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T J`S Firing Line Gunsmith
(303) 363-1911
261 Airport Boulevard
Aurora, CO
 
Golting, Eric J
303750080
10700 E Bethany Dr #200
Aurora, CO
 
Fast Cash Pawn & Payday Loan
303695664
2280 S Quebec Street,Unit H
Denver, CO
 
Kovar, Kenneth Michael
303750416
2075 S Valentia St #F
Denver, CO
 
All American Pawn
303369227
7950 C E Mississippi
Denver, CO
 
Fast Cash Pawn And Jewelry
303337751
2648 S Parker Rd
Aurora, CO
 
Pacific Jewelry & Loan Inc
303360056
9700 E Colfax Ave
Aurora, CO
 
Cherry Creek Gun Club/Indoor Range
(303) 795-3293
1310 S Clinton
Denver, CO
 
Daves Guns
(303) 337-9494
1842 S Parker Rd #15
Denver, CO
 
Advantage Pawn Inc
303369881
1842 S Parker Rd
Aurora, CO
 

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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