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Long Range Pistols Boca Raton FL

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Revere Gun Range
(954) 942-3777
601 Northeast 28th Street
Pompano Beach, FL
 
Lee`s Pawn Jewelry & Guns
(954) 968-8484
2177 North State Road 7
Margate, FL
 
Guntech Inc.
(954) 776-4777
942 NW 56th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
Op Gun Pawn & Jewelry Exchange
(954) 772-2399
5066 North Dixie Highway
Oakland Park, FL
 
Trail Gun & Pawn
(561) 439-6280
3170 South Military Trail
Lake Worth, FL
 
A To Z Guns & Pawn
(954) 941-1826
4581 North Dixie Highway
Pompano Beach, FL
 
Aries Gun Shop
(954) 973-4867
1330 North State Road
Pompano Beach, FL
 
Guns & Knives Inc
(954) 735-8829
4325 North State Road 7
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 
Arizona Shooting Range Guns And Knives
(954) 735-8829
4325 N. State Road 7
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
Guns & Knivesinc.
(954) 735-8829
4325 N. State Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

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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