.50 BMG fired from hip

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

So it is pointless … but y’all know you want to try it 😉

Thanks to Jason for twittering me the video.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Jason Nelson Jason Nelson on Feb 20, 2009

    Hey guys...I'm the shooter. It was a waste of 5 bucks, but don't we waste much more in a couple plinking trips? There was actually a rotten pumpkin in the water that I was trying to hit, and I almost did. We have put several hundred rounds through the weapon in much more appropriate contexts...i.e. the range or blowing up random objects. Below is a link to another video of Chad (the owner) firing a round at a boulder over 2 miles away. Since it was an API round, you can see the flash of the round hitting the rock...even from my crappy cell phone video.




  • Don Don on Feb 23, 2009

    Eye protection???