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87 sold. $800.00: 0 … .44 Magnum, .454 Casull, and .480 Ruger to name a few, the Super Redhawk is the epitome of a robust Magnum revolver that can be used for both hunting and defense against dangerous big game. All of those above loads are NOT painful to shoot. The right person will do great with this .44 Magnum revolver, but that person likely lives in a place where this type of tool is more of a necessity than a novelty. I had no issues with the gun, but some types of ammunition had somewhat sticky extraction. The fairly decent rubber grips shown on this gun are Butler Creek brand. A capable and well-practiced shooter could surely use the Redhawk 44 to hunt big game and/or as personal protection while hunting/hiking in bear country. I highly recommend them. Wow…) But I was surprised to see the velocity figure above for factory 300 gr. … Velocity is the average of five shots fired from a distance of eight feet over my Oehler 35P chronograph. She said that the sight should not have come off and I paid $30 to Ruger for a shipping label after not being able to find anyone to ship it for less than $85 locally and sent it off. Recoil is what it is, it’s up to the user to find grips that work for them. but by the time I got some handloads worked up for it, I had pretty much stopped hunting. Black Hills 300gr JHP————————————————–999fps, 3.0” I have had the pleasure of reviewing many of their products and they have proved to be robust, rugged, and reliable. These days they only come in stainless steel, with barrel lengths of 2.75, 4.2, 5.5, and 7.5 inches. i am a 61 year old man. tc, in terms of ultimate performance potential, absolutely. of W296. The relatively short sight radius given the 4.2 inch barrel and significant weight make it both steady to aim and tiresome to hold for long periods of time. I appreciate the fact that Ruger went with micarta on the grips, which is a bold move on an outdoor gun today. I bought 500 because…why not? Ruger Redhawk 44 Magnum Blued w/Box - .44 Mag. No Reserve. Ruger NEW MODEL SUPER BLACKHAWK .44 MAG BLUED STEEL CUSTOM GRIPS - .44 Mag. 6″ ss Dan Wesson 744VH for the win !! I said, “How much?” He replied, “Factory defect, no cost.” In the end, I got my beloved SRH back in 3 weeks with a brand new barrel and 5 other internal parts that they felt needed to be replaced. (1) Get a suppressor for your handgun. I absolutely love my Super Redhawk in 44. I can say that my 5 1/2″ redhawk shoots quite well, 3″ at 50 yards is common for a few different loads. Next handgun was a stainless Super Blackhawk with 10 1/2 barrel. And if lower recoil is your game, then you will not have the same terminal performance. There are options available out there in the form of grips and sights, but not much else. Rarely are they objective or spell out what the reality of a given gun is. I know a guy who shoots left eye dominant. I did buy a box of Buffalo Bore 305gr hardcast plus one of HSM ‘bear load’ (305gr) but have not yet tried them…….. I’m sure that rubber grips would make it more pleasant to shoot but they sure don’t look as good! When I got the revolver in 2007, I put 12 rounds through it, went straight home, and got a Hogue monogrip for it. I have since put another 1300 or so rounds through it and Ruger has a lifelong customer. The integral spore rings caught the attention of hunters immediately, as did the free 1” scope rings. Mine has the original smooth grips, but they fit my hand well. Redhawk, and I agree with pretty much everything in the review (including the factory farming- I’m an extremely rare vegan gun lover.) I didn’t change the grips during the review and found that it was a bit hard to hold onto under recoil. I got it in trade for $150 bucks and a Springfield XDS .45 that I didn’t want any more after it came back from the “voluntary safety recall” in the first year of production. The recoil shooting upper end of .44 Magnum loads is utterly savage. I carry it in a chest rig and loaded with Underwood 340gr +p+. But being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world and would blow your hand clean off, you’ve gotta ask yourself