by Adam Wilson APO Marksmanship Activities Coordinator
U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- I’ve spent enough time carrying precision rifles as an Army Sniper and as a professional firearms instructor to understand there is a time and place for everything or more accurately, every rifle. Some situations call for a big bore extreme long range rifle with a 28” plus barrel, other times the correct answer is going to be a more compact lightweight, yet still accurate solution. The key is figuring out which you need beforehand because carrying a 28+ pound rifle up a mountain isn’t “fun” by any stretch of the imagination.
I had the misfortune of experiencing this firsthand on more than one occasion while carrying an M107 Barrett .50cal, ammo and support equipment while deployed. Now in my day job as a rifle marksmanship instructor, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with students from a variety of backgrounds to include professional hunters, outfitters, extreme long range shooters and law enforcement snipers. On more than one occasion I’ve had students share experiences where they realized their ability to quickly get into a position and take a successful shot …Read the Rest