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Ballistic Computer
Scope calibration is an important step to truing your ballistic software. If you have not calibrated and tested your scope for accuracy, you cannot expect positive results at distance using your ballistic solver. If you follow the truing directions with any ballistic app out there, scope calibration is a big part of the instructions.  No... Read more »
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Training Lesson, Zero Offset I get asked all the time; “how do I switch ammunition types mid stream like at a competition and understand my offset.” Just about every ballistic solver has an offset utility, or as some note, a zero offset. It’s not necessary to use to get your initial DOPE, so many people... Read more »
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Online Training Lesson: Mechanics of a Rifle Cant Canting your Rifle A lot people have read my article on setting up your precision rifle with a small amount cant built in based on the shooter. This serves several purposes, the main is to protect from subconsciously canting the rifle.  The body has a natural hold,... Read more »
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Precision Rifle Training
Lessons Learned: Precision Rifle Training After Action Report It’s a been a busy two months since the Sniper’s Hide Team Challenge in Colville WA. Two blocks of classes in Alaska, some mixed in private instruction and a Class with Long Gun Training in Upstate NY. All told in this time period we saw 90 shooters... Read more »
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The Rise of the Obstinate It’s been said, more than once for sure, that ownership does not equal competence. Just ask all the guys who have wrapped their $100,000 sports car around a telephone pole. Sure they owned a Lamborghini, but the first time they kicked it in the ass they wrecked it. We see... Read more »
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Kelly McMillan talks ELR Shooting While attending the King of 2 Mile competition in Raton, New Mexico, I had a chance to speak with Kelly McMillan of McMillan Fiberglas Stocks fame. McMillan Stocks has always been at the forefront of development and with this new interest in ELR Shooting, today is no different. Leading the... Read more »
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Sniper’s Hide Interviews David Tubb Sniper’s Hide recently attended the King of 2 Mile ULR Match at the Whittington Center in Raton New Mexico. During the competition, we interviewed several shooters including David Tubb. David Tubb is not only a world champion, but he is also a true innovator in the precision rifle field. David... Read more »
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TacomHQ Charlie Tarac Unit How do certain groups make these amazing ELR and ULR Shots with optics that have limited adjustment ? The TacomHQ Charlie Tarac Scope booster. This is the secret on how to get more elevation out of your optic in order to make ULR Shots. Charlie Tarac Unit Up Close Simple and... Read more »
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Holding for Wind vs your Natural Point of Aim We all know, muscling the rifle is a bad thing. When recounting the Fundamentals of Marksmanship, NPA is the very first one. We describe NPA as; body pointed to the rifle, rifle pointed at the target. In other words, we are relaxed, lined up straight behind... Read more »
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Ballistic Software is just a starting point, but all things equal, you should be within at least 1 MOA of most ranges. It might vary a little, but overall it should be very close. The computer cannot for all the variables and we don’t tell it everything it really needs, which is why we true.... Read more »
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