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May 2012
Welcome to the ShootersNotes May 2012 newsletter! The latest features include a sight picture utility that's very easy to use.

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New this month:
Lyman Products Corporation recently gave the go-ahead to use a set of their nice line-drawing target images. The strength of line drawings is that the artist focused on the target and added very little or no clutter. This art technique more closely replicates our tendency to ignore everything but the target when squeezing off a shot. Targets provided by Lyman include a Bighorn Sheep, Black Bear, a second Coyote, Dall Sheep, a Rocky Mountain Goat, and a Brown Bear. Use the Build Sight Pictures utility and see if they help with your shooting!
Six Targets from Lyman Products

Featured Page: Holdover and Aim Points
This discussion is notable for more than describing hunting aim points for the 6.5 Grendel when hunting. It also shows how one can use comparatively heavy bullets in a small cartridge to take deer-sized game out to beyond 300 yard ant to do it with rifle scopes and range estimating techniques available to most of us. More important to ShootersNotes.com, however, is that the effort needed to draw the aimpoints and uncertainty circles inspired the software writing that ultimately led to the "Build Sight Pictures" module.
Grendel aim points for deer at 225 and 325 yards

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