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Shot Distance?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Shootrman, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. Shootrman

    Shootrman Member

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    What is the distance shot travels at the trap range. I understand the 8 vs. 7 1/2 shot, 2 3/4 vs. 3 dram. What is the sweet spot? At what distance would one mine the lead from the front of the trap house? Anyone have a ball park distance?
     
  2. Shootrman

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  3. Billetproof

    Billetproof Active Member

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    On a trap range about 200-250 yards with 7.5 and under. Have been sprayed at 300 yards on a sporting clays range but the wind was just right and it was a high shot at sprining teal.
     
  4. BigM-Perazzi

    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    I seem to remember under 165 yards, but, I'd suggest asking a large club as they reclaim on a regular basis...
     
  5. ntgr8

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    We built a club many years ago and if I remember right Federal said 150 yds for 71/2 shot at the optimum angle. This was in the 70's so the higher velocity might add to that.