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Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by GasTurbine, Aug 24, 2012.


  1. GasTurbine

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    Porschey Power!

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    You never know when a pissed of Grizzly Bear comes knocking on your door. :supergrin:

    The worlds largest production handgun...Smith & Wesson 500 Magnum. This thing is awesome to shoot! I shot a gallon jug of water with it...largest piece left was about 2" square. The hole it left in the ground was so big, I needed to fill it, as my mower would have fallen into it.

    Its over 15" long, 8.3" barrel, and weighs in at 6lbs empty. :wow:

    Pictures cant demonstrate how massive this thing really is. :shocked:

    The small round is a 9mm for comparison;
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    Here it is next to my LCP;
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  2. dbak

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    Very nice that looks like fun

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  3. SigFTW

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    Now that is a CCW gun if I ever saw one!!! :wow:, just don't carry it at 12 o'clock position, you'll get picked up for indecency:tongueout:
     
  4. raven11

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    Open carry could have prevented that:whistling:
     
  5. The_Gun_Guru

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    Ban Democrats!!

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    Congrats!

    Enjoy the pain.....:tongueout:


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  6. GlockPride

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    Glock 23

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    Very nice. Now you can go hang out with the 10mm guys. :wavey:
     
  7. bac1023

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    Very cool :cool:

    I own a 500 and 460 myself.
     
  8. ctfireman

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    Congrats! I'm on the hunt for a ported model myself.
     
  9. pennlineman

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    I have one just like it. A very fun gun to shoot, everybody that shot it walked away with a big grin on their face. Get yourself some honeydew melons for targets. The 500 will vaporize them, good times.

    Congrats!
     
  10. GAFinch

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    Very nice!
     
  11. steve1911

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    Congrats!



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  12. GasTurbine

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    Porschey Power!

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    Its not bad at all, but Im a big guy with big hands too. :supergrin:

    My 10 ga. Magnum shotgun w/ its 36" barrel, is worse to shoot w/ heavy loads. I know, different kind of recoil...Im just saying the shotgun is less than fun to shoot than the hand cannon.
     
  13. GasTurbine

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    Porschey Power!

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    This one is compensated. It has upward facing ports at the end of the barrel.
     
  14. ctfireman

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    I know. i guess i should have been more specific. I want side facing ports.
     
  15. DonD

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    Great guns, love both of my .500s. They are, however, 72 oz or 4.5# not 6# empty.

    This is a gun you DON'T want to be light. Don
     
  16. GasTurbine

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    Porschey Power!

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  17. SpeedyG17

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    Wow! Nice addition! I have always wanted to shoot one but I don't know anybody crazy enough to own one who would let me send some rounds down range! I've seen a few guys at the local range in years past who take those to Africa for big games hunting. Enjoy that beast!
     
  18. GasTurbine

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    Porschey Power!

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    If youre ever in the Columbus area, give me a shout out...your invited!