Tag: Long Range

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]