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Kolbenheyer, Warren A
631351605
155 W Carver St
Huntington, NY
 
Meagher, Brian
516330955
38 Broadway
Greenlawn, NY
 
Camp-Site Sport Shop Inc, The
631271496
1877 New York Ave
Huntington Station, NY
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
724273328
830 - 890 Walt Whitman Rd
Melville, NY
 
Trio Trading Post Ltd
631424333
2078 Ny Ave
Huntington Station, NY
 
Collateral Loan Of Huntington
631423200
345 New York Ave
Huntington, NY
 
Coastline Group Inc
631351457
250 West Jericho Tpke
Huntington Station, NY
 
United States Marketing Corporation
631673597
193 West Hills Rd
Huntington Station, NY
 
Depot Firearms
631549883
211 Depot Rd
Huntington Station, NY
 
Gilde, Jon N
631499348
230 Ft Salonga Rd
Northport, NY
 

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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