Category: Shooting Tip

Jay Chambers at Minute Man Review is a passionate shooter and hunter. He also knows his stuff, having tested and reviewed hundreds of rifles, scopes and various setups. So when he recently wrote about the importance of using a Ballistic Calculator, and then featured BALLISTIC, we were honored! Read his article below, and also check […]

Our good friend, Brian McCombie, an experienced hunter and leading writer, recapped a recent Axis Deer hunt in Texas. Read his fantastic ARTICLE and how BALLISTIC gave him the confidence to take a long-range shot. Going Long For Axis Deer: Hunting a Free-Ranging Texas Exotic by BRIAN MCCOMBIE on JUNE 2, 2019 The Texas sun was just beginning to drop […]

For the long-range rifle shooter who wants to excel, there’s really no substitute for regular practice, at the range and in the field. Ballistic can be a huge help during practice sessions, too, assisting us through various environmental conditions and as we work to tighten our groups. A very necessary part of practice is drilling in correct […]

Gainesville, GA (June 2019) No doubt, your father got at least some of his long-range shooting ideas from his father.  Ideas like, “Zero three inches high at 100 yards, and you can take on any deer out to 300 yards,” and, “If the leaves flutter, the wind’s at 5MPH. Leaves are flipping over 10MPH!”Today, Dad knows that precision […]

Great coverage of BALLISTIC in American Handgunner’s article, “A Closer Look at Phone Apps” “BALLISTIC Advanced Edition is chock full of goodies. Lots of shooting interactive set-ups, caliber/trajectory comparisons, pretty much a you-name-it-and-it’s-there feature list. Hold over advice, ballistic calculators and it’s evidently a go-to source for long distance shooting.”

How to Set Up Your Rifle and Scope for Long-Range Dialingis a great article by Aram von Benedikt, and outlines a recent hunt including the equipment, setup and steps he took to be ready for that perfect shot. Read the article HERE

Rifle shooters of all kinds like to peg nice tight groups at the range.  But there are some misunderstandings about those groups and what they mean for our long-range shooting. Ballistic can be a huge help here, assisting us as we work to tighten up those groups and get us ready for long-range competition and hunting. […]

With winter nearly upon us (and, in some cases, already on us hard), longer-range hunters must be ready to make precise shots despite cold weather. Ballistic can be a huge help here. “Colder temperatures definitely have an effect on bullet speed,” said Curt Vaughn, veteran long-distance shooting competitor and Head of Product for Ballistic. “Even […]

Suppressors are great tools for serious shooters, especially long-distance competitors and hunters. Quality suppressors reduce muzzle blast to safe hearing levels without hearing protection, making communication between shooters more efficient. In most cases, a suppressor will even reduce the felt recoil of a rifle.However, shooters need to make certain allowances for suppressed firearms. “A suppressor […]

Most serious long-range shooters have a regular collection of products and tools at home to clean and repair their rifles and accessories. But you can’t tote your gun room into the field. So, what should you carry along when hunting or competing? According to Curt Vaughn, Head of Product for Ballistic and a long-range shooting competitor, most […]