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Long Range Pistols Valdosta GA

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Paschal, Jimmy H
229482305
Rt 1 Box 400
Lakeland, GA
 
Fisherman`s Paradise
(229) 249-0061
2031 Bemiss Road
Valdosta, GA
 
Valdosta Bike Center Inc
(229) 253-9050
1525 Baytree Road
Valdosta, GA
 
Battery Source
(229) 259-9100
3327 North Valdosta Road
Valdosta, GA
 
Blanton`s Garage
(229) 244-7397
1301 West Hill Avenue
Valdosta, GA
 
Jumper Cable
(229) 247-5867
2702 Bemiss Road
Valdosta, GA
 
First Choice Jewelry & Pawn
(229) 242-2146
1404 East Park Avenue
Valdosta, GA
 
Boot Hill Western Wear
(229) 242-0337
3120 North Oak Street Extension
Valdosta, GA
 
International Tent Inc
(229) 242-0730
800 Woodlawn Drive
Valdosta, GA
 
Pawn USAS of Georgia
(229) 241-9040
1113 North Ashley Street
Valdosta, GA
 

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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