Category Archives: Competitive Shooting

Standard Deviation – How Valuable is it?

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz Okay, you and I are at the range testing loads. You have a new hunting rifle in a bolt action platform and I have my newly rebarreled IBS 1000 yard light gun. … Continue reading

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The M118 LR Chamber: The .223 Wylde of the .308 AR World

Guest blog from our friends at Criterion Barrels, Inc. A typical AR-10 or other .308 AR pattern rifle will normally come standard with a SAAMI specified .308 Win chamber. While this configuration is designed to accommodate a wide range of … Continue reading

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Long Range Load Development

Written by Sierra Bullets Product Development Manager Mark Walker [First published July 3, 2014]   Since I just put a new barrel on my F-class rifle this spring, I figured it might be a good time to discuss load tuning for … Continue reading

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Gun Stuff 101

Written by Sierra Bullets Chief Ballistician Tommy Todd I have shot several disciplines of shooting competitions over the years and have learned a few things regarding ammunition and bullet function during this time. Below I will describe a few of … Continue reading

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Missouri State Champion FTR

Written by Sierra Bullets Chief Ballistician Tommy Todd                 Greg Meredith (right) of the Missouri Shooting Sports Association presenting the State Champion Award for F-Class FTR division to Sierra Bullets Chief Ballistician, Tommy … 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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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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