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Posted: 12/29/2003 4:57:02 AM EDT
Hi everyone hope the holidays are going well for you.
I was wondering how well a .223 HBAR 20" or 24" flattop with a 10X scope would so in a sniper role?
What would be the effective range?
Link Posted: 12/29/2003 7:12:36 AM EDT
Airborne, it depends on what the role of the gun is INTENDED for.  As a sniper rifle, it would work if you have NO objects to penetrate, and you are within a reasonable distance (dicated by bullet type and weather conditions).  Is it the best?  Nope.  It just depends on the job you intend on doing.  Many will argue that as a sniper you don't need the rapid fire capability that you have with the AR.  I tend to agree, most police dept shootings are within 75 yds, BUT, you will generally only need one round if the shooter does his/her job (gotta be PC here).  

It all boils down to the specifics of the mission you are assigned.  HTH
Link Posted: 12/29/2003 3:01:36 PM EDT
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