The .50 Action Express (AE, 12.7×33mmRB) is a large-caliber handgun cartridge, best known for its usage in the Desert Eagle. Developed in 1988 by American Evan Whildin of Action Arms, the .50 AE is one of the most powerful pistol cartridges in production.

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  1. CountryGent

    .429 DE

    Magnum research introduced a new cartridge this week, the .429 DE. It is basically a necked-down .50 AE for the Desert Eagle platform. The ballistics look impressive, though I can't see adopting it any time soon. However, didn't they already do this with the .440 Corbon? A I recall, that was...
  2. CountryGent

    LAR Grizzly: A 1911 on .45 Winchester Magnum Steroids

    Back in the day, I remember thinking the Grizzly looked like a fanastic piece. Particularly the later .50AE variant. Alas, it wasn't meant to be. Regardless, Forgotten Weapons has a neat-o video on the earlier .45 Win Mag version, along with some equally ginchy conversion kits. Just passing...
  3. CountryGent

    .50AE AR Upper?

    Out of curiosity, is there anyone making a .50 AE upper for the AR platform these days? Tromix did years ago, but there site no longer lists it. There was an outfit in Washington state called Dalphon that did awhile back, but their site is gone, so I suspect the company may be too. Anyway...
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