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Exbal + Kestrel = Result

 
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Old 09-19-2008, 09:32 PM
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Re: Exbal + Kestrel = Result

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What the heck is an exbal????
It's a ballistic program that runs on PC's and PDA's. Many of us use them in the field to help figure our drops and the windage.

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Old 09-22-2008, 08:58 AM
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Re: Exbal + Kestrel = Result

I have the sierra V6 software. It's awesome, but I never thought about taking it afield. Might help with those long shots.
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Re: Exbal + Kestrel = Result

Good shooting Rifleshooter!
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I have the sierra V6 software. It's awesome, but I never thought about taking it afield. Might help with those long shots.
I use Sierra 5 and generate drop tables on 50 yard intervals out to about 1,400 yards for varying density altitude conditions. I condense the useful data (DA/range/drop/drift) and transcribe it to a 3x5 Rite-In-The-Rain notepad that lives in my respective rifle's stock pack. For wind, I calc values at 1 mph at 9 o'clock and multiply as required. Works relatively well and can be quite fast to use.
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Old 09-22-2008, 10:54 AM
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Re: Exbal + Kestrel = Result

Great tip. My ballistic chart have always been slipped under my ammo holder on the stock, but never really figured out what windage I'd need to use.

Pics of my rifle are under the 22-250 varmint rifle thread near the end.
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