Long Distance Optics Gilbert AZ

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(480) 615-2748
Fiesta Mall
Mesa, AZ
 
Global Bikes
(480) 892-1315
835 N Gilbert Rd # 111
Gilbert, AZ
 
Cavalry Arms Corporation
(480) 833-9685
723 West Commerce Avenue
Gilbert, AZ
 
Gilbert Collision Center
(480) 632-2216
477 North Cooper Road
Gilbert, AZ
 
19th Hole Marketing Inc
(480) 497-8280
1019 North Colorado Street
Gilbert, AZ
 
Van Horn Barrels
(480)892-9630,(602)632-7553
1302 East Rawhide
Gilbert, AZ
 
Mountaineer Trading Co.
(480) 539-0170
1337 East Barbarita Avenue
Gilbert, AZ
 
RV Interiors
(480) 926-2720
1221 North Mondel Drive
Gilbert, AZ
 
Cycle Spectrum
(480) 892-0770
1275 East Baseline Road Suite 108
Gilbert, AZ
 
ExsellSports
(480) 503-0912
859 West Rawhide Avenue
Gilbert, AZ
 

Making Your Long Shot

"Not by a long shot" used to mean bad odds for a gambler trying to fill an inside straight in five-card stud. Nonetheless, nearly every hunting catalog and magazine we look at these days bombards us with "long-range" ammunition, "long-range" optics, and "long-range" rifles.

Long shots in the 400-plus-yard range should never be attempted at whitetails unless you have practiced thoroughly and are using an adequate long-range rifle/ ammunition/optics combo that you have confidence in.

For most whitetail hunting situations in the eastern half of the country, "long-range" is pretty short. But consider this: One of the most common land units in rural America is a 40-acre field. And there is scarcely a whitetail rifle hunter living who hasn't at least once in his life been sitting in a ground blind or tree stand along one edge of a 40-acre field and seen a buck of his dreams feeding placidly at the fencerow on the opposite side.

How far away is that deer? Just a quarter of a mile, or 440 yards to be exact. Should you try that shot? Probably not. But the temptation can sometimes be overwhelming. Not to mention the growing amount of whitetail hunting occurring in the more open states of the Great Plains and West....

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