There are considerations that you make when choosing a sniper rifle so that it meets your needs. A good sniper rifle needs to be reliable which means that it must meet the need you intend it to, and that is obviously getting your target right. They are called sniper rifles because you spy on your target without being seen so that you are not caught. Most of the sniper rifles have silencers so that people do not hear the direction from which the shot is fired. A powerful rifle is what every sniper will go for so that it will cause severe damage to what they are targeting.
Simplicity to use even in stress is another characteristic that a sniper rifle should have. That means you can easily operate even when you are under tension from anything. Accurate in that it does not miss the target, but hits on spot, and it should be easy to maintain. A good sniper rifle has high durability, this means it’s long-lasting, and maintains quality even after being used severally. The gun must be light since anything can happen at your sniping position that means you should carry your rifle and run. Most snipers prefer rifles with bolt action, sound and flash suppressors, excellent load that will burn before the bullet is released. They will also go for rifles that have a strong or synthetic stock, and any rifle with these qualities qualify to be best for any sniper.
Walther 2000 is a rifle that expresses super acts of an engineer with need of hours of machining time, and great care. This gun is housed in a three hundred Winchester magnum chamber, and has a shot full of power that can reach a target up to eight hundred Metres. PSG-1 is another rifle that comes in a case, and has easy disassembly in case of transporting. The rifle operates under rolling locks that are designed to make the operation consistent. That wicked look that this rifle has outsmarts what majority of shooters have. The Karabiner 98 Kurz is a classy and beautiful rifle that is well known for the infantrymen. This was the rifle he was given, and it shot with high accuracy with a telescopic sight the Germans.
Arctic Warfare Super Magnum is a sniper rifle common among the British, and its manufacturers are Accuracy International. The rifle is well recognized because of regular use in many video games, and the British military call this rifle L115A3. His magnum cartridge is exquisite to shoot at targets at a range of above two Kilometers. The reliability of this rifle is high because it does not jam, and the bolt cannot freeze even when temperatures are low or freezing, and a light weight of 7.2Kgs. CheyTac M200 is among the best sniper rifles that is made by American, but its manufacturers are the Cheyenne Tactical LLC. The 403 Chey Tac cartridge it uses makes it able to go for long distances.
It has a scope that gives the sniper vision of a target at over 2.5KM. The heavy weight of this rifle which is over eleven Kilograms makes it hard to use at shoulder level, and it best fits the prone position. Barret M82 or M107 is a sniper rifle that is manufactured by Barret, but is American made. The riffle has a 50BMG cartridge, and a range of more than two Kilometers. A semi-automatic action makes loading the gun easy because you do not have to do so manually. You can use the riffle at shoulder level since its weight is medium, and qualifies to use on prone position too.
This rifle is good and promising as any sniper would not deny choosing the gun. Dragunov sniper rifle is a Russian made rifle that is semi-automatic, and is highly reliable. This is because of the short stroke gas system that the gun uses. The fitted PSO 1 scope makes it possible to engage targets at a range of one and a half Km to 2Km. This is best suited for warfare in urban areas. The rifle is the kind with extreme lightness, and majority can use even at shoulder level.
Handling the rifle is similar to the AK pattern rifle that means, if you know how to operate the AK, then you can handle them even if you have no knowledge. Stealth Recon Scout is a gun with short length, and the manufacturers are the Desert Tactical. The design makes the rifle fit for covert operations, the length is around eight hundred Metres. Its design is a bull pup, with the mechanism of a bolt action. You can carry this rifle around since the mobility is smooth, engagement of targets is at a range of more than 1.5Km.
McMillan Tac 50 uses a cartridge of 50BMG with the ability of shooting at a range of more than 2.5Km. The rifle is long with a weight of around eleven Kilograms, and currently has a record of the longest sniper kill. You can use this to penetrate through bunkers and tanks. Selecting a rifle is not the end of your task as a sniper since you are required to know what to do so that it’s a sniper rifle. Look at the part that qualifies the rifle fit for a sniper, and clean the place well. After that follows using the rifle by setting a distance, and taking a sniper position like on a bench.
You must take note of the position of cross-hairs when the gun fired, and note down the variables. Make sure you note what affects your accuracy and that includes weather conditions like how hot or cold the atmosphere is, moisture, and the atmospheric pressure. Note on wind direction and strength, sky and precipitation conditions, and the date and time of practice. Factors that will determine how accurate your shot has been are of great importance, and you must not forget to note them. These include where you are directing the shot, the distance covered to reach what you are shooting, and the elevation. Relative elevation of your gun to your aim matters too, and you must put that down.