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Long Range Pistols Franklin TN

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Simpson, A Jerome
615790497
4482 Gosey Hill Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Owl Hollow Gun Club
Owl Hollow Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Yarbrough Shooters Supply
615791173
2219 Bowman Rd
Franklin, TN
 
H&M Pawn Shop Llc
(615) 790-7296
232 Hillsboro Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Handy Hardware Co Inc
615794147
731 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN
 
Devey Arms
615791082
4113 New Hwy 96 West
Franklin, TN
 
Ets Inc
615500500
105 S East Parkway St #106-A
Franklin, TN
 
Elite Tactical Systems (Ets)
615668534
105 Southeast Pkwy #106
Franklin, TN
 
Salihu, Istref
615794009
4054 New Hwy 96 W
Franklin, TN
 
Lock Stock & Barrel
(615) 591-1721
105 S East Pkwy #106
Franklin, TN
 

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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