long range

Reach Out Further with Defender Precision Rifle Course

Have you wanted to get into Long Range shooting or precision hunting, but didn’t know where to start? Well, now you can learn the basics and really improve your long distance precision with the Defender Precision Rifle Course. For this course, the Defender Training Academy partnered with Geordie Richardson, a 10-year competitive long range shooter […]

Ruger to Chamber The Precision Rifle in 5.56mm NATO

Ruger officially announced another caliber for their very popular Precision Rifle line. The newest kid on the block will boast the intermediate 5.56mm NATO cartridge. Ruger already produces their rifle in .308 Winchester, 6.5 Creedmoor and the new hot caliber, the 6mm Creedmoor (that’s not a typo).

Why Bother with a .308 Win?

Before we go any further, please extinguish your torches and put away your pitchforks. Let me be clear. I absolutely love the .308 Winchester cartridge, as well as its close-but-not-the-same brother, the 7.62x51mm NATO. I’ve been shooting both most of my adult life and it is one of the most useful and legendary cartridges of […]

SHOT New Products Spotlight: Optics

With long range shooting becoming one of the shooting world’s biggest hobby, optics have become more important for a lot of shooters. No longer able to get by with their father’s 3-9x scope, many hunters and shooters have been on a quest to find quality glass to top their rifles. Let’s take a look at […]

SHOT New Products Spotlight: Rifles

Its that time of the year again! SHOT Show kicks off today with thousands of vendors showing off their new wares. From updated classics to cutting edge firearms, SHOT Show never fails to excite the industry with flashy new options for gun owners. For the first day, we’ll take a look at the new rifles […]

Weatherby-6.5-300x3.56 in. 4c

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Cartridge

For the first time in decades, Weatherby unleashed a new cartridge in 2016, this one is based on a necked-down .300 Weatherby Magnum: the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum. The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI), the firearms and ammunition industry’s technical standards-setting organization, recently announced the acceptance of the new cartridge and chamber standard.