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Long Range Pistols Vero Beach FL

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Old Dixie Gun Shop & Repairs
(772) 567-6010
1715 Old Dixie Highway
Vero Beach, FL
 
Thb Sales
(561) 460-2156
4131 South U.S. Highway 1
Fort Pierce, FL
 
Cash Pawn & Jewelry
(772) 299-5626
1139 21st Street
Vero Beach, FL
 
Indian River Kayak & Canoe
(561) 569-5757
3435 Aviation Blvd.
Vero Beach, FL
 
Deep Six Dive & Watersports
(772) 562-2883
416 21st Street
Vero Beach, FL
 
Paul`s Guns
(772) 581-0640
9090 USHighway 1
Sebastian, FL
 
Red Dragon Soccer Academy
Po Box
Vero Beach, FL
 
Center Court Tennis Outfitters
(772) 567-8211
935 17th Street
Vero Beach, FL
 
Indian River Tack and Feed
(772) 299-3320
3200 43rd Avenue
Vero Beach, FL
 
Back Country
(772) 567-6665
634 21st Street
Vero Beach, FL
 

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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