Ballistics

Today’s hunter is constantly searching for the load with the best knockdown power, when shot placement is far more important in regards to knocking an animal down.

The Truth Behind Knockdown Power

Energy is definitely a factor in what is called knockdown power, but there are other facets in play determining if a round will floor game. Location of the hit and construction of the bullet/slug are far more important elements.

Cold dry air creates more resistance to a bullet in flight than warm humid conditions. Such environmental considerations must be taken into account when making an accurate long-range shot.

5 Biggest Challenges to Long-Range Shooting

From environmental variables to internal ballistics, long-range shooting presents a host of challenges. Get dialed in by finding out the 5 big factors you face in making long-range shots.