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Long Range Pistols Appleton WI

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Karls Guns
920749960
1012 E Roeland Ave
Appleton, WI
 
Jw Gun Repair Llc
920585089
1712 E Memory Ln
Appleton, WI
 
Appleton Scheels
(920) 830-2977
4301 W Wisconsin Ave
Appleton, WI
 
Sasquatch Trading Co
215 E Mckinley St
Appleton, WI
 
Appleton Scheels
920830297
Fox River Mall 4301 W Wisconsin Ave
Appleton, WI
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
920954926
4350 W Greenville Rd
Appleton, WI
 
Edgewood Arms Gun Repair
920757674
4465 W Edgewood Dr
Appleton, WI
 
Shepardson Sales
920954117
4003 E Glory Ln
Appleton, WI
 
Wal-Mart Store #2958
920996057
3701 E Calumet St
Appleton, WI
 
Zieglers
920731756
2000 Old Casaloma
Appleton, WI
 

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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