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Long Range Pistols Sioux Falls SD

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Gary''Sgun Shop
(605) 332-6119
905 West 41st Street
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Edgemont Trap Club
(605) 662-5998
3 Miles N Of Edgemont
Edgemont, SD
 
Mike'S Sports
605734686
521 South Sanborn St
Chamberlain, SD
 
Horner Enterprises
605437271
10160 Us Hwy 83
Herreid, SD
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #1685
605224883
1730 N Garfield Rd
Pierre, SD
 
41Ststreet Scheels
(605) 334-7767
2101 W. 41st Street
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Jack Catron
605449437
220 S Main St
Emery, SD
 
D & N One Stop
605734681
201 West King
Chamberlain, SD
 
Meyer, James W
605842128
27733 310Th Ave
Winner, SD
 
Hansen'S
605842386
321 Main St
Winner, SD
 

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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