat, wind, dust, mud and the odd bang on the gun cabinet. I know some scope reviews go into serious detail when rating glass. I have neither the equipment or optical…

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Long range shooting for beginners 8 – long range at the range..

After a rather mundane bit with maths and tables we now get to have some serious fun. This is the day we have been working towards – shooting out to 1000+ yds. For some of you competitive long range veterans that may seem like no big deal. For many (myself included) who have spent years…

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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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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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Load Testing – .308 Lapua 170g B476

The Remington 700 based rifle I use for long range target just loves Lapuas 170g Lockbase bullets. Lapuas marketing suggests the bullets place the .308 into “Winmag territory” in terms of useable distance. Quite a claim, but then it is backed up by the fact that these are also the bullets selected by the British…

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