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Should I scoop up this 44 mag?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Rock Hound, Aug 25, 2012.

  1. Zombie Steve

    Zombie Steve Decap Pin Killa

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    Yep.

    I prefer this one on my hip much more than the 5-1/2" Blackhawk I have...

    Like everything else, it's a tradeoff - shorter sight radius, lower velocities... I tend to think 4-5" barrels are the best compromise for backpacking / hiking / woods work in general.
     
  2. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    A heavy load of 300-gr hard cast .44 Mag will still thump like a mofo out of the short barrel SuperBlackhawk.

    I prefer it as my woods gun.
     

  3. bac1023

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    Very nice Steve :cool:
     
  4. bac1023

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  5. M&P15T

    M&P15T Beard One

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    Of course if I had more budget to spend on firearms.......:supergrin:
     
  6. alwaysshootin

    alwaysshootin

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    I concur, but I mentioned the 5-5 1/2 length so it would have more purpose. For myself, need 5" minimum length to hunt deer in Ohio. The anniversary model had that length. Like my firearms to be multitaskers.
     
  7. alwaysshootin

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    You would still be polar opposites, no matter how much expendable funds you have! Money won't change that!:supergrin:
     
  8. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    I love my 7.5" SBH .44, but it's huge.
     
  9. ithaca_deerslayer

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    I'm not opposed to any gun. But why do you want a single action wheel gun over your Glock 10mm for a woods gun?
     
  10. Rock Hound

    Rock Hound Earth Churner

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    I don't. This deal popped up. I passed.

    I just want a 44. :supergrin:
     
  11. Rock Hound

    Rock Hound Earth Churner

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    I strapped my buddies 8.75" 629 on and yeah, thats a bit much while slogging through the brush. An inch aint gonna improve much. hahaha
     
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  12. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    My 8 3/8" 29-2 is far too big for a woods gun, fun as hell to shoot though!