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Ballistics

Ballistics, the science of projectiles and firearms.

Kelly McMillan talks ELR Shooting While attending the King of 2 Mile competition in Raton, New Mexico, I had a chance to speak with Kelly McMillan of McMillan Fiberglas Stocks fame. McMillan Stocks has always been at the forefront of development and with this new interest in ELR Shooting, today is no different. Leading the... Read more »
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Sniper’s Hide Interviews David Tubb Sniper’s Hide recently attended the King of 2 Mile ULR Match at the Whittington Center in Raton New Mexico. During the competition, we interviewed several shooters including David Tubb. David Tubb is not only a world champion, but he is also a true innovator in the precision rifle field. David... Read more »
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TacomHQ Charlie Tarac Unit How do certain groups make these amazing ELR and ULR Shots with optics that have limited adjustment ? The TacomHQ Charlie Tarac Scope booster. This is the secret on how to get more elevation out of your optic in order to make ULR Shots. Charlie Tarac Unit Up Close Simple and... Read more »
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Flat Line 160s Recently I reviewed the Warner Tool Flat Line 180gr Solids and soon after a lot of questions came my way. I took a bit of a different direction with these bullets, by using a short barreled 308 and not something like a 300WM. Many people wanted to adapt my results to a... Read more »
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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.
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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... Read more »
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OXX & AX
OXX CoffeeBoxx I dig my coffee in the morning. Many falsely repeat the old myth that as a shooter, you should not drink coffee before shooting. Wrong… If you drink coffee everyday and then don’t, you have a problem. Try telling a smoker not to smoke because it will negatively impact their shooting. Wrong again…... Read more »
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6.5CM with 122gr Flatline
Warner Tool Flat Line Projectile 122gr 6.5 Solids 22.75” Bartlein Barrel with 1-8.5 Twist chambered in 6.5CM spun up in a stock Accuracy International AX308 shooting the 122gr Flat Line Projectile. 1250 yards – 8 Mils 1440 yards – 10 Mils 1778 yards – 14.6 Mils Do I have your attention yet ? The more we... Read more »
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Do you want a Front Focal Plane Scope or a Second Focal Plane Scope ?  That is the question … How we answer this question comes down to use, or what kind of shooting do you engage in ? Recreational, you shoot for fun, not part of an organized group Extreme Long Range PRS Type... Read more »
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Ballistic Software is just a starting point, but all things equal, you should be within at least 1 MOA of most ranges. It might vary a little, but overall it should be very close. The computer cannot for all the variables and we don’t tell it everything it really needs, which is why we true.... Read more »
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