In Field Billastic Calculator

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by muleman1953, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. muleman1953

    muleman1953 Well-Known Member

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    What would be an inexpensive Hand Held I could download my Nightforce Disk onto an use in the field hunting where there is no cell service. I'don't have a cellphone an don't want to pay a monthly service either. Not sure what's compatable with Nightforce software, & somewhat Computor challended.

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  2. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

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    I picked up a used Dell Axium off of ebay for $55.00 It came with a charger and leather case . It does not require any monthly fee or contract yahoo !!! . If I can do it anybody can. :) Just make sure you get a fairly new model so you can get replacement batteries for it when needed.
    Hope this helps.
     

  3. Mayhem338

    Mayhem338 Well-Known Member

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    Take bigbuck's advice and get the Dell. I tried the Palm pilot and wish I could replace the batteries when out for a week.
     
  4. muleman1953

    muleman1953 Well-Known Member

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    What model Dell Axium did you get? What program were you able to load? Will this accept Nightforce software?
    What about buying a Touch iPod without the phone?
     
  5. jmden

    jmden Well-Known Member

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    If you have an iPod Touch, get the Shooter app: Shooter - Ballistics Calculator for iOS and Android. If you have an Android phone or Iphone, get the same for it for $10 If you really do shoot regularly beyond 1500 yds, as this subforum is for, put Bryan Litz's $30 new program on an Android phone: https://play.google.com/store/apps/...kYmFsbGlzdGljc2xsYy5hcHBsaWVkYmFsbGlzdGljcyJd

    These are the probably the two most highly respected ballistics programs on this site. Last I heard the Nightforce software was merely a brand adapted version of Exbal, which is 'old school' at this point, but still quite functional for much shooting. I still use it on a Dell Axim X30, but will be switching to Shooter or Litz's program (when he gets it ready for iOS) the second the next Iphone comes out.
     
  6. disabledamerican53

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    So using the Dell Axium for about $55.00 what program do I use, where do I get it, how is it loaded in to the Dell Axium? thanks