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  • Kestrel 5700X Weather Meter With Applied Ballistics And LiNK - Tan

    Kestrel 5700X Weather Meter With Applied Ballistics And LiNK – Tan

    R28,189

    The same accuracy and reliability as the industry gold standard 5700 Elite, the 5700X packs more performance power to deliver faster firing solutions in the field for multiple extreme long-range targets.

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  • Kestrel 5700X Weather Meter With Applied Ballistics And LiNK - FDEKestrel 5700X Weather Meter With Applied Ballistics And LiNK - FDE

    Kestrel 5700X Weather Meter With Applied Ballistics And LiNK – FDE

    R44,999

    The same accuracy and reliability as the industry gold standard 5700 Elite, the 5700X packs more performance power to deliver faster firing solutions in the field for multiple extreme long-range targets.

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  • Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress WBGT Meter - Tan

    Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress WBGT Meter – Tan

    R16,149

    The Kestrel 5400 is revolutionary in size, cost and capability for those in need of measuring Heat Stress.

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  • Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress WBGT Meter - Orange

    Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress WBGT Meter – Orange

    R16,149

    The Kestrel 5400 is revolutionary in size, cost and capability for those in need of measuring Heat Stress.

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  • Kestrel 2700 Ballistics Weather Meter - TanKestrel 2700 Ballistics Weather Meter - Tan

    Kestrel 2700 Ballistics Weather Meter – Tan

    R7,299

    The Kestrel 2700 Ballistics Weather Meter combines lab-tested ballistics with an accurate, rugged weather meter, creating the portable tool you need to shoot long range with confidence.

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  • Kestrel 3000 Wind / Temp / RH MeterKestrel 3000 Wind / Temp / RH Meter

    Kestrel 3000 Wind / Temp / RH Meter

    R4,969

    The Kestrel 3000 features two patents on its humidity measuring sensors.

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  • Kestrel Basic Series Vane MountKestrel Basic Series Vane Mount

    Kestrel Basic Series Vane Mount

    R1,319

    This vane mount accessory securely attaches a Bluetooth enabled Kestrel 2700 Ballistics Weather Meter to any tripod (tripod not included) or other ¼-20 fitted bracket.

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  • Kestrel 3550AG Weather Meter For Spray ApplicationsKestrel 3550AG Weather Meter For Spray Applications

    Kestrel 3550AG Weather Meter For Spray Applications

    R6,579

    Avoid spray drift and maximize application results with this portable and connected handheld weather meter.

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  • Kestrel USB Data Transfer Cable

    Kestrel USB Data Transfer Cable

    R2,099

    The Kestrel USB Data Transfer Cable for the Kestrel 5000 Series is new and improved from the USB cradle that came with the 4000 series.

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  • Kestrel Ultrapod TripodKestrel Ultrapod Tripod

    Kestrel Ultrapod Tripod

    R849

    With the Kestrel Ultrapod Tripod, clamp any Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meter into this sturdy but lightweight tripod to take readings in the field.

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  • Kestrel Rotating Vane Mount and Carry CaseKestrel Rotating Vane Mount and Carry Case

    Kestrel Rotating Vane Mount and Carry Case

    R1,699

    The Kestrel Rotating Vane Mount and Carry Case is a smple design but extremely durable.

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  • Kestrel Portable Tripod with Clamp

    Kestrel Portable Tripod with Clamp

    R1,179

    Kestrel Portable Tripod is compatible with any Kestrel Meter, the Portable Mini Tripod makes for easy use when out in the field.

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  • Kestrel Meters TYR Tactical Carry Case

    Kestrel Meters TYR Tactical Carry Case

    R539

    The Kestrel Meters TYR Tactical Carry Case attaches upright with MOLLE. We created this item with our revolutionary PV material for durability and weight reduction.

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  • Kestrel LiNK Dongle (BTLE)

    Kestrel LiNK Dongle (BTLE)

    R739

    The Kestrel LiNK Dongle Enables creates connectivity between Kestrel 5000 Series and Mac/PC.

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  • Kestrel Drop 3 Fire Weather Monitor

    Kestrel Drop 3 Fire Weather Monitor

    R3,819

    The Kestrel Drop 3 Fire Weather Monitor can be deployed in seconds to begin capturing data from the start of the fire.

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  • Kestrel Drop 3 Environmental Logger - Tan

    Kestrel Drop 3 Environmental Logger – Tan

    R3,739

    The Kestrel Drop 3 Enviromental Logger, designed to monitor and record a full suite of environmental conditions.

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  • Kestrel Drop 3 Environmental Logger - Blue

    Kestrel Drop 3 Environmental Logger – Blue

    R3,739

    The Kestrel Drop 3 Enviromental Logger, designed to monitor and record a full suite of environmental conditions.

