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Defense Technology Corp Of America
307577527
1855 South Loop
Casper, WY
 
John Japp & Assoc Assoc Auctioneers
307237810
3614 Salt Creek Hwy
Casper, WY
 
Great Outdoor Store
307266441
2062 Grass Creek
Casper, WY
 
Timberline Sporting Goods
307265290
4900 Cy Avenue
Casper, WY
 
Williams, Donald Bruce
307472200
5660 West Yellowstone
Casper, WY
 
Gts Customizing
307234605
1453 W Ormsby Rd
Casper, WY
 
Arner, William Lee
307237360
5576 Hione Road
Casper, WY
 
Green Gras Guns
307235707
1893 Yellow Creek
Casper, WY
 
Big Timber Recreation Company
307472061
7295 Cactus Ln
Casper, WY
 
Zieger, Jerry Eugene
307333562
6200 Bell Valley Alcova Rt
Casper, WY
 

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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