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Old December 28, 2012, 02:03 PM   #1
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Whats your biggest/loudest/most powerful rifle?

Just thought it would be interesting to know what everyones most powerful rifle is, since I'm a fan of guns that go boom with authority . Since I only have a small collection as of now, mine would be my Mosin Nagant M91/30.
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Old December 28, 2012, 02:34 PM   #2
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I see your 52,000 PSI and raise you to 60,000 PSI with my .30-06.
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Old December 28, 2012, 02:39 PM   #3
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Powerful? As defined by what?

My Sharps makes a nice, satisfying boom, especially when it's stoked with black powder. It's not the most powerful rifle I own, but it makes plenty of noise.
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Old December 28, 2012, 02:46 PM   #4
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Powerful? As defined by what?
I guess what I mean by most powerful is the amount of foot pounds your rifle can generate on average, with a little consideration to the amount of noise it makes
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Old December 28, 2012, 02:47 PM   #5
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I see your 52,000 PSI and raise you to 60,000 PSI with my .30-06.
Then I'll raise you another 1,800 psi for my .308 (TikkaT3)
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Old December 28, 2012, 03:15 PM   #6
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My Rifles, in ascending order..
.22 Hornet, .222 Rem, .223 Rem, .22-250, .243 Win, 6mm Rem, .25-06, 6.5x55 Swede, .30-30, .30-40, .308 Win, 7.62x54R, .303 British, 7.7x58 Jap, 8mm Mauser, .350 Rem Mag, .375 H&H Mag, .45-70, and .458 Win Mag.

Most powerful? by fl/lbs? easy, look it up.

Loudest? without hearing protection they are ALL bad. with protection the 7.62and .308 carbines have a real bark. And the .350 carbine is in a class of its own

The .458 is odd, to me, I don't notice the noise, as much as the recoil...
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Old December 28, 2012, 03:26 PM   #7
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Then I'll raise you another 1,800 psi for my .308 (TikkaT3)
Ill raise another 3200 with my 7mm Mag
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Old December 28, 2012, 03:38 PM   #8
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My Boys 20mm anti-tank rifle.

Just kidding...actually it's my Sako {pronounced "Socko"} Model 75, bolt gun, in 30-06 caliber.
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Old December 28, 2012, 06:03 PM   #9
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My Ruger#1 in 375 H&H Mag. A sweet shooter and I just love the looks of the Number 1
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Old December 28, 2012, 06:03 PM   #10
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.300 RUM; no break, no pad
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Old December 28, 2012, 06:08 PM   #11
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.300 Win Mag. Love it.
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Old December 28, 2012, 07:38 PM   #12
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My Ruger No. 1 in 45-70 Gov't can go from pretty mild to very hot. It's a sweet shooter too.
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Old December 28, 2012, 07:45 PM   #13
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.30-06 and 7mm Mag

I think both are a little bit overkill for the deer around here.
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Old December 28, 2012, 07:57 PM   #14
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Old December 28, 2012, 09:16 PM   #15
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Custom Mauser 98 in 9.3x62. The 25" barrel helps with both recoil and velocity.

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Old December 28, 2012, 09:24 PM   #16
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Loudest....... .257 Weatherby with a muzzle break
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Old December 28, 2012, 09:50 PM   #17
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Most powerful is my 338 win mag. Loudest is my 30-06 with a muzzle brake.
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Old December 28, 2012, 10:03 PM   #18
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The loudest that I own and shoot are a 340WBY and a 300WBY. The loudest that I have ever heard was a braked 338-378WBY. It literally set of multiple car alarms over 50yds away. I believe at that range now, braked rifles are not allowed on the line at the same time as normal, unbraked rifles.
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Old December 28, 2012, 10:15 PM   #19
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If you measure by the amount of flame coming out the muzzle, I nominate my M38 Mosin. Sumbitch looks like a flame thrower at night....
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Old December 28, 2012, 10:31 PM   #20
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Bushmaster BA50 50 BMG.....

I just parted with it just before Christmas... I loved it but it was just too heavy for a man with back problems to load and unload..lol

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Old December 28, 2012, 11:10 PM   #21
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Just my Marlin 336 30-30.
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Old December 29, 2012, 10:24 AM   #22
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I have this rifle chambered in .405 Winchester and an original '95 Winchester lever-action in same chambering. Either of them are marginally sufficient to handle any varmints that may sneak out of Hanford-

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Old December 29, 2012, 11:46 AM   #23
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My Weatherby 7MM Mag



Kicks like a mule

But is a flat shooter

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Old December 29, 2012, 01:22 PM   #24
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Bush master 50bmg bolt gun on every thing but kick.

most kicking gun I have is my fathers 458 lott.
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Old December 29, 2012, 01:24 PM   #25
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We don't sneak..we drive out at the end of our shift, like everyone else!
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