Why do snipers use bolt action rifles?

This is a question that gets asked a lot on forums for newer shooters and military enthusiasts. When applied to the historical record though not completely accurate; it is more situational dependent than anything else.  Let’s discuss a few factors about this question and when a bolt action rifle should and shouldn’t be used.  What is a sniper? According to …

Why should you practice unconventional positions?

Unconventional shooting positions are one of the most widely debated topics in both competition and the hunting realms. Some shooters blindly ignore the fact that they may ever need to shoot their rifle from something other than a bench while others practice shooting off of the most bizarre contraptions on a regular basis. But who is right?

How to Choose the Right reticle

This is a question we all struggle with from time to time, especially when we start a new rifle build. As always, the biggest factor that is going to dictate what reticle you use, is going to be your intended application. Not all reticles are created equal for all tasks, and a bush gun doesn’t need the same features as …

How does Cerakote help with wear and tear on my rifle?

What is Cerakote? Cerakote is a ceramic based paint coating that is baked on to parts in an oven after it is applied to the firearm. There is also an air cure version that can be used on larger parts and more fragile components that can’t be heated. Now, you may be wondering what makes this any different or better …