anyone owns a .50 BMG Steyr HS?

Discussion in 'Other Rifles' started by Gray_Wolf, Jul 23, 2006.

  1. Gray_Wolf

    Gray_Wolf New Member

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    One of the stores here in Canada has one for $5500 CND... :eek:

    anyone here has one? what's the recoul like?

    never shot a .50 bmg must be a hoot....:)
     
  2. Guest

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    I bought one 2 months ago but haven't been able to fire it yet.
     

  3. andy_760901

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    raisehal

    please would be post some pics of your rifle. i am in the process of importing one into my country for myself, there is little info and pics of this rifle and i am most interested in seeing more quality pics. if you would rather email tem then post on this forum my email is:

    [email protected]

    thanks for your time and congrats on an awesome rifle :)
     
  4. olli9022

    olli9022 Steyr Mannlicher Representative

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    Recoil is like a .243 Winchester with the very effective muzzle brake. Without the muzzle brake it will brake your shoulders.... :)
    Some pictures can be found at: http://www.steyr-arms.at/index.php?id=83
     
  5. andy_760901

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    thanks olli

    and if any of you have pics that u snapped yourself, please post ;)
     
  6. flyandscuba

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    Yep, I got one from CDNN's sale.

    Here's a pic...

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  7. AKDAN

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    flyandscuba, are you a left hander?
     
  8. flyandscuba

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    Left handed rifle shooter -- right handed (but left eye dominant) pistol shooter. One of my AR-15s is even a lefty...love it!
     
  9. sewerman

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    what size scope wold you use on the hs-50?
     
  10. sewerman

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    what size scope wold you use on the hs-50?
     
  11. sewerman

    sewerman Premium Member

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    thanks flyandscuba,

    i'm pushing around the idea for the son's and i to each throw in $500 and purchase one of these hs-50 for a family fun machine.

    hell , take her to the range,charge $ 10 for one shoot and a picture ...what a better way to meet people,
    share the steyr experience and recap the cost of ammo! :wink:
     
  12. flyandscuba

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    You can plan on $1700-2000 for the appropriate optics for this rifle.
     
  13. sewerman

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    flyandscuba,

    i guess leupold would be the scope most likely to considered?

    on a weapon this top rate why go cheap?
     
  14. flyandscuba

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    Yes, or the Nightforce is a good option as well.
     
  15. feinc

    feinc New Member

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    I use a Leupold Mk4 16x40mm LR/T MilDot on my HS50 - Very rugged with very few moving parts when compared to variable scopes.
     
  16. sewerman

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    thanks for the tip on the leupold scope.

    unfortunately i doubt i'll beable to find a range in florida short of using the national guard training facility where the distances will require the need for a top shelf powered scope. mighty difficult to find extreme distances here in the southeast to reach full potential.

    though th need for a well built scope will be a necessary though many have stated the recoil of this weapon is likened to a caliber .243.