The world record shot was made with the Hill Country Rifle Extreme Long Range Carry Weight 375 CheyTac at the FTW Ranch in Texas.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 22, 2015
Hill Country Rifles today announced that Jim Spinella and the HCR team hit a 36” plate from a remarkable distance of 3800 yards (2.16 miles). The shot was made with the Hill Country Rifle Extreme Long Range Carry Weight 375 CheyTac at the FTW Ranch in Texas. This new rifle weighs 12.5 pounds without the scope.
The world record shot took place on June 20, 2015 at the FTW Ranch in Barksdale, Texas, known for their SAAM Precision training courses. The wind was blowing a steady nine mph with gusts up to 17 mph. The bullet was traveling from ground level to almost 330 feet vertically, before descending to target and was in the air for 8.52 seconds, much of that at subsonic velocity. The next target for the HCR team will be a 4000 yard shot in Q4 in 2015.
“We at HCR want to give a special thanks to Jim Spinella. Jim is a great reminder that our business does not exist without great customers,” stated Matt Bettersworth of Hill Country Rifles. “We build great rifles, but Jim has a great passion for shooting – his commitment to HCR is a testament to our dedication to both our work and our customers.”
- Hill Country Rifle Extreme Long Range Carry Weight 375 CheyTac
- Stiller Precision action (http://www.viperactions.com)
- Benchmark match, 27” fluted 1:11 twist barrel (http://www.benchmark-barrels.com)
- McMillan A3/5 adjustable stock customized by Hill Country Rifle to fit action (https://www.mcmillanusa.com/mcmillan-rifle-stocks/)
- Hill Country Rifle Accurizing with aluminum pillar and glass bedded action
- Baer Custom trigger guard and 7 round DBM (https://www.lesbaer.com)
- Jewell trigger, set 2.0 pounds
- Nightforce Beast 5-25X56 Scope (http://nightforceoptics.com/beast)
- Hill Country Rifle custom 200 MOA scope mount with Nightforce 34mm rings
- Benchmark Miller Brake for recoil reduction (http://benchmark-barrels.com/Benchmark_Barrels/Benchmark_Barrels_-_Muzzle_Brakes.html)
- CheyTac 375 precision ammunition with 350 grain match bullets
- Muzzle Velocity: 3044 fps with extreme spread of only 6 fps
- Ballistic coefficient: .810 G1
- Barrel Twist: 1 in 11 inches
- Twist Direction: Right
- Distance: 3800 yards
- Temperature: 86°F
- Humidity: 50%
- Air Density Altitude: 4280 ft
- Wind Speed: 16.5 mph
- Wind Angle: 17°
- Time of Flight: 8.593 sec
- Velocity at target: 850.7 fps
- Energy at target: 562.4 ft-lbs
About Hill Country Rifles
Hill Country Rifles and Hill Country Handguns have over 120 years combined gunsmithing experience and promises all work to be of the highest quality and craftsmanship with some of the best delivery times in the industry.
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