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Old 07-27-2012, 07:05 AM
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BALLISTIC CALCULTORs

You know, it would be nice to carry the internet into the field of hunting so I could use a ballistic calculator. Problem is, ALL the talk on the Forum so far, I have NO clue. iPod this, Droid that, Dell axim this, HP IPAQ HX2790B that, its just confusing.

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What Hardware ( handheld device) and what Program go together, THAT will work, in the middle of the desert where there is NO cellphone towers, Satillites in the sky, no internet connection, no phone connection. Just ME the Calculator and the Game to be hunted?

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Old 07-27-2012, 07:58 AM
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Re: BALLISTIC CALCULTORs

G7BR2 rangefinder. It will give ballistic solutions to 1400 yds. and will give range much farther. Available from Len at LRH store on this website. Gary Campbell
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Old 07-27-2012, 08:50 AM
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Re: BALLISTIC CALCULTORs

IPod touch and Shooter app, shooter costs $10.00 and IPod is dependant on which storage capacity you get.
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Re: BALLISTIC CALCULTORs

Do you have a device you want to use or can use?

iPhone 4s Ballistic Software

There are different programs and different devices discussed in this thread.
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:16 AM
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Re: BALLISTIC CALCULTORs

or you can print out range cards once you know your drop and wind drift. I've done that for years. carry it in one of these.
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Old 07-27-2012, 10:28 AM
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Re: BALLISTIC CALCULTORs

LG Spectrum and Shooter, no cell reception no problem
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Old 07-27-2012, 12:01 PM
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Re: BALLISTIC CALCULTORs

The Motorola Droid Bionic works without network connection very well. The only difference is you must put your weather information in manually instead of it loading it from the internet, which I don't do anyway. You can also use it for measuring distance with Google Earth and Google Maps.
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