one question: “Do I feel lucky?” Well, do ya, punk? They lure you in with glossy photos and images of cast lead that make you ponder yesteryear. To what do you attribute 100% high groups? It is made from high grade steel and is available as either blued or stainless steel. The main thing about 6.5 CM is it stays supersonic past 1000 yds. The reality of self-defense shooting .44 Magnums is that you may only get off a single shot because of high recoil and a double-action trigger pull. The Pachmeyers allow you to comfortably shoot anything you can stuff in the chambers. I read a web page where another person described shooting BuffaloBore .44 Magnum +P+ 340 grain cartridges. Super Redhawk became my favorite handgun. ©COPYRIGHT 2020, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Overall Length: 9.5″ The only thing missing from Ruger’s lineup was a true, big-bore DA revolver. Speaking of, that what do you guys think of shooting right handed being left eyed. The Redhawk is reinforced to handle extra stress. If that is the case, I can think of two splendid solutions: — BuffaloBore 300 grain jacketed flat nose (1,390 fps). Carry it on my belt, too big to hide but not impossible. I don’t see this as a huge issue considering that you probably won’t have time to reload while under attack from a bear anyway, but it is worthy of note. Sure, they recoil hard. The Ruger Redhawk or the Taurus Model 44? That would be a damn fun gun with nice grips on it…. Shooting that thing was an EXPERIENCE, and I ate it up! The Ruger .44 Magnum Super Redhawk Alaskan® Revolver features a unique cushioned grip system, cold hammer-forged barrel and a corrosion-resistant stainless steel finish boasts the durability and reliability. Read this article and bought one! the wood grips on redhawks have always served me well. Black Hills 210 FPL (.44 Special)————————————–730fps, 3.1” To summarize: have proper grips on your .44 Magnum revolver and use good technique and you will like shooting it — even stout factory loads. I don’t own one, but I like the idea of a .44 Magnum for the same reasons I like a .357 Magnum- except more so. I think the particular grips on that particular Redhawk revolver are the primary reason that Josh Wayner found recoil to be objectionable. The Ruger Redhawk is rugged, and many consider it about as tough a 44 mag as you can lay your hands on. What rounds available today offer lower recoil and similar terminal performance, but with much greater on-board ammunition capacity? That brings me to the point of end use. Hornady 300gr XTP—————————————————980fps, 3.5” I bought a new Redhawk about a year ago and it would NOT hit the proverbial hog in the butt with factory ammo or proven handloads. It’s usually dependable and accurate, with the possible exception of 45 Colt models. I’ll bet shooting that +p+ out of an Alaskan would be quite the experience. They were stout but did not hurt. Ruger Redhawk .44 Magnum. The weight allows some of the most powerful ammo ever made for the caliber to be fired from it. Even maximum pressure/velocity loads are downright fun to shoot. More importantly, I think he found an incredibly useful way to describe the pain. Firing one-handed is a challenge. The Redhawk is offered in several configurations; mine is the Hunter model , with a 7.5-inch barrel, ready to accept a scope , should you want to meddle with the beauty of the beast . I have the older style grips with wood inserts and I don’t have a problem controlling it. Don’t rember the make/model but it looked very similar to the gun pictured but with a 6.5″ barrel. Item. I have shot it a couple times without the scope mounted, and it displayed the increase in recoil I would expect from it. I have the Redhawk with the 5.5″ barrel & wooden grips. Whether you want an elegant birds-head Vaquero, a long-barreled Super Redhawk, or a high-performance 77/44 bolt-action rifle, the selection of Ruger 44 Mag for sale at Omaha Outdoors will more than satisfy. It’s a bit large for self defense carry, and it might be a good idea to get some frangible bullets in 44 special if you plan to use it for home defense. The Redhawk is reinforced to handle extra