Long Range Pistols from No4 s in .303

Discussion in 'Shooting, Hunting and Fishing' started by ugly, Sep 21, 2009.

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  1. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Does anyone remember those cut down No.4 rifles, just ahead of the mag, maybe a 6 inch barrel fitted with bipods and shot from flying chairs?
    I'm looking for some pics if anyone knows where they live?
  2. I remember them. but I don't have any pictures.
  3. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Guns Review did pics of them and for a while they were deemed not offensive by those crusty cretins in the notional rifle association!
  4. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Right sod it I fancy knocking one up, I think I will look at a bog standard .303 first and maybe a 7.62 x 39 later.
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  5. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    I need to knock up a pistol grip so a shortened bolt for that and how much barrel do I need?
  6. Wordsmith

    Wordsmith LE Book Reviewer

    Excuse my idiot question, but isn't the recoil from a cut down .303 going to be a bit interesting?

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  7. 300mm minimum, of course ;)
  8. They were highly offensive in terms of noise level and muzzle blast, to the extent that use provoked instant complaint from other range users because you had (usually) a crusty type sitting in a ludicrous chair contraption letting go with a true hand cannon about a metre off the ground with the muzzle roughly on the same horizontal line as prone shooters heads.
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  9. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Yup you fire them sitting from a low bench, use either a moderator or muzzle break (if you are really anti social) and a bipod! You also need a long eye relief scope, trust me!
  10. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Fit a mod as standard
  11. Almost as ally as the sawn off Enfields used by tunnellers
  12. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    I wonder if it counts as humane destruction device?
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  13. Stop it, bad man.

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  14. I think it is classed as an Insane Destruction Device!
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  15. [​IMG]
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