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Long Range Pistols Norman OK

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150X Custom
405329821
2125 Meridian Drive
Norman, OK
 
Central Oklahoma Gun Sales
405292375
401 Finch St
Norman, OK
 
America'S Pawn
(405) 321-6500
114 S Porter Ave
Norman, OK
 
Heiter Arms & Supply
405364533
3505 N Flood
Norman, OK
 
Ezpawn
405447729
2321 W Main St
Norman, OK
 
Pawn Plus Llc
405701395
126 N Porter
Norman, OK
 
Nestoly Custom Arms, Llc
405833734
7601 Se 164Th Bldg A
Norman, OK
 
Circle D Pawn #2
405447340
153 12Th Ave Se
Norman, OK
 
Mccracken, Howard
405329739
1524 Camden Way
Norman, OK
 
Ed'S Pawn Shop
122 W Main
Norman, OK
 

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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