texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Pups4Sale, Sevensalmon, FacePaint, GavinBryant, JT Panel Company
70594 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 110,646
bill oxner 91,416
SnakeWrangler 64,158
stxranchman 60,296
Gravytrain 46,950
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
BMD 41,241
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics616,466
Posts11,416,114
Members85,594
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
New Toy #8496075 01/06/22 12:45 AM
Joined: Jun 2021
Posts: 388
D
Double AC Online Content OP
Bird Dog
OP Online Content
Bird Dog
D
Joined: Jun 2021
Posts: 388
Ruger Super Blackhawk Bisley Hunter in .44 mag.

Arrived today at the gun store and could not be more excited. My first revolver after a lot of research and trying some out and one that I do plan on genuinely hunting with. Picked up a box of hornady leverevolutions which I know do more than enough on hogs (use the same bullet on my .45-70).

Any recs for some whitetail/red stag cartridges? Would also appreciate recs for some good plinking ammo be it a toned down .44 mag or .44 spl

[Linked Image]

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496079 01/06/22 12:50 AM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 20,735
cbump Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 20,735
Really awesome

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496088 01/06/22 01:00 AM
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 18,557
T
TEXASLEFTY Online Content
THF Whiskey Sommelier
Online Content
THF Whiskey Sommelier
T
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 18,557
Sure is!!!


Originally Posted by Chunky Monkey
Never been to a camping world. I prefer Dick's to be honest.
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496290 01/06/22 05:39 AM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,228
J
JCO Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
J
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,228
She’s a beauty.


NRA Life Member (Master of Poor Decisions)
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496292 01/06/22 05:51 AM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 21,125
B
BigPig Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 21,125
It’s hard to beat those Rugers. Pistol hunting is very fun and rewarding. I’ve killed deer with 45ACP from a Kimber, 45Colt from a Ruger Blackhawk, 460XVR from a S&W. 22 LR from a Ruger MK1 on rabbits, squirrels, and coyotes.

My go-to hunting bullet is a cast semi wad cutter 315 grain from my 460XVR. We keep it around 2150fps.


Wade Dews, REALTOR ®
Rendon Realty, LLC
Frontline Real Estate Team
www.RendonRealty.com
WadeDews@gmail.com
214-356-2410
VETERAN & LAW ENFORCEMENT OWNED & OPERATED
$1500 back at closing for First Responders, Veterans, and Teachers.
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496297 01/06/22 06:07 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 8,110
N
ntxtrapper Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
N
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 8,110
Leverevolution ammo in 44 mag work great on deer.


"Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god."

- Aristotle
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496305 01/06/22 09:54 AM
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 3,328
R
redhaze Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
R
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 3,328
Nice!

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496317 01/06/22 11:24 AM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 40,716
S
Stub Online Happy
THF Celebrity
Online Happy
THF Celebrity
S
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 40,716
cheers


texas flag








Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496419 01/06/22 01:58 PM
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 10,476
P
Pope&Young Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
P
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 10,476
up


[Linked Image]
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496438 01/06/22 02:16 PM
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 8,197
U
unclebubba Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
U
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 8,197
That's a sweet setup. When it comes to revolvers, Ruger is King. Sorry, I know nothing about loading for 44 mag.

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496453 01/06/22 02:29 PM
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 17,883
B
Biscuit Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 17,883
Whoa , that’s fantastic

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496993 01/06/22 11:45 PM
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 1,201
T
twdjr Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
T
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 1,201
Nice!

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8496997 01/06/22 11:51 PM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 110,646
dogcatcher Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 110,646
cheers


Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
_____________"Illegitimus non carborundum est"_______________

[Linked Image]
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8498114 01/08/22 01:15 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 10,919
G
GusWayne Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
G
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 10,919
bingo


There is absolutely no reason to let dogs be dogs.

$1,200 dollars on a vet bill? Guessing here I just don’t get it. So glad I ran over my last dog and didn’t replace her.

Hudbone posted that....what a turd
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8498189 01/08/22 02:45 AM
Joined: Jun 2020
Posts: 300
G
Giblett Offline
Bird Dog
Offline
Bird Dog
G
Joined: Jun 2020
Posts: 300
Unique and 240 grain cast bullets makes a nice plinking load. Get on single action forum lots of good information on that site.

