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Old August 23, 2013, 02:37 PM   #1
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Stout Little Bugger

Just bought a new Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 magnum. It is the Lipsey's limited 3 1/2 inch version. The short barrel makes it seem extra stout.



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Old August 23, 2013, 02:50 PM   #2
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I have looked at them, and knowing my 'hunting load' in my 7-1/2" 'regular' Super Blackhawk, I'd hate to touch one off in that short barrel and short grip...

It is purdy, though...

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Old August 23, 2013, 03:38 PM   #3
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Just got my identical model back from Ruger. Had to replace the barrel and cylinder. Originals wouldn't shoot for squat. Fixed now, though, at no cost to me, thanks, Ruger. Suggest Pachmayr's if you shoot it much. Makes it almost comfortable and downright fun to shoot. I've shot many 240 to 300 pretty stout loads with success. It's still a heavy piece even with the short barrel and the Pachmayr's make it more than managable.
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Old August 23, 2013, 04:16 PM   #4
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Mine will be carried more than shot. I got this one for packing when we trail ride (mules) in the more remote areas we ride. Been seeing a lot of wild hogs lately. And to keep any two legged predators thinking straight....
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Old August 24, 2013, 03:43 PM   #5
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You gonna load it up with specials or mags?
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Old August 24, 2013, 04:14 PM   #6
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Looks blooming sweet, I had a blued 4-5/8's Super years ago and while it shot fine the loading gate would open sometimes after a full magnum went off! I sent it back to Ruger and they installed a stiffer loading gate spring, problem solved.
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Old August 24, 2013, 04:15 PM   #7
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Did they not have room for the warning message on the barrel?
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Old August 24, 2013, 04:22 PM   #8
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If anybody has any chrono readings from one of these, please post.
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Old August 24, 2013, 04:26 PM   #9
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I will use mostly specials at the range, but will carry the new Ted Nugent 270 grain 44 mag loads.


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Old August 24, 2013, 05:11 PM   #10
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Easy solution, just don't use full power magnum loads.
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Old August 24, 2013, 05:59 PM   #11
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Full power loads are fine for the field. Just not that fun at the range to punch paper with.
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Old August 24, 2013, 06:20 PM   #12
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Sweet gun mk70ss (your name is there an 70 SS in your garage?) but Ted Nugent 44 mags.
Got to get me some of them,
I bet the bradey bunch is having kittens over ammo named or made by Ted.
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Old August 25, 2013, 07:21 AM   #13
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There used to be a Nova SS 396.... But now a 2012 built Shelby GT 500 takes its place.
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Old August 25, 2013, 07:35 AM   #14
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There used to be a Nova SS 396
Same motor in a 70 chevelle SS
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Old August 25, 2013, 07:43 AM   #15
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I once had a 69 Chevelle 396, also a 70 Roadrunner GTX 440, 2010 Mustang GT, now I have a 618 RWHP GT500.

I feel the need for speed........
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Old August 25, 2013, 09:15 PM   #16
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If anybody has any chrono readings from one of these, please post.
I have the same model, but with the Bisley grip. With a 240 grain hardcast SWC, I'm getting over 1300 feet per second with a maximum charge of W296/H110. SD is 17, so it's pretty consistent with good accuracy.
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Old August 26, 2013, 03:41 PM   #17
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Just curious. I know it's limited. Visited Lipsey's site and did a search but no 3 1/2 inch was shown. Any tips on how I can get one? This little stout bugger is something I could go for.
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Old August 26, 2013, 04:43 PM   #18
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