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Long Range Pistols Glendale AZ

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Lone Wolf Fire Arms & Trading Co
(623) 939-0668
5140 W Peoria Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
S & W Gunsmithing
(623) 486-5040
6750 West Olive Avenue Suite 108
Peoria, AZ
 
B & D Guns
(623) 931-4188
6711 West Glendale Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
Machine Gun Kelly`s
(602)395-9093, (602)395-9130
11801 N 19th Ave Ste 5
Phoenix, AZ
 
Guns Plus
(623) 583-1570
16551 North Dysart Road Suite 107
Surprise, AZ
 
Randall''S Firearms & Accessories
(623) 934-1164
5029 W. Olive
Glendale, AZ
 
Desert Pawn Shop
(623) 930-0897
6333 N 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
Desert Firearms & Accessories
(623) 937-1391
6817 N 56th Ave.
Glendale, AZ
 
Legendary Guns Inc
(602) 242-1195
5130 North 19th Avenue Suite 9
Phoenix, AZ
 
International Handgun Leather
(602) 269-0202
3334 West McDowell Road Suite 26
Phoenix, AZ
 

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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