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 silhouette target 1,200 yards away.
Doug Glorfield, a Whitman County farmer, knows a few things about these numbers and more, including the unpredictable nature of grain prices. “I built the range as a business to give our family a little diversity from the highs and lows of running a farm,” he said. The competition range stretches across nearly 900 acres of farmland and cattle grazing; another range encompasses 300 acres. [Read More]