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Long Range Pistols Florence SC

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 413-1321
Magnolia Mall
Florence, SC
 
Naturally Outdoors Outfitters
(843) 665-1551
2519 West Palmetto Street
Florence, SC
 
Village Pawn Shop
803276551
2048 Bear Village Ct
Newberry, SC
 
Tactical Advantage, The
630 Old Whiskey Rd 5
New Ellenton, SC
 
Diversified Services
(803) 649-1388
2170 Trail Point
Aiken, SC
 
Naturally Outdoors
(843) 665-1551
2519 West Palmetto Street
Florence, SC
 
Innovative Arms
803528870
2506 D Green Hill Rd
Elgin, SC
 
Wrights Garage
803536668
1317 Till Rd
Orangeburg, SC
 
Sportsman'S Warehouse 155
803731300
476 Piney Grove Rd
Columbia, SC
 
Southeast Firearms
320 Newberry St Sw
Aiken, SC
 

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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