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My Philmont Adventure

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz This story starts way back in February. Actually before that even, during the SHOT Show to be specific. During that time frame Mr. David O’Neill from the Boy Scouts of America approached … Continue reading

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Ammunition Accuracy Requirements 101

Written by Sierra Bullets Chief Ballistician Tommy Todd I load and shoot ammunition for a living. In my duties here at Sierra I constantly test bullet accuracy for our production needs. Because of this, I shoot a variety of different … Continue reading

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Sectional Density, What Value Does it Have Today?

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Paul Box All of us who have been in reloading and shooting for any period of time have read how sectional density has been regarded as a bullet’s ability to penetrate.  Back before high … Continue reading

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A Pistol Bullet for Deer Season

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Phil Mahin I have always wanted a lever action rifle chambered in 45 Colt.  I finally got my chance to purchase one last summer that I could use for deer season.  What I found … 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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