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Long Range Pistols Montgomery AL

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Gulf Coast Guns
334269486
1868 Mount Meigs Rd
Montgomery, AL
 
Quik Pawn Shop #4
334281005
1857 Mt Meigs Rd
Montgomery, AL
 
Proguns
(334) 396-5154
3503 Dundale Rd.
Montgomery, AL
 
Mulberry Gun & Pawn Inc
(334) 265-2506
1709 Mulberry St
Montgomery, AL
 
Joes Discounthunting Supplies
(334) 409-2120
5325 Young Barn Road
Montgomery, AL
 
Tacticalsupply Llc
(334) 834-5600
2600 Spruce Street Suite D
Montgomery, AL
 
Gun Works Inc, The
(334) 271-4867
422 Coliseum Blvd
Montgomery, AL
 
Joe'S Discount Hunting Supplies Inc
334409212
5325 Young Barn Rd
Montgomery, AL
 
Arms Outpost Inc, The
334279767
3440 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL
 
Joes Discount Hunting Supplies
(334) 409-2120
5325 Young Barn Road
Montgomery, AL
 

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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