Guns Now Shipping: Mapul’s D-50, a Drum Magazine for ARs Chambered in 7.62 NATO and 308 Win Candice Horner March 21, 2019 Join the Conversation Back in January, we covered the release of Magpul's newest drum mag, the D-50. The Magpul D-50 has a familiar design, mirroring the Magpul D-60, but is for larger caliber rifles. Made exclusively for 7.62×51 NATO and .308 Winchester, the D-50 has a 50-round capacity. Coming as no surprise, a loaded mag will add about 4.5 pounds to your rifle; 308 ammo adds up quickly no matter how you carry it. The empty mag weighs 1.5 pounds. Magpul says the D-50 is made exclusively for 7.62×51/308 and should not be loaded with other calibers. The D-50 has an MSRP of $150. SPECS: Weight: 1.7 lbs. Width: 4.64” Length: 4.35” Height: 8.34” Color: Black Capacity: 50 Made in the USA NOTE: Compatible with: – Older model Bushmaster .308 ORC, – Remington R-25, – and DPMS LR308 rifles. Not optimized for bolt lock functionality with newer models based on the DPMS GII design. Not compatible with: – Armalite AR-10B, – Springfield Armory M1A, – Rock River Arms LAR8, – FN SCAR 17S, – PTR-91, – HK417 or any other rifles that utilize M14, FN FAL, or HK 91/G3 patterned magazines. From Magpul: A few years ago, we introduced the PMAG D-60® AR/M4, and ever since then, we’ve been working on how to make it better… and we couldn’t. Instead, we decided to make it bigger and louder. Introducing the Magpul PMAG® D-50™ LR/SR GEN M3™. Designed for those looking to carry 50 rounds of 7.62×51 NATO, because bigger is always better, no matter what anyone tells you. Magpul® PMAG® D-50 LR/SR GEN M3® MAG993 The D-50 is a rugged, lightweight, and reliable 50-round polymer drum magazine designed for 7.62×51 NATO/.308 Winchester ammunition for SR25/M110 pattern rifles. It’s capable of using longer-than-SAAMI-spec match ammunition, up to 2.830” OAL, such as M118LR. Engineered to the same exacting standards as the famous Magpul PMAG and PMAG D-60 drum magazines, the D-50 continues the PMAG tradition of high-capacity performance and dependability. In addition, the D-50 brings GEN M3 features, which means enhanced strength, durability, and reliability. A ratcheting loading lever removes spring tension, making the D-50 easily loadable by hand. An anti-glare translucent window on the rear of the drum makes for quick positive visual indication of remaining ammunition. Additionally, the D-50 can be disassembled quickly with a simple flat blade screwdriver, and a has a dot matrix pattern that allows for easy marking and identification. At approximately 1.5 lbs. empty, and 4.5 lbs. loaded, the Magpul D-50 is one of the lightest 50-round 7.62×51/.308 drums available and is priced well below current competition. Designed specifically for 7.62×51 NATO/.308 Winchester ammunition and use with other calibers such as .260 Remington or 6.5 Creedmoor is not recommended. Visit https://www.magpul.com/products/pmag-d-50-lr-sr-gen-m3 Explore RECOILweb:Two New S&W Performance Center SW1911sHaley Strategic TroubleShooter T-ShirtBest Biometric Safes: Fast Finger Access ActionGoing Hot NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.