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Old 04-30-2016, 12:08 PM   #1
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Should I keep one? If yes what do I track/record?

Is there a decent app to do that?
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Old 04-30-2016, 12:21 PM   #2
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Do you reload ? Or shooting factory ammo

Do you have a chronograph ?
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Old 04-30-2016, 12:22 PM   #3
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I keep one whether it's factory loads or reload

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Old 04-30-2016, 12:28 PM   #4
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On a precision rifle I do, I record every shot. That's how you learn the correct dope on that rifle in all conditions. And I'm shooting only factory match grade ammo from that rifle

These are the ones I use
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Old 04-30-2016, 12:36 PM   #5
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I keep one for all the rifles I reload for.

All trips to the range and all kills and distances.
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Old 04-30-2016, 01:24 PM   #6
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Factory ammo for now.
Want to reload
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Old 04-30-2016, 01:51 PM   #7
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I keep one in excel for my reloads, and keep track of all shots through the gun.

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Old 04-30-2016, 03:45 PM   #8
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Do you reload ? Or shooting factory ammo

Do you have a chronograph ?

No chronograph
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Old 04-30-2016, 03:47 PM   #9
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If you're staying under 100 yards I wouldn't bother, or if you aren't going to have hand turrets on the scope. Not for factory loads. With factory loads there are calculators that will tell you exactly where you are going to hit
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Old 04-30-2016, 04:25 PM   #10
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If you're staying under 100 yards I wouldn't bother, or if you aren't going to have hand turrets on the scope. Not for factory loads. With factory loads there are calculators that will tell you exactly where you are going to hit


My goals 1K yds
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Old 04-30-2016, 04:42 PM   #11
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My goals 1K yds
Me too, then yes logbook, I've been able to stretch mine out to 350 so far. The dope on the rifle is close to what the factory tables are, but you are able to fine tune that. The differences are magnified the farther out you go
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Old 04-30-2016, 04:43 PM   #12
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No.

I will keep track of certain shots in various conditions but all a log is is to help you learn your dope. It is not necessary. Can it help you? sure. 1000 yards is fairly easy once you get your equipment set up right. Focus more on shotting than on the small stuff like logging shots.

Buy a good wind meter and learn to read the wind. I haven't logged a shot in over a year LOL.
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Old 04-30-2016, 07:35 PM   #13
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With factory loads there are calculators that will tell you approximately where you are going to hit

FIFY

No where near exact
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Old 07-13-2018, 10:26 AM   #14
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Bump
So I can find it easier
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Old 07-14-2018, 07:32 PM   #15
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You should get closer and shoot em with a 30-30.
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Old 07-14-2018, 08:44 PM   #16
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I'm trying with a 9mm tonight.
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