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Long Range Pistols Oshkosh WI

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Precision Gun Works
920233227
4717 State Rd 44
Oshkosh, WI
 
Mach 2 Tactical Llc
920303112
1638 Jackson St
Oshkosh, WI
 
Rons Gun Shop
920688298
6441 Hwy 45 South
Oshkosh, WI
 
45 Gun & Marine
920233454
3153 Jackson St
Oshkosh, WI
 
Bernies Guns
920231016
1304 Tammy Rd
Oshkosh, WI
 
Precision Gun Works
(920) 233-2274
4717 St. Rd. 44
Oshkosh, WI
 
Mills Fleet Farm Oshkosh
920231573
177 N Washburn Rd
Oshkosh, WI
 
Hergertsport Center
(920) 231-8520
1232 N. Sawyer Street
Oshkosh, WI
 
Jons Sport Shop
920233553
2968 Jackson St
Oshkosh, WI
 
Gehrkes Marine
920235333
1102-1104 N Main St
Oshkosh, WI
 

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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