This is a discussion on Deer rifle? within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; http://www.securityarms.com/firearm/3514 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.950_JDJ Could be a fun "because I can" gun I guess. lol...
Holy cow! an 86 lbs rifle! jeez!!
Does it have a 'kick'?
I'm just asking...
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Rifle reported to cost $8K. Rounds $40 each.
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Now if they could only make a hollow point for it that would pentrate 10-12 inches and still dump 38,685 foot pounds of energy into the target you might just have the MAGIC BULLET.
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Hard to really determine the rounds size without something next to it for comparison (like a .458 Win Mag), but at 86 lbs, I'd say most of the recoil would be soaked up. I'd give it a shot (once). I shot both barrels of a .458 double "once." I can tell you it did NOT weigh 86 lbs, nor did I at the time.
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I live in Tucson, it's about 50 to 55 miles to the border as the crow flies. Can I hit targets at the border from my back yard?
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