stress, making it very popular for use by handloaders as it is able to handle both.45 Colt and.44 Magnum loads. The Ruger Redhawk is rugged, and many consider it about as tough a 44 mag as you can lay your hands on. If you’ve only fired .44 Magnums, good old .44 Specials will feel like a stiff sneeze. (have you seen the prices on that shit?! Not that you need much more than that. Wouldn’t want to shoot box after box of full-power loads through it like that, but a few cylinders brought no pain or discomfort, either. I love that gun. Ruger Redhawk is a double-action 6-shot revolver chambered in.44 Magnum (Photo: Truth About Guns) The barrel is ribbed and both the rib and the … 44 mag is the minimum I would carry for the bears here in Alaska though. Hornady 180gr XTP (.44 Special)————————————-859fps, 3.75” Free FedEx Option* (1) Pachmayr RHK PRES RUGER RH $ 24.79. The BEST thing you can do – immediately to improve this gun … is to replace the grips with the Pachmeyer Rubber Grips. If you think that this article is going to be a rejection of that concept, well, you’re wrong. I definitely wouldn’t want to fire those or BB with micarta grips. . He also mentioned how the pain peaked well after the shot. REVOLVER SSTEEL WITH BLUED SCOPE PACHMYER RUBBER GRIPS.THE B... (read more) Gun #: 930827417 I don’t think you have to shoot left-handed to be fast/accurate. Well, there are writers who go into a review like this expecting something bad or relatively painful and they always come out sounding like they don’t know what they’re doing. Lower powered rounds aren’t a waste of time, but a questionable choice given that there are lighter guns out there that do just fine with mid-range .44 Mag. Its a deer slayer for sure. Ruger 50th ANNIVERSARY NM BLACKHAWK, LIMITED EDITION, 6.5", UNFIRED, NEW IN BOX - .44 Mag. Even after 50 rounds of regular 240gr WWB, your wrist knows all about it! I’ve shot about 4000 rounds through that gun now and it’s still going strong and accurate BUT I did break it once. Trending at C $29.66 Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. I am not aware of any semi auto cartridge more powerful than 44 magnum, the 460 Rowland is not. It also helps that the cylinder latch secures the crane as well as the rear of the cylinder — and the frame has a lot of mass and lacks a side plate. Im done with Ruger. This is a fairly compact revolver given its chambering and the amount of steel used to make it, however it still weighs a ton — 47 ounces — and really can’t be carried on the belt unless you plan on some lower back pain being a factor in your life. I called Ruger that day and explained about how my gun had broken. Save big on a new redhawk 44 mag. I strongly suggest that you tilt your head as I indicated above. For that matter, even foam earplugs block out more sound that earmuffs if you can insert them all the way — which is extremely difficult and most people never seem to do I might add. I load Oregon Trail True-Shot 310 gr FNGC cast lead bullets with 19 gr Accurate Arms #9 powder at a little over 1300fps (10 shot avg 1307). Brand New. Ergonomics * * * I’ve been shooting it since I was 12, but it didn’t give me a flinch until I was in my 40s, and I didn’t even know it until I dropped the hammer on an already fired round. Lol!). This review is going to be an unvarnished look at what the upper end of the .44 Magnum looks like and I’m going to tell you now that it’s not for everyone, not even me, and I love the .44 Mag. Consequently, a Ruger Super Blackhawk is on my short SHORT list of ‘will own’ guns! Is rated for, and handles, the BB +P+ with ease. I can say that I would have no reservations whatsoever enduring that level of pain to stop a grizzly bear attack. But if I were in big bear and moose country? Which gun would be fun to shoot? If firing .44 Special, you’re looking at performance similar to the .45 ACP, which is great except that you’re now selling yourself short with just six rounds in a heavier gun. The cushioned grip and weight I can shoot 240 and 300 grain XTP’s packed full of H110 or W296 all day long, no problem. As an example, to the surprise of some, I am both a hunter and a believer