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Long Range Pistols Canton OH

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Ohoutdoor Sports
(330) 456-1041
2314 Shepler Church Avenue
Canton, OH
 
Valley Gun
(330) 878-2337
128 South Wooster St.
Strasburg, OH
 
Mt.Eaton Sport Shop Ltd.
(330) 359-5955
15966 E. Main St
Mount Eaton, OH
 
Willard Fish-N-Game
419933226
12 Woodland Ave
Willard, OH
 
Urbandale Inc.
(216) 298-3200
3728 St. Nicholas Dr.
Richfield, OH
 
Kame''Ssports Center
(330) 499-4558
8516 Cleveland Ave. North North
Canton, OH
 
The Deerhunter, Inc.
(330) 848-1944
3017 Barber Ro
Barberton, OH
 
Appalachian Outfitters
(330) 452-6323
2719 Fulton Drive NW
Canton, OH
 
Das Enterprise
419368393
618 Township Rd 1804
Ashland, OH
 
Mad River Sportsmans Club Inc
937593824
1055 County Rd 25 South
Bellefontaine, OH
 

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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