(in the foreground), and .50 Beowulf, .450 Bushmaster and .458 Socom (in the background) is apparent. 450 Bushmaster or 458 SOCOM? The other two arent. 50 Beowulf vs 458 socom vs 450 bushmaster from 12" barrel. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > adcoch1 Member. From hunters … They were very quick and easy … THF Trophy Hunter. I predict future happiness for … Does anyone have any experience/recommendations with 450 bushmaster or 50 Beowulf hunting deer and hogs? “Does not work with Hex Mags.” Additional information. The .450 Bushmaster was created around a 250 grain bullet and Hornady produced the ammunition using their exceptional SST pointed bullet. If you are buying ammo, 450 bushmaster and Beowulf are both considerably cheaper. on these three calibers, both the pros and cons of both. Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX. Over 150 yards, the .450 Bushmaster has the advantage. Been there, done that. Both are now available in AR-15 rifles and factory ammo is available, though on somewhat of a limited basis. Hello all, I am doing research for an sbr thumper … Tags: 450 bushmaster; 458 socom; 50 beowulf; sbs; thumper; Thread Status: Not open for further replies. 1880 ft/lbs energy @ $28.00 a box. Posts: 1,450. AR Cartridges.450 Bushmaster.458 SOCOM.50 Beowulf AR-15 Big-Bore Cartridges Bryce M. Towsley. I reload so cost isnt gol bad. TSX HP bullet is listed at 1990 fps. I would like for any/all of you to share both your thoughts, opinions, experiences, etc. This is Our Big Bore Speed Loader, 450 Bushmaster, 458 SOCOM 50 Beowulf, works exclusively with Metal Mil-Spec/GI type magazines. Posts: 6,995. A thought came to mind about possible necking down a .450 Bushmaster, .458 SOCOM, or .50 Beowulf to something in the 6.5mm to 7mm range. These are the .450 Bushmaster and the .458 SOCOM. However, the standard barrel length for the 450 is 20″ with a 1:24″ twist while the 458 SOCOM standard is a 16″ barrel with a 1:14″ twist. Previous Thread; Next Thread; Please make a selection first; new « Prev; 1; 2; Next » AxeHandle 500 Martin. Jul 14, 2019 - Looking for a heavy hitting cartridge to use in an AR platform and can't decide between the 450 Bushmaster vs 458 SOCOM vs 50 Beowulf? In such situations, there's a lot to be said for having a full magazine of instant-follow-up semiauto heavy-bullet shots at your disposal. I … Boococky OP. 458 Socom Vs 50 Beowulf Ballistics Chart . Also, any … 450 bushmaster is a saami spec round. OP. Presently, the .350 Legend, .450 Bushmaster, and .50 Beowulf are the only short (1.8 inches or shorter) commercial straight wall rifle cartridges, so are of prime interest to those who hunt in the jurisdictions noted above, plus anyone who may be interested in hunting with an AR-15 rifle chambered in a medium or large bore cartridge. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - 458 SOCOM vs. 450 Bushmaster vs. 50 Beowulf (Page 2 of 2) ARCHIVED; AR-15 » AR Variants. Boococky. May 2, 2019 6:48:50 GMT -5 . AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. Joined: May 2011. AR-15 AK-47 Handgun Precision Rifles Armory Training Competitive Shooting General Outdoors Archery Hometown Industry. Comments On This Article. 50 Beowulf Or 458 Socom. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by adcoch1, Jun 13, 2017. Another vote for the 450 Bushmaster, if you don't reload it's one of the only ones you can find on store shelves and is relatively cheap to buy. 450 Bushmaster= 2200 ft/sec MV. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. redbullitt Member. Joined: Jul 21, 2004 Messages: 4,655 Location: Houston, TX. I can get them locally for just over a $1 a round vs 458 Socom online for $3 a round. .50 Beowolf vs .458 Socom vs .45 Bushmaster #6673882 07/11/12: Joined: Feb 2012. 50 Beowulf Vs 450 Bushmaster . In this video I test them both. Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Member. 50 Beowulf Ammo . Posts: 6,995 . The 458 socom is a 300-grain round offers a supersonic muzzle velocity of 1,900 ft/s and 2,405 ft⋅lbf, similar to a light .45-70 but with a much smaller case. 50 Beowulf vs 458 socom vs 450 bushmaster from 12" barrel. Ever wonder how the .450 bushmaster stacks up against the .50 Beowulf. Jan 18, 2020 - Explore J Flynn's board "450 Bushmaster" on Pinterest. Re: 450 bushmaster vs 50 Beowulf [Re: Sand_Fly] #7942897 08/20/20 12:17 AM: Joined: May 2011. That being said. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by adcoch1, Jun 13, 2017. The LW is long gone, as much as I like my .50 Beowulf I think the .458 Socom will far outshine it in sales. Shooters are showing increasing interest, so more options should become available. At the time, the .499 LWR cartridge was still in development phase and had not been chambered commercially. Tags: 450 bushmaster; 458 socom; 50 beowulf; sbs; thumper; Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Joined: Feb 2012. 