On September 28th, 2014, a team from Hill Country Rifles joined with expert instructors from FTW Ranch to attempt a 3600 yard shot onto a 36” steel target. At more than 2 miles, it will take the bullet a full 7.2 seconds to reach the target.
New Jersey native Jim Spinella is not a stranger to long distance shooting, but this shot would be a new personal record. One that few would ever consider attempting.
Rifle: Hill Country Rifles Custom 375 CheyTac (http://www.hillcountryrifles.com/cata…)
Optics: Schmidt & Bender 5-25X56mm PM-2 scope
Distance: 3606.41 Yards (2.049 Miles)
Target: 36″ circular steel plate
Altitude: 2000 ft.
Temp: 70 degrees
Elevation: 60.2 mil (26.8 in rail, 22.6 in turret, 10.8 hold over)
Windage: 3.5 mil left
Billy Carter made a longer 3,650 yard (2.07 miles) shot in 2013, but it was at a much larger 12’x12′ square target, not the much smaller 3′ target Spinella made here.