Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy: How to Be a Top Shot with Rifle, Shotgun, or Handgun

Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy: How to Be a Top Shot with Rifle, Shotgun, or Handgun


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Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy provides what all loyal audiences of Shooting Times magazine already love but with a specific focus on accuracy. A vast range of topics are covered, including:
  • A common sense approach to better marksmanship
  • Long-range military accuracy
  • Handloading for accuracy
  • Scope techniques for long-range shooting
  • Improving your accuracy with airguns, shotguns, and handguns
  • Twist rates and accuracy
  • And much more!

    Discover tried and true tips, tactics, and techniques from the pros along with advice on buying gear and firearms from experts including J. Guthrie, Layne Simpson, Richard Mann, Reid Coffield, and David M. Fortier. Shooting Times Guide to Accuracy covers everything you need to know about improving your marksmanship.

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781510720770
    Publisher: Skyhorse
    Publication date: 08/15/2017
    Pages: 144
    Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

    About the Author

    Shooting Times serves an extremely active group of dedicated, technically savvy shooting and hunting enthusiasts who form a core group of opinion-leaders and purchase-influencers in the shooting sports community. Shooting Times was founded in 1960 and has a total print audience of more than one million. Its offices are in Peoria, Illinois.
    Joel Hutchcroft has worked in the gun industry for forty years, and he is an avid shooter, hunter, handloader, and gunsmith. He earned a master’s degree in history and a bachelor’s degree in biology, with a concentration in environmental studies. In addition to overseeing the production of Shooting Times, Joel has edited more than forty special publications, appeared on Gallery of Guns TV, and hunted on four continents. He resides in Illinois.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction vii

    Part I Tips for Accuracy

    The Art of Accuracy J. Guthrie 2

    What Makes Aftermarket Rifle Barrels Accurate Layne Simpson 8

    A Commonsense Approach to Better Marksmanship Richard Mann 18

    Long-Range Military Accuracy David M. Fortier 24

    How to Shoot for Accuracy Layne Simpson 31

    Handloading for Accuracy Lane Pearce 36

    Achieve Maximum Accuracy from Your .22 Rimfire Layne Simpson 40

    Why Tactical Rifles Are So Accurate Greg Rodriguez 44

    Part II Critical Parts of a Rifle

    Twist Rates & Accuracy R. L. Window Dick Metcalf 50

    Lapping a Rifle Barrel Reid Coffield 56

    Muzzle Crown: The All-Important End Richard Mann 60

    The Most Important Part of a Rifle Richard Mann 64

    Part III Tactics for Long-Range

    Road Map to Long-Range Success J. Guthrie 70

    Stop Guessing the Wind Zak Smith 76

    Invisible Influence Jeff Hoffman 80

    Dial or Hold: Scope Techniques for Long-Range Shooting J. Guthrie 86

    Accurate Shooting with Cast Bullets from 100 to 1,000 Yards Mike Venturino 90

    How to Shoot High Power David M. Fortier 96

    Part IV Other Firearms

    1911s for Bullseye: A Look Inside Reid Coffield 102

    Improve Your 1911's Accuracy with a New Barrel Charles E. Petty 108

    Shooting Airguns Can Improve Your Accuracy Tom Gaylord 114

    10 Easy Steps to Muzzleloader Accuracy & Reliability Layne Simpson 120

    Groove Your Move Greg Rodriguez 124

    Get Your Head in the Clouds Terry Wieland 128

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