Anyone ever try out the .50 cal bmg upper??
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - > Long Guns > Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion > AR-15 Discussion >

Anyone ever try out the .50 cal bmg upper??

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-10-2011, 12:02 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: huntingtown,maryland
Posts: 257
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Anyone ever try out the .50 cal bmg upper??

moneymaker17 is offline  
Reply With Quote

Join Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join Today! - Click Here

Old 07-10-2011, 12:38 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
JonM's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Rochester WI,Rochester WI
Posts: 19,427
Liked 6992 Times on 3712 Posts
Likes Given: 530


personally i wouldnt do it. the power in the 50bmg is close to that of a stick of dynamite maybe more. if you want a 50bmg get a complete quality rifle designed to handle that power level.

while a kaboom in a 5.56 ar15 will scare the sht out of you and maybe sting your hands a kaboom in a ar15 using a 50bmg will rip your head off.

but thats just my take on it. im sure others will have a different opinion.
"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." L. Neil Smith

The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...

"I crapped my pants to avoid the draft!!" -Ted Nugent
JonM is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2011, 01:03 AM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
mjkeat's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Wichita,Kansas
Posts: 4,026
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts


Although not .50BMG a .50 Beowulf packs a punch.
mjkeat is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2011, 01:18 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
canebrake's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: 150 miles NE of Sloppy Joe's Bar
Posts: 21,941
Liked 1447 Times on 813 Posts
Likes Given: 1290


Bad idea.

The lower won't live.

Get her dirty, then clean her so she starts to respect you. When her trust is complete, she will serve you well for a lifetime!

"...if doves shot back, there wouldn't be a need for a bag limit."
- orangello
canebrake is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2011, 01:30 AM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
neilage66's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: FEMA,Region V
Posts: 630
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


Yes, I've tried one: It belongs to a friend. Magazine fed, bolt action, single shot. No explosions yet, but it is literally *a blast*...
Personally, I am a little leery of the AR lower durability over time, but the cartridge pressure is well contained in the chamber so it's only *concussion* that impacts the lower. It is quite the concussion however.
It's cheap to shoot (for me haha) because he supplies the ammo.
Oh for the days of sub $1 surplus.
Home - Safety Harbor Firearms, Inc.
Anyone ever try out the .50 cal bmg upper?? - AR-15 Discussion
neilage66 is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
upper help soulsniper AR-15 Discussion 5 04-01-2011 05:44 AM
AR-15 Chiappa .22 upper/CMMG upper any thoughts? greggos .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 2 02-23-2011 06:59 PM
AR Upper Build Question - DD Barrel Nut Hard To Thread On To Upper Cnynrat AR-15 Discussion 3 05-27-2009 04:52 AM
PS-90 Upper gunnut970 AR-15 Discussion 8 12-08-2008 08:02 PM

Newest Threads