Browsing tag: ballistic solver

Sam Checking Conditions Kestrel 5700 Elite

Minimizing Trajectory Errors: Know Your Conditions!


Trajectory errors, whether during or after the validation stage are usually caused by faulty inputs. The three basic inputs needed to get an accurate firing solution include the gun profile, target distance, and air density. This article will cover how to make sure air density is measured correctly and why it matters. Air density literally

Kestrel 5700 Sportsman

Kestrel 5700 Sportsman: Review


We were set up on a Wyoming plateau as the sun broke the eastern horizon. Below us, a herd of antelope slowly grazed toward a distant fence line. As the lone pronghorn fell in line behind them, I ranged it and entered the distance into the Kestrel Sportsman. I dialed the corrections needed for the

Leica 1600-B

Leica CRF 1600-B Laser Rangefinder


I’ve had a lot of requests to do a review on the Leica 1600-B. With three seasons of using it for long range hunting and rifle competitions, I still recommend it for its high quality and overall value. This online review of the 1600-B is a supplement to our video review and field demo below.

Trimble Recon with Nightforce Exbal ballistic calculator

Ballistic Calculator: A Beginner’s Guide


If you’re new to the world of long range shooting or hunting, you’ve no doubt wondered which ballistic calculator you should use. It’s no surprise, considering how many options there are along with an equal number of opinions concerning which ones are the best. Some of the most frequent questions I see in emails or

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