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Long Range Pistols Rock Hill SC

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Pineville Gun Shop
(704) 889-7985
328 Main Street
Pineville, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(803) 324-2393
Manchester Village
Rock Hill, SC
 
Old Town Outfitters
(803) 324-9133
153 East White Street
Rock Hill, SC
 
Sports Authority
(704) 553-0096
Carolina Pavilion, 9567 South Boulevard
Charlotte, NC
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Tonys Guns & Police Sup
(803) 494-4867
4308 Broad St Ext
Sumter, SC
 
Carolinasporting Arms
(704) 554-9511
8055 S. Blvd
Charlotte, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 540-4750
9600 Pineville-Matthews Road
Pineville, NC
 
Old Town Outfitters
(803) 324-9133
153 E White st
Rock Hill, SC
 
Francoeur, Louis J
803648832
3167 Banks Mill Rd
Aiken, SC
 
Perrow, James S
803776444
120 Chimney Hill Rd
Columbia, SC
 

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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