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Old March 20, 2013, 08:01 PM   #1
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500 S&W questions

I am thinking about getting a 500 Smith and Wesson in either a pump or lever action

I have seen 700 grain flat nose bullets and 630 grain hollow point bullets I would like to fire these but I don't know if they would be to long to cycle in the pump or lever action, any thoughts on this

also here is a link to a video about them
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Old March 20, 2013, 08:23 PM   #2
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I think if I had the money to throw at it, I would rather own a .500 S&W lever gun over a pump action any day out of personal preference.

The Big Horn Armory Model 89, if I was going to pay the money for the rifle I would pay for the #1 walnut stock and having it blued.

I have no idea on how well those rounds would cycle. In just about any 300 grain or heavier bullet at standard .500 S&W velocities is going to do the job on whatever you shoot it at.

Expect to pay upwards of a couple thousand or more for this firearm. Expect for there to be a wait to get your firearm.
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