Long Range Shooting Handbook

Long Range Shooting Handbook Author Ryan M. Cleckner
ISBN-10 151865472X
Year 2016-02-01
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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25% of this book's proceeds will be donated to two military charities: the Special Operation Warrior Foundation and the Sua Sponte Foundation. This book is the complete beginner's guide to long range shooting written in simple every-day language so that it's easy to follow. Included are personal tips and best advice from my years of special operations sniper schooling and experience, and as a sniper instructor. If you are an experienced shooter, this guide will be a resource covering the principles and theory of long range shooting. This is the preliminary book to help you understand fundamental concepts such as MOA vs Mils and external ballistics, that can be like a trusted resource at the range. Learning to shoot long range isn't that difficult. Once you understand the basics, you can start to master your technique and you'll be hitting targets in no time. The author has a series of online instructional videos known for their ability to take seemingly complex areas of long range shooting and breaking them down so that they're easy to understand. This book was motivated by the feedback from those videos. The handbook is broken down into three main categories: What it is/How it works, Fundamentals, and How to use it. "What it is/How it works" covers equipment, terminology, and basic principles. "Fundamentals" covers the theory of long range shooting. "How to use it" gives you practical advice on how to implement what you've learned so far to make you a long range shooter.

Mastering the Art of Long Range Shooting

Mastering the Art of Long Range Shooting Author Wayne van Zwoll
ISBN-10 9781440234859
Year 2013-12-06
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Gun Digest Books
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The long shot: Art plus science equals success! The long shot. It's a challenge that both thrills and intimidates. Now, with Wayne van Zwoll's newest Gun Digest book, Mastering the Art of Long-Range Shooting, you can tackle the shots you've always wanted to with confidence and accuracy. Inside you'll find: The rifles, ammunition, optics, and tools that make shots beyond the 500-yard mark reality. Bullet trajectory and drift dissected. Reading, shading, and clicking the wind. Specialized schools that perfect long-distance skills. And much, much more. Beautifully told as only expert marksman and noted author Wayne van Zwoll can, and gorgeously illustrated in full color, Mastering the Art of Long-Range Shooting is the definitive volume on the subject of shots beyond the 100-yard standard. Mine the gold in these pages and take your shooting to the next level--out there, way out there!

Fundamentals of Long Distance Shooting

Fundamentals of Long Distance Shooting Author Ralph T. Hicks
ISBN-10 1480157678
Year 2013-04-19
Pages 138
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace
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Teaching how to shoot long distance using beginning and advanced shooting techniques and strategies. From 300 to a 1000 yards beyond. A in depth of how to become a better and competitive shooter from hunting to the range.

Long Range Precision Rifle Expanded Edition

Long Range Precision Rifle  Expanded Edition Author Anthony Cirincione II
ISBN-10 1610048873
Year 2015-10-01
Pages 216
Language en
Publisher Paladin Press
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In his original version of Long-Range Precision Rifle, U.S. Army sniper and avid precision rifle and long-range rifle shooter, competitor, and enthusiast Anthony Cirincione II put extreme accuracy with a precision rifle within the reach of any shooter. His instruction was based on 26 months of combat deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan and his training of squad-designated marksmen for his battalion. His precision-shooting book proved to be an instant best-seller. In this expanded edition, Cirincione adds five new sections: "External Ballistic Truing." Although he briefly detailed the process of external ballistic truing in the first edition, given the level of importance to midrange and long-range target engagement, he believes that the process of truing deserves a detailed description. "Determining Fast and Correct Windage Adjustments or Holds."Cirincione covered the creation of a custom windage card for specific guns and pet loads in the first edition, but this added windage section shares his current process. The old way works fine, but his new method is faster and more precise, and doesn't require you to look at a card. As always, the process can be applied to any caliber you are using. "Midrange and Long-Range Target Engagement: Magneto Speed V3 Ballistic Chronograph vs. External Ballistic Truing." This section features a report Cirincione sent to the U.S. Army Sniper School outlining the testing of a barrel-mounted chronograph. The test pitted the device against his current method of external ballistic truing, given target engagements from 100 to 1,000 yards. It gives you a couple of different options to get on target at extended range. "How to Build a Switch-Barrel Rifle, and the Process of Swapping Barrels." As Cirincione has moved away from factory bolt-action rifles and into custom-built guns, he thought readers would appreciate information on how to build one. Not only that, but he also includes specific information on how to remove and add barrels of different calibers to that same stock and action. "Suppressed Subsonic Shooting." This section is about precision shot placement with subsonic ammo out to 400 yards. Long-Range Precision Rifle: Expanded Edition lays out the most up-to-date methods for getting the most out of whatever rifle you are using. After discussing rifle, ammunition and optic selection, Cirincione reveals his tried-and-true methods of gathering and recording data. He takes you step-by-step through the process of discovering how to make your rifle perform at its peak with every shot. You will also learn how to adjust for environmental factors and obstructions that lie between you and your target, and discover why handloading and building your own precision cartridges is an extra step well worth taking. "Anthony Cirincione was an amazing teacher while helping me get ready for sniper school. His knowledge and meticulous rifle setup techniques were instrumental to my success. udents and further help the sniper community."

