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Long Range Pistols Knoxville TN

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Burdette, David
865428126
1715 Long Branch Road
Seymour, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(865) 379-1480
221 Hamilton Crossing Dr
Alcoa, TN
 
Bass Pro Sports
(865) 932-5600
3629 Outdoor Sportsmans Place
Kodak, TN
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMSun 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Matthews, Jerry
615361151
253 Inez Dr
Smyrna, TN
 
Moore Firearms
615347594
5257 Old Harding Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(865) 531-2221
The Commons
Knoxville, TN
 
River Sports Outfitters Inc
danrak@danrak.com
2918 Sutherland Avenue
Knoxville, TN
 
Speedy Warehouse
931967215
911 S College St
Winchester, TN
 
A Wise Loan & Jewelry
615353980
6305 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN
 
William Price & Son
615371802
2029 Valley Ct
Brentwood, TN
 

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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