Everyone agrees the 9.3X62 is an effective, authoritative cartridge at short to moderate range. It kills cleanly, conserves venison, and can be managed and shot well. However, when it comes to extending the range, much less is known about this wonderful caliber. [Read more…] about 9,3×62 effective range
Terminal Ballistics of Long Range Bullets
I thought I would start a dialog on the effects of long range bullets and how they go about doing their job up close or far away. There are three areas to consider for this assuming the bullet is accurate enough to place it in the vital organs of the intended game at the intended distance. Those areas are, killing the animal, immobilizing the animal, leaving a blood trail to aid in recovery if mobilization is not achieved. [Read more…] about Terminal Ballistics of Long Range Bullets
G1 vs G7 ballistic coefficient
What is the ballistic coefficient?
Basically the ballistic coefficient(BC) is a measure of how well a bullet penetrates the air. It depends on bullet weight, cross-sectional area and form factor. BC is measured in lb/in².
G1 vs G7 ballistic coefficient, which is better?
The simple answer to that is the G1 value normally works better for shorter flat-based bullets, while the G7 value should work better for longer, boat-tailed bullets. Usually G1 BC are higher than G7 which doesn’t mean we should use the higher one but that one that is more suitable for our bullet. We can find out this by simply look at the bullets we are using. If the bullet is a flat base bullet similar to fig.1 we use G1 BC if the bullet is a boat tail similar to the fig.2 we use G7 BC. [Read more…] about G1 vs G7 ballistic coefficient