Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#173525 - 09/30/16 11:05 AM 30 carbine ruger blackhawk
kirk
stranger


Registered: 01/18/04
Posts: 9
Loc: ga

Offline
Anyone play with one of these? I just got one. Very fun gun. Plan to shoot varmints and maybe some small piggys if i they come out in the food plot. All else with cast bullets it is sure to be extremely fun.
k
_________________________
Contenders and Ruger Single action fancier....

Top
#173528 - 09/30/16 04:30 PM Re: 30 carbine ruger blackhawk [Re: kirk]
wvhitman
addict


Registered: 12/04/05
Posts: 589
Loc: WV

Offline
I shot a friends years ago. What I remembered the most was it was VERY load. Needed plugs and muffs. Not a lot of power, so your plan should work fine.

Top
#173530 - 09/30/16 05:06 PM Re: 30 carbine ruger blackhawk [Re: wvhitman]
Dekker
journeyman


Registered: 04/21/06
Posts: 68
Loc: Illinois

Offline
As Doc said...plugs and muffs are standard.
I have taken a couple of deer with jacketed soft point bullets and it worked. However I wasn't particularly impressed with it, but for varmints it is flat shooting round and should be a lot of fun.
PS... touch a round off at night.

Top
#173544 - 09/30/16 11:04 PM Re: 30 carbine ruger blackhawk [Re: Dekker]
doc with a glock
old hand


Registered: 06/05/08
Posts: 950
Loc: Montana, USA

Offline
kirk,

Love mine. Similar to the 327 Fed Mag, predates by about 70 yrs.. Great varmint rig, never thought of using it on larger game.

Doc

Top
#173547 - 10/01/16 03:29 AM Re: 30 carbine ruger blackhawk [Re: doc with a glock]
sixshot
enthusiast


Registered: 11/20/09
Posts: 369

Offline
I've owned several & all of them have been very accurate. They shoot flat & rock chucks hate them. If it's a new model you can easily shoot 32/20's in it & not have to worry about the head space problem associated with the rimless 30 Carbine. I just use .313" bullets in mine with great accuracy, both cast & jacketed.

Dick

Top
#173559 - 10/01/16 09:59 PM Re: 30 carbine ruger blackhawk [Re: sixshot]
ruger4570
member


Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 104
Loc: Illinois

Offline
I shot one that was chopped down to 5 inches. I think it synged my beard. They are loud and fun, but I would prefer a much longer barrel.

Top
#173561 - 10/01/16 10:12 PM Re: 30 carbine ruger blackhawk [Re: ruger4570]
Raptortrapper
Shooting Expert


Registered: 03/31/09
Posts: 3341
Loc: Colorado

Offline
Pictures!!! ...or it doesn't exist!!
_________________________
If you don't carry in condition 1, you don't carry a gun, you carry a bullet holder.

Top
#173753 - 10/07/16 04:03 PM Re: 30 carbine ruger blackhawk [Re: Raptortrapper]
kirk
stranger


Registered: 01/18/04
Posts: 9
Loc: ga

Offline
I bet that 5" was a screamer. I plan to go shoot it this weekend. Looking forward to it. Will post a pic of it later.
_________________________
Contenders and Ruger Single action fancier....

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  Gary, jamesfromjersey, Dan B., ClayFHT, Gregg Richter 
Hop to:
 Portal Sidebar
Who's Online
3 registered (karl, Gary, Igor) and 135 anonymous users online.
Top Posters
9014
s4s4u
8847
Whitworth
7641
wapitirod
7345
jamesfromjersey
7327
TCTex.
5794
KRal
4981
Gary
4704
Tigger
4631
Ernie
4370
Dan B.
3755
johnwilliams
3710
pab1
3677
Gregg Richter
3569
TN Lone Wolf
3341
Raptortrapper
  Member Hunts
Two old hunts
Two old hunts

Nilgai and Woodlei
Nilgai and Woodleigh bullets- A first for both....

   Access Requires Login

Generated in 0.044 seconds in which 0.008 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.




Copyright © 2000-2008
HandgunHunt.com, Inc.