Rifles in the UK
Introduction
FIREARMS AND SAFETY
Hearing protection
How a rifle cartridge works
Recoil
Which rifle calibre?
Bullet types
Rimfire cartridges
Magazine loading
Barrels and barrel making
Reloading ammunition
Case trimming
Target marking
Deer stalking
Downloads
This page contains a selection of downloadable information. Spreadsheets to calculate various firearm figures such as bullet spin and energy to PDFs containing useful firearm information.
Bullet spin icon Foot pounds energy icon Mach speed icon
This simple spreadsheet allows you to enter the twist rate of your barrel and bullet velocity and calculates how fast the bullet will be spinning as it leaves the barrel. This spreadsheet allows you to enter bullet weight in grains and velocity in feet per second and calculates the bullet energy at the muzzle. This spreadsheet coverts speed in feet per second to Mach number, based on being at ground level at 15c.
Home Office firearms guidance icon Vihtavuori reloading guide 2008 icon Accurate Powders reloading guide icon
Home Office Firearms Law Guidance to the Police 2002. VihtaVuori Reloading Guide, Edition 6, 2008. Accurate Powder Reloading Guide, Edition 3.2.
To have cool reticle 'car' for your TomTom, just download the bitmap and copy it to the '...art/cars' folder of your satnav. Go into preferences and choose your 'car'. For some reason, it only works with the 3D view...
Duplex reticle German reticle Target dot reticle
Duplex reticle for your TomTom. German reticle for your TomTom. Target dot reticle for your TomTom.
Duplex reticle Rangefinder reticle Mildot reticle
Half duplex reticle for your TomTom. Range finding reticle for your TomTom. Mildot reticle for your TomTom.
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