Page 2 of 2 <12
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#207145 - 06/14/20 08:19 AM Re: Thoughts on .454 barrel length 6" or 7.5" [Re: bluecow]
ivoryhunter
stranger


Registered: 02/26/19
Posts: 15
Loc: NJ

Offline
Thanks for everyone weighing in on this. Will defer to Dick Casull and go with 7.5 barrel. Taking another look at BFR'S which are kind of tempting due to big price difference, hard to decide business has been good but this virus has me concerned with the future.
Thanks again,
Ivoryhunter

Top
#207151 - 06/14/20 01:05 PM Re: Thoughts on .454 barrel length 6" or 7.5" [Re: bluecow]
Seminole Wind
enthusiast


Registered: 04/18/11
Posts: 341
Loc: GEORGIA

Offline
 Originally Posted By: bluecow
I'm willing to admit that the 454 is just too much for me.


Many don't like a scoped revolver, but for me the extra weight of the scope makes a 454 much more fun to shoot. I actually enjoy shooting my scoped 454 FA and BFR. The amount of torque has gone from violent to merely awesome. You can check out my scoped BFR on the Bragging Board.

Top
#207153 - 06/14/20 02:11 PM Re: Thoughts on .454 barrel length 6" or 7.5" [Re: Seminole Wind]
ivoryhunter
stranger


Registered: 02/26/19
Posts: 15
Loc: NJ

Offline
Seminole Wind that is a nice looking pistol, what is the grip on it, I don't see anything like that on stock BFRS currently for sale.

Top
#207154 - 06/14/20 02:36 PM Re: Thoughts on .454 barrel length 6" or 7.5" [Re: ivoryhunter]
Seminole Wind
enthusiast


Registered: 04/18/11
Posts: 341
Loc: GEORGIA

Offline
Ivoryhunter, thanks. The grips are custom from Chad Robinette at Chigs Grips. They are made of Aspen, which is a soft wood, but they have held up under hunting conditions without a scratch.

Top
#207165 - 06/16/20 02:27 PM Re: Thoughts on .454 barrel length 6" or 7.5" [Re: bluecow]
jamesfromjersey
Shootist


Registered: 01/18/04
Posts: 9545
Loc: New Jersey

Offline
 Originally Posted By: bluecow
jamesfromjersey, JMHO that would be enough info for me to decide, on the other hand I'm willing to admit that the 454 is just too much for me.

BC, That`s as honest a reply I`ve seen in a while....
_________________________
Life member-NRA-SCI
Member-HHI #2900-HHASA #067
Colt-Ruger-Freedom Arms-and S&W Collector Assoc.s
"I have more guns then I need but not as many as I want" "Handgun hunters HAVE to be good"

Top
Page 2 of 2 <12


Moderator:  Chance Weldon, Gregg Richter, Gary 
Hop to:
 Portal Sidebar
Who's Online
4 registered (Wheelguns1961, H2OBUG, Shortgun, REDHAWK1954) and 231 anonymous users online.
Top Posters
9836
Whitworth
9608
s4s4u
9545
jamesfromjersey
7645
wapitirod
7327
TCTex.
6818
KRal
5287
Ernie
5057
Gary
4704
Tigger
4657
Franchise
4468
Chance Weldon
4461
pab1
4370
Dan B.
4132
Gregg Richter
3755
johnwilliams
  Member Hunts
Kudu Dreaming
Kudu Dreaming

Africa with the 35
Africa with the 358JDJ Contender - Part II - The Open Plains

   Access Requires Login

Generated in 0.037 seconds in which 0.009 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.




Copyright © 2000-2008
HandgunHunt.com, Inc.