View Single Post
  #16  
Old 07-19-2019, 04:59 AM
Desert Mariner Desert Mariner is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 91
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mmartin798 View Post
I just want to point out that in the Berger Bullets ballistics calcultator, you still need to select the curve set. Looking at the presets, the pistol rounds use G1 and the rifle rounds use G7.
Keeping it simple, the answer is yes. But bear in mind G7 actually is dependent on the bullet (7.5 degree BT) not the weapon so in some instances a rifle may need to use G1.

In my calculations, if the BC is clearly labeled by the manufacturer as G7 I used it. If there was any doubt (i.e. only one listed), I assumed it was a G1 BC. Luckily, most manufacturers (S&B included) list both and G1 works in a pinch as the two curves usually run close to each other.
Reply With Quote