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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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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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Leveling Your Scope Contrary to popular belief, in 2017 the most important element when selecting a scope is tracking.  Scope are telescopic sights and not spotters.  In today’s age, most companies do a very good job spec’ing out “good glass”.  I mean I can’t think of a shot I missed in the last 10 years... 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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Table of Contents: [star] Introduction Unboxing and discussion of ergonomics Optical testing Background (how laser rangefinding works) Rangefinding testing Discussion and conclusion Ballistic computer and readout Summary and conclusion Nightforce Nightforce [/star] Introduction: This year at SHOT, I was so taken with the prevalence of, and advances in, laser rangefinding, that I wrote an article... Read more »
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Table of contents: [star] Background Unboxing and Physical description Reticle description, explanation, and testing Comparative optical evaluation Illumination evaluation Speed Testing and exit pupil testing Mechanical testing and turret discussion Summary and conclusion Nightforce Nightforce [/star] Background: March, the house brand of DEON optical design corp. is far less well known as a manufacturer than... Read more »
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Table of Contents: [star] Background Unboxing and Physical Description Reticle Description, Explanation, and Testing Comparative Optical Evaluation Illumination Evaluation Speed Testing and Exit Pupil Testing Mechanical Testing and Turret Discussion Summary and Conclusion Nightforce Nightforce [/star] Background: Bushnell has a history that strikes me as more like that of a 21st century optics corporation than... Read more »
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Table of Contents: [star] Background Unboxing and Physical Description Reticle Comparative Optical Evaluation Illumination Evaluation Speed Testing and Exit Pupil Testing Mechanical Testing and Turret Discussion Summary and Conclusion Nightforce Nightforce [/star] Background: Leupold is a rare thing in corporate America:  it is exactly what it seems. It is a fifth generation American company which... Read more »
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