BigJimFish Reviews a Mesa Precision Arms Crux custom ultra light hunting rifle in 6.5CM using Mesa's own bottom metal and Crux Titanium action, a McMillan Edge Carbon adjustable Game Warden stock, Proof carbon wrapped barrel, and TriggerTech Primary trigger. Rifle tested with factory ammo from Desert Tech, Copper Creek, Federal, and Hornady.
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 »
BigJimFish reviews a custom rifle in .223 Remington built by Kelbly's using their Atlas Tactical 700 semi-clone action, a Krieger barrel, Bix'n Andy TacSport Pro trigger, Grayboe Ridgeback stock, and MPA bottom metal. Rifle tested with factory ammo from Lapua, Copper Creek, Desert Tech, Federal, and Hornady.
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 »
A question that comes up in the Sniper’s Hide Forums, especially in the Ballistic Calculator section revolves around atmospheric conditions. Aside from the normal question, "do I use Absolute (Station) Pressure or do I use Barometric Pressure", people tend to misunderstand how air density effects the bullet’s flight.
At what height do you set your tripod up for shooting ? Are you taking recoil management into consideration when setting up your tripod ? In the Sniper's Hide Online Training Lessons we talk a lot about recoil management. Recoil management is key to the modern precision rifle shooter. We have traveled a long way... Read more »
Once again Sniper's Hide is excited to travel to Colville Washington and to work with Carl Taylor of In Motion Targets to host the Sniper's Hide Team Challenge. This is a two man team field course designed for shooter's of all skill levels. A very laid back type match with unrivaled scenery.
Warner Tool Flat Line Projectile 122gr 6.5 Solids 22.75” Bartlein Barrel with 1-8.5 Twist chambered in 6.5CM spun up in a stock Accuracy International AX308 shooting the 122gr Flat Line Projectile. 1250 yards – 8 Mils 1440 yards – 10 Mils 1778 yards – 14.6 Mils Do I have your attention yet ? The more we... 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 »