Continue reading...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, shoot the target and if done correctly, we hit the target. We hit targets at incredible distances in different weather conditions or physical locations because our ballistic program tells us what to do. Have you ever wondered what that magic little program in the box is actually doing? Most shooters, especially new shooters, read the shooting solution from the ballistic program and blindly use it yet never truly understanding what changes that data and when the inputs really matter.
Before we begin
First, we must...