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Long Range Pistols Miami Lakes FL

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White Hunter Sports Co
603225535
5 Lewis Ln
Concord, NH
 
Amc Gunshop Police Equipment
(305)826-4333 (305)818-9723
1800 West 68th Street - Suite # 125
Hialeah, FL
 
Saar Mfg Corp
(305) 826-3605
801 W 49th St #111
Hialeah, FL
 
Martin`s Davie Guns & Pawn Inc
(954) 981-1996
6500 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL
 
Hialeah Range and Gun Shop Inc
(305) 688-8679
1040 East 49th Street
Hialeah, FL
 
Awa-Usa Inc.
(305) 828-1982
2280 West 80th Street Suite 2
Hialeah, FL
 
Florida Gun Center Indoor Shooting Range
(305) 825-3655
1770 West 38th Place
Hialeah, FL
 
T & A Gun Refinishing Inc
(305) 681-1684
4149 East 10th Court
Hialeah, FL
 
Hialeah Range & Gun Shop
(305) 688-8679
1040 E 49th ST.
Hialeah, FL
 
Pantera Guns
(305) 629-9980
7365 NW 36 Street
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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