DAYUM! Watch The .950 JDJ; The Largest Caliber Center Fire Rifle In The World In Action [Video]

August 3, 2013 at 9:22 am

‘Merica hell yeah!

Proceed with caution prog kidz, it’ll make you wet your pants.

Via Warner Todd Houston at Mr. Conservative

The big iron was made by Ohio-based SSK Industries and packs a wallop both on the range and in the wallet.

The monstrous bullet this piece fires costs about $40 a shot and is made up of 2,400 grains of lead and 240 grains of smokeless powder. When fired it flies at about 2,100 feet per second. The bullet is “25,400 foot pounds of muzzle energy and recoil is 277 foot pounds of recoil energy which is like firing ten thirty aught sixes at one time,” said Dave Fricke of Millennium Manufacturing. [...]

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1st Shooter: Dave Fricke, Millennium Manufacturing
2nd Shooter: Jim Bosserdet, Knight Rifles Engineer
3rd Shooter: Logan Early, Drummer for Calling Glory
4th Shooter: Jones Beene, Guitarist for band Calling Glory

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The guys from Knight Rifles “Americas Muzzleloader” head out to the range to shoot the largest center fire rifle ever made. Only 12 people have ever shot the .950 JDJ as a rifle and only 3 were ever made this was the first and the lightest weighing in at 50 lbs.. 2400 grain bullet and 240 grains of powder.

Knight Rifles are 100% American made, Handcrafted, Lightweight Muzzle loaders that surpass all others in Accuracy, Smooth Operation & Deadly, Downrange Stopping Power.

Knight is considered by many to be the finest, safest and most versatile black powder rifle ever made. From Knights early years in Centerville Iowa to their new home in East Tennessee, Knight has been a Leader & True Pioneer in the World of Modern Muzzleloading.

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