Myth Busters (2007 Season) - Episode 75 – "More Myths Revisited" - Sniper Scope

Sniper Scope

Myth statement Status Notes
A sniper can kill another sniper by shooting straight through the scope. (From Firearms Folklore) Plausible Using a period-correct Mosin-Nagant PU scope (which has less glass) and a .30-06 armor piercing round, Jamie's shot went completely through the sight and penetrated two inches into the target dummy—deep enough to be a possibly lethal hit. Shots with standard ball ammunition produced less successful results.

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