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Long Range Pistols Beaumont TX

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J Js Pawn Shop
(409) 840-4400
5640 College St.
Beaumont, TX
 
Shooters Supply
(409) 899-9477
6260 Judy Ln.
Beaumont, TX
 
Gulf Coast Armory
(409) 656-4220
4665 Rabbit Run Rd
Beaumont, TX
 
Gunhunter Trading Co.
(409) 835-3006
5075 Heisig St.
Beaumont, TX
 
Academy
(409) 895-4500
7130 Eastex Frwy
Beaumont, TX
 
Triangle Pawn
(409) 892-7911
3855 E Lucas Dr.
Beaumont, TX
 
Leger Shooting Range
(409) 866-0871
14061 Highway 90.
Beaumont, TX
 
Bergerons Gun Shop
(409) 794-2883
14837 Boondocks Rd.
Beaumont, TX
 
Triangle Pawn And Jewelry
409835067
3104 Hwy 365
Nederland, TX
 
Academy
(409) 723-6800
8453 Memorial Blvd (across from Central Mall)
Port Arthur, TX
 

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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