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Posted: 7/20/2008 5:02:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:03:45 PM EDT
Despite all the video evidence of the whoop-ass that thing packs, I still want to shoot it.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:04:15 PM EDT
Welcome to 1813.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:04:26 PM EDT
I've never shot that caliber, but is it really that hard to manage? And by that hard, I mean impossible?
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:05:57 PM EDT

Originally Posted By usptac:
Despite all the video evidence of the whoop-ass that thing packs, I still want to shoot it.


Yup.

Once.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:08:33 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Leadbetter:
I've never shot that caliber, but is it really that hard to manage? And by that hard, I mean impossible?


Last dude does a damn good job.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:10:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By LVMIKE:

Originally Posted By Leadbetter:
I've never shot that caliber, but is it really that hard to manage? And by that hard, I mean impossible?


Last dude does a damn good job.


Didn't see that. Nicely done.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:10:36 PM EDT
T-REX my ass..

Here is a T-REX rifle

tinypic.com/player.php?v=19pimp&s=3
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:11:23 PM EDT
WANT
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:13:29 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:13:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/20/2008 5:14:12 PM EDT by 70satvert]
Is it just me, or did no one in that video have a good stance or grip on the rifle?

ETA: Except the last guy. He seemed to be leaning into it a bit.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:16:30 PM EDT
I think the term you were looking for is ...

Weak little bitches

FREE




Originally Posted By 70satvert:
Is it just me, or did no one in that video have a good stance or grip on the rifle?

ETA: Except the last guy. He seemed to be leaning into it a bit.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:33:27 PM EDT
That rifle and home-range is owned by Saeed, the owner of www.accuratereloading.com - great guy - helped me out a lot when I was planning my first African safari. His family owns UAE airlines, and he owns a beautiful house with tons of animals, including cheetahs he rehabilitates. He allows anyone who visits him to try out the .577 rifle - most fire it with no problem - these videos you see are the "others".

Link Posted: 7/20/2008 6:25:48 PM EDT
750 grain triad with 10,077 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

You decide.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 6:30:49 PM EDT
Welcome to the late 90s and videos from accuratereloading
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 6:30:57 PM EDT

Originally Posted By JohnCrighton:
That rifle and home-range is owned by Saeed, the owner of www.accuratereloading.com - great guy - helped me out a lot when I was planning my first African safari. His family owns UAE airlines, and he owns a beautiful house with tons of animals, including cheetahs he rehabilitates. He allows anyone who visits him to try out the .577 rifle - most fire it with no problem - these videos you see are the "others".



I'd love to try the .577, and a .700NE while I'm at it.

I can use the recoil from the second gun to relocate my shoulder after the first one.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 6:38:31 PM EDT

Originally Posted By LVMIKE:


Last dude does a damn good job.



It's obvious to a trained eye that he was going to handle it better than any other. When I saw his stance and mount I knew he was going to get the best of the rifle.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 6:53:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/20/2008 6:53:56 PM EDT by randompeople]
Some .700 action for you...

www.ferlachguns.com/mm/megavideo.htm


ETA made hot
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 7:00:20 PM EDT

Originally Posted By America-first:
750 grain triad with 10,077 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

You decide.


I have a .600 OverKill.

I is basicly a rimless, belted .600NE that works in a bolt gun.

I can fire 900gr .620" diameter bullets at 2300fps (over 10K ftlbs). The powder charge is 170grs of H4350.

Any Arfcomer who makes it up to Ne. Pa. (I'm north of Scranton), can give her a whirl.

PM me, we'll fire a few rounds and then have a beer or three.



Link Posted: 7/20/2008 8:00:19 PM EDT
That sir, is an awesome sight.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 8:06:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By America-first:
750 grain triad with 10,077 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

You decide.


Isn't the .50 BMG about 12,000 FP? The .460 Weatherby is around 8,000 FP and I've heard that's a beast. Geez, makes the .458 WM I tried sound like a pansy round...
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 8:07:48 PM EDT
4 Bore >*
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 8:10:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By roboman:
Welcome to 1813. 10,000 B.C.


Link Posted: 7/21/2008 6:49:51 AM EDT
I don't and probably never will hunt the African Big 5, but I have to think...

Wouldn't a followup shot be difficult with that rifle? And don't say "You won't need one." Even the best shots miss now and then.

Personally I'd feel better with a .375H&H double rifle that I KNOW I can get a followup shot off with.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 8:13:43 AM EDT
There's a video interview with the creator of that rifle(Art Alphin?) and he says felt recoil is less than a .460 Weatherby. That's not saying much though-people I've talked with who have fired the .460 say it's the biggest kicker they've ever fired.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 1:35:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jrkarp:
I don't and probably never will hunt the African Big 5, but I have to think...

Wouldn't a followup shot be difficult with that rifle? And don't say "You won't need one." Even the best shots miss now and then.

Personally I'd feel better with a .375H&H double rifle that I KNOW I can get a followup shot off with.


The answer is no, not if you train.

If you look at my pic above, I'm letting the rifle climb, just rolling with it. The felt recoil is not as bad, like that.

Now, if you bear down, it won't climb like that.

I can get shots off at 2.5 second intervals. We were playing around at the range with it. I can smash a pumpkin, cycle the gun and smash another 2.5 seconds later (according to the timer). Both were at 20 to 25 yards away (any closere and you get "stuff" on ya )

That time could be reduced with more practice.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 1:56:30 PM EDT

Originally Posted By M4tty:
4 Bore >*


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