It doesn't "look" like 500yrds but I'm not about to call anyone a liar. Somebody with a milldot scope and a big Hi-def computer screen should range it out for us... HaHa. Oh and 22lr will go through a drum all day. Even out of a Walther P22.
There are many things in life that are out of my control. Recoil isn't one of them.