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Long Range Pistols Chula Vista CA

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Top Gun 80 Sportsfishing
(619) 397-0563
1543 Oleander Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 
Hiram`s Guns & Spirits
(619) 442-5353
660 South Magnolia Avenue
El Cajon, CA
 
Topgun Sportfishing
(619)221-8502-(619)226-8092
2838 Garrison Street
San Diego, CA
 
Hi Pass Sports
(619) 445-4039
2435 Alpine Blvd.
Alpine, CA
 
Feets of Magic
10373 Crosscreek Terrace
San Diego, CA
 
Southern California Gun
(619) 460-3030
8182 Parkway Drive
La Mesa, CA
 
Discount Gun Mart
(619) 276-8730
1510 Morena Boulevard Suite F
San Diego, CA
 
World Gun and MAG Company
(619) 443-9777
9838 Vine Street
Lakeside, CA
 
Pro Select Soccer Training
1666 Garnet Ave # 1022
San Diego, CA
 
Brake Express Service Centers Inc
(619) 422-5522
77 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA
 

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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