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Fps and computer issue- advice please

 
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Old 09-12-2013, 04:24 PM
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Re: Fps and computer issue- advice please

yes, mountains for sure. I was shooting from one mountain to other basically. So, from the face of one, across a big draw to the face of another. Wind at the shooter was weird and inconsistent, the bullet path put the bullet high across this draw and then down into the other face. At the face, the wind was weird there too. Swirling, up one shot, down the next, wind, then no wind.

I am thinking across canyon/draw shooting is going to be what is the wind doing at my muzzle and forget the rest sort of deal. I am not sure how to determine what it is doing once you are past the trees and in this open air area. That bullet is traveling across 4500 feet of open air space.

Yeah, wind is my problem and I am aware of it. It kicks my butt and I want to return the favor. : )
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Old 09-13-2013, 04:40 PM
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Re: Fps and computer issue- advice please

From your situation i would def lean towards the possibility of an updraft.
How much wind does it take to shift your bullet 1moa?

Also how many bullet have you fired since your last cleaning? My rifle tends to pick up a little more speed after about 60 shots down the tube.

I too use a leica 1600 and i like to let it sit out of its case in the open atmosphere for a while before i take a temp and pres. reading off of it because i notice i get a small deviation from when i first take it out to about 15 min later.

Regardless id say repeat the shot on another day to verify.
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