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Long Range Pistols Abilene TX

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B & B Pawn & Trading Co
242 Butternut
Abilene, TX
 
Abilene Indoor Gun Range
325698422
1309 Ben Richie Dr
Abilene, TX
 
Joes Guns
325698296
232 Weatherman Ln Shop
Abilene, TX
 
Cdnn Sports, Inc
325695486
3602 S Treadway
Abilene, TX
 
Wild Bill'S Pawn #1
325675032
1441 Butternut
Abilene, TX
 
Wild Bills Pawn #3
325672535
1919 S 1St
Abilene, TX
 
Lone Star Firearms
325695273
134 Pack Saddle Pass
Abilene, TX
 
Longacres Inc
325672952
358 Chestnut
Abilene, TX
 
Schultzs Shooters
325672857
1289 Kingsbury Rd
Abilene, TX
 
Blackwell, Tommie Jon
915529336
531 A Cove Rd
Abilene, TX
 

Long Distance Lessons

A short course on extending your handguns range

Shooting sticks are helpful items when you find yourself shooting "out yonder." They are a great aid, especially when grass or brush prevent the hunter from getting in the prone position.

Rifle enthusiasts are not the only shooters who enjoy the challenge of long-range shooting. Handgunners also like to test their skills on long-distance targets in organized competition, informal plinking or varmint hunting. Whether it's a rock, tin can, varmint or steel silhouette, many of us enjoy stepping up to this unique, yet difficult quest.

There are several elements that affect the success of long-range shooting, but first I should probably define "long range." For the shooter with a .25 auto trying to topple a tin can, 25 yards can qualify as long range. For those using most magnum revolvers in a hunting situation, 100 yards is long range. On the silhouette field where any hit that knocks over the target is considered good, some shooters make 200-yard shots look easy.

When shooting long range, knowing the trajectory, or path of the bullet, is crucial. Revolver rounds like the .44 Magnum suffer a great deal in this regard when compared to bottle-neck rifle cartridges. Let's look at a typical situation with a 240-grain bullet going 1,500 fps, which would be a maximum load. With the gun sighted-in at 50 yards, out at 150 yards the bullet will drop an amazing 14 inches, and, depending on wh...

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