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Saturday, March 26, 2011

long-range semi auto

For lazy bastards who don't like to manually cycle an action, or worse: us lazy left-handers who have difficulty finding left-handed weaponry... semi-auto rifles do the trick.

But what if you want to reach out far, say 1000 or 1500 yards.

What are your options?

There's the 13 pound, "bantam-weight" 6061 billet aluminum receiver Bad News by Noreen in .338 Lapua chambering, AR-stye for Black Gun enthusiasts.

At somewhere south of $5K for the basic package, you might even fool your wife into thinking it's affordable.

another option is the Cobb/Bushmaster platform, though examples are few and far between. Good luck finding one.

And in the same weight/price class, the beefy-looking RND 2000, also chambered in 338 Lapua.

Last up, and in a class of it's own, this 18 pound beast looking more like a BAR hunting rifle on steroids - the VR1 from the guy who makes the Windrunner 50.

The maker claims they are "THE MOST BAD ASS RIFLES ON PLANET EARTH!"

Just shy of 8 grand to buy this thing. Available in many different chamberings starting from unnecessary up to super-obnoxious.

Git summ!

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