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Long Range Pistols Albany GA

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Garvin`s Gun Stock Shop Inc
(229) 888-7891
111 Archie Drive
Albany, GA
 
Star K Firearms
229809002
210 A Longdirt Rd
Leesburg, GA
 
Metro Pawn Brokers Inc
(229) 438-7296
517 South Slappey Boulevard
Albany, GA
 
Albany Drive-Thru Pawn
(229) 439-9424
318 South Slappey Boulevard
Albany, GA
 
Dawson Road Pawn Shop
(229) 639-1282
2417 Dawson Road
Albany, GA
 
Bob`s House of Guns
(229) 436-1482
929 Nelms Road
Albany, GA
 
Leesburg Pawnbrokers
229883937
101 Tabatha St
Leesburg, GA
 
Coach`s Army-Navy
(229) 432-6247
1540 North Washington Street
Albany, GA
 
Solo Archery
(229) 420-4166
1741 Philema Road South
Albany, GA
 
Andrew Tent Rentals
(229) 883-4400
811 South Westover Boulevard
Albany, GA
 

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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