Lapua Adding New 6.5 Creedmoor Ammunition

Sedalia, MO – Lapua, world-renowned for producing the finest cartridge cases and ammunition, announces the addition of the 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge to their Scenar-L Target and Naturalis Hunting ammunition offerings.

The 6.5m Creedmoor 136 Grain Scenar-L offers an optimized, high ballistic coefficient (BC) for long-range competitive target shooting, yet maintains SAAMI configuration for flawless function through all factory or custom rifle magazines.

6.5 Creedmoor loaded with the 140 Grain Lapua Naturalis provides hunters a lead-free alternative for today’s ever-changing hunting landscape. Designed and manufactured from pure copper, the Naturalis construction is proven to reliably retain 90-100% of its original weight. It uses state-of-the-art technology to produce consistent, controlled expansion at the widest velocity range on the market.     

Erkki Seikkula, Lapua Sales & Marketing Manager states, “Lapua continues its support of the Creedmoor cartridge by offering cases, bullets, and now loaded ammunition to help sustain its growth. Competitive shooters insist upon having top quality products, and Lapua will reliably answer the call by providing the very best.” Lapua Components and Ammunition are exclusively distributed in the USA by Capstone Precision Group, LLC. Capstone also offers Berger, Vihtavuori and SK products.

SK Launches New Long Range Match .22 LR Ammunition

Sedalia, MO – SK Ammunition, manufacturers of high-quality .22 LR cartridges for nearly 190 consecutive years, announce their latest offering: “SK Long Range Match.” New for 2019, Long Range Match was developed for demanding .22 LR enthusiasts routinely acquiring targets out to 100 yards and beyond. It is purpose-built for today’s long range rimfire shooting disciplines ever-increasing in popularity, such as PRC, tactical rimfire, long range silhouette and more.

SK Ammunition Sales & Marketing Manager Joerg Melcher states, “Historically, high-quality match ammunition has been a barrier to entry for competitive target shooting. SK Long Range Match allows shooters to gain access to new competition rimfire rifle and pistol disciplines without overwhelming their pocketbooks.”

SK Long Range delivers accurate, high-quality rounds that reliably feed through your competitive target rifle. Centerfire competition shooters will also find SK Long Range Match the ideal training companion to prepare with .22 platforms similar to their big bore configuration. Whether you’re actively competing in today’s popular long range rimfire sports or connecting with LR targets from the firing line at your local club, instill the confidence you deserve with new SK Long Range Match.

SK Ammunition is produced by Nammo Shonebeck GmbH in Germany and is part of the Nammo Group. Distribution for the USA is handled through Capstone Precision Group. Capstone also distributes Lapua, Berger and Vihtavuori products exclusively.

Berger Bullets Announces New ELR Match Solid Projectiles

Mesa, AZ – New for 2019, Berger Bullets proudly announces the New Extreme Long Range (ELR) Match Solid Projectile line, beginning with 375 caliber 379 Grain and 407 Grain offerings.

Extreme Long-Range shooting to distances of two miles and beyond has taken the firearms community by storm. With much of its roots developed from elite military sniper and Special Forces rifle training, ELR enthusiasts are utilizing highly innovative rifle and ammunition technology to engage targets at distances previously unheard of. Berger has taken the lead pioneering ELR, similar to how it’s dominated all other long-range rifle disciplines.

Berger Bullets chief ballistician, Bryan Litz states “Our new ELR Solid Match Bullets provide both competition shooters and Mil/LE forces a long-range solid projectile like no other. Its highly optimized VLD ogive design and lathe-turned solid copper construction provide a ballistic advantage that is unmatched by any conventional style bullet.”

Berger ELR Match Solid Projectiles, Berger Bullets and Ammunition are distributed by Capstone Precision Group. Capstone also distributes Lapua, Vihtavuori and SK product for the USA. For dealer inquiries contact:

Capstone Precision Group LLC

Phone:  660-460-2800

Dan Thelen joins Capstone Precision Group

Mesa, AZ – Capstone Precision Group, distributor of precision ammunition products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Thelen as General Manager.

Thelen brings over 22 years of experience in finance and operations, spent in the shooting sports industry. He was recently Chief Financial Officer at Hodgdon Powder Company and previously Director of Operations for Modern Muzzeloading, Inc. Additionally, Thelen oversaw accounting and operations for a global manufacturing and parts distributor.

“Dan Thelen brings significant leadership experience to our growing Capstone team. His production planning, financial knowledge, and operational skills are a great addition to our team as we push forward in the industry,” said Bill Gravatt, President of Capstone Precision Group.

Thelen will also lead the Mesa, Arizona facility where Berger Bullets and Ammunition are produced.

About The Capstone Precision Group

The Capstone Precision Group was formed by Nammo in 2017, following the acquisition of Berger Bullets. Capstone produces Berger bullets and ammunition, and imports Lapua centerfire and rimfire ammunition and reloading components, Vihtavuori smokeless powder, and SK rimfire ammunition into the United States.

Holiday Hours

Our team will be out of the office from December 24th to January 1st, 2019. We will be returning on January 2nd and will respond to any messages left over the break at that time.

We wish you a safe and happy holiday season!

Berger Bullets Returns Home to the Greater Phoenix, Arizona Area!

We’re pleased to announce the relocation of our bullet manufacturing operation is now complete! Over the past few months, we’ve moved our entire Fullerton, CA facility to the Greater Phoenix Area where we first made Berger projectiles over 30 years ago. Our relocated manufacturing facility is now paired with our new ammunition loading capabilities, where New Berger Ammunition will soon launch in Q2, 2018.

President Bill Gravatt states, “Our #1 priority is to fill back orders and return inventory to satisfactory levels and meet our growing customer demand. Those faithful customers are the reason for our success. Plans are to begin a 2nd shift soon and start offering an unprecedented supply of Berger to support both precision reloading consumers and new Berger Ammunition consumers.”

“Great opportunities are ahead for our company. Our team worked tirelessly to prepare and move operations and we have now returned to production,” said Eric Stecker, who took over as Director of Business Development earlier this year. “November 1st marked the first time a Berger Bullet has been produced in Arizona since 2000.”

Berger is now a part of the Capstone Precision Group, joining Lapua Components & Ammunition, Vihtavuori Propellants and SK Rimfire Products. Authorized dealers may purchase all four premium brands together: one purchase order, one shipment and invoice! For dealer inquiries contact:

Capstone Precision Group
Phone: 660-460-2800

ABM Ammo is now Berger Ammunition

We here at Capstone Precision Group are proud to announce that Applied Ballistics Munitions has now become Berger Ammunition. We have been working hard over the past several months to upgrade our machinery and production capacity of our ammunition department. We want to thank your customers that have been using ABM over the years, and want to insure them that our quality and capabilities have improved over the past several months since our move to Mesa, Arizona. Now that both our Bullet and Ammunition plants are located in the same facility, we have made the decision to re-brand ABM as Berger Ammunition. With this re-branding, we expect to begin development on several new cartridges as well. Visit our ammunition page at the link below to find out more!

Already an existing ABM customer? We will continue to fill existing ABM orders until all orders are filled. If you have a question, send us an email at and we will be happy to help.

Click here to view our new ammunition page.