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Long Range Pistols Naples FL

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Century Arms Ofnaples Inc.
(239) 643-5110
347 N. Airport Road
Naples, FL
 
Port of the Islands Gun Club Inc
(239) 642-8999
12425 Union Road
Naples, FL
 
Golden Gate Tackle Box Inc
(239) 348-8771
4754 Golden Gate Parkway
Naples, FL
 
Rock Creek RV Resort
(239) 643-3100
3100 North Road
Naples, FL
 
The Pawn Shop
(239) 774-4494
2400 Davis Boulevard
Naples, FL
 
Wayne Bergquist Guns and Gunsmithing
(239) 594-1573
5760 Shirley Street Suite 21
Naples, FL
 
Bicycle Shop
(239) 403-1626
4776 Radio Road
Naples, FL
 
Reach-All
(239) 774-1500
4406 Exchange Avenue
Naples, FL
 
Muller`s Tack & Tog Shoppe
(239) 353-8225
1790 40th Terrace Southwest
Naples, FL
 
Taylor Rental of Naples
(239) 643-1334
4472 Corporate Square
Naples, 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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