Former Ranger Sniper Ryan Cleckner explains that not all scopes track identically and offers a drill you can use to find out if your scope over or under tracks in both windage and elevation and lets you in on some tips and tricks.
Looking for more long range shooting instruction? Ryan Cleckner’s book, Long Range Shooting Handbook, is the complete beginner’s guide to long range shooting written in simple every-day language so that it’s easy to follow. Included are personal tips and best advice from his years of special operations sniper schooling and experience, and as a sniper instructor. If you are an experienced shooter, this guide will be a resource covering the principles and theory of long range shooting.
Author Ryan Cleckner:
Ryan served as a sniper team leader with the U.S. Army 1st Ranger Battalion (1/75) on multiple combat deployments. He is the best-selling author of the Long Range Shooting Handbook. He writes firearm related articles for major firearm publications and blogs and hosts two gun podcasts.
His other credentials include being a gun lawyer, firearms industry professional, best selling author and a university professor. Rayn has had over twenty FFls and worked with hundreds of others to comply with ATF regulations. He owns and runs a website designed to help people obtain their Federal Firearms Licenses: RocketFFL.com as well as MaydaySafety.com and RyanCleckner.com.
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