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Long Range Pistols Kahului HI

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Pappy`s Fishing and Hobby
(808) 871-2711
246 Papa Place Suite 2
Kahului, HI
 
Sports Authority
(808) 871-2558
Maui Market Place, 270 Dairy Road
Kahului, HI
Services
Firearms/Hunting, Hunting Licenses, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Maui Mountain Cruisers
(808)871-6014, (808)871-6957
15 South Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
 
JCPenney
(808) 877-4004
275 Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI
 
New Maui Fishing Supply
(808) 244-3449
1823 Wells Street Suite 4
Wailuku, HI
 
Carol Ann Charters
(808) 877-2181
111 Kahului Beach Rd
Kahului, HI
 
W & F Washerette Inc
(808) 877-0353
125 South Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
 
Haleakala Bike Co Inc
(808) 575-9575
810 Haiku Rd Suite 120
Haiku, HI
 
Maui Rents and Sales
(808) 877-5827
312 Alamaha Street Unit F
Kahului, HI
 
Waihe`e Valley Plantation
(808)244-2120-(808)244-6568
End of Waihe`e Valley Road
Wailuku, HI
 

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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