St. George Arms .50 BMG Semi-Auto, Gas-Operated Bullpup Rifle Debuts at the NRA Show

Ammoland – by Laura Burgess

Murfreesboro, Tenn. ( St. George Arms, designer of the first American-made .50 BMG semi-automatic, gas-operated bullpup rifle will be exhibiting at the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits held in Louisville, Kentucky, May 20 – 22, 2016, at booth 6613.  

Leader 50 A1

The compact and lightweight Leader 50 A1 bullpup was selected as one of the 10 most innovative firearms and related accessories for 2016 by the prestigious Blue Book of Gun Values. Charles St. George, designer of some of the most unique firearms systems ever developed, will be showcasing his ergonomic .50 BMG bullpup design to attendees of the annual NRA event. The Leader 50 A1 features Charles’ signature triangular-shaped bolt. The entire rifle measures a compact 39.5 inches with a 24-inch barrel, which is roughly the same length as a standard AR 15 rifle. Weighing an incredible 20 lb (without magazine), the Leader 50 A1 has surprisingly low recoil. The Leader 50 A1 has a Picatinny style top rail for optics and accessories, and an AR 15 style pistol grip and safety lever.

“We are thrilled to be able to showcase America’s first semi-auto .50 BMG bullpup at the NRA show in Louisville this year,” Charles St. George, President of St. George Arms commented. “This lightweight system delivers uncompromising performance, balance and ergonomics on the only lightweight .50 BMG platform available.”

Suggested retail price of the Leader 50 A1 is $8,200.00.

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3 thoughts on “St. George Arms .50 BMG Semi-Auto, Gas-Operated Bullpup Rifle Debuts at the NRA Show

  1. Looks promising, but I’d definitely want to hear a lot of good reports from owners before I’d shell out that kind of money.

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