Type. Country of origin Manufactured by SSK Industries, this enormous rifle pushes the envelope in size, raw power, and rarity. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Single shot [1] This yields a muzzle energy of 38,685 foot-pounds force (52,450 joules). [citation needed], McBros 95 caliber rifle single-shot bolt-action rifle, "The SSK Industries .950 JDJ – The Largest Centerfire Rifle Ever Made", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=.950_JDJ&oldid=985413930, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 October 2020, at 20:29. Unknown. 50–110 pounds (23–50 kilograms) I have read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy, and I hereby agree to those terms. To load the weapon, the bolt is removed and the rim of a round is inserted into a U-shaped retainer in the bolt face. SSK .950 rifle SSK ceased production of the ammunition in 2014. "Recoil Considerations for Shoulder-Fired Weapons," Bruce P. Burns, Army Research Laboratory, May 2012. Barrel. NC. New for 2014, Austria-based optics manufacturer Kahles has announced the release of their highly-anticipated... by Tactical-Life / SSK Industries, the makers of the rifle, received a Sporting Purposes Exception to deregulate the rifles. Scroll down to watch a video of the SSK Industries .950 JDJ in action, courtesy of Knight Rifles. composite. 3 When fired, this beast generates 25,400 foot-pounds of muzzle energy and 277 foot-pounds of recoil energy, which is equivalent to firing 10 .30-06 rifles at the same time. Technical specifications The SSK .950 rifle, nicknamed Fat Mac, is an American single-shot rifle chambered in the extremely high-powered .950 JDJ round. .950 JDJ (24.13mm) Model. If no muzzle brake was attached, the weapon would produce 200 foot-pounds (270 J) of free recoil: the US military regards weapons with above 60 foot-pounds of recoil force as incapable of being shoulder-fired,[1] and 200 foot-pounds is almost twice the free recoil energy of a Solothurn S-18/1000 20mm anti-tank rifle. Gun Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Thus, in the United States, they can be owned like any other Title I rifle by an American citizen at age 18. Bolt Action. 950 JDJ. Year(s) designed 22827. [1][3], The cartridge propels its 3,600 grains (233 grams) bullet at approximately 2,200 feet per second (670 metres per second). This means that the rifle could be bought and used by any American citizen that is at least 18 years of age without a criminal record, just like any Title I rifle; if the company did not receive said exemption, the rifle would have been classified as a Destructive Device due to having a rifled bore of more than 0.5 inches. Manually operated, loading by detachable bolt, One of the three rifles with a blue camouflage finish. SSK received a "Sporting Use Exception" to de-regulate the rifles. The.950 JDJ is most notably used in the SSK.950 rifle. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. As such, the rifle is not meant to be shouldered and is usually fired from a bench rest or a heavy bipod. The bolt is then re-inserted and the bolt handle moved down carefully to lock the action: this is necessary to prevent the firing pin dropping if the bolt is closed too sharply. Projectiles are custom-made and most commonly weigh 3,600 grains (230 g) which is 8.2 ounces or over half a pound. For more information on the .950 JDJ rifle from SSK Industries, visit our friends at soldiersystems.com. Shooting usually involves a heavy "lead sled" or similar shooting rest, and the rifle scope has significant eye relief to avoid injuring the ocular orbit. Production information The .950 JDJ (24.1x70mm) is a powerful large caliber rifle cartridge developed by American gunsmith and weapon designer J. D. Jones of SSK Industries.