Innovation has always been the foundation of H-S Precision.. Tom Houghton Sr., an Army drill instructor and a world-record competitor in benchrest shooting, started the company in 1978 in Prescott, AZ, with a goal of being a global leader in the firearms industry. His vision continues today with his wife Vivian, son Tim Houghton, daughter Tricia Hoeke, and more than 70 employees who share his passion.Continue reading
How to Measure Length of Pull
Length of pull is one of the most important aspects when determining whether the firearm will fit you correctly. Determining the correct LOP is crucial to ensure proper eye relief and establish a repeatable shooting position.
The standard length on all H-S Precision stocks (and many others) is 13.5 inches. However, all stocks can be built to your desired LOP, as well as adjustable LOP options are available.
Can you measure LOP on your own? Yes! And quickly, too.
H-S Precision’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Josh Cluff, shares three important steps to measure your length of pull.Continue reading
Prairie Dog Hunting at Buffalo Butte Ranch
Every year, our team at H-S Precision gets ready for one of our favorite events – an annual prairie dog hunt at Buffalo Butte Ranch located in the Golden Triangle of central South Dakota.Continue reading
A Patriotic Rifle Built for Toby Keith
To create a rifle for country music artist Toby Keith (gifted from the South Dakota Military Heritage Alliance, Inc.) was a creative collaboration we will remember for years to come.Continue reading
H-S Precision Continues Expansion of Aftermarket Stocks for Carbon Fiber Barrels
RAPID CITY, S.D. – H-S Precision continues to expand their aftermarket stock offerings for larger barrel contours with the growing popularity of carbon fiber barrels. New to the Pro-Series® stock lineup is the PSL157 (long action) and PSL158 (short action) – synthetic, hybrid hunting-style stocks designed specifically for carbon fiber barrel contours (.850-.913 muzzle diameter).Continue reading
Getting Started in Competitive Long Range Shooting
It can be intimidating walking into something new – getting out of your comfort zone. But if there’s an opportunity to shoot more outside of your typical hunting season, wouldn’t you want to try it out?Continue reading
How To Adjust Feed Lips on Your Detachable Magazine Feeding System
When you are changing your feeding system to a different caliber, experiencing feeding issues, or you have a specific caliber you are starting to use such as a wildcat cartridge – adjusting the feed lips may be necessary. This simple tutorial will walk you through how to flawlessly feed the caliber you’re wanting to use quickly without having to purchase a new magazine box.Continue reading
On the Mark: The Story Behind the H-S Precision Brand
Tom Houghton Sr. was a drill instructor in the Army and an avid benchrest shooter, but he also had a background in chemistry. He put his skills and passions together and formed H-S Precision in 1978.
Shortly after the launch of the small family business, Tom Sr. and his wife (and current President of H-S Precision) Vivian developed a mark that is now a known brand across the world.
But what does it mean? And why did the mark develop the way it is seen today?Continue reading
A Look Back on 2020 Releases
A lot happened this year at H-S Precision. Not only did the firearm industry see a spike in overall demand (hello ammo), but the support we’ve seen from our customers has been phenomenal. For that, we thank you!Continue reading
H-S Precision Hires Experienced Machine Shop Supervisor from Minnesota to Team in South Dakota
RAPID CITY, S.D. – With a production team nearing 60 employees, a designated professional to build team morale, sustain precise processes and manage workflow is a necessity. On December 2, 2020, H-S Precision hired Kevin Finch to the team as the Machine Shop Supervisor.Continue reading