Although modern versions have the much-hated lock mechanism and lack a fixed firing pin, these are still good, solid guns. The ability to say I have a Freedom Arms? Want my 4″ 629 back, but refuse to purchase any of the new S&W’s. Its grreat to take camping. All pre-stupid key locks. The Taurus Raging Bull® Series of revolvers are still among America's favorite hunting handguns. (Most of the K and N frames came that way back then and before.) The Taurus Raging Bull series are built like tanks — so much so that Buffalo Bore says they can handle their 340 grain .44 Magnum +P+ loads. Was just about to ask where is freedom arms on this list. The trigger is near perfect and it shoots like a dream. Have fun and don’t try to shoot 3,000 rounds all at once. I dumped the smith for a Ruger redhawk and the smith can’t hang. The Taurus Raging Bull series are built like tanks — so much so that Buffalo Bore says they can handle their 340 grain .44 Magnum +P+ loads. But we didn’t have rounds like that 340 grain whale stomper back then either. I put almost 700 rounds through a stainless steel version with a four-inch barrel and can say that it’s just about perfect in every way. It’s a canon ! The S&W model 69 also has a 2 3/4 inch barrel version as well as the 4 inch. You’ll have everything the 10mm Auto offers – and more. I think the .44 Special could enjoy a real resurgence as a CCW round in a medium-framed, 5-shot revolver with a 3″ barrel. and truth be told … i prefer it in the .45 colt. My only beef with the .44 Mag is how revolver manufactures nearly extirpated the .44 Special from their line-ups after they brought out .44 Mags. Rick Bunn. It sounds like you’ve shot enough of it that writing it would be easy. Taurus Raging Bull. What I’ve been told a few times about how to tell if a .44 mag is properly loaded is if it the round in question will cycle a Desert Eagle properly. Not worth it to me. DG, the fanboys like to compare the hottest 10mm rounds to the weakest .357/.41 magnum loads, but if you compare full power loads (Buffalo Bore, Double Tap, etc. They are not for the faint of heart. 3-3/4″ barrel, polished stainless, weighs 39 oz – heavy enough to shoot but light enough to carry, and runs ~$600 on line. I have put a max charge of H110 under 240 gr XTP’s though both the 4″ and 2 3/4″. gp100 in .44 special with 3″ barrel weighs 36oz. For $3,000+ with tax limited better mean damn near no limitations for my money. 10mm doesn’t really give you anything that a .357 can’t. And I seriously want that Super Blackhawk hunter with a 2-7 or 8x scope. I just assumed I placed it back in one of the gun vaults while unpacking. They currently manufacture three .38 Special models and four .357 Magnum models under the Rossi name, manufactured in São Leopoldo, Brazil. I’m not saying I don’t like my Super Redhawk. Maybe even my AMT Automag II, 22 mag? So I stuck it in the vault. Years later I purchased another 29, 6″ blued and stuck a Leupold 2x scope on it. I wouldn’t trade it for anything else. That was the best, but alas traded them all off in my dumber years. That means you can use a .44 Magnum revolver for everyday carry as well as woods-defense and even big game hunting. I have a Dan Wesson .44 mag pistol pak and it is big and beautiful. First is cost, three to four times the cost of a Ruger and gain what? Chambering the popular and powerful .44 Magnum and 454 Casull rounds, the mighty 444 and 454 revolvers are built for a lifetime of tough use. Taurus Judge (Model 4510) Taurus Raging Bull; Taurus Tracker (Models 17, 425, 44, 627, 970, 990, 991, and 992) Rossi models. I gave a slight edge to the Ruger. Best .44 Mag ever. FA’s products are not mass-marketed – those who know revolvers know where to go for high quality products (ie, Wyoming). The .45 Colt (aka .45 Long Colt) is a round that isn’t appreciated as much as it could be, mostly due to liability lawyers ready to chase corporations for user stupidity. (2) Taurus Raging Bull Manurhin MR-88. I own a Colt Anaconda with an 8″ factory ported barrel and I absolutely love shooting it with any loads. Odd. They’re made here in Wyoming. Loved the gun but you can’t shoot lead in a vented barrel so I ordered an unvented one. I’d like a 5 shot .41 magnum GP100. As I became familiar with the .44 Magnum cartridge over the thousands I fired, I came to greatly appreciate just how good the Model 29 is compared to the others. It was a special knife, and I put it some place special lol. All you need do is change your cartridges accordingly. Manurhin MR-93. I am totally confident that I can survive any encounter with any animal in the lower 48 states armed with that revolver. With the porting, it doesn’t try to reach up and put a dent in your skull. Pinned barrel, etc. Ruger does not always stand behind their products. Black Hill’s 240gr JHP is about the closest to the originals as I can find, as the rest are too slow, too fast, or too painful to shoot. 