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What is your hardest kicking rifle?

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Unread 02-14-2010, 12:24 AM
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Re: What is your hardest kicking rifle?

As expected the 50 BMG was a handfull...even with the brake on it, the 375BMG was a lot easier on the shoulder
The Ruger 77 in 7mag was a shoulder bruiser before I put a real recoil pad on it but the little 18" barreled H&R 12 guage shootin 3" slugs is just plain rude!
The SRH is fun to shoot with 45LCs but is nasty on both ends with fulll house 454 Casull loads!
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Re: What is your hardest kicking rifle?

Remington XCR is 375 RUM.. ouch!! then I put a muzzle breake on it and it still hurt...not much fun
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Re: What is your hardest kicking rifle?

-12 gauge 3 1/2" magnum 1 3/8 oz slug, just under 7 lbs.
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Re: What is your hardest kicking rifle?

My custom 500 NE in Ruger #1 with 107gr full power loads and 570 woodliegh proji's
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Re: What is your hardest kicking rifle?

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-12 gauge 3 1/2" magnum 1 3/8 oz slug, just under 7 lbs.
Leaves me groggy and disoriented for about 15-20 minutes.
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Re: What is your hardest kicking rifle?

I have shot a 300 waetherby no brake thats weighs under 7 pounds. I have a 30-378 shooting 180's without a brake. Have shot 240's in the 30-378 with the brake. The worst I have ever had against the shoulder even compared to a couple of 416's, shotguns, and a 50 bmg.... Merkel single shot stalking rifle chambered in 300 Win mag. I do not know the weight but it would kick the hell out of you even with a recoil pad on your shoulder. We were only shooting 165's and 180's.
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Re: What is your hardest kicking rifle?

1) 470 Nitro Exp double (not sharp but pushes you to a whole new plane)
2) savage 210 12 ga slug gun with 3 or 3.5in mags
3) 416 Rigby double
4) light weight stalker 375 h&h mag
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