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I'm getting better and better with this pistol as I slowly get rid of flinchitus.:) And I like the fact it fires .45 Colts, too.
 

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I had one, the 6.5 in version, it shot extremely well, and would really hammer deer or hogs. I like the Ruger Super Redhawk better, though.
 

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Somehow I just couldn't resist at the range Sunday. The guy in the stall next to me was teaching his wife/girlfriend/sistor (I don't know which) how to shoot. I decided this was a good time to shoot some Raging Bull. That girl jumped so far back when if fired it off! And continued till I finally took pity on her and switched to .22.:scool:
 

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Don't be scaring off the new shooters! I have been thinking about getting a .454. Just can't quite figure out what for though. Maybe I should just get one and figure out that last part later.
 

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You get it for fun.

Unless you're hunting rhinos or elephants...or maybe really large bears, like Kodiaks or also moose.

But it is an awful lot of fun.

- Coeloptera
 

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Always have the, what if I'm camping in bear country excuse.:scool:
 

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Never know when a hippo may charge you from that ol Illinois river gandog yew has to be prepared LOL
 

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I like the Ruger Super Redhawk better, though.

So did I, but the fact I could get the Taurus 100 bucks cheaper kind of swung the deal.
 

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Never know when a hippo may charge you from that ol Illinois river gandog yew has to be prepared LOL

Not to mention zombies from Chicago.
 

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ive got one on the way myself.
it will be used only for dispatching the robot mole people.
they are tough muthas!

 

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and if i ever run into an enraged cape buffalo........hey! it COULD happen!
 

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Between the zombie situation that is imminent and the robot mole people... I need more bullets...bigger bullets too. Maybe a Barret is in my future
 

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40mm quad mount in the back of my pickup. Damn those robot mole men full speed ahead!
 

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Between the zombie situation that is imminent and the robot mole people... I need more bullets...bigger bullets too. Maybe a Barret is in my future
this handgun may be a little too light.
im thinking we need penetration through a couple feet of earth.
when you see a hump of earth rising and its too big for a gopher..... thats right! robot mole men!!!:bigeyes:
 

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boy thats a mole gettin son of a seabiscuit!
 

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Well I got the S&W .460 why? because it handles 3 diffrent calibers. I'm not going after rinos, elephants, Kodiack bears and grizzlies any time in the forseeable future I bought it for fun!
By the way can anyone suggest an internet source for .454- .460 solid copper-plated bullets in the 250, 255, 260 weight range? All I can find are hollow points.
 

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Well I got the S&W .460 why? because it handles 3 diffrent calibers. I'm not going after rinos, elephants, Kodiack bears and grizzlies any time in the forseeable future I bought it for fun!
By the way can anyone suggest an internet source for .454- .460 solid copper-plated bullets in the 250, 255, 260 weight range? All I can find are hollow points.
Define solid copper plated. Rainier makes a 250 grain flat point. But I prefer a 300 grain for my Casulls. I can fire 250 grainers out of .45 Colt cases. Masterblastersbullets have been promising to come out with a moly coated 250 grain RNFP, but I have been waiting a long time and still don't see them.

Berry's Bullets makes a 250 grain FP LC.

Forget it, both the Berry's and the Rainiers are sized .451"
 

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Solid: Adj. 1. relatively firm or compact; neither liquid or gaseous. 2. not hollow etc.
Copper-plated: A thin cooper sheathing over the 20-1 lead core.
The .460 has a "gain-twist" barrel which means that the projectile starts with a slow spin that increases as the projectile heads down the barrel. If I remember rightly the twist of the .460 increases from 1 in 100 to 1 in 20.
I found that even with my mid-range .45 LC reloads slight leading occurs in the barrel when fired from this revolver. I can only guess at the amount of lead that would be deposited in the barrel if I approched the maximum(magnum) powder loads allowed with this revolver. That is why I'm looking for "solid" copper sheathed lead bullets.
Not that I intend to "push the envelope" by shooting more than the Maximum recommended loads my loads are always well below the top load and above the minimum recomended loads.
 
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