I’m sharing a series of posts on ELR shooting, but I didn’t want to jump from the long-range rifles in mid-size 6mm and 6.5mm cartridges that I normally talk about straight into the extreme, super-high-performance 375+ caliber rifles used to engage targets at 2+ miles. Instead of just presenting the extremes, I thought it’d be ...
There have always been a niche group of shooters pushing the limits when it comes to distance. But over the past few years, advancements in manufacturing combined with better understanding and tools around predictive ballistics have ushered Extreme Long Range (ELR) shooting into the mainstream. A decade ago, the few shooters who could hit targets ...
A lot of ado has been made over the recent extreme long range confirmed kill by the Canadian sniper. A confirmed kill past 1,000 yards is impressive by itself, but to truly have a confirmed kill past 2 miles is a feat of legend – as it has been made to be. Those of us […]
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In 2009 the Precision Sniper Rifle program gave birth to the Remington MSR, a modular sniper rifle that was capable of getting good hit out to 1500 meters. In this episode of TFB TV, Patrick takes a closer look at the same rifle that he used when he shot the man-sized target at 1760 yards. […]
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I saw the video title and nearly popped out of my chair. Considering that shooting 760 yards is well outside the realm of a majority of shooters, using the “lowly” .22 LR to shoot that far might was well be impossible…. but its not. Where Eric from IraqVeteran8888 has shown that .22LR can “kill” well […]