Kestrel Meters Ballistics Official Thread

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Ok, thanks! So just one more time to 100% verify. If I shot a group in quadrant C, I would put something like -0.5'' in for ZH and -0.5'' for ZO?
 

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Maybe I missed it somewhere, but is there a procedure for maintaining sorted profiles on the Kestrel?

I sorted them manually on the app (223-69, 223-77, 223-80., 243-105 etc.) and transferred them to the elite. Seemed OK till I edited the MV on the Kestrel and once saved it changed its position.

Am I doing something wrong?

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Maybe I missed it somewhere, but is there a procedure for maintaining sorted profiles on the Kestrel?

I sorted them manually on the app (223-69, 223-77, 223-80., 243-105 etc.) and transferred them to the elite. Seemed OK till I edited the MV on the Kestrel and once saved it changed its position.

Am I doing something wrong?

Thanks
That is how it works now, a change places the current profile on the top. We will look into it.
 
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Is it possible to adjust sight offset on the kestrel? I can find the box on the app, but not on kestrels setting. Also, is the scale correction factor available on the device as well?
 

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Is it possible to adjust sight offset on the kestrel? I can find the box on the app, but not on kestrels setting. Also, is the scale correction factor available on the device as well?
Make sure your fw is current 1.49 and ssf is in the gun profile as a submenu of Euint and Wunit. Offsets are there for Elite only.
 

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Probably doing something dumb.
Downloaded App for Kestrel on Iphone - put all data into the app and sent to kestrel.
Tried to 'mirror image' the data in the "shooter' App and the Kestrel program. Cam up with data that isnt what it should be
ran 600 yards for a Rem700 1/11.5" bbl, 175 Berger BTHP (30420) and used a G7 BC of .262
MV of 2636 fps. used zero wind, same temps, humidity, altitude.
Shooter AP program with same weather dats as in Kestrel shows Elevation of 15.0 MOA
Kestrel Ballistics shows 14.29 MOA
For 300 yards
Shooter program shows U4.7 moa which matched the target hits vs
Kestrel U3.93 MOA

Am sure I am missing something - suggestions welcome
I solved all of the above with help from posters and READING the directions ! Thanks to all!
 

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    @Kestrel Ballistics sorry if this has been already covered, but is the Terrapin X passing the DoF to the 5700E while ranging? Is there any other LRF bino doing that actually?
     

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    @Kestrel Ballistics sorry if this has been already covered, but is the Terrapin X passing the DoF to the 5700E while ranging? Is there any other LRF bino doing that actually?
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    ref: https://kestrelballistics.com/compare-laser-range-finders
     

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    I maybe noticed a small bug in my 5700. Newest fw / 1.49.

    When you change the rifle placeholders with the record button in the manage rifles, if you happen to keep the arrow button low to skip many at once, it will forget the original rifle that was selected and choose another rifle instead. This is probably unwanted operation? At least it is a bit irritating.
     

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    I have finally managed to screw up my humidity protector film. I only noticed it now, it has probably catched a small twig somewhere during last few months.
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    Do you have some repair set for 5700? The impeller also came apart but got it back together with full functionality.
     

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    I have finally managed to screw up my humidity protector film. I only noticed it now, it has probably catched a small twig somewhere during last few months.
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    Do you have some repair set for 5700? The impeller also came apart but got it back together with full functionality.
     

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    Has anyone else noticed getting duplicate profiles to their phone?

    How do the app and kestrel ensure the profiles overlap properly?

    I already deleted all app data but the problem still continued. I uninstalled it after that but I expect the problem to return as deleting data (not just cache) does pretty much the same as reinstalling the app. I had this same problem on my old phone aswell for couple times.

    Android, S10 and S10+
     

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    in the app go to settings and select Profile Downloads Overwrite to keep from creating dups when loading profiles from the Kestrel to the app.

    When downloading profiles from app to Kestrel you have 2 choices Overwrite - delete all profiles on Kestrel and load the selected ones only or Append which simply adds the profiles selected to those already on the Kestrel - this will create dups if you don't first delete the profiles on the Kestrel you don't want.
     

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    in the app go to settings and select Profile Downloads Overwrite to keep from creating dups when loading profiles from the Kestrel to the app.

    When downloading profiles from app to Kestrel you have 2 choices Overwrite - delete all profiles on Kestrel and load the selected ones only or Append which simply adds the profiles selected to those already on the Kestrel - this will create dups if you don't first delete the profiles on the Kestrel you don't want.
    Sorry, I explained it badly.

    The duplicates appear on the phone, not on the kestrel.
     
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    Ok so I turned on my Kestrel for the first time last night and probably a year and of course I looked for an update, and it prompted me to download the new app. Which is great however, it just seems to only show the weather conditions. Once I did these updates I lost all of the data on the actual Kestrel itself, and it will not allow me to transfer the guns from the appback to the Kestrel…..Second question, are all three of these apps still in use or is there just one app to use for everything? Sorry I’m so lost.

    I got frustrated last night and put the Kestrel back in the safe.
     

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