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SHOT SHOW - Kestrel Shooter’s Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics Software

 
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:35 AM
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SHOT SHOW - Kestrel Shooter’s Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics Software

Have you heard of this yet? Pretty cool. Combines a windmeter/weather station with Bryan Litz' ballistics program to create a drop table based on your own cartridge and the actual wind and other atmospheric conditions present right then.

The following is from Kestrel's website:

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Kestrel Shooter's Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics

Get your Kestrel Ballistics Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics Software!

Calculate accurate fire control solutions for long range rifle shooting.
Select either G1 or G7 ballistic coefficient when calculating a trajectory.
Get Bryan Litz ballistic coefficient data for more than 225 long range bullets.
Measure up to 15 environmental parameters at your fingertips.
"Train" the software to match your specific rifle based on observed impacts at long range with the ballistic calibration feature.
Measures: Wind speed/air velocity, temperature, wind chill, relative humidity, heat stress index, dewpoint temp, wet bulb temp, barometric pressure, altitude, density altitude, wind direction, crosswind, headwind/tailwind, and pressure trend.

Available with Bluetooth® (Select option below):

Kestrel Shooter's Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics with integrated Bluetooth® technology offer the ultimate in portable and accurate environmental data. Now, both real-time and logged data can be transferred wirelessly and automatically to a laptop or PDA, making a Kestrel Shooter's Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics and Bluetooth® technology the perfect tool for virtually any job that requires quick and reliable data.
The price is going to be $689 with Bluetooth and $589 without. I am curious as to how much demand there will be and whether you feel LRH should carry this item in our LRH Store?

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