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Apps & Software
Scope calibration is an important step to truing your ballistic software. If you have not calibrated and tested your scope for accuracy, you cannot expect positive results at distance using your ballistic solver. If you follow the truing directions with any ballistic app out there, scope calibration is a big part of the instructions.  No... Read more »
Sniper’s Hide takes a first look at the new Vectronix Terrapin X laser rangefinder. This unit replaces the discontinued Terrapin laser that all the Sniper’s Hide members truly loved and embraced.   The new Terrapin X is completely redesigned and is very different from the original model. With a similar advertised range of 11m to... Read more »
Training Lesson, Zero Offset I get asked all the time; “how do I switch ammunition types mid stream like at a competition and understand my offset.” Just about every ballistic solver has an offset utility, or as some note, a zero offset. It’s not necessary to use to get your initial DOPE, so many people... Read more »
The $1500 space for rifle scopes is particularly saturated right now. That is not a bad thing; it just means the end-user has more options to choose from, which from our perspective is great. Sightmark has entered this space with the 5-30x Pinnacle rifle scope. The Sightmark Pinnacle 5-30x lands itself smack in the middle... Read more »
Online Training Lesson: Mechanics of a Rifle Cant Canting your Rifle A lot people have read my article on setting up your precision rifle with a small amount cant built in based on the shooter. This serves several purposes, the main is to protect from subconsciously canting the rifle.  The body has a natural hold,... Read more »
Kelly McMillan talks ELR Shooting While attending the King of 2 Mile competition in Raton, New Mexico, I had a chance to speak with Kelly McMillan of McMillan Fiberglas Stocks fame. McMillan Stocks has always been at the forefront of development and with this new interest in ELR Shooting, today is no different. Leading the... Read more »
Ballistic Software is just a starting point, but all things equal, you should be within at least 1 MOA of most ranges. It might vary a little, but overall it should be very close. The computer cannot for all the variables and we don’t tell it everything it really needs, which is why we true.... Read more »