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Long Range Pistols Miami FL

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Charlie''S Armory
(305) 266-0996
7147 West Flagler St.
Miami, FL
 
National Gun Inc
(305) 642-2355
225 Southwest 22nd Avenue
Miami, FL
 
Garcia National Gun
(305) 642-2355
225 SW 22nd Ave.
Miami, FL
 
Gun Doc Inc
(305) 477-2777
5405 Northwest 82nd Avenue
Miami, FL
 
Tropic Trades,Inc.
(305) 221-1371
9696 Bird Road
Miami, FL
 
Sunshine Air Guns & Collectibles
(786) 388-9200
7105 Southwest 8th Street Suite 310
Miami, FL
 
Fischer Gunsmithing Inc
(305) 261-1820
4235 Southwest 75th Avenue
Miami, FL
 
Pantera Guns
(305) 629-9980
7365 NW 36 Street
Miami, FL
 
Pantera Gun & Reloading Center
(305)629-9980,(305)629-9982
7365 Northwest 36th Street
Miami, FL
 
Florida Armory, Inc.
(305) 207-1300
8870 SW 40th St # 3
Miami, FL
 

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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