The Bushnell XRS II is a purpose-built riflescope designed for long-range precision rifle shooting. Over the course of the last five months, I found it to be an excellent tool for that job. My first look through an XRS II came while attending the 2018 SHOT Show. It left a good first impression and had
The Hornady ELD-X bullet is advertised as a technologically advanced, match accurate, all range hunting bullet. This review covers the 6.5MM 143-grain ELD-X, and focuses on how it performs as a hunting bullet. I’ve been shooting Hornady bullets for as long as I’ve been hunting. Quite a few deer, elk, and bear tags were punched
The G7 BR2500 by Gunwerks, is the latest iteration of the popular BR2 ballistic rangefinder. It uses a more powerful laser and tighter beam divergence for increased ranging accuracy and capability. The G7 BR2 claimed its place as the world’s first laser rangefinder with an integrated ballistic solver six years ago. It offered one-button speed
Trajectory errors, whether during or after the validation stage are usually caused by faulty inputs. The three basic inputs needed to get an accurate firing solution include the gun profile, target distance, and air density. This article will cover how to make sure air density is measured correctly and why it matters. Air density literally
This article outlines and reviews the ballistic functions of the Leica Geovid HD-B Edition 2200. It follows our main review of the HD-B Edition 2200, where we focused on general use and rangefinder performance. There’s a lot to cover with the Geovid. If you missed the first part of the review, check it out HERE.
The elk grazed slowly along the edge of an old burn. With two quick presses of a button, the Leica Geovid HD-B ranged it at 854 yards, then displayed the MOA correction needed to make the shot. I ranged that cow several times, each time getting a distance and correction. It was the first time
When I saw the Savage LRP on the shelf of a local sporting goods store, I knew it would come home with me. It wasn’t hard to guess what LRP stood for. Its heavy barrel chambered in 260 Remington, beefy action, and target trigger hinted at long range precision. That was four years ago. My
The RCBS Chargemaster Lite is a compact electronic scale with an integrated powder dispenser. It brings speed, accuracy, and convenience to the process of throwing powder charges. My first powder scale was a secondhand RCBS 10-10 beam scale. I added an RCBS Chargemaster 1500 scale to the bench over a decade ago, then a Chargemaster