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Long Range Pistols Marietta GA

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Deercreek Gun Shop
(770) 425-5060
280 South Fairground Street Southeast
Marietta, GA
 
Dixie Gun & Pawn
(770) 941-0029
1069 Veterans Memorial Hw
Mableton, GA
 
Roswell Gun Specialty
(770) 751-1511
11240 Alpharetta Hwy
Roswell, GA
 
Jim`s Guns Work
(770) 739-5452
4177 Veterans Memorial Hw
Lithia Springs, GA
 
Dick'S Gun Shed
603472289
37 John Goffe Dr
Bedford, NH
 
Hot Shots - Jewelry & Pawn- Pistol Range & Gun Shop
(770) 436-6600
2445 Austell Road Southwest
Marietta, GA
 
Guns & Gold Pawnbrokers Inc
(770) 928-4005
6468 Highway 92 Suite 240
Acworth, GA
 
Freedom Firearms
603463410
160 North Rd
Deerfield, NH
 
Grd Studio/Workshop
603673427
7 Lyndeborough Road
Amherst, NH
 
B & B Outdoors Guns & Gear
(678) 352-1720
710 Holcomb Bridge Road
Atlanta, GA
 

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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