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Long Range Pistols York PA

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Freedom Armory Inc
(717) 227-9060
10598 2Nd Amendment Dr
Glen Rock, PA
 
Freedom Armory Inc
39 E. Forest Ave
Shrewbury, PA
 
Grove, Jerry Lee
717993676
9207 High Rock Rd
New Park, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(717) 848-1696
Us-30 & Kenneth Road
York, PA
 
Sixgun Leather
570458604
6478 Moreland Baptist Rd
Unityville, PA
 
Wildberry Bull Barrels Llc
717227223
11330 Wildberry Ct
Glen Rock, PA
 
D L Mummert Industries
717637437
6276 Hoffacker Rd
Glenville, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(717) 751-4450
2925 Concord Road
York, PA
 
Pig Pen Inc, The
1476 Shippen Dam Rd
Millersbg, PA
 
Winner'S
570745743
2665 Cold Water Town Rd
Jersey Shore, PA
 

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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