The Wind Book For Rifle Shooters

The Wind Book For Rifle Shooters Author Keith Cunningham
ISBN-10 1581605323
Year 2007-01-01
Pages 146
Language en
Publisher Paladin Press
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All other factors being equal, it is your ability to read the wind that will make the most difference in your shooting accuracy. The better you understand the behavior of the wind, the better you will understand the behavior of your bullet. Now, champion shooters Linda K. Miller and Keith A. Cunningham reveal everything they wish they'd known about reading the wind before they started shooting -- instead of having to learn as they went along -- in concise, easy-to-read terms. The Wind Book for Rifle Shooters contains straightforward guidance on the simple thought process they use to read the wind, the techniques and tactics they use to win matches and the underlying skills that support both. Let these champions show you how to put together a simple wind-reading "toolbox" for calculating wind speed, direction, deflection and drift. Then learn how to use these tools to read flags and mirage, record and interpret your observations, and time your shots to compensate for wind. The essential wind-reading basics taught in this book will absolutely improve your shooting skills, whether you're a target shooter, a plinker, a hunter or a shooting professional.

The Ultimate Sniper

The Ultimate Sniper Author John L. Plaster
ISBN-10 0873647041
Year 1993-01-01
Pages 453
Language en
Publisher
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This highly readable and extremely valuable training book covers the practical, field-tested details of sniping's three great skill areas - marksmanship, fieldcraft and tactics. Rifles, scopes, ballistics, target detection, stalking, hides, cammo, countersniping, special ops, police vs. military and much more.

100 Sniper Exercises

100  Sniper Exercises Author Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta
ISBN-10 1610048598
Year 2013-01-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Paladin Press
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A professional sniper needs to accomplish three things to do his job: be predictable, repeatable, and precise! To help achieve that goal, veteran sniping instructor and competitive long-range shooter Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta has collected dozens of exercises from elite military and police sniping programs and organized them into a complete training course. Now, snipers, instructors, and even civilian long-range target shooters can develop and assess their performance, individually or as a unit, and meet the standards of the best snipers in the world. The exercises in this book—from the U.S. Marines and U.S. Army, U.S. Navy SEALs, Spanish Foreign Legion, Swedish Marines, Gunsite, Snipercraft, and many other top sniping programs—cover the entire spectrum of the professional sniper's skill set, including: close-range and known-distance shooting—testing cold-bore zeros, target identification, knowing your limits . . . long-range shooting—range estimation, ballistics and wind reading, hard-target interdiction . . . complex and skills-oriented exercises—accuracy under stress, simultaneous engagements, shooting through glass, angle shooting, shooting through loopholes . . . nonshooting requirements—communications, camouflage and observation, land navigation, tactical medicine, survival and tracking . . . The author wraps up with his recommendations for sniper competitions, schools, instructors, and equipment. Whether you need stand-alone training drills or a complete course in tactical marksmanship, you will get it with the exercises in this book.

ABCs of Rifle Shooting

ABCs of Rifle Shooting Author David Watson
ISBN-10 9781440239038
Year 2013-12-16
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Gun Digest Books
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Think you know rifle shooting? You will after reading ABCs of Rifle Shooting by David Watson! With this comprehensive look at the elements you need to connect with your target, you'll get not only the ABCs, but the Ds through Zs, too! Inside, you'll find: Getting accurate--bolts to bullets, barrels to breathing, no detail is missed. Optics, accessories, why and when they help. Beyond windage: spin-drift, the Coriolis effect, atmospheric pressures and more explained. And much, much more! The hundreds of details that go into making an accurate shot--at any distance, in any place--are all right here in Gun Digest's ABCs of Rifle Shooting. Indeed, if you could have only one volume on the art of triggering your rifle consistently, accurately, every time you line up your sights on a distant target, this is the book to have.

Gun Digest Shooter s Guide to Rifle Marksmanship

Gun Digest Shooter s Guide to Rifle Marksmanship Author Peter Lessler
ISBN-10 9781440235641
Year 2013-03-13
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Gun Digest Books
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Whether you're a first-time rifle buyer or an experienced rifle owner looking for formal, comprehensive training, Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Rifle Marksmanship delivers the foundational marksmanship training you need. In this information-packed volume, you will find: Complete and simple explanations that teach the fundamental skills and techniques required to perform well. Practice drills with step-by-step instructions that show you how to perform the techniques properly, and help you to analyze and correct your performance. Hundreds of clear, detailed photos to illustrate the techniques. With the techniques in this book, you'll progress from basic competence to expert, building sound knowledge and understanding of fundamental marksmanship methods and techniques along the way.

Navy SEAL Shooting

Navy SEAL Shooting Author Chris Sajnog
ISBN-10 1943787034
Year 2016-06-06
Pages 386
Language en
Publisher
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Learn to shoot safely and effectively at home to protect yourself or your family. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and 385 illustrations, learn to plan your training, improve your accuracy and speed, shoot while moving, and clear malfunctions. Plus every manipulation needed for any semi-automatic pistol or rifle.

Shooter s Bible Guide to Rifle Ballistics

Shooter s Bible Guide to Rifle Ballistics Author Wayne van Zwoll
ISBN-10 9781620872857
Year 2011-06-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Published annually for more than eighty years, and with over seven million copies sold worldwide, Shooter’s Bible is the most complete and sought-after reference guide for new products, specifications, and current prices on thousands of firearms and related equipment. The 103rd edition contains up-to-date handgun and rifle ballistic tables along with extensive charts of currently available bullets and projectiles for handloading, as well as a new products section. Complete with color and black and white photographs showcasing various makes and models of firearms and equipment, Shooter’s Bible is the perfect addition to the bookshelf of any beginner or experienced hunter, firearm collector, or gun enthusiast.