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#1 Was the target in an armored car? If so, that could explain the use of a Barrett.
Posted by tipover 2013-02-21 01:08||
#2 You use what you got.
Over the top is good.
Posted by Skidmark 2013-02-21 01:48||
A competent rifleman could make that shot over open sights using a smaller caliber modern rifle.
Hell, I could make the shot at 60m, which means an INCOMPETENT rifleman could do it.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2013-02-21 09:17||
#4 At that range, it would literally tear the body apart. I think the ballistic effect, rather than accuracy, is what they were looking for.
Posted by Frozen Al 2013-02-21 09:38||
#5 sounds like an Elmer Fudd cartoon. Where you could look through the hole and see the landscape on the other side
Posted by Frank G 2013-02-21 10:35||
#6 Olympic shooting is done at 50m with a .22. The 10-ring is 10.4mm across.
Posted by Iblis 2013-02-21 11:04||
#7 Because he could?
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2013-02-21 11:24||
#8 At 60 meters a .50 cal shot would make a very messy scene that would not be easily washed away and long remembered. Los Zetas dont just kill their enemies, they cut their head and hands off, disembowl them and other ugly events to show they dont play games. To shoot someone with a AR15 would leave a hole, some flesh and blood. Shooting a guy with a .50 at that range will leave a giant mess, message to the world sent.
Posted by 49 Pan 2013-02-21 13:39||
#9 The "Z" are not known for their .... z-ubtlety.
Posted by Raider 2013-02-21 13:47||
#10 Wonder where the Barrett came from?
Posted by JohnQC 2013-02-21 18:38||