Monthly Archives: July 2013

The One That Got Away

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin When I first started shooting at distant targets, the rifle I went to was a Remington 700 chambered in 22-250 with a laminated varmint stock. It could easily hit a pie plate … Continue reading

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Trinidad Reloading Class: Reloading A-Z

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz I was fortunate to be able to spend time in Trinidad, Colorado this past June teaching a week long NRA summer course titled “Reloading A-Z”  at the Trinidad State Junior College Gunsmithing … Continue reading

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300 AAC Blackout (Medium Length Gas Tube)

Test Specifications/Components Firearm Used: CMMG Barrel Length: 16″ Twist: 1 x 8″ Case: Remington Trim-to Length: 1.363″ Primer: Rem 7 1/2 Remarks: The 300 AAC Blackout (300 BLK, or 7.62x35mm) was created by Advanced Armament Corp. and Remington in order … Continue reading

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Why Not An External Box Magazine for the M1 Garand?

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Robert Treece After World War I, Army Ordnance studied all the equipment used in that world-wide conflict.  It was decided that a new US rifle was needed that would be able to more quickly … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets “Are They Out There” Contest Winners

These guys scored themselves a new Sierra Bullets hat and found Sierra Bullets on the shelf! Matthew H. spotted Sierra Bullets on the shelves at Miller’s Gun & Supply in Sugarcreek, OH. George B. spotted Sierra Bullets on the shelves … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets “Are They Out There” Contest Winners

These guys scored themselves a new Sierra Bullets hat and found Sierra Bullets on the shelf! Jonathan S. spotted Sierra Bullets on the shelves at Palmetto State Armory in Ridgeland, SC. Blair B. spotted Sierra Bullets on the shelves at … Continue reading

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Thanks Herbert

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Paul Box I grew up in farming country, which also meant groundhog country in that day and time. My only groundhog gun at that time was a Winchester model 67 .22 rimfire. While it … Continue reading

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