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Long Range Pistols Santa Clarita CA

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King Kustom Machining
661268185
33561 1/2 Aqua Dulce Cn Rd
Saugus, CA
 
Richards Microfit Gunstocks
(818) 767-6097
8331 San Fernando Road
Sun Valley, CA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(661) 253-9231
26591 Carl Boyer Drive
Santa Clarita, CA
 
Ron`s Rod and Reel Repair
(661) 251-2186
216754 North Claudette Suite 434
Canyon Country, CA
 
Mobile Home Supply & Repair Center
(661) 252-2474
17528 Sierra Highway
Canyon Country, CA
 
Oaktree Gun Club LLC
(661) 259-7441
23121 Coltrane Avenue
Newhall, CA
 
Dean Wilkerson Gunsmithing
(818) 988-7266
15735 Strathern Street Suite 5
Van Nuys, CA
 
Northridge Soccer Academy
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA
 
Mobile RV Generator Oil Change Service
(661) 251-3316
19778 Cottonwood Drive
Santa Clarita, CA
 
Canyon Bicycles
(661) 252-7217
18833 Soledad Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, 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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