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Long Range Pistols Grants Pass OR

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Russcoguns
(541) 474-2357
1600 SE N Street
Grants Pass, OR
 
2Nd Amendment Guns Llc V27
(541) 472-8457
2701 Coed Place
Grants Pass, OR
 
Stews Gunsmithing
541447701
515311 Madras Hwy
Prineville, OR
 
Haller, Jeffrey L
541389585
19468 Baker
Bend, OR
 
Kaiser, Casey Dylan
541419804
2564 Sw Valleyview Drive
Redmond, OR
 
Applegate Sports
(541) 479-8387
322 Fish Hatchery RD.
Grants Pass, OR
 
Rogue Paddlesports
(541) 956-0304
3560 Rogue River Hwy
Grants Pass, OR
 
Centermass Tactical Solutions, Llc
541548476
716 Sw Forest Ave
Redmond, OR
 
A Bates Co
541504914
7111 Sw 51St St
Redmond, OR
 
Russcoguns
(541) 474-2357
1600 SE N Street
Grants Pass, OR
 

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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