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Long Range Pistols Martinsburg WV

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Pearls Pawn Brokers
304728468
18665 Charles Town Rd
Harpers Ferry, WV
 
Wiest, Ricky G
304724644
158 Snapper Ln
Harpers Ferry, WV
 
B & C Guns
301432277
2606 Limekiln Road
Sharpsburg, MD
 
Lanes Gun Shop
301834633
4936 Burkittsville Rd
Knoxville, MD
 
George, Samuel W
301834957
214 Seventh Ave
Brunswick, MD
 
R & B Blue Ridge Servic
304725252
1398 Rolling Ln
Harpers Ferry, WV
 
Second Amendment Shop, The
304728052
149 Gray Squirrel Rd
Harpers Ferry, WV
 
Himes Store
301834981
1324 Weverton Rd
Knoxville, MD
 
Brunswick Volunteer Fire Co Inc
301834729
223-225 West Potomac St
Brunswick, MD
 
M & T Enterprises
540539841
252 Meadow Brook Ln
Berryville, 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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