Rifle Setup for Long Range Shooting (500 yards is easy)

Rifle Setup for Long Range Shooting (500 yards is easy)

In this video, I take you to the Red Rock shooting range and show how to make any long-range shot on a rifle straight out of the box.

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  1. 13lackfir3 on December 4, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    Those two tools and library. Made me chuckle, I just had a feeling.

  2. casey brune on December 4, 2021 at 8:06 pm

    Tbh, the only thing you need to get to set up virtually any rifle for 500 yards is proper ammunition.

  3. ScottNJ2 on December 4, 2021 at 8:06 pm

    Great comments on set up. I’ve invested in many "tools". Learned to trust my Mk1 eyeball and feel. But do cross check with simple reliable tools.

  4. Roy Tallerico on December 4, 2021 at 8:06 pm

    Anymore …long range is 3 to 4 miles. 500 yrs is sighting in range.

  5. Michael Harris on December 4, 2021 at 8:09 pm

    I agree with your take. I would buy one if they did it in a 7mm08. That way you would have what I call have your cake and eat it too. A rifle for competition and a hunting rifle. Everything from small game to elk as long as you shoot under 400 yds.

  6. Frank Wrogg on December 4, 2021 at 8:09 pm

    Good on blackhound for owning it.

  7. Chrīstós Mathētés on December 4, 2021 at 8:12 pm

    I’ve seen folks hit 800m with an M4 and 4x ACOG mounted on top. Max point range for that set-up is 500m. Anything under 1000 meters with these large caliber bolt action rifles really isn’t all that impressive,

  8. B K on December 4, 2021 at 8:12 pm

    Breath, relax, aim, squeeze

  9. Bernard Coppolelli on December 4, 2021 at 8:14 pm

    What kind of scope rings ?

  10. Hugh Tanner on December 4, 2021 at 8:16 pm

    some old fallacies. Cheek weld is critical for consistency that does NOT mean the glass needs to be super low. modern rifle is far more of a cold shooter than a cold barrel with a impact walking around. Also interesting you will be using 4DOF on the Kestrel and AB on the LRF.

  11. Beau Drayton Caudill on December 4, 2021 at 8:17 pm

    I would love some more info on this slow motion video you have concerning scope clearance. I’m currently debating installing medium rings Because perfect eye relief With Low Only leaves enough clearance to slide a piece of paper between barrel. I assumed that would be good but after watching this video I now question myself not having enough space between

  12. Jarod Morris on December 4, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    Is the Magneto Speed barrel mounted? Wouldn’t anything on the barrel change your shot? I get it that it might not change it for speed but it would for accuracy and maybe speed is all that matters when measuring speed.

  13. Blackout on December 4, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    Jim you NEED a JKLPrecision lab radar trigger. I bought one for a friend who has a lab radar as he was having the same issues with the radar and he swears it has changed his experience with his radar. Its $35.00

  14. Alexander Ortiz on December 4, 2021 at 8:23 pm

    You can us a plumb line

  15. Alec Zachreson on December 4, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    I would have saved a lot of ammo money if I had watched this a few years ago

  16. The Dangler on December 4, 2021 at 8:27 pm

    So where do you think the blackhound ranks as a hunting scope?

  17. Dan Saver on December 4, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Commy Youtube. Good video. Let’s go Brandon.

  18. Justin Trout on December 4, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Awesome content! Very helpful and informative guid to long range shooting.

  19. Charles Harper on December 4, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Time to de monitize YouTube!

  20. Bernie Ferris on December 4, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    Was the target from a takeaway chicken sign?

  21. Michael Sharp on December 4, 2021 at 8:31 pm

    reach out to AEAC https://www.youtube.com/user/svscialli

    He uses the Lab Radar with airguns. Maybe he could help you get it working better.

  22. Lightning Rider on December 4, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    Dude, read the labradar set up directions. It will work perfectly if you set up properly.

  23. miss mann on December 4, 2021 at 8:38 pm

    all real americans are sick of nazitubes obviously stupid and unfair rules.

  24. mike Ruffo on December 4, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    So step 1 is make sure your scope is level but eh….just eyeball it?

  25. John Maye on December 4, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    Heck yeah

  26. Shannon Kollar on December 4, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    Level that attaches to the rail . Small level on top of the scope cap .

  27. Jan Zboril on December 4, 2021 at 8:43 pm

    What part of the country is that location. Nice shooting area

  28. paul joey on December 4, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    Great video

  29. John Boyd on December 4, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    You can mount my scope any day!! I’ll do the rest 😉

  30. Tod Lube on December 4, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    Hell, we were shooting 500 yds with gov’t issued M-16s using Iron sights.

  31. The Reloader's Closet on December 4, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    That was such a good vid for new shooters. It looks like you did that with over the counter rounds which makes it great. I agree with every thing you did and its the same way I set mine up but I tend to put 20MOA rails on mine to take advantage of the scopes full tracking ability. I think the weather conditions except for wind don’t play into it to much till you start getting out to that 700 to 1000 yards and father ranges unless your at sea level and then go hunting like at 6000 feet or higher. If you don’t use the loaded weather data that some apps do then you may need a Kestrel meter for you atmospheric data for those longer shots.

