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South Circle Jewelry & Loan Inc
318443583
2410 S Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Academy #52
281646519
3205 S Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #539
318445230
2050 N Mall Blvd
Alexandria, LA
 
Descant Enterprises
318792502
65 Ross Ln
Alexandria, LA
 
Wellan, Myron D
318445600
3853 Rue Left Bank
Alexandria, LA
 
Budd Construction Co Inc
318445066
7307 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Randys Trading Co
318229297
1516 Evarist St
Alexandria, LA
 
Red River Marine Inc
318487127
621 North Third Street
Alexandria, LA
 
Alexandria Pawn
318442260
2859 N Mcarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Liberty Firearms Inc
(318) 445-1891
5205 Jackson St Ext
Alexandria, LA
 

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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