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Old 07-24-2013, 8:15 PM
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When shooting 357 from a rifle 100 yards is the trajectory flat or arc?
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Always an arc
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If you know your bullet weight and velocity you can calculate the trajectory here.
http://www.jbmballistics.com/cgi-bin/jbmtraj-5.1.cgi
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Every bullet arcs, the drop is a directly proportional to the time it takes to get to the target.
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When shooting 357 from a rifle 100 yards is the trajectory flat or arc?
Gravity works. The instant that a bullet leaves a barrel it starts to fall.
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