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Long Range Pistols Clarksburg WV

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Caveman Outdoors And Hunters Supply Llc
(304) 624-5800
203 N 4Th St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Mikes Sporting Goods
304622100
196 Buckhannon Pike
Clarksburg, WV
 
Cashland Ii
304626333
701 E Pike St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Marshs Lumber & Home Center Inc
304624654
515 Rosebud Plaza
Clarksburg, WV
 
Big Dog Sporting Goods
304622272
1420 N 23Rd St
Clarksburg, WV
 
M & M Pawn Llc
304624575
410 N 4Th St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Kmart #7341
304624717
102 Emily Dr
Clarksburg, WV
 
C & J Trades
304622102
1500 W. Pike Street
Clarksburg, WV
 
D And J Cutlery
304624378
Rt 3 Box 371
Clarksburg, WV
 
Steffick, Patrick Lee
304641234
303 Buckhannon Pike
Nutter Fort, 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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