- Eley Ltd.
- Eley is the standard when it comes to precision .22LR ammunition. Their Tenex bullet is widely regarded as the most accurate and has won many world titles. Hold on to your wallet as a case will set you back quite a bit.
- Nammo Lapua Oy
- Lapua is one of the largest manufacturers of ammunition with factories spread all over Europe. They purchased the oldest ammunition manufacturer (175 years) when they bought SK Jagd in 1991. They still produce rimfire cartridges under both names with SK being accepted as the more cost effective of the two.
- Wolf Performance Ammunition
- Ignoring the rest of the Wolf product line, the .22LR is great. In fact, it's identical to the SK product line as it's made in the same plant by the same people.
- RWS Munition
- Manufacturer of very high end ammunition and pellets. Their .22LR ammunition is overpriced but the Meisterkugeln pellets are well worth the money.
- Aguila Ammunition
- An inexpensive ammunition made in Mexico. The website is for the importer, Centurion Ordnance, Inc., but has good information about the products.
- CCI Ammunition
- A manufacturer specializing in rimfire ammunition. CCI Green tag is quite popular for general purpose target ammunition.
- Federal Premium
- Federal Gold Medal is a excellent make of .22LR and is used at the highest levels of competition.
- Winchester Ammunition
- Supreme .22LR is quite good although difficult to find.
- PMC Ammunition
- Used to make Scoremaster .22LR ammo which was very inexpensive and worked alright.
- Haendler & Natermann Sport GmbH
- One of the worlds top pellet manufacturers. Currently imported to the U.S. by Beeman and Champion's Choice.
TARGETS AND TRAINING SYSTEM MANUFACTURERS
- The National Target Company
- National Target prints paper targets for most disiplines of shooting sports. They are currently the only official supplier for USA/NRA 50 targets.
- Noptel Oy
- Manufacturer of various laser based training systems for the military and sport shooting. The Sport II has become quite popular with the recent price decrease.
- SCATT Company
- Similiar to the Noptel system, the SCATT Shooter Training System uses active targets instead of passive reflectors.
- Haring Electronic Targets
- German manufacturer of live-fire electronic target systems.
- Meyton Elektronik
- Another German manufacturer of live-fire electronic target systems, specifically for air rifle.
- Kongsberg Mikroelektronikk AG
- Electronic target system manufacturer for ranges up to 1000m.
- RIKA Sport GmbH & CoKG
- Official live-fire electronic target manufacturer for the ISSF.
- Yet another German manufacturer of live-fire electronic target systems
- SUIS Ascor
- ISSF certified live-fire electronic target system manufacturer for all displines.
- Suomen Biathlon Oy
- Manufacturer of the EKO-AIMS electronic rifle and target system, specifically for biathlon competition.
- Champion's Choice
- Everything the target shooter could want, and generally all in stock. They are the primary supplier for the GVSU Shooting Team, and they have thier own brand of affordable equipment. Orders generally ship the same day and will get from Tennessee to Michigan in two days with standard ground shipping.
- Champion Shooters Supply
- They carry virtually everything necessary for the sport at competitive prices. They also carry their own Freeland brand of shooting equipment at great prices. Being located in Ohio gets orders to Michigan in one day with standard ground shipping.
- Neal Johnson's Gunsmithing, Inc.
- Neal J. has a huge catalog and can get almost anything, but it may take awhile as it's mostly special order. They have a great selection of used equipment which changes quite often.
- Brenzovich Firearms and Training Center
- Has a good selection of shooting gear and multiple target and training systems, most noteably the Noptel Sport II.
- Center Shot Sports
- A variety of target shooting equipment including Kurt Thune clothing and the SCATT training system.
- Monard Shooting USA
- Under the Monard name, Try&Bom Inc. is the U.S. distributor of Monard shooting clothing. Call at night or use email for the fastest response.
- Beeman Precision Airguns
- A importer of airguns under the Feinwerkbau and their own name. Most noted for their affordable break-barrel, spring piston air rifles.
- National Rifle Association
- Everyone should be a member of the NRA! It's only $10 for an associate membership which is needed for many matches, and they help protect our Second Amendment rights.
- Civilian Marksmanship Program
- The CMP offers information about shooting with a special emphasis on safety and education. They sell ammo and rifles to registered clubs.
- USA Shooting
- The national governing body for Olympic shooting sports. In 1997 they also designed one of the most useless smallbore targets ever devised.
- International Shooting Sports Federation
- The governing body for international shooting sports. The WIRC conforms with the ISSF's rules.
- Gun Owners of America
- GOA is a non-profit lobbying organization to preserve and defend the Second Amendment rights of gun owners.
- Army Marksmanship Unit
- The AMU guys are some of the best there is. Imagine getting paid to shoot all day, every day.
OTHER SHOOTING LINKS
- Grand Rapids Rifle & Pistol Club
- GRRPC is where we hold practices. They have other shooting displines and matches which are fun to get involved with.
- A rather new site dedicated to smallbore shooting in the US. It has good articles on positions and equipment.
- TargetShooting Canada
- This Canadian website has great resources for all aspects of competitive shooting; including equipment, training, match pictures, and even video.
- An interesting shooting simulator. It's good to take a look at if you're having trouble learning to use iron sights. It's also a fairly good way to kill an evening trying to get a perfect score.
- International-Style Shooting Info
- If you've been through all the above links and still have not found what you're looking for, check here. His link section, while outdated, is extensive. E-mail the webmaster below if you find a link that we need here.
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