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Long Range Pistols Bronx NY

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Olinville Arms Inc
3356 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY
 
Eugene Demayo & Sons Inc
212795079
2200 Amsterdam Ave
Nyc, NY
 
County Police Supplies
914668247
16 South 1St Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY
 
R T Smoke N Guns
914664141
4 South 6Th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
 
Adinolfi, Matthew
914738147
1140 Washington Ave
Pelham Manor, NY
 
Franks Sport Shop Inc
718299962
430 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Kimber Mfg Inc
914964077
1 Lawton St
Yonkers, NY
 
Mount Vernon Shooting Center Inc
914664661
172-174 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
 
Cac
914667710
33 Hamilton Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
 
Magnum Sports
914237240
562 Kimball Avenue
Yonkers, NY
 

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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