As the summer heats up, your firearms can take a beating if you don’t pay attention to how you shoot, maintain and store them. [Read more…] about Beat the Heat
It’s no surprise that shooting at longer distances is an art that requires both precision and patience. Whether you’re a competitive shooter or an avid hunter, mastering this skill requires a deep understanding of the fundamentals of shooting, including proper technique, equipment, and the environment. [Read more…] about Long Distance Shooting – Technique Tips
At any level, shooting is an activity that requires a great deal of focus and concentration – and one of the most basic decisions you’ll have to make is whether you shoot with one or both eyes open. Either method has their advantages and disadvantages, and it will ultimately come down to personal preference and how your vision is balanced. [Read more…] about Keep Your Eyes Open
As we know, tree stands are an essential tool for hunters to create an advantage in their pursuit of game, and knowing where to set up is a key component in optimizing your chances of success out in the field. [Read more…] about Tree Stand Hunting 2 (Location, Location, Location)
The enjoyment of shooting sports isn’t something that needs to be cast aside because of a physical disability. With the wide variety of equipment and resources available, most anyone can maintain these pursuits while taking advantage of the benefits. [Read more…] about No Need To Miss Out On The Action
There’s nothing quite like hearing the distinctive ring of hitting a target at a longer distance. It’s a great feeling – and although accurate shots are certainly doable for the average shooter inside of 200 or 300 yards, beyond that you’ll need the skill and the tools necessary to meet the added challenge. [Read more…] about Long Range Shooting 1 – Guns & Gear
Controlling exactly where your firearm is pointed at all times is a rule that typically ranks as number one or two on most gun safety lists. It’s an important practice for obvious reasons and it should absolutely never be underestimated. [Read more…] about Muzzle Control
K-Var is on fire with these holiday deals, and this is a monster! If you want the absolute best deal on one of the most reliable and accurate semi-auto precision rifles on the market, then you don’t want to miss this! [Read more…] about LWRCI REPR MKII Holiday Special at K-VAR!
Many factors contribute to the accuracy of a rifle, be it major components with a tangible impact, such as the barrel itself and the ammunition we feed it, or more subtle nuances that effect harmonics. No matter the element, having confidence when it comes to shot placement is paramount to any shooter. Today I want to talk about a piece of the puzzle that is crucial not only to the accuracy of your rifle, but to every aspect of the direct shooter interface, the trigger. [Read more…] about Get Triggered! FIME Enhanced Fire Control Group
Your trigger set up and pull weight can have as much influence on your accuracy as any other element of your equipment and shooting routine. It’s an important factor that can be easily overlooked, especially by beginners.
The 7.62×39 cartridge, introduced originally in 1943 and chambered in both the RPD Light Machine Gun and the SKS, cemented it’s place in history just a few years later as the cartridge selection for what would become the iconic AK47 Soviet military rifle. Since then, the AK47 has been deployed around the world by militaries, police and civilians in combat, self-defense and sporting roles. [Read more…] about Arsenal SAM5. Why You Need a 5.56 AK!
Flinching while you shoot is a very common phenomenon and it can definitely impact your performance and your enjoyment of the sport. Luckily there are some effective ways to minimize or eliminate the effects of this age-old reaction. [Read more…] about Beware the Flinch
It can be frustrating for any shooter, new or otherwise, when you’re not getting the groupings that you might like at the range (if you’re hitting anything at all). One sure-fire way to get some real-time feedback – take a hard look at your target. [Read more…] about Target Talk
One of the most important aspects of shooting effectively happens after you pull the trigger and the gun goes BANG! Follow-through is the final step in the firing process and the one that helps to integrate the other fundamentals in the taking a great shot. [Read more…] about Follow-Through for Shooting
Weather and other environmental conditions can play havoc with your accuracy when shooting at longer distances, and knowing how to effectively compensate is a must. [Read more…] about Cloudy With A Chance Of…
When that tingling you feel is not just the excitement of the hunt, but more like the onset of frostbite, it may be time to start thinking about your cold weather shooting routine. [Read more…] about Cold Weather Shooting
Whether you’re searching for the ultimate trophy or just looking to fill your freezer, hunting excursions should always be as safe as you can make them. [Read more…] about Hunting Safety
Ever been on a hunt and have a situation where you think you’ve got your target perfectly lined up through the trees and then missed that one perfect shot? Well, you’re not alone. [Read more…] about Rifle Hunting Accuracy
Inconsistent accuracy? Sore shoulder? If so, you may want to take a look at how your weapon actually fits. [Read more…] about Proper Stock Fit For Better Performance