Longest recorded rifleshot ever?

sscoyote

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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??
 

Dowierj

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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.
 

littletoes

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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". images/icons/grin.gif
 

4ked Horn

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>ya like 2700 yard, by a canadian sniper in afganistan. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Have you seen the picture of this? It was floating around on the web for a while.

Strong medicine.
 

dakor

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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.
 

Dowierj

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Not bad shootin Kregg, images/icons/shocked.gif

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....
 

Randy in Va

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Dowierj,

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!
 

sscoyote

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Welcome Kregg.
Hey Dakor-- check out www.slrharbor.com for the article about the two mile attempts also.

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JustC

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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. images/icons/shocked.gif
 

QuietHunter

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Welcome Kregg. Nice shooting. Neat techniques.

BTW, you might want to run a spell check on your web site...
 

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