TrackingPoint Head Up Display Rifle... for when you really need to shoot something

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    Saw this today.. so for $17,000 you can shoot a deer in the next zip code...

    This thing will aim and fire all by its self all you have to do is point it in the right general direction

    and not only that it will upload a video of your kill to facebook automatically


    but one has to ask... WTF no cup holders for ones beer?


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    That's a very expensive solution to a problem that doesn't exist.

    But leave it to some rich asshole to put one on a gun he shoots three times a decade. You should see what some fools walk into the range with, yet they don't even know how to hold the fucking rifle.

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    damn!! wtf ??
     
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    And what about windage and elevation....
     
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    it does temp, range, and if the deer have a bullet proof vest but yea no elevation .. since it would need a wind sock but you think elevation would be given it has gps
     
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    It does offer a lot of key variables for determining trajectory and travel but it states windage needs to be set by the shooter. This is what takes a lot of experience and makes a truly good shooter.

    WRT to elevation, its not just your elevation. It's the elevation compensation required to hit the target; i.e. you're 85 meters above a target at a range of 650 meters.

    This is geometry and physics that can be aided by this HUD but I don't think its capable of replacing a spotter.

    It sounds like the biggest benefit of this thing is its ability to track a moving target with the laser guide. If you lose sight of your target this device will be able to put you back on target with its laser tracking.
     
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    for the true sportsman
     
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    In the words of the guy from Robocop:

    "I LIKE IT!!!!"

    I'm more of a keep it simple type of guy though.
     
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