View Full Version : new AR caliber
06-22-2006, 2:49 PM
Does anybody have, or know of anybody, that has an AR in the 502 Thunder Sabre round offered by the folks in Oregon (sorry, forgot their name)?
I am curious if it is just another version of the .50 Beowulf.
06-22-2006, 6:07 PM
Huh, competition for the Beowulf, huh?
Looks to be a completely different round.
"The .502 TS is simply a 50AE case with a 7.62x39 size case head."
06-23-2006, 5:24 PM
Gah. I think I'd rather buy one of the 50AE uppers - at least it fires ammo used in another gun, even if it would need a different bolt carrier.
Although, if I remember right, they don't make the 50AE uppers anymore... :/
06-24-2006, 9:13 PM
I want a 500 S&W upper, that would be awesome. Available ammo, great performance.:D You could take a polar bear with an AR....
What a boomstick...
06-25-2006, 1:47 AM
I want a 500 S&W upper, that would be awesome. Available ammo, great performance. You could take a polar bear with an AR....
Can't remember where I read the article, but it was about three guys hunting polar bears, two of them were carrying 500 S&W's. They lit up the bear with something like 10 rounds before it started coming towards them. The third guy with a 45-70 rifle finally put the bear down.
After reading that, I wonder about the 500 S&W.
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