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Ron Spomer

Understanding Bullet BC (Ballistic Coefficient)


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BC is a numeric designation for a projectile’s ability to resist air drag. The better it does this, the faster it flies down range, the less it drops, the less it drifts in the wind and the more energy it delivers. BC takes into account bullet weight, diameter and shape or form. The higher the […]

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Ron Spomer

Light Recoil Options for Deer


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Bullets kill by hemorrhaging or by interrupting the central nervous system. Sever the spine or hit the brain and it’s all over. Hit the heart and/or lungs — the organs that supply fresh, oxygenated blood to the brain — and blood pressure drops within a few seconds, rendering the animal unconscious. Technically brain cells die […]

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Becky Yackley

Shooting events for Women – Give it a Try, Ladies by Becky Yackley


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I’m proud of Cyndi in that she has had recent back surgery. But, I can see her strength and the sense of satisfaction she gets from shooting guns; especially since their family business involves shotguns. Seeing women with their kids while on the range and participating in an event like this is a great thing. […]

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Live the Legend

Understanding and Correcting Parallax


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It is detectable when you move your head or eye around while looking through the scope and the reticle appears to move or swim around the object you at which you are aiming. This can cause the scope to be off target depending on how your eye aligns with the optic and lead to poorly […]

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Nikki Boxler

Helpful Tips on how to Best Pattern a Shotgun


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When patterning shotguns and ammunition that come with a bit of a kick, I like to use a lead sled. This helps to reduce recoil and makes for a consistent shot. However, before I walk away from the range, I do like to take one shot from a position I would hunt from. Knowing that […]

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Nikki Boxler

Long-Range Shooting, Part II


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Last week I recounted my trip to West Virginia so this week I thought I’d take some time to share some of the basic tips and tricks that helped me to improve my long range accuracy. I am confident they will help you as well! Get Back to the Basics Keep it simple. I know I am often guilty of not […]

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Live the Legend

Defensive Calibers


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  9mm – By far one of the most popular all-around calibers for concealed carry and defensive use. Offers a great balance of power, portability and capacity. Pros: Accurate, reasonable power without excessive over-penetration concerns, moderate recoil makes it easy for all shooters to handle and ammunition is some of the most readily available in […]

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