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Long Range Pistols Ashburn VA

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Small Arms Group Holding, Inc
703450190
19980 Highland Vista Dr Suite # 190
Ashburn, VA
 
Silver Eagle Group Northern Virginia Llc
(703) 723-5173
44620 Guilford Drive Suite 100
Ashburn, VA
 
Heckler & Koch Defense, Inc
703450190
19980 Highland Vista Dr # 190
Ashburn, VA
 
Potomac Range, Llc
42736 Mount Auburn Place
Ashburn, VA
 
Ctiss
703661622
44190 Mercure Circle
Dulles, VA
 
Mayersak, Joseph R
703729470
43546 Coal Bed Court
Ashburn, VA
 
Silver Eagle Group
(703) 723-5173
44620 Guilford Road
Ashburn, VA
 
Rimfire Sports & Custom
703729544
20280 Rosedale Ct
Ashburn, VA
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
724273328
21070 Dulles Town Circle
Dulles, VA
 
Mountain Bear Rifle Works Incorporation
703465291
305 N Sterling Blvd Suite B
Sterling, VA
 

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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