trajectory

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the path followed by an object moving through space

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The internal computer contains a listing of nearly 600 factory loaded cartridges and the ballistic curve associated with each, eliminating the need for a separate rangefinder and reducing sometimes crucial seconds in switching from a rangefinder to your rifle when getting ready to take a shot.
However, the method of testing this is both time-consuming and prone to error: a spatter of blood does not travel in a straight line as the strings suggest, but follows a ballistic curve that depends on its velocity.
The Eliminator has 39 ballistic curves on board to select from and Burris provides a listing of nearly 600 factory loaded cartridges and the two digit ballistic curve number associated with each.
Learning how to adjust your magnification ring to "calibrate" this type of reticle to your bullet's ballistic curve is essential.
Damn don't you just hale those women (who really run the office) that know about handguns and holsters and zeroing scopes and calibers and velocity and the ballistic curve and the zoot suit finish you want applied to your gun?