Kestrel weather meter

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by jeff 300, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. jeff 300

    jeff 300 Well-Known Member

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    So witch Kestrel weather meter is the best one for shooting i don't need the ones with ballistics in them i was looking at a 4000 any ideas
     
  2. ToKeepAndBear

    ToKeepAndBear Well-Known Member

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    Get the 4000 or 4500, they will give you density altitude (DA). DA simplifies data entry into your ballistic program. Also, after using your kestrel for awhile you will be able to fairly accurately guess the ballpark DA.
     

  3. MMERSS

    MMERSS Well-Known Member

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    +1 for the 4000.
     
  4. westcliffe01

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    For some people like me, who don't have a smart phone, the Kestrel with the new AB ballistics software is a one box solution to the ballistics question. I already have a ton of crap I drag around, so I want to keep it as simple as possible.
     
  5. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    Which one is that?
     
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  8. AitchAr

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    That's a good question. I haven't looked into it too much. I only learned of the Kestrel/AB partnership a few days ago and I've never owned a Kestrel.
     
  9. elkaholic

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    Taggin in!.....Rich
     
  10. jeff 300

    jeff 300 Well-Known Member

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    well there is a new 4000 on the way to my house.
     
  11. AitchAr

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    I sent an email to Kestrel asking this question. I'll update when I receive a response.
     
  12. AitchAr

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    Sweet. Could you post your impressions/opinion after you've had time to use it?
     
  13. AitchAr

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    So Kestrel got back to me and they said that it could not be downloaded to the 4000 or the 4500.
     
  14. jeff 300

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    sure will I had another kind that I wasn't to happy with. ill let yall no