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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2010 10:49 pm    Post subject: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

It seems that there is a new record for a long distance kill by a military sniper!


www.nypost.com/p/news/...3HgWlmEgRL

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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 12:19 am    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

2475 meters yip thats a looong way allright. good use of a couple of rounds.

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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 4:53 am    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

Thanks for the alert. This is very impressive and I've read that the bullet fall at this distance is around 100m.

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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 6:10 am    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

Just found another news story that has a few more details.

www.dailymail.co.uk/ne...-kill.html

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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 7:52 am    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

Holy cra.........wow! The bullet drop alone is farther than most shots normal people take!

My little mind is officially blown. I wanna see the dope sheet on those two shots!
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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 3:23 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

I assumed this was a .50-cal. It was a .338, WOW!! Now I want to know what bullet he was using and what it's BC was. I assume it was a .338 Lapua for the cartridge.

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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 4:18 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

Accuracy International built .338 Lapua !!! Very Happy They do make it in a 300 Wimp Mag for those who haven't figured it out.........yet !!!

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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 5:56 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

chambered221 wrote:
They do make it in a 300 Wimp Mag for those who haven't figured it out.........yet !!!

That aint right. Sad
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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 6:45 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

Nice!!!!

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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2010 12:25 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

From another Forum, for those that want the details :-

The MOD claims a muzzle velocity of 936 m/s (3,071 ft/s) for the L115A3.
This implies the British military are using a high pressure load to attain this muzzle velocity.
Internal ballistic software predicted that a typical military .338 Lapua Magnum load using Lapua LockBase B408 bullets at an overall cartridge length of 91.44 mm (3.600 in) produces ≈ 460 MPa (66,833 psi) maximum piezo chamber pressure to achieve the claimed 936 m/s (3,071 ft/s) muzzle velocity.

