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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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Re: What do you think long range is?

Long range is any distance that I can't hit what I'm shooting at!!
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    Re: What do you think long range is?

    Long range to me is when you can no longer just guess the range and use Kentucky Windage to hit.
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    Unread 04-24-2014, 08:57 PM
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    Re: What do you think long range is?

    I think anything past 500 yards is when factors come into play.
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    Re: What do you think long range is?

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    I think anything past 500 yards is when factors come into play.
    Most loads I shoot will have a max point blank (no hold over required) approaching or exceeding 400 yards so for me "long range" has to be something more than that.
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    Unread 04-25-2014, 02:06 AM
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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.
    On deer and larger game 600.

    Priarie dogs are a real challenge at 400, so are rabbits.

    The challenge grows exponentially with the range from beyond those ranges if there is any wind at all.

    It also depends a great deal on what you are shooting firearms and caliber wise.

    200yds is a hell of a poke with an open sight pistol for example.
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    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.
    This is the LRH forum. For the most part 400yds doesn't approach LR for most of what we are shooting and I think, no, I'm pretty sure most of us know that.
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    Most loads I shoot will have a max point blank (no hold over required) approaching or exceeding 400 yards so for me "long range" has to be something more than that.
    Interesting. What caliber and load?
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