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Long Range Pistols Fredericksburg VA

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Fredericksburg Pawn Inc
540371780
447 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Kmart #3795
540786044
3655 Plank Rd
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Fredericksburg Rod & Gun Club
(540) 898-9595
Po Box 418
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Collectible Firearms & Edged Weapons
540374812
19 Rapids Way
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Range, The
62 Potomac Creek
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Corkys
921 Caroline St
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Muzzle Velocity
(540) 895-5323
1320 Central Park Blvd #227
Fredricksburg, VA
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
540548120
290 Spotsylvania Mall
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Fnh Usa, Llc
703288350
14 Hazel Park Ln
Fredericksburg, VA
 
Arrows By Design
540373376
311 Edwards Dr
Fredericksbg, VA
 

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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