Ruger Precision Rifle–Bench Evaluation

with Darrell Holland
AGI Instructor and Long Range Shooting Specialist

The Ruger Precision Rifle has been available for some time now, but this video evaluation of the platform from last year is still very informative if you are considering getting one of these rifles. AGI’s Darrell Holland is a true expert on the subject of precision long range shooting, so you can trust his evaluation of this firearm to be right on the money. Continue reading


Tips for the Woodsman–Rifle Cleaning Part 2

HollandBy Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

If you are a hunter or long-range rifle shooter, you know how important it is to have your rifle as clean as you can get it, and lubricated properly. But there is a good chance you may not be doing that correctly. In this 2nd video (CLICK HERE if you missed Part 1) Darrell Holland shows us how to finish off your rifle cleaning with correct lubrication techniques. Continue reading


Tips for the Woodsman–Rifle Cleaning Part 1

HollandBy Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

If you are a hunter or long-range rifle shooter, you know how important it is to have your rifle as clean as you can get it, and lubricated properly. But there is a good chance you may not be doing that correctly. In this video (Part 1 of 2) Darrell Holland shows his best method of getting your barrel as clean as possible and completely free of fouling. Part 2 will follow next week, so watch for it. Continue reading


Training Tip for Hunters and Shooters

HollandWith Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

The fall hunting season is upon us and it’s time to make sure your shooting skills have not gone sour over the summer. AGI’s Darrell Holland offers a great tip for practicing your rifle technique when you can’t get to the range, or even out of the house.

Air rifles are not just your daddy’s BB gun anymore, and can provide that much-needed practice, and even just some plain old fun. They are affordable (well, mostly) and cheap to shoot as well. I (your editor) usually take mine camping with me so I can have a little fun target shooting with making too much noise and annoying the “neighbors”. Continue reading


Top 10 Excuses Allowing You To Hunt Longer

HollandBy Loop-Hole Louie
AKA Darrell Holland, AGI Senior Instructor,
Master Riflesmith, Long Range Hunter, Shooter,
and Varmint Destroyer Extraordinaire

For many hunters the time allotted for hunting is just too short. With busy work schedules and domestic duties at the home front, we find ourselves severely short-changed in pursuit of our favorite hobby, Hunting!

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Dwell Time And Your Trigger

HollandBy Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

If you own a Remington or Winchester rifle fitted with a Jewell trigger, you need to understand how to adjust the trigger setting correctly for greatest accuracy. Master Gunsmith and long-range shooting expert Darrell Holland explains how to adjust your trigger so your gun’s “dwell time” doesn’t hinder your ability to bag that prize buck. Continue reading


When Gadgets Fail

HollandBy Darrell Holland
Master Riflesmith & AGI Senior Instructor

Range Finding Reticles

It’s great living in a technological society. The shooting world has been blessed with its share of techno-gadgets in recent years. Wind meters, laser range finders and sophisticated ballistic programs have taken the guess work out of most of our honed and practiced skills. Continue reading