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2016 Canadian Fullbore Championships

When I retired from the Army Marksmanship Unit, one of my main goals (besides moving, buying a house, getting the kids settled in a new school, working on the new house, making sure the Wife was happy, starting a new job, etc.) was to, once again, compete as a shooter. My last 13 years at the Army Marksmanship Unit were spent as the head coach. I learned early on that you cannot serve two masters; my coaching duties had priority, so I stopped competing in 2004. When I joined the Berger Bullets team, I was excited to find out that my boss, Eric Stecker, wanted [...]

200.20X – The Perfect Bullet for F-TR

New 200.20X Hybrid (left) and original 200 grain Hybrid (right). Competition drives innovation; and in the world of long range rifle shooting, the competition is tight! In recent years, the discipline of F-TR rifle shooting has evolved from its roots in Palma/Fullbore; moving from lightweight, 155 grain class bullets up to the heavy 215’s and everywhere in between. Even with the cartridge limitations in F-TR, shooters will still look for a performance advantage in other areas, such as bullet selection. In recent years, many of the top F-TR shooters and teams have gravitated toward the 200 grain class of bullet. This weight class [...]

Berger’s prototype bullet crowns the King of 2 Miles

Left to Right: Bryan Litz, Mitch Fitzpatrick and Paul Phillips at the 2480 yard target. The Applied Ballistics Team competed in the King of 2 Miles match in June at the Whittington Center in Raton, NM and dominated the competition with Berger Bullets! Applied Ballistics Intern, Mitch Fitzpatrick, placed first in the competition while using the Berger prototype 375 cal 400 gr class bullet. Bryan, Mitch and Paul on the firing line. "The Berger Prototype .375 bullet that I have had the honor of working along side Bryan Litz to develop performed phenomenally at the 2016 King of 2 Miles match," says [...]

Emil Praslick joins the Berger Bullets team

Berger Bullets is thrilled to announce the addition of Emil Praslick SFC (retired) to the team as our new Sponsorship Director. Emil will be working directly with our sponsored shooters and teams, as well as managing our match sponsorships and gun writer efforts. We are excited to have someone as experienced as Emil on our team that will be able to establish and maintain our sponsorship program in a fresh and new approach. Emil's past experiences include serving as the Head Coach of the US National Long Range Rifle Team and Head Coach of the United States Army Marksmanship Unit for several years. He not only coached, he won. [...]

2016 K&M Precision Rifle Competition

  The 2016 K&M Precision Rifle Competition was held on May 27 - 29 in Finger, TN at the K&M Precision Rifle Training Shooting Complex. I had never been to K&M but knew I could expect excellence from the owner Shannon Kay. What makes K&M unique is it was purpose built for precision rifle training and competitive events from the ground up. The current range consists of more than 80 acres with a very recent acquisition of an additional 112 adjacent acres. On Friday, the range offered shooters an open range day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Steel targets were set out every 100 [...]

Geoff Esterline joins the Berger Bullets team

We are excited to announce that Geoff Esterline will be joining the Berger Bullets team as our Director of Sales and Marketing. Geoff worked for Sinclair International as their Sales Manager, which was Berger Bullets first dealer/reseller account. As Sales Manager, he managed print media, catalog and e-commerce sales channels, and supplier relations. From there, Geoff transitioned to Brownells, Inc., another trusted Berger Bullets supplier. As Product Category Manager with Brownells, Geoff managed the product life cycle for Reloading, Ammunition and Optics categories. Berger Bullets has exciting plans heading into the future, and with Geoff's industry knowledge, he will be an integral part in the process.     "I'm [...]