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Long Range Pistols Lebanon OR

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Straight Shooters Sporting Goods Llc
541791106
580 Main St
Lebanon, OR
 
De Jager Guns
503551678
2962 Wintel Rds
Jefferson, OR
 
Recretec
(541) 757-7567
29891 Hwy 34 SW
Albany, OR
 
Varmint Extreme
541270272
16093 Del Pino Drive
La Pine, OR
 
Sportsman'S Warehouse 146
541693500
63492 Hunnell Rd
Bend, OR
 
Ricke''Ssporting Goods
(541) 258-3222
580 Main St.
Lebanon, OR
 
Goal-Line Soccer Clinics
PO Box 1642
Corvallis, OR
 
Wal-Mart #2243
541923597
300 Nw Oak Tree Ln
Redmond, OR
 
Storm Enterprises
503325405
35243 Lyngsted Hts Ln
Astoria, OR
 
Redmond Rod & Gun Club
(541) 548-5755
2 Mile Marker Hwy 126 E
Redmond, 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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