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Long Range Pistols Pueblo CO

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Bill`s Gun Shop
(719) 564-3300
30 Greenhorn Drive
Pueblo, CO
 
Next Skate Snowboard Surf
(719) 542-1636
622 North Main Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Military Surplus Store
(719) 544-4533
206 South Union Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
Great Divide Ski Bike & Hike
(719) 546-2453
400 North Santa Fe Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
Arctic Shooting Supply
(719) 545-1800
411 West 6th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Silver Gun Sports
(719) 584-2717
2023 Santa Fe Drive
Pueblo, CO
 
Johnson Sport & Ski
(719) 542-6012
315 Court Street
Pueblo, CO
 
YMCA
(719) 543-5151
700 North Albany Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
Pueblo Sporting Goods
(719) 543-7755
703 West 9th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Rjc Llc
(719) 545-9704
114 West 12th Street
Pueblo, CO
 

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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