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Long-range shooting all about the numbers

SPOKESMAN REVIEW  From the Archives – Gone are the days of serious target shooters putting a finger to the wind and relying on the trajectories printed on ammunition boxes before squeezing off rounds at distant targets. Today’s long-range precision-rifle shooters sound like MIT grads as they talk about velocity, co-efficient and formulas for directing a 105-grain bullet reliably to “clink” on a steel…

What a SEAL sniper taught me about long distance shooting

POLICE ONE.COM From the Archives – Have you ever fired a rifle at distances of 200 or even 300 yards? Ever mounted a scope, locked it down and dialed it in? Are you familiar with terms like MOA, windage, and hold over? Despite nearly two decades in law enforcement and being a handgun instructor, I had no…

McMillan® Sponsors South Dakota Guardian Long Range Match

Phoenix, AZ – McMillan® Fiberglass Stocks, the industry leader in precision-driven custom fiberglass stocks for competition, tactical, and hunting, is pleased to announce the company’s support of the upcoming Guardian Long Range Competition in Hot Springs, South Dakota, June 14-15. The event will take place at the Target Hit Indicator Systems facility just south of Hot Springs and is intended to raise…

VA – SHOOTING SPORTS – Registration Open for 2019 NRA World Shooting Championship

Now in its sixth consecutive year, the NRA World Shooting Championship will be returning to the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, W.Va., Sept. 18-21, 2019. An all-encompassing test of shooting prowess, the NRA World Shooting Championship never fails to attract some of the biggest names in the industry, while simultaneously remaining fully open to amateurs. Stages this year will include fan favorites like 3-Gun, High-Power Silhouette, Cowboy Action and more. Crazy Quail will reprise its role…

54th Annual Daisy Nationals Features 64 BB Gun Teams From Across The Nation

ROGERS, Arkansas, June 7, 2019 – Sixty-four of the top BB gun teams in the nation will converge on Rogers, Ark., July 3-6 for the 2019 Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match, also known as the Daisy Nationals. Seven-person teams (five shooters and two alternates) ages 8 to 15, will be competing for the National Championship in this 5-meter, four position match.

VA – SHOOTING SPORTS – What’s In Your Range Bag, Alexis Lagan?

While some of us have a hard time determining our plans for next week, two-time National Champion pistol shooter Alexis Lagan already has her sights set on gold at the 2020 Olympic Games. Winning comes naturally to Lagan, who as a youngster often ended up beating the boys in rifle shooting, even sending one home crying once.  

VA – SHOOTING SPORTS – Video—Shooting the MG42 Machine Gun

The MG42 is perhaps one of the most infamous arms of war ever created, mainly because the intimidating qualities of its high cyclic rate of fire. 

CO – SHOOTING SPORTS – National Shooting Sports Foundation Renews Gold-Level Sponsorship to Help Raise The Flag

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a longtime partner of USA Shooting, has agreed to help Raise the Flag for America’s Shooting Team, by renewing its gold-level partnership agreement for 2019. This show of support also includes becoming presenting sponsor of USA Shooting’s National Sporting Clay Cup Fundraiser set for June 7-8.

USA Shooting…

AZ – SHOOTING SPORTS – Gun Club 82 in Gilbert to serve up guns, ammo and alcohol, but maybe not in that order

Entertainment options in Gilbert will expand soon with a bang. Gun Club 82, which is expected to open sometime in late 2019, will include a 24-lane shooting range and a restaurant and bar called Ti Ammo. 

TX – SHOOTING SPORTS – Sisterhood of the Gun (VIDEOS)

Sisterhood. That’s the word I kept hearing repeated as women gathered in Texas hill country last week for A Girl & A Gun‘s sold out national conference. And, after spending a few days among the ladies, it wasn’t hard to see why. 

TN – SHOOTING SPORTS – Spring Hill teen headed to National Junior Olympics after winning state competition in trap shooting

Logan Balsley, an 18-year-old home schooled senior living in Spring Hill, will be headed to the Junior National Olympics in Colorado after placing first in the 18 – 20 age division in Wobble Trap in the Tennessee Junior Olympics last Saturday. 

‘This is Disneyland with guns’: Machine gun enthusiasts descend on Kentucky for world’s biggest automatic gun show and are told to ‘destroy everything in sight’ (VIDEO)

DAILY MAIL.CO.UK – April 16, 20190 – Gun lovers descended on Kentucky for the biggest private machine gun event in the world at the weekend, with shooters given one objective – destroy everything. Around 20,000 thrill-seekers fired Tommy Guns, AK-47s and Uzis at abandoned vehicles and barrels of fuel strapped with pyrotechnic charges to create ‘fireballs from…

NY – SHOOTING SPORTS – Bill would hurt shooting events for youths

This bill will effectively outlaw all youth shooting activities, competitions and training for those individuals younger than 16 who are not hunting. The second portion of the law prohibits the owner of a firearm from knowingly allowing any person younger than 16 to have access to their firearms. 

ID – SHOOTING SPORTS – Young guns: local youths start trap shooting club

Before moving from California’s Sacramento area to Inkom in July 2018, Tanner was one of about 1,300 participants in competitive trap shooting through the California Youth Shooting Sports Association. 

Mc3 Stocks to Support NRL Silent Night Shoot

Phoenix, AZ – Mc3 Stocks, originator of the industry’s first and only solid-molded polymer precision rifle stock, is joining several top manufacturers in the precision shooting industry to support the upcoming Silent Night long-range shooting match. This event, to be held April 5-7 in Ninnekah, Oklahoma, is the fifth sanctioned event on 2019 in the National Rifle League’s 2019 match schedule.

Presented by Vortex Optics, the Silent Night match is…

NAT’L – SHOOTING SPORTS – Professional shooter uses ‘gun therapy’ to lessen symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

David Smith had long been a competitive shooter, and he wasn’t going to allow a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease to end his hobby. 

AZ – SHOOTING SPORTS – Meet America’s Biggest Machine-Gun Enthusiasts

Twice a year, hundreds of America’s most hardcore gun enthusiasts flock to the northern Arizona desert to spend a weekend firing military-grade weapons at pickup trucks, storage containers, and grounded propeller planes. 

INT’L – SHOOTING SPORTS – New Zealand Has an N.R.A., Too. It’s Thinking About Changing Its Name.

“N.R.A. N.Z. looks after long-range precision target shooting, up to 1,000 yards,” said the group’s chairman, Ross Mason. “There’s no service rifle or military rifle shooting within the discipline, as opposed to the N.R.A.” in the United States. 

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