50.Caliber GI for Glock 22?

50.Caliber GI for Glock 22?

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    50.Caliber GI for Glock 22?

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    Interesting for sure. The kit costs as much as a new pistol, and I haven't priced 50GI ammo. I think the 22lr conversion kits would be selling more. It would be nice to be unique and say you had a 50GI Glock. Now if I were a gun magazine writer/review expert....I'd be having one sent right over ASAP! If I were in the market for the 50GI, I'd probably rather go with it on the 1911 platform, but that's just me.

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    If you invest in the .50, also get some Ben-Gay for your shooting hand.

    Stay armed...if a .45 does no damage, you're in real trouble...stay safe!
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    Sounds like just another novelty caliber to me. According to wikipedia (.50 GI - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia), the biggest loading develops 495 ft-lbf at 900ft/sec.

    Wikipedia's 45ACP entry (.45 ACP - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) lists 165 gr (10.7 g) Hornady XTP developing 643 ft-lbf at 1,325 ft/s. Their 9mm page (9x19mm Parabellum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) lists 356 max ft-lbs, though I believe that the super-hot +P+ rounds can get 460-ish ft-lbs.

    So I guess I don't see how this new round contributes anything novel.

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