In the world of long-range shooting, it is often said that “Beginners talk ballistics, experts talk wind calls”. Indeed, there seems to be as much myth as there is math regarding the correction of the horizontal component of trajectory, so here’s a video from Outdoor Life’s “Gun Lab” series, covering wind reads.
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Jens "Rex Nanorum" Hammer is an Alaskan Expatriate living in Oregon with his wife and kids. Growing up on commercial fishing vessels, he found his next adventure with the 2nd Bn, 75th Ranger Regt. After 5 tours to Afghanistan and Iraq, he roamed about the west coast becoming a commercial diver, rated helicopter pilot instructor (CFII) and personal trainer before becoming a staff writer with Loadoutroom.com