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Long Range Pistols Manhattan NY

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Beretta Gallery
212319323
718 Madison
New York, NY
 
Chester Civilian Arms
413667880
56 Maynard Hill Rd
Chester, MA
 
Centre Firearms Co Inc
212244404
10 W 37Th St 7Th Flr
New York, NY
 
Westside Rifle & Pistol Range, Inc
20 West 20Th St
New York, NY
 
Sidearms New York/N.Y.C Sidearms
917698636
23-10 31St St
Astoria, NY
 
Griffin & Howe Inc
908766228
9 East 53Rd St -4Th Floor
New York, NY
 
H & H
212752775
10 East 40Th St,Suite 1910
New York, NY
 
Eugene Demayo & Sons Inc
212795079
2200 Amsterdam Ave
Nyc, NY
 
Atlantic Center Of Guns & Sports Co
718728210
32-90 Steinway St
Long Island City, NY
 
John Jovino Co., Inc
183 Grand St
New York, NY
 

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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