Category: Shooting Tip

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 […]

Watch a group of shooters for a time, and you will likely see a range of problems with trigger mechanics.  Some shooters “slap” the trigger, with the finger coming off and then slapping into the face of the trigger.  Others might squeeze too tightly. In all cases, accuracy suffers–usually because the rifle is being jerked […]

In the market for a long-range rifle for shooting competitions? Your first consideration will likely be caliber. While there’s world of choices out there, the reality is a relative handful of calibers currently dominate the long-range rifle field-and for good reasons. According to Curt Vaughn, Head of Product for Ballistic and a long-range shooting competitor, […]

The vacations, blue skies, and warmer temperatures of summer mean … more time on the range, shooting!  And there are many, many opportunities during the summer months to hone your shooting skills and test those skills against your fellow shooters. All the while using state-of-the-art Ballistic, of course, to make every shot count! The Big Daddy […]

For the long-distance hunter, success in the field always begins at the shooting range. It would be great if every shooting range was designed so you could practice from 100 yards all the way out to 1,000 yards. The reality though, is that most ranges only offer rifle venues out to 100 yards, especially older […]