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Understanding your Ballistics Calculator Atmospherics

Understanding what your Ballistic Program is doing. We all have our favorite ballistic program we prefer to run.  Whether it’s on our phone, watch, Kestrel or other dedicated device, the program is with us every time we are shooting.  Each range trip we get the device out, update the environment, input our target distance, dial our scope, …
Gear ReviewsLong Range ShootingRiflescope

BigJimFish’s Review of the Midas TAC 5-25x56mm Scope

Athlon Midas TAC 5-25x56mm on Kelbly Atlas Tactical with it’s Favorite Lapua Ammo Table of Contents:– Background– Unboxing and Physical Description– Reticle– Comparative Optical Evaluation– Mechanical Testing and Turret Discussion:– Summary and Conclusion– Testing Methodology Background: This Midas Tac 5-25×56 is the third scope I have reviewed from the relatively new Athlon optics company. Started …
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BigJimFish’s Sightron S-Tac 4-20X50FFPZSIRMH Scope Review

Sightron S-Tac 4-20X50FFPZSIRMH on Kelbly Atlas Tactical with it’s Favorite Lapua Ammo Table of Contents:– Background– Unboxing and Physical Description– Reticle– Comparative Optical Evaluation– Mechanical Testing and Turret Discussion:– Summary and Conclusion– Testing Methodology Background: Sightron is best known in the target shooting community for producing solid no frills scopes at prices lower than comparable …
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BigJimFish’s Meopta Optika6 5-30×56 RD FFP Scope Review

The shooter’s view behind the Meopta Optika6 5-30×56 RD FFP scope Table of Contents:– Background– Unboxing and Physical Description– Reticle– Comparative Optical Evaluation– Mechanical Testing and Turret Discussion:– Summary and Conclusion– Testing Methodology Background:             Meopta is an optics manufacturer located in the Czech Republic. They represent what is probably the most vertically integrated of …