by David Crane
Safety Harbor Firearms is currently manufacturing and marketing a side-mounted magazine-fed bolt-action .50 BMG rifle, called the Ultra Mag 50, that DefenseReview would like to learn more about.
Developed by Dennis Cheney and Dave Finnie, the Ultra Mag 50 .50 Cal. rifle utilizes an AR-15-based lower receiver and lightweight upper. The Ultra Mag 50 .50BMG rifle also features an interesting-looking…
muzzle brake that DefRev would like to get some more information on.
Magazine capacity is 3 rounds, so total weapon capacity is 3+1. Upper receiver weight is 10 lbs. DefRev doesn’t yet know total (empty) weapon weight.
Introductory price for the Ultra Mag 50 .50 BMG rifle is $1750.00. According to the company, "there is a 50% deposit on the UltraMag 50 with the balance due on delivery plus shipping. Looking at the first deliveries in six to eight weeks."
You can contact Safety Harbor Firearmsby phone at 727-725-4700, or by email at [email protected]. Ask for Dennis Cheney or Dave Finnie.
According to the Safety Harbor Firearms/Ultra Mag 50 website, Mark Serbu welded the prototype Ultra Mag 50 together, and Walter Keller parkerized it.