in animal rights. My 7 1/2″ .44 mag. Bids. I lost my right eye in the truck I wrecked and holding the gun left handed feels weird, more practice I guess. I used to have a big log here in the house I used to shoot but I don’t trust my eyes that well no more. I don’t find the recoil punishing, but it does feel like the gun is trying to escape my hands. Whenever I shoot the 44 magnum my hand always sweats. The CM is just pointless other than showing everybody that you’ve just bought into the latest fad. A revolver that wont shoot 1 1/2″ at 25 yards is not very good. This is a fantastic gun and worth the price. Wikipedia Page) 16 Item(s) Found Page 1 1. thats always been rugers problem make great guns and but grips on them for a 7 year old girl. And if you don’t like it you can always slip it back on… .I don’t think you’ll be dissatisfied with your choice. Springfield Armory Vickers Tactical Master Class 1911 .45 ACP, Brag on Dad, Win $2300 Value from Tetra Hearing, In Tough Times, Support American-Made Products, Florida Sheriff: Loot our Neighborhoods and You Will Die, Side-by-Side Comparison: Ruger 57 vs. FN Five Seven. I ended up sticking with a .357 because there’s not much around me that calls for a .44 magnum that wouldn’t be served fine with something less. ‘…this gun cries out for a set of recoil-absorbing Hogue rubber grips.’, For the non-masochist; https://www.ruger.com/products/redhawk/specSheets/5044.html. Ruger Super … I hunted deer for two years with mine only I had an 8″ barrel. and have owned more. I hardly ever buy factory am mo, especially for .44 Mag. If you have that trouble, consider getting an extended one from Bowen. No Reserve. C $14.50. Available in.44 Magnum, 454 Casull, 10mm Auto and 480 Ruger. Best thing is this tank of a revolver will be around for my grandchildren to enjoy! This review is as dead on. Personally, I’d rather have a 6″ 10mm in a 2011 if I was looking to buy something in this power range, but my preference is always pistols over revolvers, FWIW. I seem to be on a bit of a 44 magnum kick lately, so I might as well talk about the Ruger Redhawk, that double action revolver which was introduced in 1979. It’s hardly painful, and the weight of the gun will wear you out faster than the recoil, IMO. You mentioned that foam earplugs were not adequate to reduce the sound to safe levels and you wanted to use earmuffs. Free FedEx Option* (0) BURRIS RUGER TO … The Redhawk’s single action trigger pull is one of the worst-ever, and like other Ruger double action revolvers the double action pull is inconsistent and heavy. 1 bid. I have an older Redhawk (non-Super), blued, 7 1/2″ barrel and a 2x 28mm Weaver scope. The Hogue monogrip really saved this excellent, fun gun. I thought that the idea of wooden grips with a curved top (Colt SAA style) was that the gun ‘rotated’ in the hand which lessened the felt recoil at the expense of muzzle flip. It looks kinda wierd because it looks like he’s shooting while looking to his right but he’s able to compete with the best of them. There are aftermarket rubberized grips available that will help soak up some of the recoil, and I think that this gun needs exactly that. Accuracy * * * * Rugers are durable but in the looks department I’d vote S&W 29. 127 product ratings - HKS Speedloader model 29-M 29M 29 M .44 SPECIAL 44 MAGNUM S&W 29 RUGER REDHAWK . i shoot max loads in .45 colt … well over .44 mag power. Price: A Lipsey’s exclusive, street price about $850. Out of a raging bull of course. Made from high-grade steel, it is available in a stainless steel finish. When I got it, the guy who traded it to me said he’d personally only fired 50 rounds out of it and he was sure the previous owners had shot not much more than that. It’s a big, heavy, tough revolver and many folks dearly love the Ruger Redhawk 44. They averaged 1350 fps over 48 shots and were plenty accurate for me. Buffalo Bore 225gr Barnes XPB —————————————1390fps, 2.3” I don’t shoot the buffalo bore rounds though, because I’ve read they can only be shot out of a ruger and I use a 629. I just tried it and noticed that all I had to do was tilt my head a little to the right down toward my right shoulder. From United States. I got the original plastic case, papers, rings and lock. