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Old 02-15-2012, 03:54 PM   #1415
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I wouldn't bother with the 308 myself. It's BC is terrible and begins to severely slack off past 500 yards. This is the reason why I built my gun on the 6.5 Grendel round as it has better BC at long range and is better at 800-1,000 than the 308. Only downside is at that range the 6.5 Grendel doesn't have as much kinetic energy as the 308.

If you really want a long range gun look into 260 rem or 7mm.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:25 PM   #1416
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I wouldn't bother with the 308 myself. It's BC is terrible and begins to severely slack off past 500 yards. This is the reason why I built my gun on the 6.5 Grendel round as it has better BC at long range and is better at 800-1,000 than the 308. Only downside is at that range the 6.5 Grendel doesn't have as much kinetic energy as the 308.

If you really want a long range gun look into 260 rem or 7mm.
Good to know. I've mainly only shot handguns and more recently my .223, but never long range.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:32 PM   #1417
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Debating setting up as a firearms sponsor on the C5 sight! Any of you Houston guys feel free to look up www.shtffirearms.com
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:36 PM   #1418
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Debating setting up as a firearms sponsor on the C5 sight! Any of you Houston guys feel free to look up www.shtffirearms.com
Small world! I met the owner when I first got my car, and I've seen him at a couple of street meets here in Houston. Seems like a really cool guy.
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:03 PM   #1419
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Old 02-15-2012, 06:10 PM   #1420
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Old 02-15-2012, 07:36 PM   #1421
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One of my new up and coming toys. If all goes right on the time table, it should be gracing my gun safe in about 16 weeks. Other than a European manufacturer who started making these a couple of years ago, this rifle has not been manufactured for about 67 years. An original would be worth the price of a house. Mine will look exactly like the one in the background with the white trigger and white gas block.

Any of my Gen 5 Camaro brethren know what it is?

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I got it, it's a time warp machine camoflauged to look like a really old rifle.
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Old 02-15-2012, 07:40 PM   #1422
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I'll take more pics later of my arsenal; but I'm really into BMFG's

I have over 100+ in my collection. I have several full autos, etc...


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A 4x on a .50 cal? hrmmm lol
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:08 PM   #1423
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Your really warm... Right time period - correct military force. Hint: only a special branch of that military force carried them...
FG 42 built for the airborne infantry.

I found that exact same pic on these guys website. A gun maker in texas makes them as well.

http://smgguns.com/

After looking at them I would love to have one as well but I can't see dropping $5,000 for one.
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:12 PM   #1424
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A 4x on a .50 cal? hrmmm lol

Thats a ACOG specifically designed for the 50 BMG!

Shown mounted on my BA-50 at a 600 yard range, effectively hitting the targets down range!
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:32 PM   #1425
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Thats a ACOG specifically designed for the 50 BMG!

Shown mounted on my BA-50 at a 600 yard range, effectively hitting the targets down range!
I don't deny its strength but I'd be doing 1000 yards + with a .50
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:42 PM   #1426
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I don't deny its strength but I'd be doing 1000 yards + with a .50
Considering most combat kills with BMG's are less than 600 yards, it's perfect!

However, if I want to reach out beyond 600+ , this is my back-up

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Old 02-15-2012, 08:48 PM   #1427
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If there are any Canadians on this thread, I'm sure you'll be thrilled.

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