Gear & Accessories News First Look: Winchester Pattern Board App G&A Online Editors February 27th, 2015 | More From G&A Online Editors Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Ballistics apps are garnering more respect in the shooting and hunting world as we explore how these tools can pay off in the field. Winchester developed its Ballistics Calculator app to help shooters stay on target, and now the company has introduced a new app designed specifically for turkey hunters: Winchester Pattern Board. Available on a laptop, tablet or smartphone, the new Winchester Pattern Board app is the first of its kind offered for shotgunners. The app allows gobble gunners to see how different turkey loads pattern at varying distances without actually testing each individual load at the range. relatedWinchester Introduces Long Beard XR Magnum LoadsWinchester Ammunition is expanding its Long Beard XR turkey loads in 2015 to include a magnum option for hunters.Winche... To collect data for the Pattern Board app, Winchester engineers fired more than 3,000 actual patterns at the range, using several of the turkey loads the company currently manufactures. The data they collected gives app users the ability to input shotgun gauge, choke constriction, shell length, brand, pellet size and distance of the shot. Pattern Board then generates a shot pattern based on the inputs. It will also produce comparisons showing how some of Winchester’s other turkey loads will perform with various loads, given similar input factors. Just in time for spring turkey season, check out the app for free and you’ll be tracking down old Tom in no time. related11 Best Ballistics Appsit's time to start pairing your hardware with the right software... Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from Guns & Ammo Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Even More First Look Show More Get the Guns & Ammo Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service 9 Awesomely Creative Ways to Kill ZombiesRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services WAIT!DON'T MISS A SINGLE ISSUE! Get 12 issues for the low price of just $9! Subscribe!