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Old May 30th, 2011, 03:43 PM   #1
 
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has anyone hunted hog with a Redhawk 44 mag ? what ammo was used ? what distanced did you shoot ? and how well did it work ? Thanks



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Old May 30th, 2011, 04:37 PM   #2
 
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I hog hunt with my SRH .44mag. I developed an accurate hard cast load for hog hunting. Haven't connected on a hog yet but I'm not too worried that it will drop em hard.
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Old May 30th, 2011, 07:39 PM   #3
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I have put a hog down with my .44 mag at 75 yards with a 300 grain bullet! It was no bang flop but that hog only went another 60 yards.
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I have killed some with my Ruger Redhawk and the old Black Talon round. I worked great and really hammered them. I think they sell it now under the label Platinum Tip. My shots were all with open sights and under 75 yards.

I also use my .45 Colt Bisley, but my buddies all use .44 Super Blackhawks. They use whatever they can find. We catch with dogs, so all shot are close.
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i put down 2 with my sbh and some hot 240jhp handloads...from 50 yards and 30 yards...one shot each .....hits like a ton of bricks
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