I seem to have this foolish grin that washes over my face whenever I encounter a firearm with a bore of 1/2” or better and it was definitely present again this time. We set up a Dillon chronograph and I loaded a magazine with Speer 325 grain Gold Dots. One customer is having his built as for use as a Grizzly bear gun. 50 AE round ready to feed, 45-70 energy in a much smaller package, and a seven round magazine that can fit in a shirt pocket. Someone had tried this conversion a few years back and it kind of drifted into the shadows but remained an interest of mine nonetheless. I contacted Dalphon and they shipped a unit right out. Website: www.dalphon.com Dalphon is currently manufacturing upper receivers in 45ACP, 40S&W, 9mm, 10mm and 7.62x39. They are making them for the No 4 or 5, the No. ALEXANDER ARMS®, Beowulf®, .50 Beowulf®, Beo®, and .50 Beo® are registered trademarks of Alexander Industries, Inc. .50 AE is the cartridge designed for the infamous.50 Desert Eagle. Everyone who examined the scope thought the “rear sight” portion of the scope was part of the rifle itself. 1′s and Ishapore 2A Enfields. The unanimous decision was it was certainly different than any other AR-15 family rifle they had ever encountered and all liked it. Box 1750 It has a 6" ported barrel.

It is arguable that there are many others that perform better for specific tasks, but for an all around gun this brainchild of Eugene Stoner is a hard choice to beat. IMI Ammunition is commonly a little hotter than many other commercial brands and the hot setting is actually stamped IMI. E-Mail: headsup@cmore.com It was not shiny at all, and actually resembled a very desirable, early Colt finish.

I also asked if they have considered making a .500 S&W chambered Enfield. Due to all the stories I had heard about this particular caliber being fired in a 16” barrel as opposed to the much shorter barrel of the Desert Eagle pistol, I wanted to run it through a chronograph and alleviate some fact from a little fiction right away. Rifle is shown with an FDE Cerakote finish, FRAG grip panels and M-Lok panels. He started pushing pins and pulling parts, and eventually gave it the stamp of approval. When I set the rifle down and the bore diameter was visible, the line got longer. I wasn’t allowed to shoot it right away but I always knew I wanted to. Posted August 6, 2010 in Rifles by Steve Johnson with 22 CommentsTags: .47-70, .50, enfield, rifle, rifles. Another customer is having his threaded for a suppressor. While waiting for it to come in, I did a little homework on available ammo.

When I pulled it out and started loading a magazine, an instant line began to form. P.O. Comments have not been generated for this article. The number of configurations possible have always been limited only to ones imagination. I experienced no malfunctions due to the design of the magazine. In my early days collecting the AR-15 rifles, there were not many caliber conversions being marketed that I was aware of. They have an impressive product line and the AR-15 caliber conversions are just a part of their business. I stopped at a local gunshop with my buddy Tim and he looked it over for me. Specially modified extractors are available for your spare parts kits. If you want one you better buy it now! Just like the remainder of the conversion, it was very well made. Developed in 1988 by American Evan Whildin of Action Arms, the .50 AE is one of the most powerful pistol cartridges in production. Some of the .50 AE ammo on the market creates much more pressure than other brands and this has made it necessary to bleed off a little gas to prevent damage to the firearm. I grew up in the “gun culture” being surrounded with firearms of all sorts, but the vast majority were hunting rifles or target pistols. I have seen many different colored receivers in the past, that seemed to cover the spectrum from gray, to purple, to gloss black and this is definitely one of the best finishes I have encountered. I was pretty impressed this time when I picked up a few boxes of Speer Gold Dot for less than $1.00 per round. Box 2215 There are currently 2 settings, one for hot ammo and one for regular loads, and it is my understanding that a fully adjustable gas system is in the development stages. The only stoppage I encountered was a short cycle due to the fact that I started out with the gas system in the hot ammo setting when it was not necessary. Not only was it very functional and comfortable, but the aesthetics were incredible.

We wanted a string of five rounds to get an average reading. When asked about their opinion of this combo everyone liked the C-More Tactical Sight, and all were intrigued by the massive bore of the rifle. If you searching to evaluate 50 Ae Rifle And 223 Assault Rifle For Sale price. SIA’s production run of the .50 AE Enfields is very limited. These are all available as upgrade options below. One customer is having his built as for use as a Grizzly bear gun.

