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    The Germans had an anti-tank rifle used in WW2 that, if I remember correctly, was larger than a .50 calibre, but I don't know a whole lot about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nougabol View Post
    I think there's some 20 mm anti-material weapon, Yugoslav if I remember
    No it`s Croatian,RT-20.
    http://world.guns.ru/sniper/sn56-e.htm

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    i've just read a book mentioned about boys rifle and i thought such rifle should have its application in today sniper/ing field

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    i hope that's not a repost
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    Quote Originally Posted by ayanami_tard View Post
    is there any sniper rifle that used a bigger cartridge than .50?

    There's also the WWII era Lahti L-39 (20mm), a.k.a The Elephant Gun.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lahti_L-39

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Snooty View Post
    From Michael Yon's latest dispatch




    Neat. So they ditched the AI bipod for a harris, and use the bipod spigot for the nv rail?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ayanami_tard View Post
    is there any sniper rifle that used a bigger cartridge than .50?


    just asking
    and there is the NTW-20

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    Quote Originally Posted by adr1an0 View Post

    austrian sniper at a demonstration
    Failed rifle! We had do ditch these in the middle of active operations and switch to M110s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carbonrod View Post
    Neat. So they ditched the AI bipod for a harris, and use the bipod spigot for the nv rail?
    if they did, it would be a less-than-smart choice - the AI bipod is far better than the harris, even though probly more expensive.

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    Then there's your reason why, cost. Our Army is run by bean counters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirpad View Post
    if they did, it would be a less-than-smart choice - the AI bipod is far better than the harris, even though probly more expensive.
    It maybe personal choice, most the later model bipods that AI uses are spring loaded and tend to extend the legs unexpectedly or fold down. Some guys prefer to remove them during patrolling and put them on when required. The harris offers more flexibility and I find even at their shortest setting on the standard bipod at times can be to long.

    The standard bipod can attach to the UNS/NOD rail still.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MG 3 View Post
    Failed rifle! We had do ditch these in the middle of active operations and switch to M110s.
    huh, what, you hat to throu away your weapons? why, didnt work at all, or wasn accurate/loading problems?

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    Quote Originally Posted by adr1an0 View Post
    huh, what, you hat to throu away your weapons? why, didnt work at all, or wasn accurate/loading problems?
    "Ditched" as in they were ordered to stop using them and start using the M110's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ruffneck99 View Post
    i hope that's not a repost
    Very nice. Urban sniping requires other than just a ghille.

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