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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

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

Accuracy 1st Whiz Wheel


The Accuracy 1st Whiz Wheel is a tool that’s earned a permanent place in my long range shooting kit. The Whiz Wheel is a ballistic calculator that requires no batteries, is unaffected by weather or temperature, and is simple to use. I’ve been using an Accuracy 1st Whiz Wheel off and on for about 18

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