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Long Range Pistols Minot ND

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Harju, Bradley Kent
(701) 839-9526
1444 Cottonwood Ave
Minot, ND
 
Electronics Unlimited
701833690
1540 4Th St Sw
Minot, ND
 
Attic, The
(701) 852-4000
2800 S Broadway
Minot, ND
 
Kmart #4353
701852417
I-20Th St Se
Minot, ND
 
Turneau, Robert R
701839492
1715 11Th St Sw
Minot, ND
 
Dakota Square Scheels
701852101
2400 10Th St Sw,Dakota Square Mall
Minot, ND
 
Northern Tier Arms
(701) 240-8033
610 6Th St Sw #4
Minot, ND
 
Dhd Sports
701838375
516 37Th Ave Sw
Minot, ND
 
Dirt Cheap Pawn Brokers
701839235
3825 S Broadway
Minot, ND
 
Al Jundt Gunshop
701839419
7400 11Th Ave Se
Minot, ND
 

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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