Long Range Pistols Oxnard CA

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B & G Gun Sales
(805) 487-6300
1910 Sunkst Cir
Oxnard, CA
Dick's Sporting Goods
(805) 978-4091
706 Los Angeles Avenue
Moorpark, CA
Sdc Ct LLC
(805) 985-3315
3351 West 5th Street
Oxnard, CA
Airport Auto Repair
(805)983-0800, (805)988-9884
4082 Southbank Road Suite A
Oxnard, CA
Sports Authority
(805) 988-5000
Shopping at the Rose, 2301 N. Rose Avenue
Oxnard, CA
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Coast Gun Shop
(805)642-8746 , (805)642-3323
3959 E Main
Ventura, CA
Team Soccer Direct
P.O Box 1531
Thousand Oaks, CA
R V Connection Inc
(805) 983-6019
2631 Wagn Wheel Rd
Oxnard, CA
Cycle Gear - Oxnard
(805) 981-8881
2381 East Vineyard Avenue
Oxnard, CA
International Trucks-Gibbs
(805) 485-0551
2201 East Ventura Boulevard
Oxnard, CA

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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