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8498664 01/08/22 08:24 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 65,403
N
NORML as can be Online Content
^^Cut the Cord^^
Online Content
^^Cut the Cord^^
N
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 65,403
Shot anything with it yet popcorn



(R-TX) .-- " TCNN CURL CRLB VFF OGI SNDL CGC TLRY "

_=====___=________==-

Re: New Toy [Re: NORML as can be] #8498919 01/09/22 02:35 AM
Joined: Jun 2021
Posts: 388
D
Double AC Online Content OP
Bird Dog
OP Online Content
Bird Dog
D
Joined: Jun 2021
Posts: 388
Originally Posted by NORML as can be
Shot anything with it yet popcorn


A few Gatorade bottles. Need a pig to wander close

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8498920 01/09/22 02:41 AM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 4,505
A
angus1956 Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 4,505
Very nice.
Time to start reloading.
I'll look up and share my plinking load data tomorrow.

Re: New Toy [Re: Giblett] #8499009 01/09/22 05:40 AM
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,527
L
LeonCarr Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
L
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,527
Originally Posted by Giblett
Unique and 240 grain cast bullets makes a nice plinking load. Get on single action forum lots of good information on that site.

240 Grain cast bullets with Unique can be loaded soft to .44 Special levels (750-800 fps) or near max/max to duplicate factory ballistics (around 1300 fps).

The load I shot in .44 Magnums for years is a 240 Hornady XTP, 23.0 H110 (about a grain under maximum but still gets over 1400 fps from a 7.5 inch barrel), Winchester brass and CCI 350 primers. This load has taken one deer with a 7.5 inch Ruger Redhawk and two hogs from a 7.5 inch Ruger Super Redhawk. With open sights and younger eyes lol this load will put six rounds into 3.5-4 inches at 100 yards with open sights and 2.5-3 inches at 100 yards with a 4x Leupold scope.

Please follow all safe reloading practices.

Just my .02,
LeonCarr


"Whitetail Deer are extinct because of rifles with telescopes mounted on them." - My 11th Grade English Teacher
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8499077 01/09/22 12:53 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 91,416
bill oxner Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 91,416
Pure greatness. cheers


Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill


[Linked Image]




Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8499101 01/09/22 01:54 PM
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 440
R
RevolverFan Offline
Bird Dog
Offline
Bird Dog
R
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 440
That’s real good lookin

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8499236 01/09/22 04:32 PM
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 2,939
V
Vern1 Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
V
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 2,939
Beauty for sure and great shooter.

Too many motocross crashes did in my wrists and it got to the point I couldn't enjoy mine so I had to let it go.


Cheers,
Vern1
Texans since The Old 300 in 1824
NRA Lifetime Member
Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8499262 01/09/22 05:11 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 66
D
DaveC Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
D
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 66
Nice Looking Pistola!

for the masses.....
Does the Leverrevolution ammo shot in a revolver length barrel get full burn?

The reason I ask is I shot a doe with 45lc Lever revolution out of a 3" judge at ~15 yards a few years ago and it's didn't perform well at all.
I found her dead, but only by Gods grace and a little luck- she went a good ways and was layed up in high grass upon finding her.
One hole in, no hole out.
I always wondered if it was the ammo's fault since the LeverRevolution is most likely designed to be shot out of ....lever action rifles.
( I would assume rifle powder for rifle length barrels).

Re: New Toy [Re: DaveC] #8500404 01/10/22 08:54 PM
Joined: Jun 2021
Posts: 388
D
Double AC Online Content OP
Bird Dog
OP Online Content
Bird Dog
D
Joined: Jun 2021
Posts: 388
Originally Posted by DaveC
Nice Looking Pistola!

for the masses.....
Does the Leverrevolution ammo shot in a revolver length barrel get full burn?

The reason I ask is I shot a doe with 45lc Lever revolution out of a 3" judge at ~15 yards a few years ago and it's didn't perform well at all.
I found her dead, but only by Gods grace and a little luck- she went a good ways and was layed up in high grass upon finding her.
One hole in, no hole out.
I always wondered if it was the ammo's fault since the LeverRevolution is most likely designed to be shot out of ....lever action rifles.
( I would assume rifle powder for rifle length barrels).


I would look at hornady’s website. The .225 gr FTX ballistics were tested out of a 7.5” barrel which indicates revolver length. I was told once you go under 4” barrels, your chances for not getting a full burn go up regardless of the ammo you’re shooting (this context was referring to .44 mag, so not sure about other calibers)

Re: New Toy [Re: Double AC] #8500479 01/10/22 10:18 PM
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 17,883
B
Biscuit Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 17,883
😎

Page 1 of 2 1 2
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2022 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3