Bushmaster Rifles New in 2018

Bushmaster 450 SD Rifle

450 Bushmaster SD Rifle

450 Bushmaster SD Rifle

The new 450 SD Rifle has a 20-inch barrel, R25-styled stock with a Hogue grip, ALG Defense trigger, AAS Square Drop Handguard, and muzzle brake. It comes with a 5-round magazine and is chambered for the 450 Bushmaster, a cartridge seeing renewed interest in 2018. MSRP: $1,299

450 Bushmaster SD Features:

  • Caliber | 450 Bushmaster
  • Barrel Length | 20in
  • Rifling Twist Rate | 1 in 24″
  • Receiver | Upper and lower receivers machined from Mil-Spec aluminum forging
  • Forend | Free-floating, vented aluminum
  • Magazine | 5-round single stack

Bushmaster Minimalist SD Carbine

Bushmaster Minimalist SD Carbine in 300 Blackout

Bushmaster Minimalist SD Carbine in 300 Blackout

The AR-15-style Minimalist SD Carbine will be offered in 5.56 NATO and 300 AAC Blackout. It has Mil-Spec upper and lower receivers, an AAC Square Drop Handguard, lightweight FNC 1:8 twist barrel, mil-spec mission-first minimalist stock and grip, and an ALG Defense fire control group. MSRP: $1,169

300 AAC Blackout Features:

  • Magazine | Mission First Tactical 30rd
  • Barrel Length | 16in
  • Rifling Twist Rate | 1 in 7″
  • Overall Length | 35in
  • Upper Receiver | A3 Flattop
  • Barrel Material | 4150 Chrome Moly
  • Barrel Finish | Melonite (FNC)
  • Barrel Contour | Hbar
  • Trigger | ALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger
  • Stock | Mission First Tactical Minimalist Stock
  • Grip | Mission First Tactical Grip
  • Flash Hider | AAC 51T
  • Handguard | AAC SquareDrop with full-length rail
  • Silencer Ready – AAC 51T Blackout fast attach silencer mount (AAC 762-SDN-6 Silencer recommended)

Bushmaster BA50

Bushmaster BA50

Bushmaster BA50

Now, how about something really big? The BA50 is chambered for the .50 BMG and has a Lothar-Walther 30-inch barrel. The bolt is on the left side of the action, and cartridges eject from the right, after feeding from a 10-round box magazine. It’s fitted with a Magpul PRS stock and an AAC Cyclops brake. It’s not cheap—big guns never are. MSRP: $5,657

BA50 Features:

  • Barrel Length | 30in Lothar Walther free-floating
  • Rifling Twist Rate | 1 in 15″
  • Action | Left bolt/right port for faster cycling
  • Muzzle Break | AAC Cyclops muzzle break/silencer 
adaptor, designed for optimal recoil reduction, which accepts the AAC Cyclops 50 cal. silencer
  • Bipod | Steel with folding legs
  • Stock | Magpul PRS
  • Grip | Ergo Deluxe Tactical
  • Magazines | Two 10-round magazines 
included

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