The 450 Bushmaster cartridge is .452 Caliber with a straight-walled case length of 1.70 inches long. The 450 Bushmaster is flat shooting out to 200 yards. If the rifle is zeroed at 150 yards, the shooter can expect to see a rise of approximately 2 inches at 100 yards, zero at 150 yards and a drop of approximately 2 inches at 200 yards. AR-15 upper receiver assemblies that have a free float tube or rail are very accurate and are capable of sub 1 MOA with 450 Bushmaster 250 gr Hornady FTX® ammo.
In 2014 the Michigan DNR expanded the types of firearms that may be used in the Limited Firearm Deer Zone (formerly called Zone 3). An AR-15 chambered in 450 Bushmaster is now legal statewide in Michigan for Deer Hunting !
The advantages of the 450 Bushmaster that must be considered for Deer Hunting in Southern Michigan are:
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