• RANGE DESIGN
  • MODULAR SHOOTING SOLUTIONS
  • BULLET TRAPS
  • SHOOTING STALLS
  • CEILING GUARDS
  • TARGET RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS
  • METAL FABRICATION & DESIGN
  • HVAC

What is a Ballistic Coefficient & What Data is Provided in Hornady Manufacturing Reloading Manuals?

BC in this case does not refer to the calendar but to the ballistic coefficient (BC). All objects that move through the air must deal with drag. Aircraft, rockets/missiles and bullets. The powered object or winged objects model this resistance to the passage of an object by the drag coefficient. Ballisticians define their drag models…

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Does a Bullet Rise When it Leaves the Barrel? Considering Velocity in Shooting Firearms

Consider for a moment that earth’s gravity is constant. Though fluctuations exist we will be referencing the equatorial sea level average of 32.17 feet per second per second. Once a bullet leaves the barrel two forces begin to act to diminish range and velocity. Gravity will pull the bullet towards the earth’s surface (gravity acts…

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