.50 BMG Alternatives

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

If you live in a state or country that does not allow civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles there are alternative cartridges with similar ballistics to the .50 BMG.

Ammoguide.com compares the .50 BMG, .510 DTC, .416 Barrett and .50 Fat Mac.

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Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Sam Suggs Sam Suggs on Feb 11, 2013

    bans on powerful cartiges are usless for this reason the only reason they ever go after a specific gun is becuase of fame and exsposure I once talked to a proffesor of mine who thought that their was only one 50 caliber cartige and that barret was the only producer of guns and ammo. he said all of this in a power point prentation demonizing them for inventing the evil evilness of the guns