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#182308 - 08/03/17 10:11 AM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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Ruger Super Redhawk in the Toklat configuration (.454 Casull.)
Plenty big enough for anything I will ever hunt.

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#182309 - 08/03/17 10:32 AM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: Gregg Richter]
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Dang nice bull, Gregg!
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#182310 - 08/03/17 11:08 AM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: s4s4u]
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My favorite is whichever one I have in my hand when I am within 50 yards of large game!

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#182312 - 08/03/17 01:12 PM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: kingrj]
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 Originally Posted By: kingrj
My favorite is whichever one I have in my hand when I am within 50 yards of large game!


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#182315 - 08/03/17 03:27 PM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: TN Lone Wolf]
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That sure is a beauty of a handgunned elk Gregg...................
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#182331 - 08/04/17 07:05 AM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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Mine is my Ruger SBH Bisley in .44 with 7.5" barrel. Open sights (fiber optic) with my hand loads - crazy accurate and deadly.

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#182351 - 08/04/17 08:53 PM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: Randy M]
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T his is my 5" Super Redhawk 44 mag. Mag-Na-Port did their 480 package to it. Loves Hornady 240 grain XTP's loaded with H110.




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#182988 - 08/29/17 10:17 PM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: Whitworth]
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I have a Rough Country Bowen model adjustable Rear sight ordered to make the change to a stronger and more reliable rear sight, and after shooting rounds from all three I will let you know. The front sight will be changed to a taller one, but first I want to see what happens using the front factory red insert sight as supplied.

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#183226 - 09/07/17 11:57 PM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: Jeffrey G.]
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Looking at purchasing a 6.5 inch Smith and Wesson 500 X-frame with a half-lug barrel and integral comp of three ports each side of the front sight. I plan to shoot 500 JRH aka 500 S&W Magnum Short. No need for the full blown load when the 500 JRH loaded with the proper bullet has all the power one needs for anything that walks, crawls or approaches in a menacing manner.
Will join my 5 inch 460 Smith and Wesson magnum in which 454 Casull is a pleasure to shoot. Feels like having a 3 1/2 12 Gauge semi-auto that shoots 2 3/4 and 3 inch shells. There when I want or need it, but shooting 2 3/4 and 3 inch mostly.

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#183230 - 09/08/17 11:08 AM Re: Favorite large game revolver [Re: Whitworth]
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 Originally Posted By: Whitworth
My current favorite, a BFR in .500 JRH with a 5 1/2-inch barrel and "Bisley" grip.



That is a great looking revolver, and something for me to aspire to! How do you like the BFR "Bisley" grips on something as big as the .500 JRH?

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