Ar 500 Steel for a 50 BMG

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by ShooterMedic, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. ShooterMedic

    ShooterMedic Well-Known Member

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    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?
     
  2. webs

    webs Well-Known Member

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    It would be tough to beat 1.00" thick AR 500.
     

  3. jeff 300

    jeff 300 Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  4. ShooterMedic

    ShooterMedic Well-Known Member

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

    Thanks