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Long Range Hit....

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Old 01-08-2004, 08:53 PM
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Long Range Hit....

You talk about a long range target.....Mars. Shot a golf cart size "bullet" at that planet and hit it. What fraction of MOA would that be? [img]images/icons/shocked.gif[/img] Way to go JPL.
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Old 01-08-2004, 09:16 PM
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Re: Long Range Hit....

If you got some of the guys that hit mars together at a 1000y match they should be able to make 1 hole groups.
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Old 01-08-2004, 10:50 PM
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Re: Long Range Hit....

They would use guided projectiles though.
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Old 01-08-2004, 11:40 PM
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Re: Long Range Hit....

Did they read the wind, or take a sighter shot though? [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 01-09-2004, 07:09 AM
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Re: Long Range Hit....

Actually the amazing thing about it is they hit a MOVING TARGET.....off a MOVING BENCH that they COULDN'T SEE!!! Try that you hot shot long range shooters. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 01-09-2004, 08:00 AM
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They took two sighters, then made a direct hit.

Talk about expensive ammo! [img]images/icons/shocked.gif[/img]
If I can kill that coyote from here, Will you walk out to get him?
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Old 01-09-2004, 10:19 AM
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Re: Long Range Hit....

You better believe they didn't "dope" the wind or take sighter shots either.

They have advanced instruments for reading all conditions and math experts that do that for them on that 105 Million mile voyage to the target.

That was unreal.
Hope we see more pics of it soon.

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