[VIDEO] 2 Mile Rifle Shot Using 375 CheyTac Rifle
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A video has been released showing a 2 mile long shot being made with a custom 375 CheyTac rifle. Based on the info available, it looks like the rifle was specially setup for the purpose. Just the rail and turret had a combined elevation of 49.4 mil.
Here is the video description:
Hill Country Rifles
On September 28th, 2014 a team from Hill Country Rifles joined with expert instructors from FTW Ranch to attempt a 3600 yard shot onto a 36” steel target. At more than 2 miles, it will take the bullet a full 7.2 seconds to reach the target.
New Jersey native Jim Spinella is not a stranger to long distance shooting, but this shot would be a new personal record. One that few would ever consider attempting.
Rifle: Hill Country Rifles Custom 375 CheyTac (http://www.hillcountryrifles.com/cata…)
Optics: Schmidt & Bender 5-25X56mm PM-2 scope
Distance: 3606.41 Yards (2.049 Miles)
Target: 36” circular steel plate
Altitude: 2000 ft.
Temp: 70 degrees
Elevation: 60.2 mil (26.8 in rail, 22.6 in turret, 10.8 hold over)
Windage: 3.5 mil left
Wind calls by FTW instructor Doug Prichard.