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    Bullet Drop/Windage Weapons FAQ by FrankCastiglion

    Version: 1.00 | Updated: 11/30/05 | Printable Version | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

    Sniper Elite PC
     
    Bullet Drop/Windage Correction FAQ
    
    By: Frank Castiglione (arch.b.stanton@gmail.com)
    Version 1.0
    11/30/05
    
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    Purpose:  The purpose of this guide is to help gamers properly judge bullet
    drop due to gravity over long distance shots as well as the effect of
    crosswind speed on the drift of the bullet path.
    
    
    
    ***KEY***
    
    ==============================================================================
    Note:  All numerical values (except ‘Windage’) are given in tickmarks on the
    scope crosshairs.  All values are given when the scope of the particular rifle
    is at max zoom.  
    
    ‘Head’ --  refers to the size of a target's head at the given shooting range
               in tickmarks.  
    
    ‘Drop’ --  refers to the number of tickmarks the bullet will drop at given
               ‘head’ range.
    
    ‘Windage’ -- refers to the crosswind speed as given at the top of the scope
    
    
    
    
    ***WEAPONS***
    
    ==============================================================================
    
    GEWEHER 43
        Max Zoom = x2
    
    Bullet Drop                                         Windage Correction
    *******************                            ***************************
                                                            ‘Windage’
    ‘Head’      ‘Drop’                             1     2      4      6      8
    -------------------                 ‘Head’  --------------------------------
     .75    |     2.5                     .75  |   .3    .5    1.1    1.7    2.2
     1      |     1.8                     1    |   .2    .4     .8    1.2    1.6
     2      |      .9                     2    |   .1    .2     .4     .6     .8
     3      |      .6                     3    |   .1    .1     .3     .4     .5
    
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    TOKAREV SVT-40
        Max Zoom = x4
    
    Bullet Drop                                         Windage Correction
    *******************                            ***************************
                                                            ‘Windage’
    ‘Head’      ‘Drop’                             1     2      4      6      8
    -------------------                 ‘Head’  --------------------------------
     1.25   |     5.9                     1.25 |   .65  1.3    2.6     4     5.3
     1.5    |     4.9                     1.5  |   .5   1.1    2.2    3.3    4.4
     2      |     3.7                     2    |   .4    .8    1.6    2.5    3.3
     5      |     1.5                     5    |   .2    .3     .7     1     1.3
    
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    MOSIN-NAGANT M91
        Max Zoom = x6
    
    Bullet Drop                                         Windage Correction
    *******************                            ***************************
                                                            ‘Windage’
    ‘Head’      ‘Drop’                             1     2      4      6      8
    -------------------                 ‘Head’  --------------------------------
     2      |     8.3                     2    |   .9   1.8    3.7    5.6    7.4
     2.5    |     6.7                     2.5  |   .7   1.5    2.9    4.5    5.9
     3      |     5.5                     3    |   .6   1.2    2.4    3.7    4.9
     3.5    |     4.8                     3.5  |   .5    1     2.1    3.2     4
     6      |     2.8                     6    |   .3    .6    1.2    1.9    2.5
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    Credit/Disclaimer: 
    This simple guide was developed as an amalgamation of weapons information
    included in the manual to the (unnecessarily difficult to find) PC version of
    the game as well as personal game play experience.  I make no personal claim of
    ownership to this guide or the information contained therein, and simply hope
    that it increases enjoyment of the game for those who are finding certain 
    aspects of the game frustrating or difficult.