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Navy SEALs just got a brand new toy!

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  1. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    SLEEK SNIPER: AS50 Semi-Automatic Rifle
    The Navy SEALs just got a new weapon for the war on terror: a .50 caliber rifle light enough to carry, and easy enough to disassemble in three minutes. Check out the fruits of NSWC Crane and Accuracy International's labors.






    By David Crane
    Editor, DefenseReview.com


    Looks like the U.S. Navy SEALs just got a brand new tool for the War on Terror. The boys at NSWC Crane (Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana) have apparently been busy little beavers -- one of the projects they've been working on is a little .50 BMG (12.7x99mm) bad boy, the AS50 Semi-Automatic Rifle, and it's the result of NSWC Crane's teaming with Accuracy International (AI).
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  2. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    .50, just not for anti-personel use. Riiight;)
     
  3. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    is the war on terror still happening? N8, how's that going? about the same as this guy?
     
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    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    When you absolutely, definitely must blow a hole the size of a watermelon in some poor bastard.
     
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    woohoo we love the 50!
     
  6. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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    this is a myth. you can use a .50 cal against any target you want. There is no geneva convention stipulation against it. In the end every weapon is an anti-personnel weapon.
     
  7. MTB_Rob_NC

    MTB_Rob_NC What do I have to do to get you in this car TODAY?

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    I am sure some good ole buddy of GWB with the help of the NRA will have that puppy on a Walmart shelf in a matter of days.
     
  8. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    From over a mile away too....

    :)
     
  9. ridetoofast

    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    mmmmm i think of certain avatar when you say that n8 bet you can't guess which one
     
  10. sisu

    sisu Chimp

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    50 cal, **** they pack a punch. Thanks for the post I like it, especially since hunting season is in full swing.
    By the way bikes afford easy access to some great hunting in the fall and spring.
     
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    H8R Cranky Pants

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    :think:




    Would there be anything left to eat if you hit something with that gun?
     
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    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    maybe if you were shooting an elephant, rhino, polar bear, etc

    i really don't think he was talking about hunting with that though, just mentioned hunting after he :drool:'d about the gun.

    personally id just like to shoot at inanimate objects with it and watch them explode
     
  13. Jayridesacove

    Jayridesacove Turbo Monkey

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    .50 cals are great. I want to reach out and touch someone with that rifle.
     
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    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    did anyone else immediately think of this?:

     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    Maybe they will shoot down planes with it. That's why they are banned in Calif.
     
  16. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Actually yes....

    Like the dolts at the "secret riding spot" in Seattle that used to haul washing machines and TV's and stuff to shoot at...and leave it all in the woods to rot. Shell casings and all......

    People who whoot are idiots. There. I said it.
     
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    VERY NICE...
    Thanks for the pictures...My bud was a SEAL Sniper..Those dudes are operators !!
     
  18. ridetoofast

    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    actually if i had the beavis looking smiley face i would've typed that...

    say what you will its cool to blow s h i t up
     
  19. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Reach out and touch someone...

    :)
     
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    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    wonderful...so how bout the responsible ones? i guess you think guns are bad and evil too huh?

    so you don't mind the drivers that say 'all bikers are idiots' then???
     
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    bigdrop05 Monkey

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    I just can't believe "ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER" of all people banned the .50 cal in California .....!
     
  22. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Oh come on.. have you seen the screw-ups who live in that state?


    The sharpest thing any of them should be allowed to have is a rubber ball!

    :p
     
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    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    nah, they might choke on it and start a class action lawsuit
     
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    Inclag Turbo Monkey

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    A real man uses one of these

     
  25. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Reminds me of that scene in Indiana Jones where a bad guy brings a sword to a gun fight... :p
     
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    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    i tried to google an image of that scene but couldn't find it :angry:
     
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    Ug say, man with stick stand no chance mile away from man with .50 cal.
     
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    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Choke on your ball gag you poser.
     
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    Yeah, you really have to worry about that kind of weapon being available to the public too... Soon every thug with 3 grand for a rifle (not to mention 6 dollars per round) will be toting one of them. Seriously, that's a pretty jacked up thing to lose sleep over. I wouldn't use them hunting... ever. We were told in training that a BMG round doesn't need to hit you to kill you, if it's close enough the energy behind an 840 grain round moving at over 2000 fps is more than enough to tear you apart. I'd like one in my platoon for sure, but not in deer camp.
     
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    BikeGeek BrewMonkey

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    Not really. Graphic video from Afghanistan.
     
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    AR_ Monkey

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    H-O-L-Y Sh*t!! Right.. next person that bloody tries to rob my Brooklyn..
     
  32. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Link dead
     
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    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    works for me.

    holy crap.

    let's hope the 2nd amendment nuts don't get all excited.
     
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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    So I guess the shrink isn't working out to well eh N8?
     
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    BikeGeek BrewMonkey

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    Google "nastymeds.wmv"
     
  36. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Those ain't people....

    That is from a varmit hunting video... those are not people but lil' furry animals (prairie dogs) in the US southwest being shot with a tiny little .177 cal round that is hauling ass.
     
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    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    You're a much better troll than that Fetal Expulsion bloke. :dead:
     
  38. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    That vid has been debunked for months now...
     
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    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    damn it sure is awful powerl looking for just a .177 i wonder what the muzzle velocity is

    also, how did you debunk it? where did you find that out?
     
  40. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Correction: Conjecture on my part - .17 cal; pushing a 20 gain bullet at over 4200 feet per sec... common for shooting varmits.


    Look at it objectively...check the scale of things like the trees and the grassy area at the end when the cam pulls back.

    Varmint hunter yes...sniper no.

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