Ballistics software

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by PDR, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. PDR

    PDR Member

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    I am about ready to purchase a new Ballistic program software and wanted some input from the guys that have and use ballistic programs. What do you have and do you like it?

    Thanks
    AIRBORNE
     
  2. Flashman

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    You can download this, Free ballistic program..

    clipped from the site:
    PCB v1.8 has the following possibilities/characteristics :

    Calculation of exterior ballistics data:
    Time of flight.
    Remaining velocity.
    Kinetic energy
    Bullet path compared to sight line.
    Sight adjustments from zero for different ranges.
    Wind drift, displayable as sight clicks or cm/inches.
    Variable parameters
    Bullet weight
    Ballistic coefficient
    Zero range
    Point of impact at zero range
    Crosswind velocity and direction
    Temperature
    Altitude above sea level
    Firing angle, up- or downhill
    The cant angle of the weapon
    Other calculations :
    Maximum point blank range
    Tolerance interval for range estimations.
    Near zero range + boresighting distance.
    Ballistic coefficient.
    Recoil energy and -velocity
    Minimum rifling twist

    [​IMG] Dont have any graphics, thought - You may export the tabels?? to exel and get it visualised there.. [​IMG]
     

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  4. Froggy

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    John M I Concurr, good stuff, That and a Kestral 4000 your in business.
     
  5. Guest

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    Froggy, I concurr with the kestral 4000. Best product in its class.
     
  6. Guest

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    EXBAL, don't leave home without it.
     
  7. Guest

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    DBS: Can you define and explain internal and external ballistics and how the software delivers both?
    Tahnks
     
  8. Guest

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    DBS: Can you define and explain internal and external ballistics and how the software delivers both?
    Thanks
     
  9. Guest

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    The internal ballistics portion of the software provides pressures along the entire length of the barrel, temperatures, burn rates, energy, and efficiency numbers. This portion of the software also allows you to change barrel geometry to suit your application. The external portion is after the bullet leaves the muzzle, times of flight, projectile energy, drops, zero's, wind effects etc. This is great software. It also allows you to input custom bullet dimensions as needed.
     
  10. Guest

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    The internal ballistics portion of the software provides pressures along the entire length of the barrel, temperatures, burn rates, energy, and efficiency numbers. This portion of the software also allows you to change barrel geometry to suit your application. The external portion is after the bullet leaves the muzzle, times of flight, projectile energy, drops, zero's, wind effects etc. This is great software. It also allows you to input custom bullet dimensions as needed.

    [ 05-21-2004: Message edited by: DBS ]
     
  11. Guest

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    Take a look at Neco's QuickLoad/QuickTarget software........great stuff. It provides internal and external ballistic data.
     
  12. Guest

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    This sounds pretty cool... I have heard of a software package that delivered powder burn rates and was actually looking for it; especially since I toggle back and forth from IMR to Hodgons inbetween the winter and summer months. How much is it and where can it be purchased?
     
  13. Guest

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    NECO (707) 747-0897 They are located in Benicia, CA. I believe their website is www.neconos.com. You will not believe all of the information available in this software. Let me know if I can help in any way. David Smith
     
  14. sscoyote

    sscoyote Well-Known Member

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    HOOORAHHH for Exbal! Just about all a growing boy needs.