Author Archives: Sierra Bullets

Callin’ All Critters

Written by Ballistic Technician Duane Siercks Back last fall I received a phone call from a customer, Paul, asking for information   concerning a particular rifle he had purchased. As the conversation moved along, we visited at length about this rifle.  … Continue reading

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Velocity Increase In New Gun Barrels

Written by Sierra Bullets New Product Development Manager Mark Walker In a previous post, I discussed a couple of methods to tune a load to your barrel to help achieve the best accuracy possible. People most often work on load … Continue reading

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When a Rifle Guy Buys a Handgun

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz Over the years I had entertained the idea of a small concealable handgun.  I bought a nifty little Star 9mm Largo years earlier because it looked like a 1911 Colt, well … … Continue reading

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To Case Prep, Or Not To Case Prep

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Gary Prisendorf Around a year ago I bought a Ruger American Predator rifle chambered in .223 Remington, with the goal of turning it into a coyote extermination machine. While working up a load for … Continue reading

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You Never Know Who’s Watching You Shoot

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Paul Box I’m sure most all of us remember our first experience shooting. It was probably an air gun or a .22 rimfire. Teaching someone new to shoot can be a very rewarding experience. … Continue reading

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The Reloading Balancing Act

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin A lot of calls that come into the 800 room are made by shooters that are of a retiring age. That isn’t meant to be an insult but just something I’ve picked … Continue reading

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Varmint Hunting in the Extreme

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Duane Siercks My fall hunting season had not allowed me to hunt as much as I normally do. There seemed to be little things that had to be done at each turn. The time … Continue reading

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