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  1. Near miss

    Different qualifications

    Hello, I thought of asking over here what kind of firearms qualifications you have ran into? I noticed doing qualification training drills makes good progress. I would really like to learn new qualification drills to add some variance into my training. Please post any qualifications or drills...
  2. M

    Advanced Marksmanship Can't get my sitting position to work

    I have been shooting sitting with a sling. When i cross my ankles I can't get the elevation high enough to bring the gun on the target. I end up with NPA well below the target array. I have slid my legs like scissors to the point I am almost ankle on ankle and still can't get it. The back of...
  3. Michael Victor

    Advanced Marksmanship Getting into "Set' position for LEOs/Military...

    I've always wondered about what checklist a real LEO or military sniper goes through before taking a shot. I read this in an article about a Royal Marine taking a shot on an insurgent in Iraq: <span style="font-style: italic">“My training then took over and I got myself quickly, but calmly...
  4. ArcticLight

    Gunsmithing M1903 3 Position Safeties

    My gunsmith is building a batch of 3 position safeties for M1903 Springfields - and crap I already forgot the name, another older mauser - he does them for about all mau sers except Rem 700's as some guy in Idaho or Colorado has those already.. Will have photos soon - they are over in Seattle...
  5. jsali

    Advanced Marksmanship Question on prone shooting position

    For those who are more educated/experienced on the subject than I here's the problem. I have traditionally (and been taught) to shoot supported prone with my shooting side (right) leg cocked up a bit to relieve pressure on the chest and reduce the effect of heart beat etc... To get comfortable...