HMFIC of this Shit
- Apr 12, 2001
By Ted Hoeger “@Jack Master”
Gone are the days of doing long mental math on the shooting line or in the field. Ballistic calculators have advanced shooting to a new level that make things easy on the brain. The only downfall to a ballistic computer is being able to adjust to changing wind direction and speed quickly. As a shooter, the ability to read the wind and make quick adjustments will increase our hit percentages. Using a ballistic computer to look up two wind values from 2 directions can be long and tedious. If you have the time and opportunity, a ballistic computer is usually your best solution, but what about when you don’t have a ballistic computer, are in a place electronics don’t work or need a faster method? We are shooting further at smaller targets than ever, so having a solid starting wind call is a must.
A Quick Wind Lesson
When making wind calls, we need to know the crosswind speed. We need to know how much of the wind blowing at an angle to...