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Long Range Pistols Asheville NC

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Morrison''S Guns & Ammo
(828) 665-0404
1240 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(828) 299-0077
107 A River Hills Rd
Asheville, NC
 
Diamond Brand Outdoors
(828) 684-6262
HWY 25
Naples, NC
 
Robbys Sales Inc
336786801
457 N Main St
Mount Airy, NC
 
Durham Gunsmithing
919643700
7120 Hwy 57
Rougemont, NC
 
Pf Custom Guns
(828) 252-9487
18 Sunset Drive
Asheville, NC
 
Asheville Outdoors
(828) 669-6886
PO Box 19291
Asheville, NC
 
Cross Creek Pawn & Jewelry Llc
910867000
7129 Cliffdale Road
Fayetteville, NC
 
Vanderstaak Restorations
336879294
948 South Nc Hwy 705
Seagrove, NC
 
Young Guns Inc
813 E Williams St
Apex, NC
 

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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