A Poor Man’s Sniper Rifle

  If you are looking for a “sniper” type rifle for use out to 500 yards or so, it may already be in your safe. This is a fun project that gets the gun out of the safe and onto the range. The Mosin–Nagant bolt-action military rifle was developed by the Imperial Russian Army in 1891. It is one of the most common military bolt-action rifles in history, with over 37 million units produced. Odds are you have one, or … Continue reading

Swarovski’s New X5 Long Range Scopes

When it comes to long range shooting instruction and opportunity, the best place I know is the FTW ranch in Barksdale, TX. It’s about a two and a half hour drive from the San Antonio airport, but the winding road will take you to a whole new world. As the owner Tim Fallon pointed out, the ranch was the last stronghold of the Comanche and once you see this country you understand why. It is wild country with deep canyons … Continue reading