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Long Range Pistols Charleston SC

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Palmetto Gun Club Ridgeville Range
000-000-
951 Summer Road
Charleston, SC
 
Machnik's No. 1 Soccer Camps
26 Intracoastal Court
Isle Of Palms, SC
 
Bicycle Shoppe
(843) 722-8168
280 Meeting Street
Charleston, CA
 
Sports Authority
(843) 863-9299
North Rivers Market, 7800 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Grosslight, Kenneth R
803351560
335 Persimmon Fork Rd
Blythewood, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 573-0891
2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC
 
JJW Luden & Co
(843) 723-7829
78 Alexander St
Charleston, SC
 
Mike''s Bikes & Backwoods
(843) 795-3322
808 Folly Road
Charleston, SC
 
Crockett, Margaret A
803649087
371 Cedar Branch Rd
Windsor, SC
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #1286
803783127
7520 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC
 

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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