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  • Kestrel 5700 Elite Applied Ballistics Weather Meter with LiNK - Olive

    Kestrel 5700 Elite Applied Ballistics Weather Meter with LiNK – Olive

    R23,809

    The new Kestrel 5700 Elite Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics which has been referred to as the Kestrel 5700, is an updated version from the Discontinued Kestrel 4500 Applied Ballistics Meter.

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  • Kestrel 5700 Ballistics Weather Meter with LiNK - Tan

    Kestrel 5700 Ballistics Weather Meter with LiNK – Tan

    R15,489

    The Kestrel 5700 Ballistics Weather Meter measures wind, altitude and all critical weather and ballistic variables to calculate an accurate aim point for long-range shooting.

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  • Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with LiNK & Vane - Yellow

    Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with LiNK & Vane – Yellow

    R13,459

    The Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with Bluetooth LiNK, the next generation of weather monitoring is here.

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  • Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with Bluetooth LiNK & Vane - Tan

    Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with Bluetooth LiNK & Vane – Tan

    R13,459

    The Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with Bluetooth LiNK, the next generation of weather monitoring is here.

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  • Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with Bluetooth LiN - Olive

    Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with Bluetooth LiN – Olive

    R13,459

    The Kestrel 5500 Handheld Weather Meter with Bluetooth LiNK, the next generation of weather monitoring is here.

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  • Kestrel 5500 Fire Weather Meter Pro with LiNK & Vane Mount

    Kestrel 5500 Fire Weather Meter Pro with LiNK & Vane Mount

    R13,289

    The Kestrel 5500 Fire Weather Meter Pro with LiNK & Vane Mount, all the features and benefits of the lightweight waterless 5500 Meter with a few added benefits.

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  • Kestrel 3500 Wind / Temp / RH / Baro MeterKestrel 3500 Wind / Temp / RH / Baro Meter

    Kestrel 3500 Wind / Temp / RH / Baro Meter

    R6,129

    Many Kestrel users need to know everything that the weather is doing, but don’t need to log the data. We developed the Kestrel 3500 just for them.

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  • Kestrel 3500 Wind / Temp / RH / Baro / DT MeterKestrel 3500 Wind / Temp / RH / Baro / DT Meter

    Kestrel 3500 Wind / Temp / RH / Baro / DT Meter

    R5,089

    The Kestrel 3500 Wind / Temp / RH / Baro / DT Meter provides immidate contanst, quick updates for weather that is always changing.

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How to Choose a Wind Meter for More Accurate Long-Range Shooting

As a long-range shooter, you know the importance of accurate measurements to get the perfect shot. Wind plays a significant role in long-range shooting, and choosing the right wind meter is essential to determine the exact wind conditions at your shooting range. In this article, we will guide you through the process of choosing the best wind meter for more accurate long-range shooting.

Understanding Wind Meters

Before we dive into choosing a wind meter, it's essential to understand what wind meters are and how they work. A wind meter is a device that measures wind speed, direction, and temperature. It can help you determine the strength and direction of the wind, which can significantly impact your long-range shooting accuracy.

There are two primary types of wind meters: anemometers and vane-style meters. Anemometers measure wind speed, while vane-style meters measure wind direction. Most modern wind meters come equipped with both features, making them a more versatile tool for long-range shooters.

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Wind Meter

When choosing a wind meter, several factors should be taken into account, such as accuracy, reliability, and ease of use. Here are some of the essential factors to consider when selecting a wind meter:

Accuracy

Accuracy is the most critical factor to consider when selecting a wind meter. Look for a wind meter with a high degree of accuracy. The accuracy of a wind meter is measured in percentage, so look for a wind meter with an accuracy rate of at least +/- 3%.

Battery Life

Battery life is another important factor to consider when selecting a wind meter. Look for a wind meter that has a long battery life, so you don't have to worry about the battery dying in the middle of a shooting session. Consider a wind meter with a rechargeable battery, as it can save you money on buying batteries over time.

Durability

Durability is essential when selecting a wind meter, as it will be exposed to the elements and the rigors of long-range shooting. Look for a wind meter that is constructed with high-quality materials and can withstand drops and extreme weather conditions.

Ease of Use

Ease of use is also an important factor to consider when selecting a wind meter. Look for a wind meter that is user-friendly and easy to read. Consider a wind meter with a large display and intuitive controls, as it can help you quickly and accurately measure wind conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the accuracy rate of a good wind meter for long-range shooting?

A good wind meter for long-range shooting should have an accuracy rate of at least +/- 3%.

Can I use a smartphone app instead of a wind meter for long-range shooting?

While smartphone apps can provide wind data, they are not as accurate or reliable as a dedicated wind meter designed for long-range shooting.

Can wind meters measure other weather conditions besides wind?

Yes, some wind meters can measure other weather conditions such as temperature and humidity.

Do wind meters require calibration?

Yes, wind meters may require calibration over time to maintain their accuracy. Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for calibration procedures.

How long do wind meter batteries typically last?

The battery life of wind meters varies depending on the model and usage. Look for a wind meter with long battery life or a rechargeable battery to ensure it lasts through your shooting sessions.