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Long Range Pistols Toms River NJ

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(732) 477-4844
487 Route 70
Brick, NJ
 
Rutgers Soccer School
Po Box 187
Bradley Beach, NJ
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(732) 244-0548
1 Route 37 West
Toms River, NJ
Hours
9:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

Sunbird RV
(800) 746-7787
1359 US Highway No 9
Lakewood, NJ
 
Shore Army Navy
(732) 793-9630
201 Hamilton Avenue
Seaside Heights, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(732) 358-1400
Freehold Raceway Mall
Freehold, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(609) 597-5396
223 Stafford Park Blvd
Manahawkin, NJ
 
Yakkikty Yaks Kayak Rentals
722 mccormick dr.
Toms River, NJ
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(732) 451-1850
1900 Route 70 East
Lakewood, NJ
Hours
9:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

Tutor Time Child Care Learning Centers
(732) 262-3200
920 Cedarbridge Avenue
Brick, NJ
 

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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