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Long Range Pistols Topeka KS

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Bomhoff, Randy Blake Jr
785640017
7272 K-4 Ste Gg
Meriden, KS
 
Meriden Gun Shop Inc
785484300
7272 K4 Hwy Suite Gg
Meriden, KS
 
Ellsworth County Sportsmen'S Club
(785) 472-5403
1015 Stanberny
Ellsworth, KS
 
Kmart #7169
785825159
400 S Broadway
Salina, KS
 
Riemann Shooting Supplies
620587384
1945 Ne 80 Av
Claflin, KS
 
On Point Training Supplies
785845194
7272 K 4 Hwy Ste Gg
Meriden, KS
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods
(785) 271-5398
5900 SW Huntoon Street
Topeka, KS
 
Sports Mart
785828329
24131 S Us Hwy 75
Lyndon, KS
 
Shooters Supply
620792381
1108 Main
Great Bend, KS
 
Circle C Country Supply, Inc
913710439
136 Fairlane Dr
Louisburg, KS
 

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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