Longest recorded rifleshot ever?


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Feb 26, 2003
Pueblo, CO
Does anybody know what it is? I'm aware of Kreg Slack's 3125 yd. prairie dog, but has there been anything farther on a live target??
ya like 2700 yard, by a canadian sniper in afganistan. I dont know exactly the distance but it was with a mcMillian 50. I guess us candians can brag bout that since it broke a record from vietnam, and that was Carlos Hathcocks kill at about 2500 with a 50.
Heard he was happy to have the American ammo. Said he couldn't have done it with the Canadian stuff. It's loaded to "cool".
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Have you seen the picture of this? It was floating around on the web for a while.

Strong medicine.
Can someone tell us Craigs info with the rig he used and what type of scope? that kinda thing I cannot find anything on the net.
Not bad shootin Kregg,

Took the shot under combat conditions hey? That must have been really stressful having to engage a target at that distance. Looks like they were in real danger. Great work by our snipers but the media sure sucks at telling a story....

Couldn't help but notice the sarcasm in your last post about "must have been really stressful having to engage a target at that distance". I doubt it was stressful, but you can bet the guy on the pointy end will not be flying planes into a building, ferrying RPG's around or anything else hurtful to our country.

Please don't tell me he was just delivering the mail!
Welcome Kregg.
Hey Dakor-- check out www.slrharbor.com for the article about the two mile attempts also.

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dakor,..that 3125yd shot can be researched in the book "precision shooting at 1000yds". I beleive it was made with a 338lapua from some looong barrel and a scope base which looked to be 1ft in height.
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