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Ar 500 Steel for a 50 BMG

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Unread 08-11-2012, 06:07 AM
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Ar 500 Steel for a 50 BMG

So the question is,
what would be the ideal thickness of AR 500 steel for shooting a 50 bmg at 500 yds and beyond without putting holes in my steel?
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    Re: Ar 500 Steel for a 50 BMG

    It would be tough to beat 1.00" thick AR 500.
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    Re: Ar 500 Steel for a 50 BMG

    I have a 18" 1/2" thick ar 500 that i have shot at 200 and it didnt do any thing to it at all.
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    Re: Ar 500 Steel for a 50 BMG

    Perfect!! I have 1/2 inch that will be great.

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