454 was a little much for around here. Directly from Freedom’s website: Premier Grades have a limited lifetime warranty to the original owner. It wasn’t always the most accurate on paper, but it was the best when it came to those undefinable characteristics that make a given load great, even though it is objectively not ‘better’ in the raw data. There is many things one can say about the .44 Magnum. The Model 69 is small enough to be carried and big enough for serious field use. I have a 6 and 8.375 in 629s, Tiger Super Blackhawk and a Redhawk. The Model 29 is a legend, plain and simple. Moving down in size, my next choice in .44 Magnum excellence is the new Model 69. Gadsden, sorry I can’t tell what it is, as I can’t find it. It’s been my IA “deer rifle” ever since. I can shoot my super redhawk all day. favorite load … 335 grain hard cast 1050 fps. I disagree that they are “too painful to shoot” – it is just a matter of practice. I bought a new Model 29, 8 3/8 nickel in the presentation box back in 1975. The grip I use is larger than most people like but the unvented barrel, heavy shroud and grip like a club which really spreads recoil the vented barrel is seldom used. I would not trade it for anything. I meant Taurus did a good job. I love PPU 240 and 300 grain rounds. I can buy a Ruger and have a hell of a lot of good Smith work done for that kind of cash. CZ does now offer the pistol pack in .357 mag. The .44 RemMag is almost as versatile a load as the .357 is. 5 out of 5 star rating (6 reviews) Quick View. The single action Rugers are beautiful but I find the grips to be problematic and I invariably wrap my knuckles when shooting. Making a revolver for the Special over the Magnum means that you can shave a bunch of length off the cylinder, weight off the entire revolver, and probably bring the unloaded weight under 30 ounces in a stainless revolver. everybody wants to play “Dirty Harry”….till they shoot the damn thing!….you won’t spend much time on the range with any of these without paying a price…did carry the ’29 as a back-up when deer hunting, though…never forgot that 100 yd dead center shot that I made with it….once…. Make no mistake, I am not complaining here. Or you want to save some money for ammo. Largest Randall dealer in the Southeast. My wife opened a shelf in her glass cabinet for some of my knives. CZ-75. Small, light and a gem to carry. Not just less expensive but quite a bit lighter than the Redhawks and Super Redhawks. The only reason to buy a ruger in .44mag, any model on offer in that category, is if your eyes are broken. Owned a Ruger Super Blawkhawk and a Ruger Redhawk. I grew up on .1911’s and still believe John M. Browning is related to Stephan Hawking. Something about an N frame Smith. Regardless of which .44 magnum you have or are about to buy, they are still a blast to shoot. Being one of the heaviest .44s out there, and with a Pachmayr rubber grip installed, it doesn’t pound me as bad as some others. had 6yrs great for camping and small game and took it alternative deer hunting season. I’m 76 and a real threat. I have a 629 V-Comp that I absolutely love! I had a birdshead Vaquero in .44 mag and that was a sweet little gun. There are even more powerful handgun calibers out there! God Bless America and Donald Trump. Many years ago, I believe I did actually injure my hand – still not clear if it was a bone fracture or not – but I have no problem firing any 44 magnum ammunition now. *Handling the Alaskan isn’t a problem. And I already own a 4″ S&W Mountain Gun. I couldn’t shoot 1″ groups with anything without optics and a rest. So you can opt for heavy 44 Magnum ammunition for big game, safe in the knowledge that the Taurus isn’t out to smash you in the head. And it was my first pistol. I think Taurus didn’t good job with the Raging Bull 44’s. No difference. I wish CZ would bring these back too. Taurus 454 Raging Bull Revolver -The Original Raging Bulls are still among America's favorite hunting handguns. Taurus® 65 With a choice of either 38 Special +P or 357 Magnum, the versatile 6-shot Taurus® 65 is the perfect go-to self-defense revolver. The 5″ #10 with rosewood was already gone. All Model 83’s have a manual sliding bar safety. Does all I need it to. I doubt even a large grizzly would notice the difference between a .410″ slug and a .429″ one. Taurus Model 80. Dumped that too. ... Taurus Model 44. Item currently sold out . Rossi Model 971.357 Magnum; Rossi R46102.357 Magnum; Rossi R35102 .38 Special; Rossi R85104 .38 Special The out-of-the-box action and trigger would rival anything the S&W Custom Shop produces today, as does fit and finish. Three of the best .44 Magnums made today are these: The Smith & Wesson Model 29 (629). Now have a 4″ Mountain Gun and a 6″standard 629. I do want to get a couple 629’s as well. I shot the model 29 and the Ruger super blackhawk back in the day. Currently own a 7 1/2″ Super Red Hawk. 4.6 out of 5 star rating (19 reviews) Quick View. For example, a 629 4″ Mountain Gun shoots differently compared to a Model 29 Classic with 6 1/2″ barrel, or a Model 629 Stealth Hunter (7 1/2″ ported barrel, full-length underlug), or a Model 329PD (25 oz. I limit my loads to 240 