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Long Range Pistols Converse TX

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Academy
(210) 637-2600
15350 IH-35 North (at Olympia Pkwy)
Selma, TX
 
Anchor Marine & Tackle Inc
(210) 599-1415
5560 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX
 
Kokomo Kayak
(210) 858-5964
435 Isom Rd., Suite 212
San Antonio, TX
 
Academy
(210) 334-6740
165 Southwest Military Dr (at South Flores)
San Antonio, TX
 
Texas Paddlesports Inc.
(210) 494-4200
18720 Stone Oak Parkway
San Antonio, TX
 
Academy
(210) 871-2630
2727 Northeast Loop 410 (at Perrin-Beitel)
San Antonio, TX
 
Academy
(210) 507-4001
2024 North Loop 1604 East (at Hwy 281)
San Antonio, TX
 
Sports Authority
(210) 341-1244
Plaza Del Norte, 125 N.W. Loop 410, Suite 240
San Antonio, TX
Services
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.

Academy
(210) 321-4600
2643 NW Loop 410 (at Vance Jackson)
San Antonio, TX
 
Sports Authority
(210) 497-1746
Stone Ridge Market, 21115 US Highway 281, Suite 1600
San Antonio, TX
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

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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