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Shakespeare Theatre Inc
202547323
450 7Th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Arena Stage
202554906
Sixth St & Maine Ave Sw
Washington, DC
 
Aaa Police Supply
781326884
940 Providence Hwy
Dedham, MA
 
K S Supply Co
202462357
2800 Woodley Rd Nw #317
Washington, DC
 
Pae-Hsc
703243646
1601 N Kent St Ste 900
Arlington, VA
 
Greg Derr Precision Arms
781834322
879B Old Main Street Ext
Marshfield, MA
 
Firearms And Explosives Services Division
202648716
99 New York Avenue,Ne,Room 6S144
Washington, DC
 
Sugarmann, Joshua Alan
202822820
1730 Rhode Island Ave Nw #1014
Washington, DC
 
Capitol Management Services
703465478
1655 N Fort Myer Dr Ste 700
Arlington, VA
 
Cs Exchange Ltd
1213 Good Hope Rd Se 2Nd Floor
Washington, DC
 

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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