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Ballistics

Ballistics, the science of projectiles and firearms.

Tikka T3x
Bench Vs Prone Shooting Variations Years ago we addressed this, but never with something like muzzle velocity. The question and the demonstration has sort of been wrapped up into Recoil Management, but since we had the question, I wanted to demonstrate it. The issue, a different muzzle velocity from the bench vs when shooting prone.... Read more »
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M24 Sniper Rifle – Details Matter Author: Michael Haugen A considerable amount has been written about the M24 Sniper Weapons System (SWS) over the years (some of from me), but much of the information has focused on specific aspects such as its history, exceptional feats accomplished, etc. The thought occurred to me that many of... Read more »
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Remington and the XM110 program Author: Michael Haugen PREFACE Like many things in this life, you cannot understand something fully unless you understand where it began and the processes involved getting to the end. What makes something such as this interesting to some is the nuances, specific events, and view point of the situation whereas... Read more »
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160gr Flat Line
Welcome to 2017 Year of the Bullet In 2015 I suggested you switch your 308 to a 6.5CM. For a lot of people this is still a viable solution, and I stand by that recommendation even today. However for 2017 we want to get past the gear, and more into what it takes to be... Read more »
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What happens when check your muzzle velocity off a bench vs the prone ? Have you ever wanted to shoot to 1 mile with your 338 ? Check the Sniper’s Hide Online Training lessons and immediately see a difference. We cut out the noise of the internet and get right the heart of the matter,... Read more »
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Sniper’s Hide takes a look at the Insite Arms Heathen Muzzle Brake. We’re using it on our Tikka T3x project as well as several other rifles to put it through the paces. Take a look at our findings in terms of accuracy and effectiveness. Insite Arms Heathen Muzzle Brake There are a host of new,... Read more »
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Jim Boatright made available his Coning Theory of Bullet Motion Paper which changes the previous theory of how the bullet moves once fired. This is detailed paper available for unlimited download to help explain exterior ballistics for the long range shooter. In the Sniper’s Hide Ballistic Calculator Section of the website, Jim Boatright has made... Read more »
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Ballistician Dave Emary from Hornady sent over this technical paper on some of the observations they found using Doppler for their Hornady 4DOF™ Trajectory Calculator. Given all the back and forth regarding their efforts they wanted to help clear the air on some details. As many may have noticed, there seems a bit of back... Read more »
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Breathe new life into your 308, it’s a winning combination of Farther, Faster, and Flatter shooting bullet. The Warner Tool Flat Line Projectiles gave my 20″ 308, 24″ 6.5 ballistics ! See for yourself and be amazed. I have a fair amount of experience shooting solids, mostly in the 338 variety as I have been... Read more »
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