Long Range Pistols Hollister CA

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MK Ballistic Systems
(831) 636-1504
2707 Santa Ana Valley Road
Hollister, CA
Peacock Conference Center at Casa de Fruta
(408) 842-9316
10031 Pacheco Passage Highway
Hollister, CA
Off the Chain Bikes Inc
(831) 636-0802
341 Tres Pinos Road
Hollister, CA
Betabel RV Resort
(831) 623-2202
9664 Betabel Road
San Juan Bautista, CA
Bike Center
(408) 847-4444
7441 Monterey Street
Gilroy, CA
San Justo Reservoir
(831) 638-3300
2265 Union Road
Hollister, CA
Hillcrest Car & RV Wash
(831) 636-0182
421 Hillcrest Road
Hollister, CA
Mc Alpine Lake & Park
(831) 623-4263
900 Anzar Road
San Juan Bautista, CA
101 Equipment Sales
(831) 726-3220
4400 Highway 101
Aromas, CA
J J`S Paint Ball Supply`s
(408) 842-7733
7350 Monterey Street
Gilroy, CA

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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