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. The guy on the phone said that they were thinking they would be better off re-barreling it because of the pitting on the front sight area where it had originally be set with silver solder. No Reserve. loading. It weighs 54 ounces I believe and has a ported barrel. If you remove the rear sight by removing the elevation screw and cross pin, take care not to lose the spring(s)! And ask for more. The Raging Bull that I shot had the best factory trigger, both single-action and double-action, that I have ever felt on any firearm. i own 3 redhawks in .45 colt. Those ribbed rubber earplugs block out more sound than earmuffs when you insert them fully. Reinforcing the top strap, barrel, cylinder and other structural areas on this cannon has its penalties. Oh, and ported barrels help reduce felt recoil another 10% or so over non-ported barrels! In the process of trying to fit all that powder in Federal cases I realized that even though I was within the safe charge weights of Nosler info., I found I needed to use Winchester cases so I wouldn’t pancake the exposed lead tops. I immediately started load development for it with 200 and 240 grain Bayou Bullets in Elmer Keith style. That allowed me to look down the sights with my left eye without having to change my normal/natural aim. well … i’m not a 7 year old girl. In addition to shooting a Taurus Raging Bull, I have also shot a Taurus Model 44 revolver in .44 Magnum. The Taurus Raging Bull revolver platform in .44 Magnum is a JOY to shoot thanks to its hard rubber grips, ported barrel, and even heavier weight (63 ounces). It came with wood grips that I still have but can’t seem to find. The best price for ruger super redhawk 44 mag for sale online. Today we’re going to be taking a look at an absolute unit of a gun: the Ruger Redhawk chambered in, you guessed it, .44 Magnum. $599.99: 0 $599.99 $799.99: 4d 10h 13m 17116910. (I do have hogue monogrips on the Blackhawk). The recoil does raise the barrel a bit, but is not painful in the least. And a little bizarre, but yet, now I kinda want to try them. 240gr 44 Mag ammo is not painful or even stressful to shoot. Weight: 47 oz empty My Redhawk came with nice rubber grips. They are sometimes surprised by how mild the recoil is or how soft-shooting the big gun is. Free FedEx Option* (0) Weaver Silver Top Mount Base For Ruger Super Redhawk $ 35.38. The recoil seems downright tame compared to what you would expect, maybe due to the longer barrel, but it is still quite stout. I mostly have it for sentimental reasons – it seems unpractical to me otherwise, but I would like to give it another chance. While not as svelte as Smith & Wesson’s Model 29, the new Redhawk … I think the typical buyer of that gun will be getting some comfy grips in short order…. No Reserve. That can’t be denied. A capable and well-practiced shooter could surely use the Redhawk 44 to hunt big game and/or as personal protection while hunting/hiking in bear country. (2) Get ribbed rubber earplugs. cases) Once I finally got the load worked up I took it to the range and proceeded to shoot for accuracy and chrono speeds. That affects accuracy. Super bear or backpack gun...Click for more info I think it’s weird that your statement that the Creed is nothing special linked to an article waxing loquacious about how special the Creed is. Bet your S&W would cringe too if it could. I did some initial testing and was impressed with the bullets and then decided to see what they would do at near max. See individual spec sheets for model specific features. Shipping not specified. Capacity: 6 Rounds “1982” RUGER REDHAWK 44 MAGNUM DOUBLE ACTION STAINLESS STEEL WITH BOX AND ERA CORRECT PACHMYER GRIPS GI#: 101556196 THIS IS A “1982” RUGER REDHAWK 44 MAGNUM DOUBLE ACTION STAINLESS STEEL WITH BOX AND ERA CORRECT PACHMYER GRIPS THE STAINLESS STEEL FINISH WOULD RATE 97% THE ERA CORRECT PACHMYE...Click for more info Accuracy is the average of three, five-shot groups shot single-action at 25 yards. 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