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Beautiful work...BIG hole, Wow!
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it is a cannon/rifle
Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it ......
'Wow' indeed! Someone points that thing at me...I'm ducking.
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Shooting that is bound to be a "hold my beer, watch this" moment.
If I gave a crap about what you think about my guns.....it was early this morning and I already flushed it!
From the link in the article:
Holy Cow. That's all I got to say... 17,487 ft lb? That's 8.7435 tons! We're going to start talking ballistics in tons! Ca-razy.The caliber equivalent of 2 bore (‘bore’ is generally interchangeable with ‘gauge’ in regard to caliber) is 1.326″ or 33.68mm! The bronze solid bullet weights 3500 grain / 1/2 pound / 226.80 grams!
While technically fired from a rifle these are more like massive shotgun slugs: a heavy projectile at a low velocity. The 2500 grain bronze solid leaves the barrel at 1500 ft/s and with 17487 ft·lb of energy.
That's like getting hit by a backhoe
Here's the 2 bore next to a .700 Nitro Express:
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Didn't know one could hunt with artillery.
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But how do you marinate a Tractor Trailer?
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thats going on my wish list!!!!
Recoil must be WICKED.
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Wow. THAT is no gun. It is a cannon!
I prefer to live dangerously free than safely caged!
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This opens up a Whole new category of firearm SFAP (Shoulder Fired Artillery Piece).
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That's the definition of a BFG!!
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Does it come in an AR platform?
Magazine <> clip - know the difference
martyr is a fancy name for crappy fighter
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