Compare Cartridges

Select Units for Cartridges – This is a Drop-Down Menu. The available options are:

  • Yards, inches: The English System units used in the inputs collection and outputs displayed..

  • Feet, inches: Similar to first option except feet is used instead of Yards.

  • Meters, inches: Similar to first option except target distance units are Meters rather than Yards.

  • Meters, centimeter: All inputs and outputs use the metric unit system. Bullet path is shown in centimeters instead of inches.

Sight Zero Distance – This is the distance that the firearm zero is set to, in the units specified above.

Output Distance Interval – This if the output distance interval in the units specified above. It is a drop down menu with the options of 25, 50, 100, or 200.

The rifle and cartridge description, muzzle velocity, and G1 ballistic coefficients of the cartridges selected are shown.

Cartridge Property to Compare – This is a Drop-Down Menu that applies both to table and plot outputs. This is the cartridge property which will be compared in the output. The options are:

  • Bullet Path: This shows the apparent bullet path for the Sight Height and Zero Sight Distance specified for the firearm.

  • Velocity: The bullet velocity is shown versus distance. The units are those specified above.

  • Energy: Bullet Energy is shown versus distance. The units are those specified above.

  • Bullet Drop: Bullet Drop is shown versus distance, this is measured from the bore axis, and is not dependent on sight settings. The units are those specified above.

Show Table button – This button will display a table of the selected cartridge property in the specified output interval.

Show Plot button – This button shows a plot of the selected cartridge property. It is displayed versus distance.

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