ballistics hand held pocket PC.

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by col48, Mar 17, 2006.

  1. col48

    col48 Well-Known Member

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    hi
    what type do you use and where do you get them from
    witch are the best & easiest to use.
    i what one to go in to the Field with me.
    has anyone tried the nightforce one.
    i have never used one so some help would go a long way
    thanks
    Colin
     
  2. Black Diamond 408

    Black Diamond 408 Well-Known Member

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    I use the Exbal program, it has the night force redicals built in. Sold by Perry Systems, easy to use. Palm or pocket PC, and desk top versions. I got the combo pack.

    Perry Systems
     

  3. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    Nightforce is also Exbal, it is very easy to use and has lots of good features. I use it in the field, trust it.
     
  4. col48

    col48 Well-Known Member

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    IAN M
    is it the nightforce one you use.
    if so did you just get the program or did you get the unit as well.
    where is the best place to get that from
    thanks for the Perry link Black Diamond 408
    it made for great reading.
    what unit is the best to get for it.and best place
    thanks for your help
    col
     
  5. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    col48,
    The unit I have is a loaner that is not going back to Nightforce so I do not know much about where they get them. Basically a Dell PDA that they put the program into. We covered PDA's a while back, lots of info on which ones are good for the $, I am afraid I just don't know anything about them. I do know how to work the program, but don't even know how to save info on the damn PDA, seems it does that automatically.
     
  6. Black Diamond 408

    Black Diamond 408 Well-Known Member

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    Col:

    I use a IPAQ pocket PC, you can get a Palm as well, Some Palms dont have a backlit screen, makes it hard to see in low light conditions. You can get older pc's on Ebay ( under 50.00 for lots of them), its easy to install the programs, just plug into your computer and interface, download. I got the combo program so i could put it on my home computer, makes it easy to learn how to use it. You also can put the program on a Laptop and take that to the range for load testing. From what i tested, the info is right on the money.

    Dave
     
  7. col48

    col48 Well-Known Member

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    thanks
    for the help chaps
    i think i will have a good look at them both and see how much i can get a PC for from ebay.