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Long Range Pistols Lebanon OR

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Ricke''Ssporting Goods
(541) 258-3222
580 Main St.
Lebanon, OR
 
De Jager Guns
503551678
2962 Wintel Rds
Jefferson, OR
 
Recretec
(541) 757-7567
29891 Hwy 34 SW
Albany, OR
 
Big R
541548409
3141 South Hwy 97
Redmond, OR
 
Fir Mountain Supply
541536153
52325 Whispering Pines Road
La Pine, OR
 
Straight Shooters Sporting Goods Llc
541791106
580 Main St
Lebanon, OR
 
Goal-Line Soccer Clinics
PO Box 1642
Corvallis, OR
 
Past Tenths Sports Inc
541385094
61137 Rough Rider Lane
Bend, OR
 
Central Oregon Firearms
541382302
205 Se Taft Ave
Bend, OR
 
Chaffee, Rodney Garland & Chaffee, Gail Joan
541419071
1117 Ne Mountain Ash Rd
Prineville, OR
 

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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