close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics

Reply

Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #64  
Unread 01-28-2012, 09:22 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Coldwater michigan
Posts: 598
Re: Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.

Quote:
Originally Posted by meatyrem View Post
Attachment 6034

This is my biggest & baddest: 300 Rum Sendero II Lupy 6.5-20x50 AO Target
Not as bad as most but its what I got.
I wouldn't mind something bigger and more appropriate for real longrange. If I ever do it will be a .338 and be of the edge or AX performance range or maybe even the Excalibur, which I find to be impressive.
Reply With Quote
  •   #65  
    Unread 01-28-2012, 09:28 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Mar 2011
    Location: Tennessee
    Posts: 388
    Re: Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.

    Here is my heavy rifle. 47", 1 7/8" barrel , 54Cal. curly Ash stock, 38#

    Reply With Quote

      #66  
    Unread 01-28-2012, 11:14 PM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Mar 2008
    Location: N. Central Indiana
    Posts: 608
    Re: Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.

    It's not big, nor heavy. Rifle weighs in around 12# as you see it. Sans scope and bipod it's right at 10#.



    Nesika Model M Hunter
    Lilja SS, fluted 1-9, 4 groove, 28" barrel, #6 contour
    APS Slim Painkiller muzzle brake
    Jewell trigger
    Manner MCS-GAT stock

    Defensive Edge adjustable cheekpiece (added since the pic was taken)
    HS Precision Detachable Magazine system
    Nesika 20 moa SS rail base
    NightForce Ultralight rings
    NightForce NXS NPR1 5.5-22x50mm with zero stop
    Rail mounted ACI
    Scope mounted scope level

    Harris S-BRM 9-13 Bipod with Swivel Lock w/Bipod Loc
    Chambered in 7mm Allen Magnum

    Thank you Kirby!

    I have a .243 in Remington Mountain Ti flavor, that weighs around 6#. This LR gun recoils less than the .243. It IS loud tho. I touched off a few rounds behind the house (I can only shoot to 350 Yds) and the neighbor came over the next day. He was hunting on his parents place about 800 Yds away @ 10:00 from where the shooting bench was. His buddy was hunting with him and wanted to know what kind of ordnance I was lighting off the previous day.

    If the shooter does their part, it will shoot better than 1/2 moa. I wouldn't hesitate to use it for hogs where you are shooting. Aim 1/3rd the way down the body right in the fold or crease of skin in front of the shoulder and they drop in their tracks. I don't know how big a hog has to be to survive a 175g SMK at a MV of 3450 fps. I haven't needed it, but I suspect that the 175g TSX would poke thru them, no matter how big the hog.
    Reply With Quote
      #67  
    Unread 01-28-2012, 11:29 PM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Sep 2010
    Location: Coldwater michigan
    Posts: 598
    Re: Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by esshup View Post
    It's not big, nor heavy. Rifle weighs in around 12# as you see it. Sans scope and bipod it's right at 10#.



    Nesika Model M Hunter
    Lilja SS, fluted 1-9, 4 groove, 28" barrel, #6 contour
    APS Slim Painkiller muzzle brake
    Jewell trigger
    Manner MCS-GAT stock
    Defensive Edge adjustable cheekpiece (added since the pic was taken)
    HS Precision Detachable Magazine system
    Nesika 20 moa SS rail base
    NightForce Ultralight rings
    NightForce NXS NPR1 5.5-22x50mm with zero stop
    Rail mounted ACI
    Scope mounted scope level
    Harris S-BRM 9-13 Bipod with Swivel Lock w/Bipod Loc
    Chambered in 7mm Allen Magnum

    Thank you Kirby!

    I have a .243 in Remington Mountain Ti flavor, that weighs around 6#. This LR gun recoils less than the .243. It IS loud tho. I touched off a few rounds behind the house (I can only shoot to 350 Yds) and the neighbor came over the next day. He was hunting on his parents place about 800 Yds away @ 10:00 from where the shooting bench was. His buddy was hunting with him and wanted to know what kind of ordnance I was lighting off the previous day.

    If the shooter does their part, it will shoot better than 1/2 moa. I wouldn't hesitate to use it for hogs where you are shooting. Aim 1/3rd the way down the body right in the fold or crease of skin in front of the shoulder and they drop in their tracks. I don't know how big a hog has to be to survive a 175g SMK at a MV of 3450 fps. I haven't needed it, but I suspect that the 175g TSX would poke thru them, no matter how big the hog.


    N central indiana? How far are you from Lagrange, IN?
    Reply With Quote
      #68  
    Unread 01-29-2012, 09:09 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2006
    Location: New Mexico
    Posts: 1,653
    Re: Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.

    My 338 Lapua built by Kirby Allen. Not real heavy, but a thumper!
    Attached Thumbnails - Click to View Larger
    Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.-p9060020-1-338-lapua.jpg  
    Reply With Quote
      #69  
    Unread 01-29-2012, 12:57 PM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Mar 2008
    Location: N. Central Indiana
    Posts: 608
    Re: Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by meatyrem View Post
    N central indiana? How far are you from Lagrange, IN?
    50 or so miles. I really do need to get back to Longshot and start practicing again.
    Reply With Quote
      #70  
    Unread 01-29-2012, 01:33 PM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Sep 2010
    Location: Coldwater michigan
    Posts: 598
    Re: Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.

    I was thinking that you are probably close to that one but not sure. I'm about 45 min or so northeast of it. I'd really like to go there but I'm not sure how often I could make it to justify that membership.
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Pictures of big heavy longrange rifles -let's see them.
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    How heavy a gun is too heavy for hauling? 7mmpredator Backpack Hunting 48 10-26-2010 07:46 PM
    longrange 22-6mm ack joe30007 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 11 06-30-2009 06:38 AM
    Pictures of your longrange rifles arrow Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 2 12-18-2007 06:35 PM
    Got my first longrange rig need some help dozerb2002 The Basics, Starting Out 18 12-01-2007 08:52 PM
    Pictures of longrange hunting rig Jon2 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 6 08-31-2007 07:27 PM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:20 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC