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Long Range Pistols Greenville SC

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Sunrize Sporting Goods Inc
864269352
11003 Anderson Rd 81 Shoppes Ste A
Piedmont, SC
 
Academy
(864) 254-5900
59 Woodruff Industrial Lane
Greenville, SC
 
Sunrift Adventures
(864) 834-3019
1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC
 
Southeast Firearms
320 Newberry St Sw
Aiken, SC
 
Target Shop, The
803892281
280 Green Hills Dr
Gilbert, SC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(864) 284-6199
1125 Woodruff Rd
Greenville, SC
 
Sports Authority
(864) 297-8770
2465 Laurens Road
Greenville, SC
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Planet Sports Kayak School
(864) 836-4532
1325 Moody Bridge Rd
Cleveland, SC
 
Sandel, John W
803345080
819 Peacehaven Rd
Chapin, SC
 
Rma Firearms
803233404
5920 Platt Springs Rd
Lexington, 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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