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#6140537 - 01/17/16 07:41 PM What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using?
Oldpaint Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/10/13
Posts: 99
Loc: Frisco, TX
Just curious about the app. I keep hearing people reference the "shooter" app. I searched app's and found one called Shooter. Just wanted to make sure before I spend $9.99.

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#6140692 - 01/17/16 09:21 PM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
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The "Grouch"

Registered: 10/22/12
Posts: 16323
Loc: Winters
It's a ballistics calculator. You input data, such as the bullet, muzzle velocity, sight height, and atmospheric conditions, and it gives you your trajectory.
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#6140708 - 01/17/16 09:32 PM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
Oldpaint Offline
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Registered: 01/10/13
Posts: 99
Loc: Frisco, TX
Thanks. I knew that is what it did, just wanted to make sure I downloaded the correct one. I have seen some that were not that great.

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#6140924 - 01/18/16 07:14 AM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
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Registered: 12/16/08
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Loc: Wolfe City, TX
It will also collect data from the nearest NOAA weather station, populate temp and DA, and adjust your corrections accordingly. It is an outstanding app, that I use every day.
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#6141196 - 01/18/16 10:30 AM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
TexasEd Offline
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Registered: 09/27/07
Posts: 5000
Loc: Cedar Park, Texas
So the official name of the one y'all recommend is "Shooter"?

Thanks
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#6141287 - 01/18/16 11:12 AM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
Dien Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/16/12
Posts: 432
Loc: Grand Prairie
I use Applied Ballistics.

You can do the calculations at Appliedballistcsllc.com for free. Figure out your own weather parameters that way though.

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#6141903 - 01/18/16 04:46 PM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
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Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/04/12
Posts: 1099
Loc: Greenville, TX
I use the Strelok app. It's free.
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#6142030 - 01/18/16 06:12 PM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
fr3db3ar Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/08/15
Posts: 311
Loc: Holland, MI
I use Strelok Pro and it works well enough for me but I'm nto a long range precision shooter.

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#6142041 - 01/18/16 06:16 PM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
fr3db3ar Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/08/15
Posts: 311
Loc: Holland, MI
I use Strelok Pro and it works well enough for me but I'm nto a long range precision shooter.

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#6142467 - 01/18/16 09:58 PM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
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The "Grouch"

Registered: 10/22/12
Posts: 16323
Loc: Winters
I have Applied Ballistics, now, but I used Shooter a lot before that. They're very similar. AB has a few things that Shooter doesn't have, but I rarely use those things. The ballistics engine seems to be the same.
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#6142641 - 01/19/16 06:38 AM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
dee Offline
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Registered: 04/10/10
Posts: 4738
Loc: Red River way
I used Applied Ballistics but now use Kestrel Link.
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#6142932 - 01/19/16 09:44 AM Re: What is the "Shooter" app everyone is using? [Re: Oldpaint]
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Woodsman

Registered: 04/01/15
Posts: 202
Loc: TX Panhandle
I use Shooter all the time, and like it. It will do a whole bunch if you learn how to use everything on it. And yes, the one that is a $9.99 app should be the right one. The logo is a blue and white and orange target.

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