A First Deer Story: Deer hunting with the Desert Tech SRS A2 Covert 6.5 Creedmoor

A good hunting story is hard to pass up, and todays is one of those. One of our own employees went on his very first deer hunt this month, and brought a camera along to share his experience. Nick was shooting his personal SRS A2 Covert with the eighteen-inch 6.5 Creedmoor conversion kit. Watch the … Read more

Monopods: How To Use Them and Rear Support

Perhaps some of the most important lessons you can learn in precision rifle shooting are about positioning and supporting your rifle. After all, with a rifle like the Desert Tech SRS A2 you need little more than support the rifle in the correct position and your nearly guaranteed a hit right? All joking aside, there … Read more

Shooting with Field Optics Research Tripods

Tripods for marksmen have become extremely popular over the last decade, they have become nearly as common as rear support bags and other gear. There are many great options on the market currently but today I am writing specifically about Field Optics Research tripods. We have used and tried many, and we settled on this … Read more

First Impression: Desert Tech’s TRASOL Ballistic App

First Impression: Desert Tech’s TRASOL Ballistic App I am a big believer in ballistics applications. In 2019, at the US National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio, I spent the better part of an hour taking wind readings with my Kestrel windmeter containing Applied Ballistics software. I watched a brisk wind condition oscillating between three and … Read more

Dope cards and drop tables – How to generate and read them:

Dope cards and drop tables – How to generate and read them. What are dope cards and how do I read them?  Don’t worry, the thought police monitoring your office computer aren’t going to flag you for researching D.O.P.E.  In the world of long-range precision rifles, the term D.O.P.E. refers to Data on Previous Engagement.  … Read more

Getting into Reloading

Getting into Reloading Imagine a conversation with yourself in your own head that goes something like this:  Bullpup or conventional rifle….give me a break, the answer is bullpup.   What caliber should I get?…wait a minute, why limit myself, I’ve got an SRS, I can have any caliber I want, whenever I want.   Let’s see…accessories…bipod, suppressor, … Read more

The Ratchet Compensator

Rifles used to terrify me. To be honest, I cringe at all of the viral YouTube videos that people think are funny where someone obviously untrained is holding a rifle and they get pushed back off balance and fall or lose control of the gun. My mind immediately wanders back to a story of tragedy … Read more

QD Suppressors VS. Direct thread

QD Suppressors VS. Direct thread We keep hitting on suppressors here on the Desert Tech blog, partially because we are suckers for suppressors, and also because everybody else is also joining the trend. Some trends are just trends, but the suppressor craze is one I can get behind fully. One of the big questions many … Read more

How does a suppressor affect the function of my MDRX

How Does a Suppressor Affect the Function of my MDRX Had a friendly little chat with a local ATF field agent today, we discussed the popularity of suppressors and the huge increase in form 4’s as people buy them. Seems like just a few years ago suppressors were few and far between, but nowadays I … Read more

What Cant Can Do

What Cant Can Do Someday, we’ll have energy weapons just like in the movies. And said energy weapons will of course defy all of our common understanding when it comes to ballistics and projectiles, at least thats what the movies have taught me. But until the day that lasers and blasters like Han Solo carried … Read more