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Long Range Pistols Lancaster CA

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The Gun Shop
(661) 942-8377
44633 Sierra Highway
Lancaster, CA
 
Lancaster Auto Interiors
(661) 948-7111
220 West Avenue I
Lancaster, CA
 
Powder & Sun Sports
(661) 729-3373
43791 N 15th St West
Lancaster, CA
 
Purple Mountain Engineering
(661)726-1021, (661)951-5611
813 West Avenue L 8
Lancaster, CA
 
A Special Flair Party Equipment Rentals & Supplies
(661) 949-8883
42317 10th Street West
Lancaster, CA
 
The Gunman Of Southern California
(877) 723-9436
44745 North Benald Street
Lancaster, CA
 
Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
(661) 206-0427
2551 West Avenue H
Lancaster, CA
 
R & E Racing
(661) 948-7622
44533 N Sierra Hwy
Lancaster, CA
 
Hi Desert RV Rentals & Sales
(661) 949-9323
807 W Ave K
Lancaster, CA
 
Rancho Vista
(661) 272-9903
3905 Club Rancho Drive
Palmdale, CA
 

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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