By Max Prasac
Is higher larger? You guess it's, whilst it is a big-bore revolver!
Big-Bore Revolvers deals a one-stop source for the wheelgun amateur to the hardened veteran and everybody in among. With in-depth insurance of industrial and wildcat calibers and their effectiveness, theoretical and genuine program of terminal ballistics and a close examine modern to be had revolver structures, this is often the main entire e-book ever released at the topic.
Inside you will find:
- A one-stop source for every thing you will want and want to grasp approximately big-bore revolvers
- Foreword by way of Dick Casull, sleek big-bore revolver pioneer and father of the cartridge that contains his name--the recognized .454 Casull
- A accomplished examine dozens of outsized cartridges, their designers and ballistics
- Detailed descriptions of the power-house revolvers that may deal with big-bore loads--even in the event you can't!
- More than 250 full-color pictures, highlighting cartridge comparisons, the revolvers themselves, and the massive and hazardous online game which are no fit for the devastating energy of those firearms.
- And a lot, a lot more!
With a unique examine the pioneers at the back of the big-bore revolution, and hunt tales as monstrous because the weapons and cartridges themselves, this is often one e-book each handgun lover and hunter probably want to learn conceal to hide. Authored via big-bore revolver aficionado Max Prasac, and with collaboration from John Parker and Jack Huntington, of the main authoritative names in big-bore revolver circles, this compendium of proof, background and first-hand reviews in the back of the attractions fills a long-vacant niche.
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44 Mags of all shapes and sizes. 45 Colt. 45 Colt would be at the top of the heap. 45 Colt and chose one to use against a Cape buffalo in the 1980s. Ross evidently had a great deal of confidence in the capabilities of this round—when loaded to potential—and his own ability on the trigger. 44 Magnum, Ross stated, “In the midst of this I began to work in Africa. It was a handgunner’s paradise. Plenty of deer- and elk-like critters could be stalked to within honest handgun range. 44 Magnum fell. 454 Casull right.
A couple we have not shot, and have so stated. 357 MAGNUM This is the cartridge with the distinction of being the first to wear the name “Magnum,” with its introduction in 1935. While not technically a big-bore, this is one of the first truly high-performance handgun cartridges ever produced, boasting velocities never before seen from a revolver cartridge. 38 Special loaded to much higher pressure levels. 357 Magnum). 44 Magnum on the left for comparison. While this round has proven as effective as defensive caliber throughout its colorful history, we find it to be on the light side for big-game hunting.
The Colt “Peacemaker,” as it is also known, is the sire of the single-action revolvers manufactured today. That said, I will offer no more than a cursory glance backwards as we are more concerned with modern design and modern metallurgy. Our approach will be a bit different still, as I have included a chapter dedicated to the care and feeding of your big-bore revolver and the discussion of terminal ballistics, a topic that has not been explored deeply enough for my taste, and one that is normally a topic addressed only from the perspective of rifle ballistics.
Big-Bore Revolvers by Max Prasac