Not a simulation, Pattern Board allows the user to input a number of different variables and then produces actual patterning results using those same variables as shot by Winchester staffers. With more than 3,000 patterns in its database, Pattern Board contains three patterns for each scenario the user can devise, for each of the company’s four gobbler-getting product lines.
Specifically, Pattern Board is configured for three different gauges (10, 12 and 20), and offers a range of choke constrictions within each gauge (from 0.585" to 0.745"). The user can then select shell length (3" or 3½"), pellet size (No. 4, 5 or 6), type of Winchester ammunition (Double X High Velocity, Double X Magnum, Super-X or Longbeard XR) and the distance at which the shot is to be taken (between 10 and 70 yds.).
Once all selections have been entered, Pattern Board provides actual patterning results using those variables for all four Winchester product lines. And clicking into your shot pulls up all three patterns that were shot using your customized selections. Pattern Board also breaks down how many of the load’s pellets are located within the 3", 10", 15" and 30" rings, respectively.