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Long Range Pistols Eau Claire WI

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B & Dshooting Supply
(715) 835-4867
3192 London Road
Eau Claire, WI
 
Ravens Gunsmith Shop
715568431
11535 Cty Hwy Ss
Bloomer, WI
 
Gander Mountain #113
651325452
6199 Metro Dr
De Forest, WI
 
Mc Sports
(608) 277-5840
4546 Vero
Madison, WI
 
Somarenterprises
(262) 679-1460
W191 S 7691 Racine Ave
Muskego, WI
 
Eauclaire Scheels
701-8926, 715-833-1886
4710 Golf Road
Eau Claire, WI
 
Canoe Outfitters, LLC
(715) 723-7670
12975 40th Avenue
Chippewa Falls, WI
 
Little Club
715659451
W426 Hwy 98
Spencer, WI
 
Jjk Enterprises, Inc
262677118
3525 Martha Ct
West Bend, WI
 
Horicon Rod & Gun Club
(920) 485-9972
W5612 Prospect Road
Horicon, WI
 

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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