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Metallic cartridges are very powerful. Some bullets can travel almost five miles! Be sure you identify your target and what lies beyond it before you squeeze the trigger. The charts below show just how far bullets from different cartridges can travel.

Maximum ranges for different rifle cartridges
Maximum range distances for different handgun cartridges