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Old 01-09-2008, 05:18 PM
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ALLLLLRIGHT Mike, Just had to get me in with the .41 mag. It don't get no better.And they try to tell me that the 10 mm is just as powerful.
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Old 01-09-2008, 06:11 PM
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the 629 will handle any load on the market, I've owned the redhawk and if you hunt with a pistol its just too heavy to lug around all day, I can hunt/hike 8-10 miles a day with the S/W and forget its in my shoulder holster but the redhawk was a pain in the butt to carry all day not to mention the harsh trigger pull, the right comparison would be a big lumbering truck and a compact 4x4 sports car
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Old 01-09-2008, 06:52 PM
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the 629 will handle any load on the market, I've owned the redhawk and if you hunt with a pistol its just too heavy to lug around all day, I can hunt/hike 8-10 miles a day with the S/W and forget its in my shoulder holster but the redhawk was a pain in the butt to carry all day not to mention the harsh trigger pull, the right comparison would be a big lumbering truck and a compact 4x4 sports car
I agree...

I've owned several of both, and all the Redhawks are now gone...

I've carried my M-29 all over Alaska, sometimes for weeks on end... I've harvested big game from moose on down, and my M-29 has never let me down.... I've shot it a lot since the 70's when i bouight, and it's one of my all time best purchases!

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Old 01-10-2008, 06:45 AM
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HeySwampDog,

You know I'm a 41mag man through and through. the 10mm is a good cartridge(no 41) but, it comes in a Desert Eagle and this is one Heavy Semi-auto pistol. They are a pain to carry and you have to have a xxxl hand size to hold the grip with any comfort at all.


Sorry bluffhunter, didn't mean to steel your thread, bud.

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Old 01-11-2008, 07:10 AM
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Ill stick with my Taurus .44 Mag 6 inch ported barell. If you take a look at a Taurus and S&W, youll notice the frames are identical on most of the new revolvers. There was a big article in one of the Hand Gun magazine that stated that S&W and Taurus use the same frame now. Its actually aTaurus frame.
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Old 01-11-2008, 07:52 AM
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Ill stick with my Taurus .44 Mag 6 inch ported barell. If you take a look at a Taurus and S&W, youll notice the frames are identical on most of the new revolvers. There was a big article in one of the Hand Gun magazine that stated that S&W and Taurus use the same frame now. Its actually aTaurus frame.
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Old 01-11-2008, 01:04 PM
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Ill stick with my Taurus .44 Mag 6 inch ported barell. If you take a look at a Taurus and S&W, youll notice the frames are identical on most of the new revolvers. There was a big article in one of the Hand Gun magazine that stated that S&W and Taurus use the same frame now. Its actually aTaurus frame.
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Same size Maybe? not same frame??? []
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Old 01-11-2008, 08:53 PM
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my buddy years ago believed that taurus use melted old car bumpers to make there frames. get the smith.
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Old 01-12-2008, 01:42 AM
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Default RE: S&W 629 44 mag.

When it comes to pistols I hunt with Rugers, They are built tough and are reliable to a fault. That's what I'm looking for in a hunting pistol.

That being said the S&W is a better quality pistol with a better stock trigger. You will have to spend some money to get a Ruger trigger to feel like a stock S&W.

I'm not so convinced the Smith will handle the loads a Ruger will. Don't get me wrong it will handle some pretty stiff loads but there is no way it will digest the loads a Ruger will on a prolonged basis and not end up with some timing issues down the road. The Rugers you can blast away with anything and never have a problem.
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