Long-Range Shooting Tips

In the world of weapons, distance has always beckoned. Spear throwers competed to see who could throw farthest. Merry Olde England’s King’s Archers allegedly had to qualify on 200-yard targets—with longbows and wood shafts. Civil War marksmen made confirmed kills past 1,000 yards with black powder and greased lead Minie balls. Buffalo hunters laid flat groups of bison at previously unheard-of distances. Today, several top snipers have “eliminated threats” past 2,000 yards. Trouble is, this is the information age, and in terms of long-range shooting, it’s the Age of the Gadget. Precision shooting at extreme distance is arguably the biggest trend in the shooting sports, and all too many shooters seem to believe …

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under m ultigun announcements.  You can also find matches on Facebook, …

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and before the Paris and San Bernardino terrorist attacks. The short 16 1/8th-inch barrel on…

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos …

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and before the Paris and San Bernardino terrorist attacks. The short…

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in…

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under m ultigun announcements.  You can also find matches on Facebook, under 3 Gun Information and …

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under m ultigun announcements.  You can also find…

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and before the Paris and San Bernardino terrorist attacks. The short 16 1/8th-inch…

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under m ultigun announcements.  You can also find matches on Facebook, under 3 Gun Information and Events, or 3 Gun Major …

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in …

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and before the…

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings…

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the…

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on…

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and before the Paris and San …

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under m ultigun announcements.  You can also find matches on Facebook, under 3 Gun Information and Events, or 3 Gun …

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under …

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and…

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before…

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under m ultigun…

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and before the Paris and San Bernardino terrorist attacks. The short 16 1/8th-inch barrel …

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under m ultigun announcements.  You can also find matches on Facebook, under 3 Gun Information and Events, or 3 Gun Major Match Announcements. …

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match…

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun …

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums under m ultigun announcements.  You can also find matches on Facebook, under 3 …

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales …

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and before the Paris and San Bernardino terrorist attacks. The…

Getting Started in 3-Gun

Everyone seems to have a favorite shooting discipline, something that speaks to them, but there is one discipline that everyone should try – 3 gun.  Why?  Because 3 gun teaches you not just shooting and marksmanship skills, but life skills, and critical thinking skills. Participating in 3 gun also teaches you about managing multiple tasks at the same time, under pressure and with people watching – the sort of thing that can cause even the most steady adult to get the jitters in “real life.” Getting Started How do you get started shooting 3 gun?  First, you need to find a match.  There are match listings on Enos Forums…

Setting Up a Home-Defense MSR

At a recent media event, I was made aware of a survey done by the National Shooting Sports Foundation on ammunition purchases. More than 12 percent of the respondents said they had purchased rifle ammunition in the past year for the purpose of self-defense. Not ammunition, rifle ammunition. The results shouldn’t have surprised me as much as they did. I was reminded that the NSSF did a survey of over 12,000 respondents in 2010, and home defense was the No. 2 reason (behind recreational shooting and before hunting) for owning a “Modern Sporting Rifle,” the NSSF’s term for AR-15-style rifles. Keep in mind, 2010 was before the post-Sandy Hook gun sales explosion and before the Paris and San Bernardino terrorist attacks. …