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Long Range Pistols Danbury CT

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Tom Mason Guns & Ammo Inc
(203) 778-6421
68 Lake Avenue
Danbury, CT
 
Abe & Als Jade Gunshop
(203) 748-4867
78 Lake Ave.
Danbury, CT
 
J T S Gun Shop
(203) 792-8036
18 Mill Plain Rd Ste 13
Danbury, CT
 
Time Precision Incorporated
(203) 775-8343
640 Federal Rd.
Brookfield, CT
 
Kaswer Custom Incorporated
(203) 775-0564
13 Surrey Dr.
Brookfield, CT
 
Guns & Ammo
(203) 778-6421
68 Lake Ave.
Danbury, CT
 
J T`S Gun Shop
(203) 792-8036
18 Mill Plain Road
Danbury, CT
 
Master Class Sports Inc
(203) 775-1013
166 Pocono Rd.
Brookfield, CT
 
Mos Competitor Supplies & Rang
(203) 775-1013
34 Del Mar Dr.
Brookfield, CT
 
East Coast Guns
413667521
28B Harlo Clark Rd
Huntington, MA
 

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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