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Long Range Pistols Clarksburg WV

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Big Dog Sporting Goods
304622272
1420 N 23Rd St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Appalachian Armory
304848096
820 Philippi Pike
Clarksburg, WV
 
Kmart #7341
304624717
102 Emily Dr
Clarksburg, WV
 
Spirit Shoppe Inc, The
304622187
1404 Buchkannon Pike
Nutter Fort, WV
 
D And J Cutlery
304624378
Rt 3 Box 371
Clarksburg, WV
 
East Coast Arms
304838287
2317 Hamill Ave
Clarksburg, WV
 
K And K Loans Clarksburg
304624532
119 South 3Rd St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Z-Man Guns Etc
304626329
1124 E Main St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Steffick, Patrick Lee
304641234
303 Buckhannon Pike
Nutter Fort, WV
 
Caveman Outdoors And Hunters Supply Llc
(304) 624-5800
203 N 4Th St
Clarksburg, WV
 

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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