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The Kings Kid
303499150
3595 Darley Ave
Boulder, CO
 
Paul'S Firearms
303875924
124 Old Post Office Rd
Boulder, CO
 
Gunsport Colorado
303938139
1707 14Th St
Boulder, CO
 
Banich, John N Jr
303231468
210 Mountain King Rd
Boulder, CO
 
Coyote Corner
303530141
5720-A Rustic Knolls
Boulder, CO
 
C & L Enterprises Llc
303444164
2754 Lee Hill Drive
Boulder, CO
 
Bertram, Steven Kennith
303938199
1707 14Th St Lower Level
Boulder, CO
 
Gunsport
(303) 938-1396
1707 14th Street
Boulder, CO
 
Boulder Property Services
303443672
2332 Goss St
Boulder, CO
 
Bank Promotions Of Boulder Inc
303834866
5500 Central Ave #110
Boulder, 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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