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Long Range Pistols Bear DE

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Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
302738832
Center Dr
Newark, DE
 
Kaminski, Robert J
302286633
111 Barksdale Prof Ctr
Newark, DE
 
Joseph D'Iorio Firearms Consultant
610255544
317 Taylor Ln 1St Floor Rear
New London, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Leer Truck Accessory Center
(302) 324-8383
779 Pulaski Hwy
Bear, DE
 
Miller`s Gun Center Inc
(302) 328-9747
97 Jackson Avenue
New Castle, DE
 
Elk Neck State Forest
(410) 287-5675
4395 Turkey Point Rd
North East, MD
 
Firearms Unlimted Inc
410275184
2658 Crystal Beach Road
Earleville, MD
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
Economy Tent Rentals
(302) 324-1797
300 Robin Drive
Bear, DE
 

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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