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    Posted: 13 April 2020 at 11:05
Seems for the last 20+ years big handguns have been popular.  

Mine is a T/C contender in 375 winchester with 12 inch bbl.

It throws out a 270 gr Hornady at 1710 fps  BC is .380 so it holds its energy much further than most hand guns.

More powerful than a 455 Casull at the muzzle.  At 200 yards it has the same power as a 44 mag at the muzzle.
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I'm a big Smith&Wesson fan. I have several but the biggest is a .357 Mag. 

I had a model 29, 44Mag for a while but it wasn't fun to shoot. I traded it off for something I would use. 

Most of my accumulation is K frame S&W's but probably my favorite is a 6 inch K-38 Masterpiece. That is the most fun and accurate handgun I own. 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Irish Bird Dog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 April 2020 at 13:34
Best I can come up with is a couple of .44 magnum's.... 
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I could never shoot 1911 or SBH.  they just don't fit my hand and under recoil move off target.

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I have a Ruger SRH 44 mag, dad and uncles have several 29/629 Smiths. I have shot a 460 and 500S&W. I have had a hankering for a 454 or 480 ruger to play with. IMO, the 460/500s are way overkill, they are no fun to shoot. In all honesty a 44 is quite the handful. It is probably my favorite to load for and shoot. I have several rifles chambered in 44 as well. A 240gr JHP or hard cast SWC is serious deer medicine in my neck of the woods. 100yd shots are few and far between with somewhere between 30-60yds being the average. I can load it down with 44Sp and make it fun to plink or load it with a stiff charge of 296 (my go-to) and watch the fire fly out the barrel!! 
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50AE DE. More then enough. Still want a 629 classic DX.
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I now have caliber envy.
My wife says my little 22 is big enough.
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Originally posted by d4570 d4570 wrote:

I now have caliber envy.
My wife says my little 22 is big enough.

hey D is she talking handguns or little pisstols?LOL
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I don't know I'm afraid to ask her...
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caliber doesn't matter!Wacko
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caliber doesn't matter!Wacko

It's how well you can handle the weapon...Shocked
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My big gun are 45LC in a RBHs.  I have one with optics and a shortened 6" barrel for hunting and a 4 5/8" as my field gun when I'm working at the farm.  The short one usually has the snake shot loads in it for my slithery friends.

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5" Colt Police Positive 32-20.  Sold my hogleg.
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Whar i growed up "magnum" wuz anuther wurd fer "lousy hunter"
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Nice gun windy.  Friend owned a bar, kept that same gun under the counter below the cash drawer.
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Still a convertible Ruger Single Six, so the 22 magnum...leaving aside the somewhat questionable practice of shooting a Savage 24C's 20-gauge barrel one-handed.
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Those Savage 24s were nice guns.
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