  32. TheStraycat74 on December 4, 2021 at 8:47 pm

    that Begara 14r costs twice as much as my Weatherby Vangard Synthetic in .308/7.62x51nato
    I’m "not a very good shot" in that my rifle is sub-MOA out of the box, and the best group I had at 100 yards was 1.5 inches from a shooting table with bipod.
    Leopold V1 scope.

  33. blantant on December 4, 2021 at 8:47 pm

    Telegram is a good idea. Downloading

  34. mark comisky on December 4, 2021 at 8:49 pm

    What about the average guy I don’t have all that fancy stuff to use

  35. Robert Magnstrom on December 4, 2021 at 8:50 pm


  36. Alaska1 Andy on December 4, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    For the Labradar, check out the JKL Precision trigger.

  37. Rob Cooper on December 4, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    So what was the final concensus on the Black Hound? Also what were the scope rings you used?

  38. Rob Patriot Self Reliance on December 4, 2021 at 8:54 pm

    Just came across your channel. Good content from the little that I have watched. Your new shooter in this video was missing eyewear while shooting. Might not seem significant but not something that should be left out in an instructional video.

  39. DW None on December 4, 2021 at 8:54 pm

    Labradar is too far back from muzzle. Buy a 3D site, buy a magnetic trigger for it. You won’t regret either one.

  40. Justin R on December 4, 2021 at 8:54 pm

    Love your channel. I wish you can do more videos

  41. Megan Ely on December 4, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    If you need more than a few shots something is wrong
    Yea like a broke scope.
    Just did it buddy’s gun and cheep old beat up scope

  42. Salvador Arreola on December 4, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    I wonder if it does the same with a mossberg patriot.
    That’s a cheap gun instead

  43. john smith on December 4, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    O good grief. Just shoot the gun. I could go out there with my BB gun and shoot 1 inch group.

  44. Info (mylabradar) on December 4, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    I agree with some of your viewers who who have left comments on the reason your Labradar may not be working to your satisfaction. Please review the Quick Set Up Guide that was in your box with the user manual. There is a pictorial of where to position the Labradar, depending on if you have a standard barrel, muzzle brake or suppressor. The reason your Labradar did not work is you are not using it as designed. The barrel in your video appears not to have a muzzle brake so the correct position is for the Labradar to be even with the end of the barrel. In the Preferences, you should have the Trigger Level set to 1. In your video, at 6:08 when the shot is fired, the blue light is on. This is a standby mode and it will not record a shot. You must have the orange light on (ARMED) for it to look for the shot. Feel free to contact us for further support and please provide clarification to your viewers that the Labradar was not in the correct position.
    Best regards,

  45. Dennis Gray on December 4, 2021 at 8:59 pm

    Great learning video! Thanks

  46. stephen ferguson on December 4, 2021 at 8:59 pm

    Ethics are like assholes every 1 has 1

  47. Trevor Gomez on December 4, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    *Browning X-Bolt Stalker Long Range 30-06
    *Nikon Buckmasters 4.5-14×40 SF BDC
    * Hornady Supeformance SST .150 grain
    3,103 FPS/ 0.82" groups at 100 yards. I use the Nikon Spot-On app…
    Sighted in at 200/ Max Range 725 yards.
    Shot a black bear at 370 yards and a Whitetail buck at 340 yards this year. Both animals dead on impact.

  48. Biggs on December 4, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    You commented about your lab radar not working well, but I notice you are doing it wrong. Without a muzzle brake, your radar should be on the same plane as your muzzle. You have the radar about two feet too far back. With a suppressor, you put the radar about 12 inches in front and with a muzzle brake, you put it about 12 inches behind. I have a magneto speed and a lab radar and found the radar is soooooo much easier to set up and record shots.
    I also had a bad first day with the radar, I didn’t think placement would matter as much as it does. Also, set the shot sensitivity to max. You only need to dial it back when shooting on a firing line with other shooters who might set off the shot sensor. After I did these two things, I haven’t missed a shot in over 300 rounds, suppressed, not suppressed and with and without muzzle brake. Hope this helps.

  49. paul joey on December 4, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    Wow. I love my 300 RUM and my 338 LM.

  50. Herschel Miers on December 4, 2021 at 9:04 pm

    As a Marine I learned that instructing a new shooter is many times easier than coaching a person who has experience with guns. You don’t have to break 10-12 years of established bad habits. Just like dads can be assholes and let their 10 year old shoot their 12 gauge Ithaca ultra lite. The kid gets knocked on his ass and dad and his buddies all laugh. But now you have a shooter with almost incurable recoil anticipation. When headed to the range the guy saying I’ve been shooting m whole life is normally the guy who needs the most coaching.