Author Archives: Mark V

About Mark V

Dedicated shooter, seeker, traveler, teacher, trainer, educator

New Rifle Checks & Range Rituals for Snipers

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been on the range and run into a shooter who was having trouble zeroing his rifle. A good number of these were attributed to the scope being … Continue reading

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Trigger Upgrade

By Mark V. Lonsdale Looking to improve that heavy stock trigger on your duty sniper weapon or favorite hunting rifle? Check our the new Dakota from Bix’n Andy and Bullet Central. Last season I ran the Bix’n Andy TacSport Pro … Continue reading

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The Long Range Sniper Option

By Mark V. Lonsdale, STTU Unlike many who have migrated to the raft of newer calibers in the past 10 years, I have remained a firm proponent of .308 Win  and .300 WinMag for several reasons, not the least of … Continue reading

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Glock Trigger Job – DIY

Have a little free time and a modicum of talent, try your hand at improving the trigger on your Glock. See link: https://www.shootingillustrated.com/articles/2020/5/3/how-to-do-a-glock-trigger-job/ Keep in mind that a professional trigger job is not about cutting or lightening of springs or … Continue reading

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CQB – A Guide to Unarmed Combat & Close Quarters Shooting

CQB by Mark V. Lonsdale  Available on ebay.com

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SNIPER II

Sniper II – available directly from STTU – STTUOperations@gmail.com SNIPER II by Mark V. Lonsdale 

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Alpine Operations

Alpine Operations – A Guide to Cold Weather Operations, High Angle Rescue, and Mountain Warfare ALPINE OPERATIONS by Mark V. Lonsdale From Sir Edmund Hillary 

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Berger Wins Sub-Contract For Advanced Sniper Rifle Program Ammunition

by SSUSA Staff – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Capstone Precision Group has been awarded the sub-contract from Ultra Defense Corporation to load the .300 Norma Mag. ammunition for USSOCOM’s Advanced Sniper Rifle program. Capstone, part of the Nammo Group, produces Berger bullets … Continue reading

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MK13 300 Win Mag

STTU is currently evaluating a MK13 Mod 7 clone built on a Stiller’s MK13 (TAC300) action. Where .308 Win gives the average sniper a 600-800 meter capability, .300 WinMag stretches that out to 1,200-1,500 meters .300 WinMag built on a … Continue reading

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.338 Lapua Magnum

The .338 Lapua Magnum was the first cartridge and caliber to be developed specifically for military sniper applications. It was also a good bridge between 300 Winchester Magnum and 50 BMG. STTU is currently involved in test and evaluation of … Continue reading

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