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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
 
Cmt Solutions
910424333
1682 Middle River Loop
Fayetteville, NC
 
Guns And Accessories
336358900
3220 N Ohenry Blvd
Greensboro, NC
 
Piedmont Firearms Research
336626267
1923 Wood Bluff Trl
Asheboro, NC
 
Alamance Gun Repair
336578204
2059 Long Dairy Rd
Graham, NC
 
Barrier Island Kayaks
(252) 393-6457
Highway 24 East
Swansboro, NC
 
Gibsonville Hdwe & Pawnbroker
336449743
124 126 W Main St
Gibsonville, NC
 
Galaxy Sporting Goods
919898417
3425 S Main St
Goldston, NC
 
Vanderstaak Restorations
336879294
948 South Nc Hwy 705
Seagrove, NC
 
Pf Custom Guns
(828) 252-9487
18 Sunset Drive
Asheville, 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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