Challage or food for thought for all you pros out there lol

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Re: Challage or food for thought for all you pros out there lol

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SchuetzenDave wrote: Fri Nov 24, 2023 2:45 pm So does the rifle start to drop when the rifle ignites the cartridge?

Or does it start to drop as soon as you perfectly line up on the target before your brain has sent the message to pull the trigger.

The rifle is already dropping across the target before you shoot.
The drop is stopped or reduced if you follow through.
Follow through provides the time your brain takes to see the sight is on target and activates your brain to pull the trigger.

This time frame is far longer than the time the bullet travels down the barrel.

Developing follow through helps control the drop of the rifle between the time you recognize you are on target and your brain activates to pull the trigger.

Follow through stops or slows moving off the target before the bullet even starts to go down the tube.

So bullet travel time is not really important.
Follow through is very important for offhand shooting and provides a consistent bench rest technique for bench shooting as well.
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Re: Challage or food for thought for all you pros out there lol

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SchuetzenDave wrote: Fri Nov 24, 2023 2:45 pm So does the rifle start to drop when the rifle ignites the cartridge?

Or does it start to drop as soon as you perfectly line up on the target before your brain has sent the message to pull the trigger.

The rifle is already dropping across the target before you shoot.
The drop is stopped or reduced if you follow through.
Follow through provides the time your brain takes to see the sight is on target and activates your brain to pull the trigger.

This time frame is far longer than the time the bullet travels down the barrel.

Developing follow through helps control the drop of the rifle between the time you recognize you are on target and your brain activates to pull the trigger.

Follow through stops or slows moving off the target before the bullet even starts to go down the tube.

So bullet travel time is not really important.
Follow through is very important for offhand shooting and provides a consistent bench rest technique for bench shooting as well.
Those are excellent points Dave.

Chris.
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