Out of a rifle-length barrel, it has about the same energy as a traditional .45-70 load. I have enjoyed the versatility of the AR family of rifles for many years. The magazine utilizes a standard 30-round magazine body with a modified follower and a built in spacer / feed ramp to accommodate the shorter cartridge. Others coming soon include 44 Mag, 440 Corbon and 357. Since I also knew ahead of time that it would arrive in a “flat-top” configuration I started looking around for a suitable test scope. That poor SP-1 sported almost every stock on the market and the barrel lengths covered all the bases as well. The original Armalite AR-10’s in .308 (7.62x51) were very rare and expensive and were never a realistic option. The sound is moderate, and the heavy barrel assists you in keeping the muzzle down a little bit when firing rounds close together. (703)361-2663 As an aside, the “K” model pictured above is SIA’s new model with a low Picatinny scope rail. Firing test indicate that it should be head-shot-accurate out to … I first met the folks at Dalphon at the Soldier of Fortune Convention a few years back. Without a doubt, my favorite rifle is the AR-15. The hinge points are left on the receiver because the upper receiver would cost more to manufacture by removing them from the design. They are only doing six conversions and five have already been sold. Until that point I was only regularly exposed to firearms where it was common to fire 20 rounds or so, give it a cleaning and retire it until the next trip to the range.

It is gas operated and utilizes a unique adjustable gas block. If the quality of their .50AE upper receiver is a reflection of the quality of these others, I am sure you will be impressed. The most noticeable difference from a standard AR-15 was the barrel assembly. .50 AE is the cartridge designed for the infamous .50 Desert Eagle. 1 Mk. He gave me a crash course in operation, care and maintenance, and the rest is now history. If you are planning a 6 Underground style private army… I remember reading about the massive muzzle energy and stopping power, and thinking it should be on my list to someday own one. I am pleased to report here that I was not disappointed, but actually very impressed with this system. The bolt was opened up to accommodate the much larger base of the .50AE round and the extractor also needed to be modified. This bad boy has some thump! The C-More Tactical Sight is a red-dot sight that also utilizes the iron sight for superior accuracy. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people! Dalphon The.50 Beowulf® was designed to not have an ejection port cover. Thumbs up to C-More. The finish on the upper receiver as well as the Dalphon lower receiver I tested it on was nice and dark. Before this purchase, most of my firearms were more “traditional”. 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 was very impressed with the quality and the craftsmanship of the Dalphon system. All Rights Reserved. Manassas, VA 20108 E-Mail: info@dalphon.com There are also many ammunition choices now, as where there were only two originally. C-More Systems When the line would quiet down, the first question I would get was “How much are these?” Now don’t get me wrong, it is not anywhere near severe enough to discourage you from shooting it again (and again...and again...), but you definitely know it is there. Yes, you read that title correctly Special Interest Arms, best known for their .45 ACP and 7.62x39mm Enfields, are doing limited runs of .50 AE and .45-70 Enfield conversations. I returned the gas block to the correct position and it continued to function great. They had some pretty innovative products on display. © Copyright 2011 - var mdate = new Date(); document.write(mdate.getFullYear()); Alexander Arms.

P.O. This would prove to be the beginning of a life long hobby, and the basis for many future career choices. If we could find it at $1.50 per round it was a good deal. I had expectations of light to moderate recoil due to the very efficient buffer system, but these expectations were soon quelled. (360)427-6867 The latter were fairly rare and definitely more expensive. The rail features a U notch so that the iron sights can be used with the rail attached. For some of you this statement may be the answer to a burning question you have had all along. They were almost all chambered for .223 (5.56x45) with a few 9x19 examples out there.

4, rated at 45,000 CUP might, but the No. They said that the Enfield No. My quest was a lonely one without many options, but to anyone on this same road today Dalphon Manufacturing is here to assist you. They incorporate an E2 style “rear sight” into their design that looks just like a factory Colt unit.

The necessary modifications to the bolt and the magazine were very professionally done and it is obvious that Dalphon did a lot of R&D before marketing this conversion. Most often the extractor would be the victim of these hot loads and the easing of the gas pressure has evidently corrected the situation. This seemed to be a natural marriage, and when it arrived and was mounted, my suspicions were confirmed. The average bullet speed was over 1,760 feet per second, and the recoil was very noticeable. In order to satisfy my desire to study and collect these rifles, I was on a mission to buy every part for every configuration I could find. The gas block is moved foreword or rearward to adjust gas pressure. We have seen the Remington R2mi on the shelves, but we still prefer the Bushmaster BA50. Mark XIX with Integral Muzzle Brake … The hand-guards varied from the original beavertails, to the A2 Style round ones, the carbine A2 style on the shorty upper and even sported the M-203 hand-guards when a flare launcher was added to the family. Magnum Research Desert Eagle 50 AE Mark XIX Black Oxide Pistol with 10-Inch Barrel $1,683.00 $1,269.99; Brand: Magnum Research; Item Number: DE5010; Magnum Research Desert Eagle .50 AE Burnt Bronze Pistol $1,782.00 $1,599.99; Notify Me When Available; Brand: Magnum Research; Item Number: DE50BB; Magnum Research Desert Eagle .50 A.E. the most recent 45-70 conversion.