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The true power of .50 BMG

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  1. Younggun

    Younggun Doer of Deeds TGT Supporter Admin

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    A while back there was a video posted of some guy claiming the pressure wave from a BMM round popped a deers eyes out without hitting it. And everyone has heard about how if you use a .50 for hunting it will destroy all the meat.


    I got to test it out over the weekend hunting some extremely dangerous game. I had my fully automatic bolt action .50 BMG with single shot magazine in order to insure we could take these beasts down.


    I notice the bloodthirsty creature coming through the cut stalks of a grain field. Obviously stalking us am intending to make us his prey. Range was approx 75 yards. Way too close for comfort. Luckily I was able to quickly acquire him in the sights and bring him down before anyone was attacked.

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  2. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    What a shot! Glad the prey didn't charge you or otherwise try to attack.
     
  3. Vaquero

    Vaquero Pre-ban Staff Member Admin

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    If it had been a .50 BMG, you might be telling a different story.
    Those BMM are notoriously weak.
     
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  4. Dawico

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    Another good use of a firearm for personal defense.
     
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  5. Dawico

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    A 223 rifle must have way more power. They will destroy small game and blow them into pieces.

    That 50 looks like shot placement was the only thing that saved Younggun.

    Looks like the rabbit bled out.
     
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  6. ZX9RCAM

    ZX9RCAM Over the Rainbow bridge... TGT Supporter

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    Beat me to it
     
  8. Younggun

    Younggun Doer of Deeds TGT Supporter Admin

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    Dammit


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  9. easy rider

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    I think the 22 Nosler did more damage.
     
  10. V-Tach

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    Young one....no antlers yet....
     


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