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Powders, Primers, and Long Range Shooting - by Aaron Davidson

By Mark on November 14, 2012

In our last a segment, we discussed range-finders and high Ballistic Coefficient bullet's, and how they have extended our potential for bullet placement and performance at long range.  In this article we need to examine why consistent velocities are important to precise shot placement.  And more specifically, how our selection of primers and powders affect down range accuracy.

For guys shooting 400, maybe 500 yards, good groups at 100 yards can translate into decent accuracy and shot placement.  When we start shooting past 500 yards on out to 1000 yards, relatively small changes in muzzle velocity from shot to shot will have a large effect on the vertical disp...

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