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05-09-2012, 02:00 PM
I had my chronograph out and got some numbers (finally), went to JBL online and plugged in the necessary data, opened up Word Pad and made a few documents. I was printing them off today and made some smaller (abbreviated) ones that I'm hoping to get laminated and throw in my range box. Then I though I should take a pic of them with my cell phone and I can set it as the background pic (or wallpaper or whatever it's called) and I will have it there when I need it. So I took some pics.



As I was typing this I had another brain wave, why don't I cut out the charts and use clear packing tape instead of laminating them as I don't have a laminator.

05-09-2012, 02:05 PM
I do it like that but usually also add in inches of drop before MOA, then scope clicks after, so I don't have to do mental gyrations if I'm in a hurry. Inches of drop in case I'm in even more of a hurry, so I can guesstimate/Kentucky windage.

Yeah, it can get a little crowded on my charts lol. Sometimes I'll print like yours but put the scope clicks and inches in red pen handwritten.

I also usually zero at either 300y or 400y if it's a gun intended primarly for long range boomer work.

05-09-2012, 02:15 PM
I also made the same ones with inches and thought that MOA would be easier to use with the target turrets. I also made them with inches and MOA with 200 yard zeros. I have iSnipe and put the same data in and it's pretty much identical to JBL's output. That's nice to know.

08-29-2012, 02:34 AM
You guys have lots of flat land out there for that kind of thing eh? my local range is 200 yds. thats the longest i can find around here in southeastern ontario. I would love to start long range shooting but you need a long range to start with lol. Are all the ranges out there of that kind of distance?

08-29-2012, 08:58 PM
Oh Ho!
Need the dirty DETAILS...
What barrel length and what rate of twist???
P.S. Thanx for the work on these drop sheets ;)