Monthly Archives: August 2014

2014 Brownell’s Rockcastle Pro Am 3-Gun Championship

Written by Sierra Bullets Media Relations Manager Carroll Pilant The Brownell’s Rockcastle Pro Am 3-Gun Championship is actually 2 matches in one. The matches will take place August 22 – 24, 2014, at the Rockcastle Shooting Center at Park Mammoth … Continue reading

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Was Anything Wrong With The .244?

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Paul Box The year was 1955. A time of carhops, drive-in movies and Buffalo Bob. It was also the year that Winchester introduced the .243 and Remington counter-punched with the .244. The .243 was … Continue reading

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Taking Time Out

Written by Sierra Ballistic Technician Duane Siercks It has been a busy summer around the place. Lots of projects that have taken far too long to complete and lots of “honey do’s” that actually maybe had to be done. I … Continue reading

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Circa 1970: Sierra 7MM Hollowpoint Boat Tail MatchKing Bullet Wins Wimbledon Cup

The Sierra 7mm MatchKing bullet became the first 7mm bullet to win a Wimbledon Cup Match, a high power match shot from the 1000-yd. line, at the 1970 National Rifle Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio held July 29-Aug. 24. The … Continue reading

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Kelly Bachand Reports from the Fullbore Nationals

Kelly Bachand joined over 170 other shooters in 2014 National Fullbore Championship at Camp Perry, Ohio, August 4 – 10, 2014.  Kelly won a bronze metal for placing 5th place in target rifle shooting Sierra 155 gr. Hollow Point Boat … Continue reading

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2014 World Championship Category Championship

Written by Sierra Bullets Media Relations Manager Carroll Pilant The IHMSA (International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association) Internationals were held July 18 – 25 at the Oklahoma City Gun Club near Edmond, Oklahoma. Hosting nearly 100 shooters from five different countries … Continue reading

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Know Your Target and What Is Beyond It

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin Before we begin, let’s review the first three rules we have discussed: Every gun is loaded, Keep your finger off the trigger, and Keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction So … Continue reading

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