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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 3/17/2002 10:40:12 PM EST
[Last Edit: 3/17/2002 11:07:33 PM EST by pdxshooter]
[url]http://www.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/asiapcf/central/03/17/savidge.fireice.otsc/index.html[/url] "We come across an abandoned red Toyota pickup hidden from our approach by a small depression. Since it's one of the favorite modes of transportation for Taliban fighters, the soldiers advance cautiously. The truck is empty. To make sure it stays that way, a Canadian sniper steps forward and aims his .50-caliber rifle at the grille. The shot explodes into the engine block and kicks up a cloud of dust behind the back wheels: The slug went clean through the entire truck." Now just what can you add to that?
Link Posted: 3/17/2002 10:50:46 PM EST
[url]www.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/asiapcf/central/03/17/savidge.fireice.otsc/index.html[/url] How about a live link?
Link Posted: 3/17/2002 10:52:57 PM EST
Link Posted: 3/18/2002 5:38:14 AM EST
Jeez, this article makes it sound like he just strolled up to the truck, shouldered his Barrett and pulled the trigger. He must have bee a pretty big guy.
Link Posted: 3/18/2002 6:19:43 AM EST
Arc.....The article says that it was a CANADIAN sniper!! By definition since he was a Canadian he was BIGGER!!! ......LOL Just kidding Thanks for the link PDX I have been trying to confirm that our snipers had .50s ever since I read about our team taking out Talis at 1500 yards!! There was no way I could belive that they did that with a Parker Hale...no matter how good a shot he was!
Link Posted: 3/18/2002 6:29:45 AM EST
We should give up our target rifles because they use them to snipe with? If we follow that logic, every Remington 700 with a heavy barrel and a decent scope is a military style sniper rifle, and not for public consumption. If this doesn't finally get Joe Schmuck the three shot per year deer hunter's attention, what will?
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