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View Poll Results: What do you think is long range?
200 Yards 1 0.46%
400 Yards 38 17.35%
600 Yards 97 44.29%
800 Yards 50 22.83%
1000 and more 33 15.07%
Voters: 219. This poll is closed

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What do you think long range is?

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Unread 04-24-2014, 01:36 PM
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What do you think long range is?

My friend says he shot a buck from 200 yards and he thinks its long range.Tell me what you think.
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    Re: What do you think long range is?

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    My friend says he shot a buck from 200 yards and he thinks its long range.Tell me what you think.
    If he shot it with his S&W 686 357 magnum; yes, I would consider it long range.

    It depends on what I am using as to what long range is to me.
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    My friend says he shot a buck from 200 yards and he thinks its long range.Tell me what you think.
    Tell him I'm in Alabama where most people are proud of 100 yard shots (not me, of course, I know my skill level). Sounds like a routine day in the woods for me. Popped 2 deer this year, one was 150, the other was nearing 200 yards. Cake walk shots. The one at 150 didn't move...Dropped dead instantly with a pumphouse shot. The one around 200 ran about 20 yards into the woods with a perfect double-lung & heart shot at about a 30* angle. Those are typical shots for me when I go hunting, because I strategically go to the longest green fields or powerlines where nobody else hunts because they all think anthing past 150 yards is "a long shot".
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    Re: What do you think long range is?

    Long range is any time you must compensate for altitude, angle, temperature,wind or other factor such as inability to hold the gun study due to fatigue, cold, excitement, pride,fear,anger or a host of other emotions that cause you or your target to move! The weapon also plays in to the equation, a 25 yard shot with a BB gun is long range.
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    Long range is any time you must compensate for altitude, angle, temperature,wind or other factor such as inability to hold the gun study due to fatigue, cold, excitement, pride,fear,anger or a host of other emotions that cause you or your target to move! The weapon also plays in to the equation, a 25 yard shot with a BB gun is long range.
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    Re: What do you think long range is?

    5280ft/3=1760yds=1 statute mile.

    so

    440 yards is 1/4 mile. That's not THAT far.

    880 yards makes the half mile mark. That's far.

    I rounded up from the choices and said 1,000 yards is long distance.

    I bet many of us on here have shot over a quarter mile distances. Some maybe didn't even realize it.
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