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Long Range Pistols Pembroke Pines FL

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AB Pawn & Gun
(954) 985-8310
2103 South State Road 7
Hollywood, FL
 
Big Al`s Gun and Pawn
(954) 963-2679
3300 Hallandale Beach Blv
Hollywood, FL
 
Big Charlie`s Gun & Jewelry
(954) 584-6500
4691 Orange Drive
Davie, FL
 
American Range & Gun Shop Inc
(954) 989-6968
3130 Southwest 19th Street Suite 453
Hallandale, FL
 
Mark First Antique Guns
(954) 925-0856
1 North Federal Highway
Hollywood, FL
 
Martin`s Broward Guns & Pawn Inc
(954) 966-4390
3407 South State Road 7
Hollywood, FL
 
American Range & Gun Shop, Inc.
(954) 989-6968
3130 SW 19thSt. #453Pem
Hallandale, FL
 
Broward Pawn & Gun
(954) 327-0717
4004 Southwest 64th Avenue
Davie, FL
 
Martin`s Davie Guns & Pawn Inc
(954) 981-1996
6500 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL
 
Gun Country
(954) 767-9242
200 Southwest 25th Street
Fort Lauderdale, 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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