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Long Range Pistols Lynchburg VA

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Schuberts Gun Shop
434851604
245 Alleghany Ave
Lynchburg, VA
 
Natures Trail Guns & Archery
434239293
222 Deborah Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
W & W Novelty Co Inc
434385532
2323 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Ace Hardware & Gun Store
434385638
2200 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Murphy, James F Jr
434237053
222 Omega Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Premier Sporting Goods
434528210
1420 Campbell Ave
Lynchburg, VA
 
Harvey, Bruce Claiborne
804385514
2330 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Tessy Plastics Llc
434385570
231 Jefferson Ridge Parkway
Lynchburg, VA
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
434832566
4026C Wards Rd
Lynchburg, VA
 
Wegmann Usa Inc
434385158
30 Mill Race Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 

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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