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Long Range Pistols Fishers IN

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Perkins Gunsmith
317849286
10600 Augusta Blvd
Fishers, IN
 
United We Stand Gun Sales
317570076
56 Appletree Circle
Fishers, IN
 
Call, Michael Lee
9755 Overcrest Dr
Fishers, IN
 
S W E T Enterprises
317845077
8715 Garden Rock Ct
Indianapolis, IN
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
724273328
13157 Norell Ln
Noblesville, IN
 
Bollers Firearms & Supplies
317849791
7894 E 126Th St
Fishers, IN
 
J&M Guns Inc
317842241
11466 Lantern Rd
Fishers, IN
 
Oneschak, Brian E
317773005
8454 Trappers Ct
Fishers, IN
 
Security Applications Systems
317841330
7202 East 87Th St Ste 113
Indianapolis, IN
 
Northern Arms
317773049
995 Stardust Boulevard
Noblesville, IN
 

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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