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Long Range Pistols San Bernardino CA

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Daves Indoor Gun & Archery
(909) 884-5584
766 South Lugo Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
 
Danforth Gunsmithing
(951)343-7765 , (909)343-1621
7101 Jurupa Avenue Suite 34
Riverside, CA
 
Manor Mobile Home Park No 2
(909) 887-5415
2590 Medical Center Drive
San Bernardino, CA
 
ARE
(909) 889-2412
405 North Waterman Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
 
Wayne Head Sales & Service
(909) 889-6000
1235 East Base Line Street
San Bernardino, CA
 
Gordon`s Gun Shop
(909) 881-5166
4222 North Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA
 
Cruise America Motorhome Rental & Sales
(909) 383-0121
26068 5th Street
San Bernardino, CA
 
Budget Transmissions II Inc
(909) 886-2844
1620 Northeast Street
San Bernardino, CA
 
Wyatts Paint & Body
(909) 885-5051
350 North Rancho Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
 
East Highland Auto Tech
(909) 425-2121
3708 East Highland Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
 

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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