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Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 4:17 pm
by PJames
Cool thanks and hope my post gets approved soon..to show off my 450 :D

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:03 am
by Gondwana
Hello to you all from the far west of QLD in Australia.

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:53 am
by Jacko
G/Day Gondwana, welcome to the Forum - so much info buried here, enjoy !

regards Jacko

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:47 pm
by Greg_R
Hello, new here from North central North Carolina. I am an admitted Handihaulic, I am very fond of the Handi Rifle. My favorites are the 300 Blackout AAC Handi Rifle, the 223 Remington, the 280 Remington and the 45/70.

But I cheated. Along the way I fell for the Modern Sporting Rifles. I have built a 300 BLK and a 223 Wylde to compliment my Handi's. There are plans for a 25-45 Sharps, the closest i can come to the 280 Remington in the AR 15 platform, and a 458 SOCOM to compliment my 45/70.

But there is another problem. I have a little deal working on the side with the Ruger American Ranch Rifle. 5.56 and 300 BLK, but I just met their other sister, the 450 Bushmaster, which has led me here for some advice.

You see, now I am questioning my fledgling relationship with the 458 SOCOM. I have little knowledge of the 450 Bushmaster. I know I like the RARR and the reciever I have for the 458 would work just as well with the 450B. The 450B doesn't seem to be as high maintenance as the 458, cases are easier to find, .451/.452 bullets are plentiful, I'm guessing that a standard 230 grain hardball would make a wonderful plinking bullet for the 450B. And it seems like Lil Gun will be a good powder to feed it. That's about all I know.

I'm hoping to learn a lot here. Hoping you folks will help me make up my mind. Should I push the 458 SOCOM to the side? Should I embrace the 450 Bushmaster and make that my next build. Is the RARR chambered for 450B a good thing? I hear it eats scopes. If i need to staybaway from the 450B RARR I'm sure my relationship with the Bushmaster will end, i will go with the SOCOM. What length gas system for the Bushmaster, what twist? Do I even have a choice in twist rates and gas lengths?

Give me an education, help me decide.
Thanks!
Greg

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:04 am
by Hoot
Greg_R wrote:Hello, new here from North central North Carolina. I am an admitted Handihaulic, I am very fond of the Handi Rifle. My favorites are the 300 Blackout AAC Handi Rifle, the 223 Remington, the 280 Remington and the 45/70.

But I cheated. Along the way I fell for the Modern Sporting Rifles. I have built a 300 BLK and a 223 Wylde to compliment my Handi's. There are plans for a 25-45 Sharps, the closest i can come to the 280 Remington in the AR 15 platform, and a 458 SOCOM to compliment my 45/70.

But there is another problem. I have a little deal working on the side with the Ruger American Ranch Rifle. 5.56 and 300 BLK, but I just met their other sister, the 450 Bushmaster, which has led me here for some advice.

You see, now I am questioning my fledgling relationship with the 458 SOCOM. I have little knowledge of the 450 Bushmaster. I know I like the RARR and the reciever I have for the 458 would work just as well with the 450B. The 450B doesn't seem to be as high maintenance as the 458, cases are easier to find, .451/.452 bullets are plentiful, I'm guessing that a standard 230 grain hardball would make a wonderful plinking bullet for the 450B. And it seems like Lil Gun will be a good powder to feed it. That's about all I know.

I'm hoping to learn a lot here. Hoping you folks will help me make up my mind. Should I push the 458 SOCOM to the side? Should I embrace the 450 Bushmaster and make that my next build. Is the RARR chambered for 450B a good thing? I hear it eats scopes. If i need to staybaway from the 450B RARR I'm sure my relationship with the Bushmaster will end, i will go with the SOCOM. What length gas system for the Bushmaster, what twist? Do I even have a choice in twist rates and gas lengths?

Give me an education, help me decide.
Thanks!
Greg


Welcome Aboard Greg!

This is more of a "How do you do?" thread, so I created a new thread in the AR15 Style Rifle sub-forum and copied it there. That will give you more room to field answers.
Forgive the creative topic name. Some times I can't help myself ;)

Link to new thread

Hoot

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:31 am
by gplant
Hello All, Been looking for advice on the 450 AR-15 and this looks like just the place!!!. Im a Michigan hunter/shooter making the leap to the Thumper.

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:13 pm
by Thom28
gplant wrote:Hello All, Been looking for advice on the 450 AR-15 and this looks like just the place!!!. Im a Michigan hunter/shooter making the leap to the Thumper.


Welcome gplant,
There are a lot of great folks on this forum with lots of information on the 450BM and they are very willing to share that information. What part of Michigan are you from?

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:02 am
by gplant
Thom28 wrote:
gplant wrote:Hello All, Been looking for advice on the 450 AR-15 and this looks like just the place!!!. Im a Michigan hunter/shooter making the leap to the Thumper.


Welcome gplant,
There are a lot of great folks on this forum with lots of information on the 450BM and they are very willing to share that information. What part of Michigan are you from?

Thank You!!! The Thumb

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Tue May 09, 2017 10:44 pm
by Blood
Hello all, another Michigander soaking up the 450 BMW info here. Looks great purchased a 20" a couple years ago and the daughter has been killing deer with it every year. So now I'm building another for myself.

Re: *Hello to all our new members*

PostPosted: Thu May 11, 2017 12:42 pm
by Al in Mi
Blood wrote:Hello all, another Michigander soaking up the 450 BMW info here. Looks great purchased a 20" a couple years ago and the daughter has been killing deer with it every year. So now I'm building another for myself.


tell us more about your build?