A question that comes up in the Sniper’s Hide Forums, especially in the Ballistic Calculator section revolves around atmospheric conditions. Aside from the normal question, “do I use Absolute (Station) Pressure or do I use Barometric Pressure”, people tend to misunderstand how air density effects the bullet’s flight.
At what height do you set your tripod up for shooting ?
Are you taking recoil management into consideration when setting up your tripod ?
In the Sniper’s Hide Online Training Lessons we talk a lot about recoil management. Recoil management is key to the modern precision rifle shooter. We have traveled a long way since shooting from a sling, and regardless of the position, we want to think about recoil management. After all, this is what controls our shooter’s zero. Where the barrel lines up when the bullet is released is a product of recoil management. To be consistent you want to strive to