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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The Defensive Edge scope level, also branded and sold by Nightforce Optics is one piece of long range shooting gear I’ve recommended a lot over the last several years. The Defensive Edge scope level, or Anti-Cant Device (ACD) was developed by DE as a way to integrate a scope leveling device into the scope mounting
Trajectory validation is the final step for building confidence in a long range precision rifle. Also known as drop truing, it’s the process of tuning a ballistic solver to a scope, rifle, and its ammunition. Its sole purpose is to allow a cold bore, first round hit on a target. As I was swinging my
Choosing a suitable long range hunting load can take time. It might also require a certain amount of perseverance. This installment on the 300 Winchester Magnum Project will cover how I narrowed down a load for it. I know this article is somewhat late in coming, but I’ve been busy shooting the rifle to prepare
We’ve all heard the saying about learning to walk before you run. In my experience, the same logic applies to long range shooting. Short range training is all about removing some of the variables involved in long range shooting and isolating others. Learn to hit a big target at short range before reversing the formula.