Posted November 7, 2018 11:04 pm by Comments

By Josh Wayner

Bottom, the BRN-22 Receiver .22LR Military Trainer
Bottom, the BRN-22 Receiver .22LR Military Trainer, M1903 A3 Springfield Top

GRAND RAPIDS, MI USA -( When I was a kid, perhaps thirteen or fourteen, I found myself interested in old military rifles. Like many boys in the early 2000’s, my first rifle was a Russian Mosin Nagant, of course chambered for the very powerful 7.62x54R cartridge. I still have a great deal of affection for the old warhorse, but it was not at all the best gun for a boy of my age and frame to learn the fundamentals of marksmanship with.

In this article I will construct a rifle with the help of Brownell’s that delivers everything a young marksman needs to get started.

When I first became involved in Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) sports, I was wanting for quality gear and I developed bad habits that would take me years to overcome. There is nothing wrong with entering into a sport with powerful rifles, but powerful rifles with bad triggers and crude sights can quickly tarnish any natural talent a shooter may have.

When I approached this project, I wanted to make sure that I stayed true to the military …Read the Rest

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