Originally Posted by ShelledPants
You don't need to be part of the sniper clinic to shoot a "sniper" rifle, unless you want to take advantage of shooting higher than AEG limits.
If the SR-25 shoots <400fps, you're good to go.
If you want to shoot higher than that, you need to make it fire semi only (as in, mechanically or electronically lock it out of full auto), and then take part in the sniper course or get the ok from the local game host before bringing it out to the field.
Sorry dude, I should have put that down not what I said. I responded to that as my boss was coming to see a drawing and didn't go into details. Thank you for clearing it up Shelled