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Dan Wesson .445 Supermag ammo

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That's weird, it doesn't seem that they list any velocity or energy figures for the loads.

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Damn... $27 dollars per 20 rounds...

Thats a $1.35 per pull of the trigger... as compared to about $.40-$.45 for .44 mag & .45 colt...

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They are loaded with XTP bullets though, so it's closer to premium hunting ammunition than just plinkers.

I'd definitely still say it's more of a handloaders-only type cartridge though.

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Definitely for the premium handgun hunter market.. which is cool.

I was looking into the .460's... decided against. A CZ 527 bolt action carbine in 7,62x39 ended up getting the job as "deer" gun this year... with a .44 in a hip holster.

Funny thing.. the CZ rifle weighs less than the S&W 460 I was looking at... it was much easier to carry!

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I'm still interested to see what the long-term verdict on the .460 is. Seems like with any sort of regular use, forcing cone erosion and flame cutting on the top strap will make themselves obvious. IIRC, .454 Casulls even are known for having some forcing cone issues. It'll just be interesting to see if anyone actually shoots one enough to wear it out.

Let us know how that CZ shoots though. I've read alot of positive things on them, wouldn't mind getting one myself someday. I've always found the .22 Hornet model pretty interesting.

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The CZ 527 carbine hersion is a kick arse little gun. It has the same basic weight & general handiness as a 10/22... but with the punch of .223, .22 hornet, .204 ruger.. or 7,62x39

I dont think anyone would shoot the .460 enough... the thing is just huge.. that cylinder is intimidating... like a coke can.

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Reminds me of an article on the Magnum Research BFR in .45-70. It always stuck with me, the author described loading it as feeling like putting cigars in a coffee can.

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I wonder... how close is the 460 dimensionally to the .45-70?

I remember thinking of the BFR when I was holding the 460..

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I think the .45-70 is about a 1/4" longer and a little fatter at the base since it tapers. Just eyeballing though they'd probably appear pretty similar.

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I dont think anyone would shoot the .460 enough... the thing is just huge.. that cylinder is intimidating... like a coke can.

LOL.

You really need a 460 Browning (...*cough* so you'll have something to make grips for my 500 on *cough*)

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I'll make you a stock... hehehe

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That's not a bad idea actually.

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I got inspired at the shot show... a guy had built a stock & PUMP forearm for a revolver... the rearward motion of the pump would cock the hammer & rotate the cylinder. Its genius.

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You would need a really long bbl revolver to do that.

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You'd need a long barrel anyway do to NFA rules if I'm not mistaken.

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The actual pump stroke required is only about 1"-2"...

NFA rules would apply true... jsut depends on how you build them though... if the revolver starts out life as a carbine already...

Same for another fellow APG member who is marketing the "Mare's Leg" lever action pistol, based on the old TV western show gun.. its not an SBR because the frame was never used in a rifle... it started out life as a handgun.. thus why he is able to make them & sell them as a handgun.

http://www.jbcustom.com/new-mares.htm

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All I meant is that I don't think you can slap a stock on something unless it has a 16 inch or longer barrel without creating an SBR.

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I was kidding though.. hehe

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Silly rules. I always thought the whole Broomhandled Mauser with holster/stock combo was a neat idea. It would probably work great for X-Frame revolvers as well.

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