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Long Range Pistols Staten Island NY

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Rosebank Sports
500 Tompkins Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Majestic Arms Ltd
718356676
101 A Ellis St
Staten Island, NY
 
Fallon'S Sure Shot, Inc
718238206
8415 7Th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 
Henry Repeating Arms
718499560
110 8Th St
Brooklyn, NY
 
Metropolitan Rod & Gun Club
(718) 625-8019
162 Pacific Street
Brooklyn, NY
 
Santora, Harry James
718727871
851 Forest Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Df Bros Sports Ctr Ltd
718259520
7919-21 New Utrecht Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Bay Ridge Rod & Gun Club
(718) 745-1067
6718 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn, NY
 
Henry Repeating Rifle Co
718499560
110 8Th St
Brooklyn, NY
 
J & M Special Effects
718875014
524 Sackett St
Brooklyn, NY
 

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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