Category: Shooting Tip

You have just signed up for a guided hunt in the Western states. Or, you have a DIY hunt in the works. Congratulations!  A big game hunt in one of our Western states can be the hunt of a lifetime, and not only because of the abundant game animals. The Western vistas, the mountains and […]

With hunting season here, you may be preparing for a long-distance shot. After all, you have a quality rifle and optic, and you use only the best hunting ammunition. But are you using Ballistic to make the most out of your investment in hunting gear? Of course, Ballistic is a tremendous aid when you are at the range, zeroing […]

Like most sports, Precision Rifle Shooting takes time, practice, passion, and the right gear. If this level of long-range shooting is important to you,  make sure you add some really great and very inexpensive insurance to your shooting kit. Make sure you add Ballistic.  Considering all the money a serious shooter spends on gear, a Ballistic Calculator like Ballistic will boost your […]

As the quality of hunting rifles, ammunition and optics have improved, hunters can take big game at further distances. However, these improvements in hunting technology have started some debates within the hunting circles: How far is too far for an “ethical” shot? Ethical hunting means taking down big game as quickly and as humanely as […]

Getting Started Doesn’t Have to Be Ultra Expensive Contrary to the impression you might have gotten from reading various articles and social media posts, being a long-range shooter doesn’t have to cost you half a year’s salary. Sure, you can spend well over $10,000 for a custom shooting rig and get a great set up. But there […]

by JAY CHAMBERS at Minute Man Review Sometimes, it’s hard to stay away from distractions. Everyone’s mind can drift. It’s annoying, and it can also happen when you’re shooting. Keeping your focus can be really difficult, but it’s necessary if you want to have confidence with your shot and effectively hit the target. Here are […]

For decades, the standard distance for zeroing a centerfire rifle was 100 yards. But with so many of today’s shooters going long range for hunting and competition, it would seem to make sense to zero your rifle at a great distance, like 200 yards or more. Right? Not so, notes Curt Vaughn, veteran long-distance shooting […]

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 […]