AccuracyLong Range ShootingMarksmanship

Managing the Wind

Over the years, we have learned to manage the wind much more efficiently. The model to dope the wind we use goes back in time; it's revisiting the math instead of using arbitrary numbers or values. Shooting is the longest-running game of telephone, so information has been reduced to shortcuts or pared down, so it only works in limited situations. Returning to the original thinking, we can understand the wind quicker and more comprehensively. There is a plan; we have a method for educating the shooter.
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Finding your Speed Drop Factor

How long does it take to find our drop data for a target range? If we need data quickly, most shooters are using some type of paper chart. This chart could be taped to the stock, on a data holder, or arm bar where with a quick glance we can read our data. What if there is a faster way? Welcome to the Speed Drop Factor. Finding and using your Speed Drop Factor will allow you to memorize your drop data to a reasonable distance by remembering one number.
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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 …