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Long Range Pistols Toledo OH

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J & G Guns And Stuff
2121 Woodville Rd Ste A (Boomtowne Flea Market)
Oregon, OH
 
Theanderson''S General Store
(419) 893-5050
480 Dussell Drive
Maumee, OH
 
Cleland''S Outdoor World
(419) 865-4713
10306 Airport Highway
Swanton, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(419) 474-0170
5001 Monroe Street
Toledo, OH
 
Beartooth Mountaineering
(419) 824-4000
5700 Monroe Street Starlite Plaza
Toledo, OH
 
Woodville Surplus, Inc.
(419) 691-4636
2172 Woodville Ro
Northwood, OH
 
Northwest Ohio International Ltd
419349306
Range & Club/Shop 3352 County Road-C
Swanton, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(419) 269-2262
North Towne Commons
Toledo, OH
 
Bass Pro Sports
(419) 891-3900
10000 Bass Pro Blvd
Rossford, OH
 
Kame''Ssports Center
(330) 499-4558
8516 Cleveland Ave. North North
Canton, OH
 

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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