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By Max Prasac

ISBN-10: 1440228566

ISBN-13: 9781440228568

Is larger higher? You guess it's, whilst it is a big-bore revolver!

Big-Bore Revolvers bargains a one-stop source for the wheelgun amateur to the hardened veteran and everybody in among. With in-depth assurance of business and wildcat calibers and their effectiveness, theoretical and real software of terminal ballistics and a close examine brand new on hand revolver structures, this can be the main finished booklet ever released at the topic.

Inside you will find:

  • A one-stop source for every little thing you will want and wish to grasp approximately big-bore revolvers
  • Foreword via Dick Casull, sleek big-bore revolver pioneer and father of the cartridge that includes his name--the well-known .454 Casull
  • A complete examine dozens of outsized cartridges, their designers and ballistics
  • Detailed descriptions of the power-house revolvers that may deal with big-bore loads--even when you can't!
  • More than 250 full-color photographs, highlighting cartridge comparisons, the revolvers themselves, and the large and unsafe video game which are no fit for the devastating energy of those firearms.
  • And a lot, a lot more!

With a unique examine the pioneers in the back of the big-bore revolution, and hunt tales as mammoth because the weapons and cartridges themselves, this can be one e-book each handgun lover and hunter should want to learn disguise to hide. Authored by means of big-bore revolver aficionado Max Prasac, and with collaboration from John Parker and Jack Huntington, of the main authoritative names in big-bore revolver circles, this compendium of proof, heritage and first-hand stories in the back of the attractions fills a long-vacant niche.

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The bulk of the gun, combined with the effective muzzle brake, do tame the big cartridge. Step up to CorBon’s 395-grain cast loads at 1,500-plus fps, and you will have awoken a sleeping recoil giant; despite the weight of the revolver, this load will let you know it is serious every time you trip the hammer, and the web of your hand will pay the price. Also worth noting is that this is arguably the loudest revolver I have ever had the pleasure of shooting. 460. 475 Linebaugh. 460 Smith & Wesson.

6 inches, which represents a sizeable increase over the parent cartridge in case capacity and velocity potential. 445 SuperMag was better knock-down power in metallic silhouette shooting, where it did indeed excel. Only Dan Wesson offered revolvers chambered in this special cartridge, a gun based on the maker’s stretched frame. Shooting Impressions: This is a round that can be loaded to fairly obnoxious levels, particularly with heavy (300-plus-grain) bullets. 44 Magnum. 45 COLT Born in 1873, this old blackpowder warhorse never seems to get its just due.

Ross evidently had a great deal of confidence in the capabilities of this round—when loaded to potential—and his own ability on the trigger. 44 Magnum, Ross stated, “In the midst of this I began to work in Africa. It was a handgunner’s paradise. Plenty of deer- and elk-like critters could be stalked to within honest handgun range. 44 Magnum fell. 454 Casull right. 44 Magnum. 45 Colt over the chronograph. Ross declined, stepping back an adequate distance and taking cover, as he fully expected the revolver to come apart like a grenade in John Linebaugh’s hands.

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