Author: ptosis

Shooting calculators at geladen.ch

Everything listed here is free and open source software under the GPL3 license (with a few 3rd party libraries under 3-clause BSD). Enjoy. Plan 33 https://bc.geladen.ch/plan33/plan33.html This is an external ballistics engine, which (yet another…) calculates trajectories for different rifles+bullets in different atmospheric conditions. But this functionality is collateral damage. The main purpose of the […]

Targets for printing

It all started because targets to print available for download on the Internet are mostly crap. Either they use perverse, archaic and totally unmetric units of measure, or they are in jpeg 30×30 px format, or they have vanity watermaks all around the page, or are dimensioned for some funny paper sizes, or — most […]

TARAN Download

Latest version (get this one): 2016-01-12 v.1.1 (yojeg1)https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/download/taran-1.1.zip Version history (for information only, not needed to run the app):https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/VERSION-HISTORY.txt Old versions (don’t use them): 2015-06-02 v.1.0 (yojeg)https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/download/taran-1.0.zip 2015-02-10 v.0.6b (povidlo6)https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/download/taran-0.6b.zip 2015-01-23 v.0.5b (povidlo5)https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/download/taran-0.5b.zip 2015-01-20 v.0.4b (povidlo4)https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/download/taran-0.4b.zip 2015-01-19 v.0.3b (povidlo3)https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/download/taran-0.3b.zip 2015-01-16 v.0.2b (povidlo2)https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/download/taran-0.2b.zip 2015-01-15 v.0.1b (povidlo)https://bc.geladen.ch/taran/download/taran-0.1b.zip

TARAN — User Manual

Original publication date: 2015-01-21 Introduction How often we see Internet snipers posting 5 shot groups to “prove” precision of their rifles, and other Internet snipers drawing thoughtful conclusions on that basis? I have seen too many; anyone of us who has shot more than one 5 (or 3 or 10) shot group in his life […]

Inclined Fire

D.M., may his days be blessed, done the English translation of the “Inclined fire” series of articles (and that was the start of guns.ptosis.ch). He is too modest to claim proper credit, but without his help this site would not be. My gratitude is as deep as thorough. This is 2020 version of the article […]

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