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Long Range Pistols Westminster CO

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Yester-Year Arms
(303) 426-4902
4720 Dixon Dr
Westminster, CO
 
Historic Arms
303469809
2529 W 99Th Pl
Federal Heights, CO
 
Quick Pawn Inc
303455839
7225 Lowell Blvd
Westminster, CO
 
Sportsman'S Warehouse 119
(303) 428-6500
11 W 84Th Ave
Thornton, CO
 
Neves Uniforms Inc
303455700
5120 Osage Street,Suite 200
Denver, CO
 
East Reloading Shop
303465310
10395 Xavier Street
Westminster, CO
 
Fast Cash Pawn & Payday Loan
303657928
9120 N Federal Blvd
Federal Heights, CO
 
Ez Pawn
303427440
9052 Federal Blvd
Federal Heights, CO
 
Fast Cash Pawn & Jewelry
303427118
1227 W 84Th Ave
Federal Heights, CO
 
David Clevinger Engraving Llc
720979920
6093 Holland St
Arvada, CO
 

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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