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Long Range Pistols Peru IN

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Buck'S Live Bait Inc
765473761
1148 East State Road 124
Peru, IN
 
B K Bullet Casting
765473780
2293 E Paw Paw Pike
Peru, IN
 
Gregg'S Gun Shop
765473724
4454 W 250 S
Peru, IN
 
Rollers Gun Shop
260563015
916 N 700 E
Peru, IN
 
Chilcote'S Firearms
765689963
26 East C R 1000 South
Bunker Hill, IN
 
Patriots Gun Shop
765472778
251 Washington Avenue
Peru, IN
 
Lasalles Wildlife Studio
260563770
3984 S 725 W
Peru, IN
 
Cew Sports
765472421
2029 N Country Club Rd
Peru, IN
 
Dowells Firearms
765473340
3062 S 100 E
Peru, IN
 
Gish, Eddie L
219699125
10375 S Lincoln Walnut St
Walton, IN
 

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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