Category: Shooting Tip

Connor McKibbon at the NRA’s American Hunter 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 a full feature on BALLISTIC, we were honored! Read his article below, and also check it out at NRA’s American Hunter. […]

Winter conditions can and will affect your long-distance shooting in several ways. For example, according to Curt Vaughn, Head of Product for Ballistic and a long-range shooting competitor, some of the powders used in rifle rounds will burn faster or slower depending on the temperatures. A faster burn creates greater projectile velocities. So, how does a shooter […]

BALLISTIC is the definitive app for ballistic calculations and solutions for the long-range shooter, whether the solutions are needed for competition, hunting or just to become a better, more consistent shooter. So, it’s no wonder that BALLISTIC also supports long-range shooters and encourages new shooters by sharing knowledge from their team of professional shooters and hunters […]

by Jay Chambers 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. Read his article below, and also check our his site Minute Man Review. Marksmanship is all about maintaining proper form. Developing the required habits that promote […]

For the long-range shooter on your gift list–even if it happens to be that precision shooter!-make Ballistic your stocking stuffer this Christmas season. A large gift in a very small package, Ballistic is a must-have item for any long-range shooter or hunter, helping them make those tough shots. That’s because Ballistic packs a wealth of information and data into each and […]

Photo: Jonathan Kilburn (Reclaimed Outdoors)

Photo: Jonathan Kilburn (Reclaimed Outdoors) 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 […]

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 […]