Posts: 1,450. AR-15 AK-47 Handgun Precision Rifles Armory Training Competitive Shooting General Outdoors Archery Hometown Industry. They were very quick and easy … SUBSCRIBE. There are plenty of good bullets for both. May 2, 2019 6:48:50 GMT -5 . on these three calibers, both the pros and cons of both. The advantage of 50beo is, half inch holes. Both are now available in AR-15 rifles and factory ammo is available, though on somewhat of a limited basis. See more ideas about bushmaster, bushmaster ar, bolt action. The other two arent. 2686 ft/lbs energy @ $30.00 a box. 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? Campfire Regular. About AR15.COM. Comments On This Article. Ever wonder how the .450 bushmaster stacks up against the .50 Beowulf. THF Trophy Hunter. Tags: 450 bushmaster; 458 socom; 50 beowulf; sbs; thumper; Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Posts: 6,995. (in the foreground), and .50 Beowulf, .450 Bushmaster and .458 Socom (in the background) is apparent. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. redbullitt Member. I hate Moon Clips! 50 and 458 have their own advantages. 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. The .458 SOCOM (11.63×40mm) is a ... .45 Professional (which has since become the .450 Bushmaster), and .50 Action Express. But the 50 beowulf also comes in higher grain varieties, up to 400 which has 1800 ft/s and 2878 lbf. 50 beowulf comes in 300 grain as well, offering 1870 ft/s and 2330 lbf. Joined: May 2011. Facebook; Twitter; Tumblr; LinkedIn; MySpace; Email; Go to. 458 Socom Ammo . 450 Bushmaster= 2200 ft/sec MV. 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. This is Our Big Bore Speed Loader, 450 Bushmaster, 458 SOCOM 50 Beowulf, works exclusively with Metal Mil-Spec/GI type magazines. Shooters are showing increasing interest, so more options should become available. 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. Previous Thread; Next Thread; Please make a selection first; new « Prev; 1; 2; Next » AxeHandle 500 Martin. TSX HP bullet is listed at 1990 fps. The LW is long gone, as much as I like my .50 Beowulf I think the .458 Socom will far outshine it in sales. I … 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. 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. The .450 Bushmaster was created around a 250 grain bullet and Hornady produced the ammunition using their exceptional SST pointed bullet. I reload so cost isnt gol bad. Campfire Regular. 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 … 50 Beowulf vs 458 socom vs 450 bushmaster from 12" barrel. NW MISSISSIPPI. If push come to shove you can size .458 bullets down to .452 if you want to go supper heavy with your 450BM. THF Trophy Hunter. Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Member. Re: 450 bushmaster vs 50 Beowulf [Re: Sand_Fly] #7942897 08/20/20 12:17 AM: Joined: May 2011. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by adcoch1, Jun 13, 2017. AR Cartridges.450 Bushmaster.458 SOCOM.50 Beowulf AR-15 Big-Bore Cartridges Bryce M. Towsley. Weight: 1 oz: Dimensions: 1.5 × 1.5 × 1.5 in: Reviews There are no reviews yet. I predict future happiness for … 50 Beowulf = 1880 ft/sec MV. Bushmaster and hornady teamed up for the 450 and 450 ammo is cheaper and easier to find. 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 … Got my upper from tromix. 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 ). That being said. Boococky OP. 50 Beowulf vs 458 socom vs 450 bushmaster from 12" barrel. 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. Double Naught Spy. 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. Share Thread. Double Naught Spy. 458 Socom Vs 450 Bushmaster Ballistics . I went socom because I'd rather headspace on a shoulder than the case mouth. From hunters … Been there, done that. 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. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > adcoch1 Member. 50 Beowulf Ammo . 2243 ft/lbs energy @ $58.00 a box. If you are buying ammo, 450 bushmaster and Beowulf are both considerably cheaper. Joined: Feb 2012. 458 Socom Ballistic Chart . .50 Beowolf vs .458 Socom vs .45 Bushmaster #6673882 07/11/12: Joined: Feb 2012. It is alot of fun to shoot and mine has been completely reliable unless I try to use pmags. Quote. Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX. AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. Frog48, Oct 26, 2007 #2. browningguy Member. At shorter ranges, the .50 Beowulf has the advantage. In this video I test them both. It is very popular among whitetail hunters and will be around longer than 458 or 50 will be. I have a 458 socom as well. There is really not enough difference between the two for the deer to tell the difference. Joined: Oct 2, 2015 Messages: 2,684 Location: Centralia Washington. 458 Socom = 1835 ft/sec MV. I would like for any/all of you to share both your thoughts, opinions, experiences, etc. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by adcoch1, Jun 13, 2017. Posts: 6,995 . Joined: Nov 9, 2008 Messages: 1,258 Location: Morgantown WV. Posts: 1,450. 450 Bushmaster Vs 458 Socom . The size difference between .223 Rem. 450 bushmaster vs 458 socom for mag interchangeability with 5.56? Makes loading Big Bore magazines much easier and faster. 450 Socom Vs 450 Bushmaster. Boococky. 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. 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. The 450 Bushmaster 250-gr. More. Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post … Also, any … 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. 450 Bushmaster Vs 458 Socom. 1880 ft/lbs energy @ $28.00 a box. “Does not work with Hex Mags.” Additional information. Tags: 450 bushmaster; 458 socom; 50 beowulf; sbs; thumper; Thread Status: Not open for further replies. These are the .450 Bushmaster and the .458 SOCOM. FTX round has a published muzzle velocity of 2200 fps while the SOCOM round loaded with the Barnes 250-gr. Hello all, I am doing research for an sbr thumper … 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. At the time, the .499 LWR cartridge was still in development phase and had not been chambered commercially. The .450 Bushmaster is in the same class as a typical modern 45–70 load. 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