Author Archives: Sierra Bullets

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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Sierra Introduces New MatchKing Bullet

Sierra Bullets is proud to introduce a new addition to the legendary MatchKing® line.  Shooters around the world will appreciate the accuracy and extreme long range performance of our new 7mm 197 grain HPBT (#1997).  A sleek 27 caliber elongated … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets 6.5 Creedmoor Load Data

Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24” Twist: 1-8’’ Case: Hornady Trim-to Length: 1.910’’ Primer: Winchester WLR Remarks: Developed in 2007 by Dennis DeMille and Dave Emary, the 6.5 Creedmoor is a shortened and improved 30 TC … Continue reading

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How to Find Your Absolute Best Load

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz Nearly every day and for sure every week each of us technicians get asked how we work up our own personal loads.  Now I don’t live in a fantasy world so I … Continue reading

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