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New Gun Digest Book the Definitive Guide to Long-Range Shooting

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Mastering the Art of Long-Range Shooting

Mastering the Art of Long-Range Shooting is a complete guide to the science behind shooting long distance, an ideal book for anyone interested in hunting or competitive shooting.

Cincinnati, Ohio (December 6, 2013) – Long-range shooting requires a well-trained eye to be successful. In Mastering the Art of the Long-Range Shooting, the newest title from Gun Digest Books, award-winning author Wayne van Zwoll aims to improve reader eyes, confidence and accuracy with his expert advice on the precision that goes into long-range shooting.

The book starts at the beginning with the history of snipers from the Civil War era and travels to the present, exploring the colorful history of marksmanship along the way. van Zwoll gives readers tools – including tables on long-range loads for centerfires, a section on expert military and competitive shooting techniques and an analysis of the equipment that does not help accuracy over distance – designed to ease readers into a better understanding of long-range shooting technique.

More than 300 full-color images illustrate van Zwoll’s key points and anecdotes of famous marksmanship feats sprinkled throughout the book further inspire readers to hone their skills. Readers will close the book with knowledge of how to choose the right hardware, deal with varying conditions and accurately evaluate shooting success at a distance. With their interest in long-range shooting effectively piqued, van Zwoll then guides readers to finding the best equipment with ballistics to match dozens of today’s long guns and load choices.

Pick up a copy of Wayne van Zwoll’s Mastering the Art of Long-Range Shooting at, all major trade and specialty book stores, or as an ebook through most major vendors, including Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Mastering the Art of Long-Range Shooting by Wayne van Zwoll, Gun Digest Books
ISBN-13: 978-1-4402-3465-1 ∙ Price: $29.99 ∙ Paperback: 8.25 x 10.88

About the Author
Award-winning author Wayne van Zwoll is the author of hundreds of magazine articles and 15 books, including The Complete Book of the .22, Gun Digest's Shooter's Guide to Rifles and Bolt Action Rifles. He is a regular contributor to the annual Gun Digest volume and a winner of that book's John T. Amber award for writing excellence.

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