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Long Range Pistols Indianapolis IN

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500 Guns
(317) 631-6500
3602 West 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN
 
Don`s Guns & Galleries Inc
(317) 297-4242
3807 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN
 
Security Applications Systems
317841330
7202 East 87Th St Ste 113
Indianapolis, IN
 
Nash Industries Llc
317723332
6844 Silver Tree Dr
Indianapolis, IN
 
Carmel Blu Blak Service
317846229
141 Ute Dr
Carmel, IN
 
Albro Guns
(317) 783-9461
4578 South Emerson Avenue
Indianapolis, IN
 
Costin Hunting Supplies
317849211
6520 Castle Knoll Ct
Indianapolis, IN
 
S W E T Enterprises
317845077
8715 Garden Rock Ct
Indianapolis, IN
 
Clark Shooting Supplies
317844776
15 Sleepy Hollow Ln
Carmel, IN
 
Quartermaster Law Enforcement Equipment
317566001
620 Suite N South Rangeline Rd
Carmel, IN
 

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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