450 Bushmaster Vs 458 Socom. 450 Bushmaster Vs 458 Socom . Looking to build a large caliber AR and was wondering what you thought of these 3 and the good, bad, and ugly so to speak. I must admit that if I did not own the 50 Beowulf, I would seriously consider the .458 Socom today, if only because I have a bunch of bullets for my .458 Win Mag rifle (apparently I must have thought I was going to have an infestation of cape buffalo when I put in a bid on a large ammo can full of assorted .458 bullets ). 458 SOCOM build vs 50 Beowulf vs 450 bushmaster Finished my first build thanks to help from the Reddit communities and now I’m set on making my next build a large bore pistol, and there is a slew of differing opinions, I do not reload and am not shooting suppressed and wanted to … The size difference between .223 Rem. The 45–70 has been a popular cartridge for use against the great bears even in the black powder days. 458 Socom Ballistic Chart . 458 Socom Ballistics . I went socom because I'd rather headspace on a shoulder than the case mouth. Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX. Both will generate very similar kinetic energy but the higher velocity of the Bushmaster gives it a longer functional range. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post … 50 Beowulf Ammo . 458 Socom Vs 50 Beowulf Ballistics Chart 35,000 psi and 61.6 gr H2O case capacity for 458 SOCOM and 38,500 psi and 60.0 gr H20 for 450 Bushmaster. 50 and 458 have their own advantages. 50 beowulf comes in 300 grain as well, offering 1870 ft/s and 2330 lbf. The best choice is More. Campfire Regular. .50 Beowulf and .450 Bushmaster probably have the best chances, in my opinion. 50 Beowulf = 1880 ft/sec MV. Weight: 1 oz: Dimensions: 1.5 × 1.5 × 1.5 in: Reviews There are no reviews yet. Posts: 1,450. 458 Socom = 1835 ft/sec MV. See more ideas about bushmaster, bushmaster ar, bolt action. SUBSCRIBE. If push come to shove you can size .458 bullets down to .452 if you want to go supper heavy with your 450BM. Because these two cartridges share a lot of similarities, it can be easy to get on the track of determining which is the better cartridge. I have a 458 socom as well. 450 Bushmaster Or 50 Beowulf It is alot of fun to shoot and mine has been completely reliable unless I try to use pmags. Got my upper from tromix. Posts: 20,170 450 Bushmaster or 458 SOCOM? Facebook; Twitter; Tumblr; LinkedIn; MySpace; Email; Go to. When chambered for bigbore thumpers such as the .450 Bushmaster, .458 SOCOM or .50 Beowulf, the AR-15 is as effective a dangerous game-stalking tool as any other rifle ever devised. NW MISSISSIPPI. 450 Socom Vs 450 Bushmaster. i read one of these two will work directly out if standard 5.56 pmag/ aluminum mags without needing a dedicated follower or mag body. The 450 Bushmaster 250-gr. About AR15.COM. THF Trophy Hunter. between the two rounds, which is the easiest to run out of standard 5.56 magazines out of an ar? The advantage of 50beo is, half inch holes. Makes loading Big Bore magazines much easier and faster. The .450 Bushmaster is in the same class as a typical modern 45–70 load. In doing so, I am debating / weighing the pros and cons of the 3 heaviest calibers available for the AR platform, those being the .50 Beowulf by Alexander Arms, the .450 Bushmaster (by Bushmaster, obviously) and, the .458 SOCOM. Double Naught Spy. Joined: Oct 2, 2015 Messages: 2,684 Location: Centralia Washington. Joined: Nov 9, 2008 Messages: 1,258 Location: Morgantown WV. Quote. Share Thread. Which you choose will depend on whether you want to shoot at targets up to 250 to 300 yards or would prefer to keep them under 150 yards. 458 Socom Vs 450 Bushmaster Ballistics . But the 50 beowulf also comes in higher grain varieties, up to 400 which has 1800 ft/s and 2878 lbf. 50 Beowulf Vs 458 Socom . 458 SOCOM build vs 50 Beowulf vs 450 bushmaster Finished my first build thanks to help from the Reddit communities and now I’m set on making my next build a large bore pistol, and there is a slew of differing opinions, I do not reload and am not shooting suppressed and wanted to … In this cartridge comparison of the .458 SOCOM vs .50 Beowulf, we are going to take a look at how these two cartridges, which often compete in the same shooting niches, compare to each other in a variety of ballistic and other performance categories. Frog48, Oct 26, 2007 #2. browningguy Member. There are plenty of good bullets for both. 2243 ft/lbs energy @ $58.00 a box. Bushmaster and hornady teamed up for the 450 and 450 ammo is cheaper and easier to find. There is really not enough difference between the two for the deer to tell the difference. Campfire Regular. NW MISSISSIPPI. 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