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    holy Moly .. Anyone try this .44

    Got 629 on the brain again. Had one years ago and loved it but sold it to a freind when I couldnt find ammo for it anywhere. I have since taken up reloading so its not really an issue. So I was just looking to see what ammo is available for desert walking since I dont load my own Defensive ammo and went to look at underwood.

    https://www.underwoodammo.com/collec...18806523461689

    240Gr going 1500 FPS !!!! I am pretty sure that will take down any space aliens I might run into but what is it like to shoot out of a hangun? Anyone try it or something similar?
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    Underwood makes great ammo. "Hot" doesn't begin to describe it.

    One of my "you've been warned" friends shooting these :https://www.underwoodammo.com/collec...18786990260281

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    https://i.imgur.com/5fMIbFi.mp4
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    Wrong stance. Never discharge an X frame with your arms locked, always bent slightly and wrong hand placement. X frame 460's are 2 handers on the grip frame. Remember, I have one. My recoil and muzzle climb is nowhere hear that in the video with a 250 or 300 grain pill at maximum load. One on the grip frame and one on the butt is asking for trouble.

    My 44 is the same deal only my 44 has acute muzzle climb.

    You learn quickly about the arm locked stance couple discharges and a tube of Gay Ben afterwards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SidecarFlip View Post
    Wrong stance. Never discharge an X frame with your arms locked, always bent slightly and wrong hand placement. X frame 460's are 2 handers on the grip frame. Remember, I have one. My recoil and muzzle climb is nowhere hear that in the video with a 250 or 300 grain pill at maximum load. One on the grip frame and one on the butt is asking for trouble.

    My 44 is the same deal only my 44 has acute muzzle climb.

    You learn quickly about the arm locked stance couple discharges and a tube of Gay Ben afterwards.
    Well, I DID warn him.

    I'm just glad he didn't drop it.
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    IME, it's the SAA types that are tough recoil in a 44 mag. That longer, lower grip angle on a 44 Blackhawk is a bitch.

    The standard DA 629, with the higher, tighter, grip will shoot that stuff OK. Just get a firm hold on that thing.
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    Georgia Arms makes a hot .44 mag round they call the Deerslayer. It is a hard cast 200 grain bullet (IIRC) at 1600 fps or about 1200 ft/lbs of energy! I have some of this to shoot in my Ruger Redhawk but do so sparingly because of the recoil/noise! Not something you would want to touch off without hearing protection!
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    I've shot some the Underwood heavy loads out of my RedHawk (.45 Colt).
    That they're pretty peppy is an understatement.

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    Underwood, Buffalo Bore, and the likes are Boutique ammo. Yes they are hot but to what end? Ridiculous prices and what does the extra "power" do for you other than wear and tear on the gun and your wrists?
    A simple cure is to get some 357 ammo and shoot it out of a J frame. That should fix your urge!
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    I carry Hornady LEVERevolution ammo in my .44 magnums. It is much flatter shooting compared to the blunt-nose ammo.
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    I recall the days of the old original white box Remington load.....
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