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Long Range Pistols Vallejo CA

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Darin`s Gun Exchange
(707) 255-5166
950 Randolph Street
Napa, CA
 
Diablo Valley Gun Works
(925) 676-4117
69 Doray Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Sierra Gun Smith Services
(925) 939-3646
3087 North Main Street
Walnut Creek, CA
 
Larry Strothers Insurance Agency
(707)557-9030, (707)645-9538
2103 Redwood Street Ste 202
Vallejo, CA
 
C-Biscuits
(707) 552-5319
312 Curtola Parkway
Vallejo, CA
 
Last Gun Shop
(707) 265-9396
1537 West Imola Avenue
Napa, CA
 
Old West Gun Room Inc
(510) 525-5329
3509 Carlson Boulevard
El Cerrito, CA
 
US Sports Camps
750 Lindaro Street; Suite 220
San Rafael, CA
 
Authorized Bicycle Shop
(707) 648-1413
1220 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA
 
A-American Tents & Events
(707) 638-2000
180 Klamath Court
American Canyon, CA
 

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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