Having a keen interest in all things military, and all things technology, this combines the two.
Official Site – XactSystem™ Precision Guided Firearms | TrackingPoint
If you look on the homepage, there is a section called Extreme Distance Hunting. There is a you tube video... take a look, nothing dodgy I promise.
What's your opinion?
I see it as a great advance in technology, a great leap forward in a theatre of war, a great feat of human engineering.
However, as a hunting tool, doesn't it just remove all the instinctiveness, skill and time and effort that goes along with it.
I find it difficult to accept that there is any skill involved in using this equipment at all.
They come across as rifle toting hooligans without care or regard for the animals. I'm sure the majority of those shots were humane and the animals were required for cull.
AND... what happens when the batteries die...? how good a shot are they then?
The Mark 1 Eyeball and well trained marksman are still getting my vote