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Long Range Ballistics - by Aaron Davidson

By Mark on July 15, 2013

This September I was able to hunt mountain goats with Beaver Foot Outfitters in British Columbia.  It was an exciting hunt—we would spot goats from the valley floor, and climb 3000-4000 feet every day to hunt them.  The benefit was a hot shower and soft bed every night!  I was finally able to connect on a billy at 575 yards, but with a quartering 15 mph wind.  In a trophy hunting situation, it's important to have the equipment and preparation to ensure that you can make the shot at that once-in-a-lifetime trophy, even at 800 yards!  Part of that preparation is understanding, in simple terms, the external ballistics of a typical long range shot.  Ext...

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