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Long Range Pistols Rome GA

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Gun Repair Service
(706) 232-6161
1203 Calhoun Avenue Northeast
Rome, GA
 
Buck`s Pawn & Gun Shop
(706) 232-4007
3100 Maple Road Southeast
Lindale, GA
 
Roy`s Gun Service
(770) 773-3548
77 King Road Northwest
Adairsville, GA
 
Army Store of Rome
(706) 291-6128
1501 North Broad Street Northeast
Rome, GA
 
B & M Sales CO Inc
(706) 234-9439
1221 East 2nd Avenue Southeast
Rome, GA
 
Toms Gun Shop
(706) 235-7927
6 Westdale Avenue Southwest
Rome, GA
 
Frank`s Gun & Pawn Shop
(706) 232-8936
879 Old Cedartown Road Southeast
Lindale, GA
 
Poor Man`s Pawn & Bed Outlet
(706) 235-4049
139 South Broad Street Southwest
Rome, GA
 
Archery Shop
(706) 295-4777
1204 Plainville Road Northeast
Rome, GA
 
Just Sports
(706) 291-0752
296 West Third Street
Rome, GA
 

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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