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Long Range Pistols Dayton OH

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Lev'S Pawn Shop
937274729
3551 Salem Ave
Harrison Twp, OH
 
Red Birdshooting Supplies
(937) 855-7729
13441 Oxford Road
Germantown, OH
 
Newcarlisle Shooter''S Supply
(937) 849-1718
1809 Styer Dr.
New Carlisle, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(937) 438-8100
Miamisburg Plaza
Dayton, OH
 
Whitewater Warehouse
(937) 222-7020
107 Valley St
Dayton, OH
 
Springboro Shooterssupply, Inc
(937) 748-1771
355 Sout
Springboro, OH
 
Oldeenglish Outfitters
(937) 667-3315
480 East Ginghamsburg Road
Tipp City, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(937) 426-2955
Fairfield Commons Mall
Beavercreek, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(937) 237-1900
8220 Old Troy Pike
Huber Heights, OH
 
Great Miami Outfitters
(937) 847-8787
80 South Main St
Maimisburg, OH
 

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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