Tag Archives: hunting

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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Brush Busting Bullets

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Paul Box We have all read articles along these lines for years. Round nose bullets at moderate velocities busting thru brush better than spritzer shaped bullets would do. Is there any truth in this … Continue reading

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Advice on Choosing a Hunting Bullet

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz Now that it is August it is time to give some thought to where you are going to hunt this fall and what ranges you will encounter not to mention tree stand … Continue reading

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Are You a Gun Nut?

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician and Resident Gun Nut Gary Prisendorf Have you ever been referred to as a “gun nut”?  Well I have, but I never really took it as in insult. I enjoy firearms, I love shooting, … Continue reading

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Deer Season 2015

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz This all started years ago.  How many I’m not sure but it has been a while. My local gun shop had gotten a InterArms Churchill 270 Winchester rifle in and while I … Continue reading

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Usable Hunting Zeros

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz I don’t know how many times a week I get asked my opinion about what constitutes the best zero for a hunting rifle. Sometimes the question is “if I am zeroed at … Continue reading

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Bullet Selection 101

Written by Sierra Bullets Chief Ballistician Tommy Todd When selecting a bullet for a particular use there are several things to consider. HUNTING PURPOSES If the selection is for a hunting situation the size and reputation of toughness of the … Continue reading

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20 Lessons From My Youth

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Gary Prisendorf I grew up in a small town in rural Missouri, where there was usually nothing better to do than head off into the woods with my Marlin model 60 or grab my … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog/Woodchuck Day!

So, have you read The Woodchuck Hunter by Paul C. Estey? Why not celebrate Groundhog Day by checking it out?  It’s an oldie dating back to 1936, but still a very fascinating read. The following is Townsend Whelen’s review of … Continue reading

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Rethinking Your Zero

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz It’s fall and time to get ready for opening day, the first shot or the overall experience. Several years ago I was preparing for my first out of state hunting trip with … Continue reading

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