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Long Range Pistols Nashville TN

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Capitol View Pawn & Bargain Store
615242729
1122 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN
 
Nimmo Custom Arms
615254144
315 Deaderick St #100
Nashville, TN
 
Friedman'S Army Surplus
615297334
2101 21St Ave South
Nashville, TN
 
Adams Gun Shop
Unknown
606 West Iris Dr
Nashville, TN
 
Gun City Usa Inc
615256612
573 Murfreesboro Rd
Nashville, TN
 
Couch Management Co
615352472
2120 Hayes St
Nashville, TN
 
Wood, Christopher L
615463786
1502 17Th Ave S
Nashville, TN
 
Military Systems Group Inc
615256424
736 Fesslers Ln
Nashville, TN
 
Jefferson Street Pawn
615254782
813 Jefferson St
Nashville, TN
 
Automation Center Inc, The
(615) 255-2886
933 Visco Dr
Nashville, TN
 

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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