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Long Range Pistols Kissimmee FL

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Addison`s Gun Shop Inc
(407) 933-5779
4764 South Orange Blossom Trail
Kissimmee, FL
 
Pawn America Inc
407846711
611 West Vine Street Suite M
Kissimmee, FL
 
Shield Uniforms & Supply Warehouse
407344800
956 B S Hoagland Blvd
Kissimmee, FL
 
Kissimmee Pawn Shop
(407) 847-6699
2003 N Main St
Kissimmee, FL
 
Figueroa, Jose R
407348344
1914 East Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL
 
Addison'S Gun Shop Inc
407933577
4764 South Orange Blossom Tr
Kissimmee, FL
 
Cash America Pawn Of Orlando #5
407931020
1712 W Vine St
Kissimmee, FL
 
Gun Ranch
(407) 870-0357
2530 East Irlo Bronson Memoria
Kissimmee, FL
 
Fab Management Corp
407846719
2801 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kissimmee, FL
 
The Gun Store
(407) 957-3006
300 13th Street
Saint Cloud, 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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