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Long Range Pistols Camp Lejeune NC

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Herrings Outdoor Sports, Inc
(910) 328-3291
PO Box 2098
Surf City, NC
 
Pendergraft Gun Works
919933816
7619 Kennebec Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
 
Dryes Gun Shop
1425 Bahama Rd
Bahama, NC
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
919792909
3630 Sumner Blvd
Raleigh, NC
 
Zodiac Pawn Shop Inc
919934657
414 A S Bright Leaf Blvd
Smithfield, NC
 
Barrier Island Kayaks
(252) 393-6457
Highway 24 East
Swansboro, NC
 
Lagrangesport Shop, Inc.
(252) 566-9981
7903 Highway 70 West
La Grange, NC
 
Davi'S Indoor Range & Shooting Sports
4900 Leigh Dr
Raleigh, NC
 
North State Jewelry & Pawn Inc
919832562
1609 Capital Blvd
Raleigh, NC
 
Franks Gun Repair
336629676
3238 Us Hwy 64E
Asheboro, NC
 

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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