bullet drop


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bullet drop

[′bu̇l·ət ‚dräp]
(mechanics)
The vertical drop of a bullet.
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There's also a 30-inch difference in bullet drop between the two.
I rested my rifle solidly against a tree and allowed for bullet drop.
357 SIG, bullet drop out to 100 meters was minimal and simply using a neck-high point of aim put rounds on the top center chest.
We tried to estimate velocity and pressure by means of bullet drop, ballistic pendulums, primer flattening, case head expansion, bolt lift (with bolt-action rifles), not to mention recoil, report and how loudly the bullet thwacked into the backstop.
The AK Optics 1-4x24mm scope features a bullet drop compensating reticle specifically calibrated for the 7.
It also has side-focus parallax adjustment and a custom aluminum lens cap with heads-up reference card for bullet drop and windage corrections.
The player tries to move the passenger sideways to avoid the bullet drop.
Each model is compatible with Nikon's Spot On Ballistic Match Technology, which allows users to program their particular load to get precise bullet drop rates on the BDG reticle.
It might sound funny for something that sounds so simple, but the Shooting Range is actually one of the most beautiful environments we've made and includes dedicated rifle, pistol and SMG ranges with a load of weapon specific challenges (including some hidden ones)," explains senior producer Jean-Baptiste Bolcato, "or of course you can just practice with no pressure and get a better understanding of bullet drop over distance.
The Forsyth rifling is a great advantage when reloading in a hurry in hot climates and with an 820gr ball makes the gun really flat shooting the bullet drop at 110 yards is around four inches.
Zoom in, control your heartbeat, adjust for wind direction and bullet drop.
Companies like Leupold Optics already market apps to hunters and recreational marksmen that track skills progression and calculate elevation, wind speed and bullet drop.