For those of you who aren’t familiar, there is an annual extreme long distance shooting competition called King of 2 miles (KO2M). This year was the third year for the event.
Being in the ammo business you tend to notice every time people use gun or ammo related analogies in their every-day speech. It is surprising how prevalent it is. For no particular reason, a year or two ago, we started writing them down onto what became our Master List of Shooting Analogies.
Bench-rest shooters: “You’re gonna love this box.”
Recently one of our employees was at the range and other shooters began to gather around his bench. Of course he presumed it was because of his prowess as a marksman. But instead of asking for his autograph or his expert advice, they asked him, “Where did you get that box?!”
Peterson Cartridge has implemented state-of-the-art tooling and quality assurance standards at its state-of-the-art facility in Pittsburgh, PA. The tooling produces the most stringent tolerances demanded by today's manufacturers, military, and competitive long-range shooters.
Recently our ballistician had some extra time in his schedule, and asked what he should work on next. We said, “Just for the heck of it, see how many times you can fire our .308s before you experience failure.” So that’s what he set out to do.