Manufacturer: Lapua Description: Lock Base
Caliber: 0.338 in Weight: 250.0 gr
Ballistic Coefficient: 0.662 G1
Bullet Length (Library): 1.457 in
Muzzle Velocity: 3071.0 ft/s Distance to Chronograph: 10.0 ft
Sight Height: 1.90 in Sight Offset: 0.00 in
Zero Height: 0.00 in Zero Offset: 0.00 in
Windage: 0.000 MOA Elevation: 0.000 MOA
Line Of Sight Angle: 0.0 deg Cant Angle: 0.0 deg
Barrel Twist: 11.0 in Twist Direction: Right
Wind Speed: 10.0 mph Wind Angle: 90.0 deg
Target Speed: 10.0 mph Target Angle: 90.0 deg
Temperature: 85.0 °F Pressure: 29.92 in Hg
Humidity: 0.0 % Altitude: 4921.0 ft
Vital Zone Radius: 5.0 in
Std. Atmosphere at Altitude: No Pressure is Corrected: Yes
Zero at Max. Point Blank Range: No Target Relative Drops: Yes
Mark Sound Barrier Crossing: No Include Extra Rows: No
Column 1 Units: 1.00 in Column 2 Units: 1.00 MOA
Round Output to Whole Numbers: No
Output Data
Elevation: 3.635 MOA Windage: 0.000 MOA
Atmospheric Density: 0.06077 lb/ft³ Speed of Sound: 1144.1 ft/s
Maximum PBR: 361 m Maximum PBR Zero: 305 m
Range of Maximum Height: 169 m Energy at Maximum PBR: 3806.3 ft•lbs
Sectional Density: 0.313 lb/in² Stability at Muzzle: 2.353
Calculated Table
Range Drop Drop Windage Windage Velocity Mach Energy Time Lead Lead
(m) (in) (MOA) (in) (MOA) (ft/s) (none) (ft•lbs)(s) (in) (MOA)
0 -1.9 *** 0.0 *** 3075.1 2.688 5248.2 0.000 0.0 ***
100 -0.0 -0.0 0.5 0.4 2943.9 2.573 4810.1 0.109 19.2 16.8
200 -2.9 -1.3 2.0 0.9 2816.5 2.462 4402.9 0.223 39.2 17.1
300 -11.0 -3.2 4.5 1.3 2692.7 2.354 4024.2 0.342 60.2 17.5
400 -24.9 -5.4 8.1 1.8 2572.1 2.248 3672.0 0.467 82.2 17.9
500 -45.1 -7.9 13.0 2.3 2454.7 2.146 3344.4 0.597 105.1 18.4
600 -72.2 -10.5 19.1 2.8 2340.4 2.046 3040.0 0.734 129.2 18.8
700 -106.8 -13.3 26.6 3.3 2229.0 1.948 2757.5 0.878 154.5 19.3
800 -149.9 -16.4 35.5 3.9 2120.6 1.854 2495.9 1.029 181.1 19.8
900 -202.1 -19.6 46.1 4.5 2015.4 1.762 2254.4 1.188 209.0 20.3
1000 -264.7 -23.1 58.4 5.1 1913.5 1.672 2032.1 1.355 238.4 20.8
1100 -338.6 -26.9 72.5 5.8 1815.0 1.586 1828.3 1.531 269.4 21.4
1200 -425.1 -30.9 88.7 6.5 1720.3 1.504 1642.5 1.716 302.1 22.0
1300 -525.7 -35.3 107.0 7.2 1629.7 1.424 1474.1 1.912 336.6 22.6
1400 -642.0 -40.0 127.7 8.0 1543.6 1.349 1322.4 2.119 373.0 23.3
1500 -775.7 -45.2 150.8 8.8 1462.4 1.278 1187.0 2.338 411.5 24.0
1600 -929.0 -50.7 176.6 9.6 1386.6 1.212 1067.2 2.569 452.1 24.7
1700 -1103.9 -56.7 205.1 10.5 1316.8 1.151 962.4 2.812 494.9 25.4
1800 -1302.8 -63.2 236.4 11.5 1253.5 1.096 872.1 3.067 539.9 26.2
1900 -1528.2 -70.2 270.6 12.4 1197.3 1.047 795.7 3.336 587.1 27.0
2000 -1782.8 -77.8 307.6 13.4 1148.5 1.004 732.1 3.616 636.5 27.8
2100 -2069.0 -86.0 347.3 14.4 1106.5 0.967 679.6 3.908 687.9 28.6
2200 -2389.3 -94.8 389.7 15.5 1070.6 0.936 636.1 4.211 741.1 29.4
2300 -2746.2 -104.3 434.5 16.5 1039.3 0.908 599.5 4.523 796.1 30.2
2400 -3141.9 -114.3 481.8 17.5 1011.8 0.884 568.2 4.845 852.7 31.0
2500 -3578.6 -125.0 531.3 18.6 987.2 0.863 540.9 5.175 910.8 31.8

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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2010 12:37 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

Here's the rifle



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PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2010 8:27 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

wy111, thanks for the extra details. Now I'm even more impressed. A bullet with a .662 BC went this far!?! I would have guessed the bullet had a better BC than that. The Canadians use the Hornady A-Max in their .50-cals with a BC slightly better than 1.0.

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PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2010 5:25 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

Slim, Some years back I followed a series of articles on the development of the Chey-tac cartridge. I remember reading about how they went to some proving grounds somewhere in order to test bullets through a radar system.
As I recall the bullets were considered classified and very little information was given on them.

I often wondered if that technology would find it's way into the shooting sports...........maybe it has......maybe it hasn't......sure would of enjoyed reading more on the subject.

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PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2010 5:52 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

Slim, Get a chance look up "Lost River Technologies" and their "Balanced Flight" bullets.

It seems as though this is what I was reading about !!!

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PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2010 9:21 pm    Post subject: Re: LOOONNGGG distance shot! Reply with quote

chambered, thanks. Here is some more details. Makes my head spin!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.408_Chey_Tac
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