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Long Range Pistols Traverse City MI

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Ace Buyers
231929334
1396 S Airport Rd W
Traverse City, MI
 
Cash- In
231922743
719 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI
 
America'S Army/Navy Surplus Inc
231929064
1421 S Airport Rd West
Traverse City, MI
 
Cliffs Rifle Shop Inc
231947688
147 S Airport Rd W
Traverse City, MI
 
M Werks Llc
231938218
1885 Oak Dr
Traverse City, MI
 
Raab Enterprises
231946606
2126 Birchwood Court
Traverse City, MI
 
Grand Traverse Armory
616430250
1896 Glendale
Traverse City, MI
 
Dag Of Tc Llc
231929334
1396 S Airport Rd W
Traverse City, MI
 
Waynes Guns
231223730
13619 Seven Hills Rd
Traverse City, MI
 
Dunhams Sports #9064
231935141
East Bay Plaza 736 Munson Ave
Traverse City, MI
 

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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