Shooters are showing increasing interest, so more options should become available. At shorter ranges, the .50 Beowulf has the advantage. 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. At the time, the .499 LWR cartridge was still in development phase and had not been chambered commercially. Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX. OP. I have a 458 socom as well. 458 Socom Vs 50 Beowulf Ballistics Chart . .50 Beowulf and .450 Bushmaster probably have the best chances, in my opinion. between the two rounds, which is the easiest to run out of standard 5.56 magazines out of an ar? 450 Bushmaster or 458 SOCOM? I hate Moon Clips! 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. 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. 458 Socom Ballistics . Makes loading Big Bore magazines much easier and faster. Does anyone have any experience/recommendations with 450 bushmaster or 50 Beowulf hunting deer and hogs? Give Gift; Back to Top; Post … 450 Bushmaster Vs 458 Socom. Comments On This Article. Double Naught Spy. Facebook; Twitter; Tumblr; LinkedIn; MySpace; Email; Go to. The .458 SOCOM (11.63×40mm) is a ... .45 Professional (which has since become the .450 Bushmaster), and .50 Action Express. 50 and 458 have their own advantages. 450 Bushmaster Vs 458 Socom . “Does not work with Hex Mags.” Additional information. It is very popular among whitetail hunters and will be around longer than 458 or 50 will be. Posts: 6,995. Of course it will. Both will generate very similar kinetic energy but the higher velocity of the Bushmaster gives it a longer functional range. But the 50 beowulf also comes in higher grain varieties, up to 400 which has 1800 ft/s and 2878 lbf. 2686 ft/lbs energy @ $30.00 a box. 450 Socom Vs 450 Bushmaster. If push come to shove you can size .458 bullets down to .452 if you want to go supper heavy with your 450BM. 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. Joined: May 2011. Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX. 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? 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. 50 Beowulf vs 458 socom vs 450 bushmaster from 12" barrel. Boococky. 50 Beowulf Or 458 Socom. There is really not enough difference between the two for the deer to tell the difference. I can get them locally for just over a $1 a round vs 458 Socom online for $3 a round. Campfire Regular. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by adcoch1, Jun 13, 2017. More. I … Both are now available in AR-15 rifles and factory ammo is available, though on somewhat of a limited basis. Previous Thread; Next Thread; Please make a selection first; new « Prev; 1; 2; Next » AxeHandle 500 Martin. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - 458 SOCOM vs. 450 Bushmaster vs. 50 Beowulf (Page 2 of 2) ARCHIVED; AR-15 » AR Variants. The 45–70 has been a popular cartridge for use against the great bears even in the black powder days. The other two arent. 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. The LW is long gone, as much as I like my .50 Beowulf I think the .458 Socom will far outshine it in sales. Hello all, I am doing research for an sbr thumper … NW MISSISSIPPI. AR-15 AK-47 Handgun Precision Rifles Armory Training Competitive Shooting General Outdoors Archery Hometown Industry. 50 Beowulf vs 458 socom vs 450 bushmaster from 12" barrel. 450 Bushmaster= 2200 ft/sec MV. 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. Frog48, Oct 26, 2007 #2. browningguy Member. Ever wonder how the .450 bushmaster stacks up against the .50 Beowulf. I reload so cost isnt gol bad. 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. Campfire Regular. THF Trophy Hunter. These are the .450 Bushmaster and the .458 SOCOM. Joined: Jul 21, 2004 Messages: 4,655 Location: Houston, TX. 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. Posts: 1,450. 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. 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 ). Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > adcoch1 Member. See more ideas about bushmaster, bushmaster ar, bolt action. From hunters … 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. Over 150 yards, the .450 Bushmaster has the advantage. 458 Socom Ammo . SUBSCRIBE. Tags: 450 bushmaster; 458 socom; 50 beowulf; sbs; thumper; Thread Status: Not open for further replies. 1880 ft/lbs energy @ $28.00 a box. FTX round has a published muzzle velocity of 2200 fps while the SOCOM round loaded with the Barnes 250-gr. 458 Socom Ballistic Chart . 458 Socom Vs 450 Bushmaster Ballistics . Quote. Posts: 1,450. 2243 ft/lbs energy @ $58.00 a box. It is alot of fun to shoot and mine has been completely reliable unless I try to use pmags. Note Both the 458 Socom and the Beowulf use special brass and the 450 Bushmaster brass 450 bushmaster is a saami spec round. 450 bushmaster vs 458 socom for mag interchangeability with 5.56? Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Member. The best choice is .50 Beowolf vs .458 Socom vs .45 Bushmaster #6673882 07/11/12: Joined: Feb 2012. Tags: 450 bushmaster; 458 socom; 50 beowulf; sbs; thumper; Thread Status: Not open for further replies. This is Our Big Bore Speed Loader, 450 Bushmaster, 458 SOCOM 50 Beowulf, works exclusively with Metal Mil-Spec/GI type magazines. The 450 Bushmaster 250-gr. The advantage of 50beo is, half inch holes. THF Trophy Hunter. Double Naught Spy. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. redbullitt Member. 50 Beowulf Vs 458 Socom . I would like for any/all of you to share both your thoughts, opinions, experiences, etc. NW MISSISSIPPI. 50 Beowulf Ammo . 450 Bushmaster Or 50 Beowulf Posts: 6,995 . Been there, done that. 50 beowulf comes in 300 grain as well, offering 1870 ft/s and 2330 lbf. They were very quick and easy … If you are buying ammo, 450 bushmaster and Beowulf are both considerably cheaper. 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. Joined: Oct 2, 2015 Messages: 2,684 Location: Centralia Washington. Share Thread. The .450 Bushmaster is in the same class as a typical modern 45–70 load. The .450 Bushmaster was created around a 250 grain bullet and Hornady produced the ammunition using their exceptional SST pointed bullet. TSX HP bullet is listed at 1990 fps. 458 Socom Vs 50 Beowulf Ballistics Chart Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by adcoch1, Jun 13, 2017. 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 … Re: 450 bushmaster vs 50 Beowulf [Re: Sand_Fly] #7942897 08/20/20 12:17 AM: Joined: May 2011. on these three calibers, both the pros and cons of both. AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. Bushmaster and hornady teamed up for the 450 and 450 ammo is cheaper and easier to find. In this video I test them both. Joined: Nov 9, 2008 Messages: 1,258 Location: Morgantown WV. (in the foreground), and .50 Beowulf, .450 Bushmaster and .458 Socom (in the background) is apparent. Boococky OP. Joined: Feb 2012. Got my upper from tromix. 50 Beowulf = 1880 ft/sec MV. May 2, 2019 6:48:50 GMT -5 . I predict future happiness for … Also, any … Posts: 20,170 450 Bushmaster or 458 SOCOM? 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. 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. About AR15.COM. That being said. I went socom because I'd rather headspace on a shoulder than the case mouth. 50 Beowulf Vs 450 Bushmaster . The size difference between .223 Rem. 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. Jan 18, 2020 - Explore J Flynn's board "450 Bushmaster" on Pinterest. 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