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Long Range Pistols Jacksonville FL

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10 Ring Serviceinc.
(904) 724-7419
2227 West Lou Dr.
Jacksonville, FL
 
Bullseye Gun & Pawn & Indoor Gun Range
(904) 725-9582
6041 Atlantic Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
 
Best Gun & Pawn
(904) 786-6300
1505 Lane Avenue South
Jacksonville, FL
 
T & T Gun Repair & Locksmith
(904) 389-1394
4810 Highway Avenue
Jacksonville, FL
 
Top Gun and Sporting Goods
(904) 276-4488
638 Blanding Boulevard
Orange Park, FL
 
Durrell Mtn Firearms
603527077
320 Durrell Mtn Rd
Belmont, NH
 
Cassat Gun & Pawn
(904) 781-1428
858 Cassat Avenue
Jacksonville, FL
 
Kelley'S Firearms
603938586
82 Breezy Hill Rd
Bradford, NH
 
St. Nicholas Gun& Sporting Goods
(904) 262-2266
12641 San Jose
Jacksonville, FL
 
Green Acressporting Goods, Inc.
(904) 786-5166
8774 Normandy Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
 

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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