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What is a good 50 bmg rifle for fun and I don't know...end of the world or what not?
 

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or this is a suitable home defense gun
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Another vote for AR50. I had a lot of fun with mine and it shot well with the AMAX's.
Of course the various flavored ammo was fun too.
 

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personally? Sero GM6 Lynx

Semiauto, reasonably accurate, compact, and recoil is controlled enough to legitimately be fired from the shoulder.
 
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    I would look at:
    AI AX ELR
    Cadex Tremor
    Barrett M99
    Armalite AR50
    McMillian/McBros 50
    DT HTI .50
    Victrix Corvo
    Steyr HS 50
    Barrett 82A1

    Order I would pick:
    AI
    Cadex or DT HTI (I like the ability to run other calibers easily with the HTI)
    Armalite they shoot good, are solid platforms at a very reasonable price.
    Victrix (only because I am not tracking a current distributor in the US so there isn't much for reviews, background here and no support).
     

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    Barrett 99 would allow a optic upgrade.what scope would handle the recoil? You know how the mystical shock wave power is enough to kill anything just being close by.
     

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    The AI or the Cadex would be my choice they are the easiest to get replacement barrels.
    The Cadex with the 32 in barrel and good optic will get you under 13k
     

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    Cantilever mounts hard on scopes FYI. Ask the scar 17 owners
    that's more the scar 17 having a huge reciprocating mass relative to overall mass with a hard acceleration and a short stop. it eats shit even without cantilever scope mounts being involved.

    doesn't make it a bad rifle necessarily, just something all SCAR owners/users need to be wary of
     

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    The nicest .50 I've ever owned is still the Cadex tremor.
    More accurate and much nicer than either of the McMillan's that I sold.
     
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    Barrett M82/107
    Browning M2 on a bed mounted turret 😏
     
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    I have shot the AI-ELR Great rifle and with the ability of the quick change barrel and 375 bolt it really gives you the ability to multi caliber's so you not just locked into shooting 50 BMG. You can shoot any of the 416's or 460 Steyr then change the bolt and shoot 375ct or 408ct.
     
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    Cadex Tremor
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    Barrett M82/107
    Browning M2 on a bed mounted turret 😏
    EDM is nice but the owner passed. I am not so sure how the support is for his systems anymore.

    I think the big options are the,
    AI ELR- able to swap calibers
    Cadex
    DT HTI- able to swap calibers
    Victrix
    McBros
     
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    Cadex Tremor
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    EDM Windrunner
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    Barrett M82/107
    Browning M2 on a bed mounted turret 😏
    My first choice :) >> Browning M2 on a bed mounted turret 😏

    No love for Steyr on this thread? (never shot one, just asking)
     

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    EDM is nice but the owner passed. I am not so sure how the support is for his systems anymore.

    I think the big options are the,
    AI ELR- able to swap calibers
    Cadex
    DT HTI- able to swap calibers
    Victrix
    McBros
    Vigilance Rifles out of Chino Valley, AZ offers service for EDM rifles.
     
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    stefan73

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    I wonder was it just back then that they did that? Because they are for sale in the US now.
     

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    I have shot the AI-ELR Great rifle and with the ability of the quick change barrel and 375 bolt it really gives you the ability to multi caliber's so you not just locked into shooting 50 BMG. You can shoot any of the 416's or 460 Steyr then change the bolt and shoot 375ct or 408ct.
    does this mean the chey tac bolts are available now for the AX50 ELR?
    Ive been waiting a while on this...