VIDEO: IMPOSSIBLE 200-Yard Snub Nose Revolver Shot

VIDEO: IMPOSSIBLE 200-Yard Snub Nose Revolver Shot

Can Jerry Miculek pull it off while shooting the handgun upside down, one-handed … using his pinky finger? Watch to find out!

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  1. A number of years ago, I ran a commercial reloading company. We were situated in a small industrial park, and across the parking lot from our shop was a sandpit with a high bank on the other side – a good safe place to test our ammo. Standing in the parking lot, it was about 100 yards to the bank. While the test firing was mainly for function – does it go bang? – we didn’t waste the opportunity to get in some practice as well. A one-gallon plastic milk jug set on the bank was the target. Jerry Miculek, I’m definitely not. But shooting a 2 inch snubby (a Charter Arms Undercover, if I recall correctly, with 38 Special midrange wadcutter loads), we could put a good scare into that milk carton, and hit it fairly regularly. And no, we didn’t try it upside down with the little finger on the trigger!

    The useful lesson here is that the short barrel is not really the problem with shooting a snubby revolver or semi-auto at long range. The problem is the sights (often fixed) and the short sight radius. Of course, the short barrel gives lower velocity than a longer barrel, but with a handgun, the difference is not that great between a 2″ barrel and a 4″ or 6″ barrel. If the bullet comes out spinning properly from a properly crowned barrel, then it should fly true. The rest is up to the shooter….

  2. Not to take anything away from Mr. Miculek. What he has accomplished in the world of firearms is so impressive, I can’t come up with the words. As for this impossible shot described above. I think it was done, by probably the best shooter and marksman of the last 50 years, at least. That person is Bob Munden and his abilities were beyond reproach. He is missed.


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