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Long Range Pistols Orlando FL

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Southern Oaks Gun & Pawn
(407) 851-6731
3101 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 
Rieg`s Gun Shop & Shooting Range
(407) 859-5064
5512 South Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL
 
Oak Ridge Gun Range
(407) 857-5663
632 West Oak Ridge Road
Orlando, FL
 
Shooters` Den Gun & Archery
(407) 671-2081
7608 Aloma Avenue
Winter Park, FL
 
Pace Outfitters, Inc.
(407) 682-7300
1064 State Road 436
Casselberry, FL
 
Foster`s Guns
(407) 275-9133
6434 East Colonial Drive Suite B
Orlando, FL
 
Theisen Brothers Gunite
(407) 422-5375
3110 36th Street
Orlando, FL
 
East Oranges
(407) 679-1995
7210 Gardner Street
Winter Park, FL
 
Shooter''S Den Ofwinter Park, Inc.
(407) 671-2081
7608 Aloma Avenue
Winter Park, FL
 
Figueroa, Jose R
407348344
1914 East Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, 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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