Took 8 shots to put one on Target on a cold west Texas morning with a custom built Robert Vestal .408 Cheytac rifle! is it a record you be the judge!
The target was 53 inches wide, but at 3 miles away, it was hardly even visible. Poor had to account for friction and gravity, pointing his rifle a few degrees higher than the target. Wind, humidity, and temperature were also on his mind as he dialed in information on his rifle.
Poor fired, taking his time and making calculated adjustments. The first 7 were close, but didn’t hit. Then, 14 seconds after firing his 8th shot, he hit his target
It’s a big deal to hit a target from 3 miles away. When you’re looking at something that far, you have to realize that the earth is actually curving. A clear shot is just about impossible.
But that didn’t stop Bill Poor from