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Old 11-03-2013, 10:05 PM   #1
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What's a good pistol for long range shooting and what caliber would it be in?

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What do you consider long range and what do you want the projectile to accomplish at range?

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I've seen The .357 Maximum used in Dan Wesson revolvers do pretty good in steel shoots.

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I've seen The .357 Maximum used in Dan Wesson revolvers do pretty good in steel shoots.


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They are beasts with 180 grainers
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They are beasts with 180 grainers
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What do you consider long range and what do you want the projectile to accomplish at range?
Just for giggles I'm thinking for out at 100 yards .
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Well you'd probably be looking at a revolver or single shot in a magnum caliber.

Which is best for long range? Probably be better to find out through trial and error, as they simply aren't built for long range.

That'd be kinda like asking which car will sink the slowest if you drive it off into a river. Not what it's made to do, so not much info on it.

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My Smith and Wesson 629 44 mag classic has adjustable front site wheel to set a shooting distance for 25, 50, 75 and 100 yards. I do real good free hand at 25 and 50 yards, but use bench rest for 75 and 100 yards.

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All of these suggestions are OK. But if you want the ultimate long range pistol then you need to look at the Remington XP-100 in .221 Fireball or 7mmBR.

My old man has a XP-100. They are insanely accurate and come from the factory with a 1.5lbs trigger. 100 yard shots are easy.

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I still vote for the Smith & Wesson 460xvr. 200 grain at 2330fps, hits 200 yards with 0 drop, 0 holdover.

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