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I use to own (3) 44's... (2) S&W's & (1) Toraus. Also had a 454 Causull Freedom Arms.
Miss 'em. :(
 

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I've got a super Redhawk in .44 mag. I was reading Guns Magazine last night and saw the .460 S&W. That bad boy travels at over 2300 FPS. That would take just about anything on the continent :eek:

 

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I need a good 6 shooter one day..Had a 44 given to me but had way to much rust since the previous owner didn't take care of it..So it was pretty much scrap metal..
 

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I need a good 6 shooter one day..Had a 44 given to me but had way to much rust since the previous owner didn't take care of it..So it was pretty much scrap metal..
sometimes rust can be taken care of. My cousin bought a blued Ruger Mark I semi-auto .22 awhile back that had been left in a pistol case and really rusted to the point that there were some deep pits. The bore seemed to be ok though. He gave $50 for it and brought it out to the house to see what we could do. He was in agreement that if we ruined it, there wasn't a lot of money in it, so lets just see what happens.
We took it apart, and on any flat spots we put some 200 grit sandpaper on a table, and worked it back and forth until 90% of the pits disappeared. The round barrel assembly that separates from the lower trigger and grip assembly was going to be a challenge because of the taper in the barrel, and the shoulders where the barrel and reciever come together. I have a 6" grinder at home so we bought one of those cloth buffing wheels, and some rubbing compound, just like you get to buff your paint at the auto store. We just hand buffed it back to smooth in pretty short order. Then we put another clean buffing wheel on the grinder, and put "semichrome" polish on it. You can get it at most motorcycle shops for polishing chrome. Its a very light abrasive, so we polished everything back to a mirror finish. When we got done it looked like a chrome plated pistol :eek: By this time the "hot blue" kit we ordered from Brownells arrived, so, following instructions we put the parts to be blued in the over and brough the temp up as instructed, took it out, rubbed the blue into it, and put it back in the oven to cool slowly. Once we reassembled the pistol it actually looked pretty good. If you held it up to the light and looked down the side you could kind of see a couple of slight wavy areas where we really had to buff a lot, but over all it took a junker and made it back to a shooter for less than $40 ;D
 

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that 460 looks like a scaled down version of the .50 S&W monstor. Its a good looking pistol too. ;)
 

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My son in law has a .460 S&W and it's a great shooter, once you get over the skert part. With the porting it doesn't punish you hand at all, it does come back firmly but it is controllable. It is the same exact frame as the .500 just with smaller parts and you can get it in .44mag, don't know why but you can.

I've got a 44mag dragoon six shooter and thought it was da bomb till the .460 arrived.

Getting real close to a .45 purchase too.
 

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I had the .44 Dragoon in SS. It got stolen 2 years ago when the house got broken into, :mad:
For the money it was probably one of the best pistols on the market. I still see them at gun shows for around $250 which is what I paid for mine new back in 1985. I wouldn't mind having another one.
 

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Yep Dennis I like mine pretty well. It's not the most accurate pistol I've ever seen but it is fun to shoot. I've had a lot of cowboy action shooters try to buy it off of me, but it's one of my fav's.

Bummer you got yours stolen, like to find the SOB that took it with my 44.
 

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Yep Dennis I like mine pretty well. It's not the most accurate pistol I've ever seen but it is fun to shoot. I've had a lot of cowboy action shooters try to buy it off of me, but it's one of my fav's.

Bummer you got yours stolen, like to find the SOB that took it with my 44.
I know who took it....along with all my other guns that got stolen. I just don't have enough proof yet to take care of that situation myself. I told the Deputy that what was left of him I'd drop off at the hospital. :mad: :mad:
It may be awhile before I can get to him though. I read in last nights news paper that he is in the slammer for about 5 meth charges including running a lab, distributing, etc. :mad:

One of these days.......
 

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Dennis ~ I know the pain, I had a S&W 629 that I bought used and never even got to shoot before the thieves found it - along with ALL my other guns :mad: I will find out!! You never hear of body found in DEEP grave do ya?
 

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I know where there are several abandoned wells :mad:
 

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I own a Ruger Bisley in 44 magnum...shoots about as well as any handgun I have ever owned except for a couple of competition models in the past....
 

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I have a Ruger Super Blackhawk in 45 Colt. But I roll my own for it. It will rival any 44 load. Also have a 6.5 Swede barrel for my Encore pistol. Ive had several 44's, but always return to my 45 Colt magnum.
 
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