Firearm training involves a lot of terminology, and it can be hard to remember which to prioritize. Trigger discipline is one of the terms you must remember and practice every time you pick up a firearm. But what is trigger discipline? Trigger discipline is a term you will hear repeatedly while practicing in the industry. […]Continue reading
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How to Improve Rifle Shooting Accuracy
Whether you are a hunter, competitive shooter, or plinking cans with your family, the reason you got into shooting is the same – it is fun. But when a shooter experiences an accuracy issue, the fun part of shooting is diminished, and the desire to continue is lost. Let’s look at how to keep shooting […]Continue reading
How to Measure Rifle Trigger Pull Weight
There was a time when the designer and manufacturer determined the trigger pull on a rifle. Most field guns were set with high, almost always over 5-pound, trigger pulls to avoid accidents. Custom guns were usually set much lower, at 4oz ounces to 5 pounds, to allow better accuracy. Any shooter can have a higher […]Continue reading
What are the Best Hunting Rifles for Long Range?
There are three different types of long-range shooting: target, hunting, and tactical. Although some basic requirements and considerations are shared across the board, each has specific requirements. Target rifles are typically heavier than other types of long-range rifles. The added weight, a longer barrel, and more complex stocks allow for the highest level of precision. […]Continue reading
How Does a Rifle Trigger Work?
A rifle’s trigger is one of the most fundamental pieces of its construction. Not only does it allow you to fire the weapon, but it is also a key component of safety and accuracy. However, very few shooters understand how it works. In Summary Merriam-Webster defines a trigger as “a piece (such as a lever) […]Continue reading
What Is A 2 Stage Trigger?
The gun world is full of opinions. Some have been around since the first matchlock was shown off in a 14th Century courtyard; others are a bit more recent, but supporters are just as adamant in their arguments. One of today’s more feverous topics is whether you should choose a 2-stage trigger. But before you […]Continue reading
What is Trigger Pull Weight?
Trigger pull weight is the measurement of weight—or force—on the trigger of a firearm. More specifically, it measures the number of pounds or ounces applied before the trigger breaks and the sear releases. Let’s Talk About Pull-Weight If you’ve spent time around the gun shop or the firing range, you may have overheard conversations about […]Continue reading