|October 3, 2012, 09:58 PM||#1|
Join Date: June 16, 2008
RO DVD Review
I’ve been shooting competition a long time. Even coached the AK NG Rifle Team for about 15 years, but mostly High Power/Service Rifle.
I never was much into using a bipod, concentrating mostly on using slings.
Most people don’t shoot with slings, especially in Precision Rifle Shooting. I was a hold out until I bought a DVD Video from “Rifles Only” – “Precision Rifle Disk 1, Fundamentals.
This DVD is well worth the purchase for anyone who in interested in precision rifle shooting.
Desk 1 deals with “loading the bipod” as well as fundamentals of rifle marksmanship, Sight Picture, Sight Alignement, Trigger control and follow through.
Jacob Bynum is an excellent instructor (based on this DVD). Presents the material in a clear, easy to understand format.
Being a position shooter, I never understood nor cared for, the concept of “getting behind” the rifle and loading the bipod, until I watched this DVD.
The main topic of the DVD is keeping the rifle perfectly perpendicular to the target before, during and after the target, keeping the recoil from disturbing the shot.
Understand, I have no interest in Rifles Only, the only contact was via watching this DVD, which in fact, is contrary to my normal method of shooting.
Goes to prove an old dog can learn new tricks. Can’t wait until the next in series DVD comes out.
Well worth looking into.
CPT USAR Ret
USAMU Sniper School Oct '78
Distinguished Rifle Badge 1071
|October 4, 2012, 01:00 PM||#2|
Join Date: November 1, 2011
Location: Near St. Louis, Missouri
I think I will have to check that out.
I have no training at all. I was taught to shoot 35 years ago as a boy, by several different men with military training, and I've always shot pretty well. I remember the focus was always on propper position (standing, sitting, kneeling, prone), trigger squeeze, breath control. i.e. the basics.
I have shot with both a bipod and sandbags, but I just plopped the rifle in place, and got comfortable. There is obviously so much more involved in "doing it right". I am interested in learning what I can.
From a prone position or bench, using a bipod or sandbag (or rolled up towel), I can shoot a 3" group at 300 yards. This is the longest range available to me. With some training, I wonder how tight I can get that group?
|October 4, 2012, 01:19 PM||#3|
Join Date: January 7, 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Have you seen "The Art of the Precision Rifle" by Magpul?
They also talk about bipod, bipod loading, gear and more.
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