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Anyone using iphone ballistics programs for shot angle?

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Anyone using iphone ballistics programs for shot angle?

Many of the ballistic apps on the market will use the iphone (or whatever device) to provide angle input when calculating the shooting solution. While I like the idea of this, I wonder how accurate it is. Can anyone comment from experience? Has anyone verified the input from a device vs something like an angle cosign indicator?
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    Re: Anyone using iphone ballistics programs for shot angle?

    I use BulletDrop+....You input all your own data, it does the calculations. It's accurate for me so far. I haven't had a chance to really test it way out there, but so far in the shorter distances it has been dead-on.

    Basically, if you input accurate data, you get an accurate drops and windage.
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    Re: Anyone using iphone ballistics programs for shot angle?

    I use 'Shooter' on an iPhone.

    Compass, azmiuth and angle are spot on.

    I put the iPhone on the spotter or scope end bell.

    I reset the shot angle only if the angle changes what I think is >0.5 deg and only if there is plenty of time to do so.

    I really appreciate how Shooter handles windage.
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    Re: Anyone using iphone ballistics programs for shot angle?

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    I use 'Shooter' on an iPhone.

    Compass, azmiuth and angle are spot on.

    I put the iPhone on the spotter or scope end bell.
    Thanks. That gives my enough confidence to at least try it. I am still not sure that I can visualise it, but I guess its time to invest $10 in Shooter and get some hands-on.
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    I guess its time to invest $10 in Shooter and get some hands-on.
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    Re: Anyone using iphone ballistics programs for shot angle?

    I've been using isnipe. It does everything including local weather conditions. I check it of course but its always been close. You can also manually enter data also if you know your bullet drops you can tweak your muzzle velocity or other rifle variables to get your app accurate
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    Re: Anyone using iphone ballistics programs for shot angle?

    I downloaded the Ballistics AE app. My rifle isnt finished yet so i havent got to really test it out but it seems like itd work pretty good to me. Good reviews on it from what Ive seen aswell.
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