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Long Range Pistols Dundalk MD

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Whitts Weapons
410288491
15 Seabright Ave
Baltimore, MD
 
You Grow'Em I Shoot Em I Shot Em
000-000-
45787 West Baltimore St
Baltimore, MD
 
Gun Shop, The
410686733
1614 Eastern Blvd
Baltimore, MD
 
M&O Enterprises
410342472
101 S Broadway
Baltimore, MD
 
Maryland Police Supply Inc
410391386
7028 Golden Ring Rd
Baltimore, MD
 
O C Outdoors Inc
410282190
301 Wise Ave
Baltimore, MD
 
Boston Gun & Rifle Assoc Inc
617436884
1483 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA
 
Hnp Gunsmithing
410238170
601E Back River Neck Rd
Baltimore, MD
 
Dieter, Arnold Ellis Sr
(410) 663-0543
7514 Rossville Blvd
Baltimore, MD
 
Pete'S Custom Shop Inc
410866845
7924 Philadelphia Rd
Baltimore, MD
 

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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