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    Fricken' laser beams...

    Article on the latest record distance sniper engagement - the reporter's description of the weapon is just bollocks...

    SAS sniper hits terrorist from 2.4 kilometres out

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    And all ive heard is how sad it was that this guy was killed by this monster, honestly some people!!
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    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    The shot is more than 500m further than the longest recorded shot - that of decorated United States Navy SEAL veteran Chris Kyle. He killed more than 150 enemies in his military career including a shot that hit a target more than 1,900m away in Baghdad in 2008.

    Clearly the author of this article is unfamiliar with the Longest recorded kills 1,250 m (1,367 yd) or greater.

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    I especially liked the bit about "so powerful it can vapourise a person's insides..."

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    I am positive Hathcock has recorded a kill shot over 2k with a .50bmg.


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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    I am positive Hathcock has recorded a kill shot over 2k with a .50bmg.


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    That's what the link in my initial reply states.

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    Ah. Just going on what I remembered coz I read his book several times.
    Didn't look at the link that hard.


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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    Ah. Just going on what I remembered coz I read his book several times.
    Didn't look at the link that hard.


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    Better than the reporter did, though clearly this is more proof that they wont let the truth get in the way of a good headline.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by timattalon View Post
    Better than the reporter did, though clearly this is more proof that they wont let the truth get in the way of a good headline.....
    Please don't call them a reporter. It insinuates they actually research and fact check

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maca49 View Post
    And all ive heard is how sad it was that this guy was killed by this monster, honestly some people!!
    Sometimes I regret reading the comments on articles, it makes me sad just how un-informed and stupid some people are.
    I read a comment saying about how the ISIS fight probably has a wife and kids, and who are the real terrorist here.

    If this person knew even 0.1% of the atrocities ISIS has done, they would not have made such a stupid comment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beetroot View Post
    Sometimes I regret reading the comments on articles, it makes me sad just how un-informed and stupid some people are.
    I read a comment saying about how the ISIS fight probably has a wife and kids, and who are the real terrorist here.

    If this person knew even 0.1% of the atrocities ISIS has done, they would not have made such a stupid comment.
    Anerica has performed zero atrocities
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    What cal was it? 375 or 408?
    Please excuse spelling, as finger speed is sometimes behind brain spped........ Or maybe the other wayy.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beaker View Post
    What cal was it? 375 or 408?
    The one that vaporizes insides of course!
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    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    The one that vaporizes insides of course!
    F sorry, I just realised what a stupid question I asked..... ie media to tell the whole story, or even just some of the important facts
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    Please excuse spelling, as finger speed is sometimes behind brain spped........ Or maybe the other wayy.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    Anerica has performed zero atrocities
    Who is "Anerica" ??? Gibo is your nose blocked?
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