posted on Feb, 19 2011 @ 11:41 PM
I would like to see how any man could actually fire the weapon as a true bolt action weapon.
My .50BMG was a bolt action magazine fed rifle. Surplus crap ammo was about $1.75/rd whereas the "store brand" ammo was about $4/rd and the match
grade followed in the neighborhood of $10/rd.
When folks ask me about what it was like shooting it, I tell them it feels like time stands still for a millisecond. Ear plugs AND muffs are damn
near mandatory and be prepared for a sore shoulder if you fire more than 6 - 10 rounds without a Limbsaver.
I traded mine once I realized I wasn't going to be doing any dumptruck hunting, the cost of ammo was prohibitive and there are few ranges that either
allow it or have the capacity (1000m minimum) to truly take advantage of it.
On the plus side, there is no rifle I've fired since that even slightly bothers me.
One other thing...when I brought it to the range, those around me waited for me to fire since some of them flinched from the discharge of my rifle
which disrupted their shooting.
I'm guessing the discharge of this rifle could cause soiled shorts all the way down the range line!
edit on 19-2-2011 by bozzchem because: (no
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