Kestrel Ballistics

  1. How American Snipers Are Saving Military Snipers

    How American Snipers Are Saving Military Snipers Most of our customers are probably familiar with the name, Chris Kyle. The author of the autobiography, American Sniper (which was subsequently adapted into a film), U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was one of the most accurate, deadliest, and respected snipers in the U.S. military. If you recognize his story, you’re probably aware of the struggles that... Read more...
  2. Competitive Shooter Jimmy Rodriguez Shares His Thoughts on the Kestrel Ballistics KST1000 Shot Timer

    Competitive Shooter Jimmy Rodriguez Shares His Thoughts on the Kestrel Ballistics KST1000 Shot Timer Exploring the KST1000 Shot Timer: An Interview with Competitive Shooter and Photographer, Jimmy Rodriguez Jimmy Rodriguez is a jack-of-all-trades, of sorts. Based out of Dallas, Rodriguez is a well-known photographer and YouTuber invested in the sport shooting world. And, while he’s continuously striving to increase his own shooting skills, ... Read more...
  3. Everything you need to know about the MagnetoSpeed V3 and why it’s still the No. 1 choice for various shooting applications

    Everything you need to know about the MagnetoSpeed V3 and why it’s still the No. 1 choice for various shooting applications One of the most widely tested and trusted chronographs on the market remains the MagnetoSpeed V3 Ballistic Chronograph. Garnering positive reviews for over 10 years, it only makes sense that the V3 would be the only chronograph a shooter needs in their kit. However, if you're new to shooting, you may be asking, "What's a chronograph, and why do ... Read more...
  4. Didn't Get What You Wanted for Christmas? Check Out Some of Our Favorite Things

    Didn't Get What You Wanted for Christmas? Check Out Some of Our Favorite Things Didn't get exactly what you wanted this holiday season? Fear not! At Kestrel, we’ve curated a post-Christmas wish list so you can shop for yourself! Long-range shooting demands precision, patience, and the right equipment. Whether it be a competition, plinking with friends, or a morning on the range honing our skills, this guide outlines ... Read more...
  5. Is Long-Range Hunting Becoming More Popular?

     Is Long-Range Hunting Becoming More Popular? Increase in Popularity of Long-Range Hunting If you follow hunting channels on various social media or even outdoor television, there’s a lot of long-range hunting content. In fact, there’s been an increasing interest in long-range hunting and long-range shooting over the last few years. Now, it’s important to point out that “long-range... Read more...
  6. Using Kestrel Devices to Make Sighting In Easier

    Using Kestrel Devices to Make Sighting In Easier Sighting in a Firearm for Hunting with Kestrel Devices Whenever you get a new rifle or new-to-you rifle, it’s important to take time to sight it in correctly. While sighting in a rifle isn’t necessarily a hard thing to do, it can take time. And if you’re hoping to sight it in for long-range hunting , it will be much easier if you have a few... Read more...
  7. Benefits of Training with a Shot Timer

    Benefits of Training with a Shot Timer If you're new to the competitive shooting world, you might not be very familiar with a shot timer. But if you want to improve your shooting skills and take things to the next level where you can compete against some really top talent one day, you should definitely consider getting and using one. Here are some tips to think about and recommendations... Read more...
  8. Load Your Own Ammo for Long-Range Shooting?

    Load Your Own Ammo for Long-Range Shooting? Whether you like varmint or predator hunting at long distances or prefer to plink away at targets several hundred yards away, it's important to make sure your rifle ammunition performs the way you need it to. If you love long-distance shooting, you're very intimately familiar with things like ballistics charts or wind speed and direction. But there... Read more...
  9. Using & Installing the KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station at the Shooting Range Or Hunting Cabin

    Using & Installing the KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station at the Shooting Range Or Hunting Cabin The KestrelMet 6000 Cellular Weather Station, the first cellular weather station from Kestrel Instruments, is simple to install at the range or your hunting cabin. As a robust weather tracking device with its own cellular network, it's all you need for reliable monitoring in remote locations. Don't Let Weather Ruin Your Day at the Range ... Read more...
  10. Interview with the 2019 King of 2 Miles

    Interview with the 2019 King of 2 Miles In this article, we hear from the reigning champion of King of 2 Miles, Paul Phillips, captain of Team Global Precision Group (GPG). Some of the best ELR shooters in the world come to compete every year for the chance to earn the KO2M title. Here Paul shares what it's all about and what the match experience was like... Read more...

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