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Long Range Pistols Brattleboro VT

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Sam''Sdepartment Store
(802) 254-2933
74 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT
 
Keene State
229 Main St.
Keene, NH
 
Adventure Outfitters
(802) 254-4133
97 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT
 
Summers` Backcountry Outfitters
(603) 357-5107
16 Ashuelot Street
Keene, NH
 
Water N'' Woods
(802) 888-7101
74 Port
Morrisville, VT
 
Traderjohn''S Gun Shop
(603) 239-4032
P.O. Box 143 Rt. 10
Winchester, NH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(603) 357-0861
42 Ash Brook Road
Keene, NH
 
Townshend Outdoors
(802) 365-7308
1796 Vermont Route 30 PO Box 534
Townshend, VT
 
Parro''S Gun Shop & Police Supplies Inc
(802) 244-8401
95 U.S. Route 2
Waterbury, VT
 
Powderhorn Outdoor Sport Center
(802) 878-2865
5755 Willi
Williston, VT
 

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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