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Long Range Pistols Raleigh NC

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Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
919806515
8021 Brier Creek Parkway 100
Raleigh, NC
 
Def-Tech Ltd
919859529
5 W Hargett St #401
Raleigh, NC
 
American Gold Exchange & Pawn
919231643
3404 Poole Rd
Raleigh, NC
 
South Raleigh Jewelry & Loan
919816060
3231 Avent Ferray Rd # 103
Raleigh, NC
 
Max Greene Customs
919846633
1437 Kinsdale Dr
Raleigh, NC
 
Eagle 1 Law Enforcement Supply Inc
4410 Craftman Dr
Raleigh, NC
 
Friendship Jewelry & Loan
919212007
3110-110 Newbern Ave
Raleigh, NC
 
S & D Firearms
919369098
3801B Auburn Knightdale Rd
Raleigh, NC
 
Carolina Outdoor Sportsman Inc
919676679
9650 Strickland Rd #149
Raleigh, NC
 
Plaza West Jewelry & Loan Inc
919859332
133 Jones Franklin Rd
Raleigh, NC
 

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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