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Long Range Pistols San Angelo TX

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Lyndas Pawn Shop #2
325947057
2814 Sherwood Way
San Angelo, TX
 
Fast Cash Pawn, Inc
2920 N Chadbourne Street
San Angelo, TX
 
Fort Concho Armory
915653179
1213 South Oaks
San Angelo, TX
 
Concho Cartridge Co, Inc
915653500
320 N Magdalen
San Angelo, TX
 
William R Paschal & Sons
325653606
510 S Chadbourne St
San Angelo, TX
 
Wild Bills Pawn
325658706
1315 Martin Luther King
San Angelo, TX
 
Pfluger, Lester Bartlett
325655356
750 Warehouse Rd
San Angelo, TX
 
Cason Pawn Shop
432 N Bell St
San Angelo, TX
 
Ezpawn
325658644
2018 S Bryant Blvd
San Angelo, TX
 
Broncy'S
915655620
59 East Washington Drive
San Angelo, TX
 

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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