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Long Range Pistols Spokane WA

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Thegeneral Store
(509) 444-8000
North 2424 Division
Spokane, WA
 
Spokane REI Store
(509) 328-9900
1125 N Monroe St
Spokane, WA
 
Sports Authority
(509) 466-2100
Northpointe Plaza, 9620 N. Newport Highway
Spokane, WA
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Placid Waters Northwest
(509) 238-2195
25808 N Jackson Road
Chattaroy, WA
 
Valley Pawn Shop Inc
509662971
222 South Wenatchee Ave
Wenatchee, WA
 
Sharp Shooting Indoor Range
(509) 535-4444
1200 N Freya Way
Spokane, WA
 
Unique Glides
(509) 475-4648
1215 S. Park Rd
Spokane, WA
 
Sports Authority
(509) 891-1500
Hanson Center, 15118 E. Indiana Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Steve''Smunitions
(360) 426-6869
871 E Mikkelsen Rd
Shelton, WA
 
Sportco
(253) 922-2581
4602 2oth Street Ea
Tacoma, WA
 

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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