By Keith Wood
The beginning shooter is asked to drink from a fire hose of information.
Watch your muzzle. Keep your finger off the trigger until the sights are on target. Be sure that you have a good cheek weld on the stock. Place your feet just so. Lean slightly forward. Exhale and find the natural pause. Focus on the front sight. Blur the target. Press, don’t jerk, the trigger. Let the sights wobble a bit. It can all be very overwhelming, especially when you add in a healthy dose of nerves and a natural fear of recoil and muzzle blast.
With a Bushnell TRS-25 Red Dot mounted on a Savage Model 11, we were able to hit this foot-wide target at 300 yards with ease.
If a new shooter is going to be successful and have fun, we need to simplify the process as much as possible. One of the best ways to make life simple for the new shooter, or any shooter, is the use of a red dot sight.
Red dot sights first emerged as tools for competition and the battlefield. Early examples were big, expensive, heavy and often fragile.
Technology has turned brick phones into iPhones, however, and the miniaturization of red …Read the Rest
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