Tag Archives: 458 SOCOM

What if my 30rd magazine is really a 10-rounder?

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Large Bore AR15

The point of interest is mainly the caliber, 458SOCOM. Several types from 70gr frangibles all the way up to 600gr subsonics are. SBR makes several loads, as does Load-X. 350gr ball load is shown below. The rifle is the same … Continue reading

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Kills on one end. Pushes a little on the other.

Lower recoil means that even lightly built shooters can concentrate on aiming instead of recoil management. While 150m is about the practical limit for this round, inside that range it imparts quite a momentum to objects or makes wide, deep … Continue reading

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We should have never adopted the poodleshooter!

A: .223 is just too small! B: Are you saying US Army should have just kept the 45-70? A: That’s an idea…but make it work in a semi-auto.

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