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
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
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
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.
For shooting long range in the mountains, you need to understand how angles play into the equation. As soon as a bullet leaves the barrel, gravity is trying to make it hit the ground. The majority of our corrected trajectory is aimed at overcoming that. The amount of influence that gravity has changes as the