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Unread 03-14-2008, 03:50 PM
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.500 phantom?

was anyone seen this before? It looks pretty pointless.
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Unread 03-14-2008, 04:04 PM
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Beats the 45-70 by quite a bit, about 45-120 power. Close range thumper...or maybe the most energy for subsonic bullets?
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Unread 03-14-2008, 04:24 PM
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Big high BC bullet launched at 1k fps through a supressor.....seems pretty sweet to me. I almost went with this round rather than the .300/221 (whisper) but didnt want the added expense of .50 bullets.
I admit that I know just enough to be dangerous.....but dangerous at ever extending distances.
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Unread 03-24-2008, 07:28 PM
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Just got curious today, here is the Amax launched at 1100 fps out to 1k.

Would this caliber be possible in a carbine type gun? 16" bull barrel...
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