What is Precision Rifle Shooting?

Precision Rifle Shooting (known by many names such as National Rifle League, Precision Rifle League, Precision Rifle Series and more), is a fast growing sport based on long range dynamic shooting. This sport is similar to other practical shooting disciplines, however focuses more on ranged shooting in different environments and disruptive positions. It related closely to both military long rang engagements and hunting.

IPSC Fundamentals: Origins

In the 1950s, practical shooting kicked off as a sport in California with the goal of allowing the development of handgun skills for defensive purposes. This however quickly evolved into a sport with many aspects that branched it away from it’s original purpose. It is worth noting that the main influencing agent and founding member of the sport we now know as IPSC came from Colonel Jeff Cooper of the United States Marine Corps.

How to start shooting IPSC Action Air

IPSC Action Air is a very easy shooting sport to get involved in due to accessibility and how economical it is compared to other shooting disciplines within the IPSC bracket. It is worth noting that IPSC Action Air is a mirror representation of the Handgun discipline with only a few changes based on the equipment being used.

Components of Ammunition

Ammunition is a key part of a firearm and its ability to function as designed. Ammunition is a generalisation for the part that the bullet is housed in prior to being fired out of a gun (very large naval guns included). But what is ammunition and what does it comprise of? Let’s talk about the components of ammunition.

Anatomy of a Firearm

A firearm, otherwise known as a small arm, is a portable gun designed to be used and handled by a single individual. We all know what firearms look like, but do you know what makes a firearm? Let’s talk about the anatomy of a firearm.

Firefield Impulse 1X22 Compact Red Dot

Most optics are priced in relation to their features and how reliable they are advertised to be with different calibres and usage. A good compact economically priced optic would be around £150~ where as a high quality brand such as Aimpoint would price their variation at just over £500. The Firefield Impulse 1×22 Compact Red Dot Sight is priced at just under £80 with features that are similar to but do not supersede other more expensive brands.

Magload NEXUS 12

The Magload NEXUS 12 is a twelve shell caddie which holds six pairs of shotgun shells in a dual/quad load configuration which allows for quick loading into the feeding ramp of a shotgun. Although designed specifically for practical shotgun sports, the caddie has seen use in other sports including multi gun where other firearms are used in conjunction.

PTS Enhanced Polymer Stock Series

There are many fundamental elements to differentiating between a good rifle and a bad rifle. One of these elements relate to the ergonomics and functions of the rifle’s furniture. This review focuses on the one of many collapsible stocks which have been specifically designed to provide ergonomics, recoil dampening (not for Airsoft) and battery compartment (not for… well, it could be).

Newbold Reactive Polymer Targets

Newbold Self Sealing Reactive Polymer Targets are made of a hi-tech polymer which replaces the use of the more common steel alternatives. Branded as ElastiMAX, the polymer material is tough, flexible and safer than using metal targets. Due to the properties of the targets, the bullets don’t ricochet or splatter as they pass through the target. Normally this would lead to bullet holes and a destroyed target, however the polymer is self healing as it shrink around the hole to the size of a pin prick.