grains in the .44 handguns. Had a a 629 44mag. I consider this to be the best all-around .44 Mag load out there in terms of bullet weight, velocity, and recoil management. The writers on this site tend to cater to mass marketed products. I have owned a couple of Model 29’s over the years and can say they are likely the single best magnum revolver you can own. I currently have a Trijicon RMR mounted on it which makes shooting it even more fun. Only option at the time.Great revolver. Anyway, depending on which Randalls we’re talking about I’d trade Mark two Randalls for that pinned 629. Even maximum pressure/velocity loads are downright fun to shoot. I’m too damn old to batter myself with heavy loads like this. Be aware that firing full-power .44 Magnum loads will with it produces prodigious amounts of recoil. Every time I talk to him I offer to buy or trade him another firearm or Randall knife for it. You know your still alive when you touch off that monster……. Yeah, I know that’s not much human being to be touching off these big bore rounds. The S&W 627 4″ (.357 mag) recoil feels stronger (less roll). So it really comes down to practical use. Ugh. People I guess are kinda afraid of a craz y pld man.I have been watching too many westerns. I would not trade it for the world. Plus, the raging bulls look pretty cool, I think. He won’t budge. Heck for me, 50 rounds of 38 spl in a LCR or 300+ of 45 ACP in my Sig P220 or 1911 get to me. Or the gun. [3], One writer said in 2010 that the "[q]uality of Taurus handguns in the modern era is second to none". I’ve been asking Ruger for years to make the same gun in .44 magnum but still waiting. We even have a North American Arms NAA speed loader. If considering “out of print” guns, although obscure, the High Standard Crusader must be considered. Some of the Redhawks are fairly pretty. [2], The current product line includes steel-frame pistols, polymer-frame pistols, revolvers, and law enforcement weapons (submachine guns and rifles), the latter intended for the domestic Brazilian market. By listening to customer suggestions and feedback, we continued to refine our speed loader design. Taurus Model 608. The Black Hawk was a single action revolver and later a double action model, the Super Red Hawk was produced. This is the ultimate JHP for regular use. Want. I just miss my 4″ 629. However the Alaskan isn’t a S&W L frame 5 shot 44 magnum either. If the list is “best available” with no financial considerations who the heck would take a Ruger over a Freedom? I own both as I stated in another comment and the shorter barrel version I believe is 32 oz and carries quite nicely with 44 spl ammo in a quality IWB or owb holster. It’s a precision quality gun. That includes rifles. for small game/ and critters that come up on you at night.Its extremely accurate for a heavy gun. If you want the most accuracy at the longest ranges possible with a .44 Magnum revolver, this is your gun. Hope you weren’t firing those +p+ Buffalo Bores in those Smiths. After that I wanted (needed) a substantial revolver. 7 1/2 inch Super Blackhawk, blue. This slightly redesigned and updated design offers many features. Good friend. In order to more effectively tap the U.S. market, the company created a subsidiary, Taurus International Manufacturing Incorporated, also known as Taurus USA, in 1984. I mentioned one model of the Freedom Arms revolvers above. The Super Blackhawk Hunter has the ability to mount a scope or red dot sight, which is an advantage for hunting. I might be a minority here but I seriously love my 44 mag Raging Bull. Gently pressed the bang-switch…. Worth every cent. Of course I obliged. A quality product and customer service is dictated after the sale not just making the sale. Anyone selling? I felt the pressure wave travel through my teeth, front-to-back. I went through box after box in the name of bringing you quality content. Let it roll a little. Smith and Wesson are overrated and overpriced.. The last .44 Magnum gun on my list is a bit of a specialty item. I hate spell ✔. 9mm… I shot 700 one day and then realized U might as well stapple my wallet to the target and be done with it. Anytime I shot that gun I had to bring a tube of locktite to put the gun back together. Plus it looks awesome. In 1971, the Bangor Punta Corporation, then the parent company of Smith & Wesson, purchased 54 percent of Forjas Taurus, allowing the two firearms manufacturers to easily share information regarding design and manufacturing. The Taurus Raging Bull revolver platform in .44 Magnum is a JOY to shoot thanks to its hard rubber grips, ported barrel, and even heavier weight (63 ounces). Until the introduction of the .460 Magnum a year later, the .500 was the only cartridge offered in the X-frame gun. [5][6], Taurus was originally known for manufacturing revolvers similar in design to those offered by Smith & Wesson. My father owns a potted blackhawk. No way to even get to most of the boxes. DW really knew how to build them back in the day. When you take those things away, you’re left with a large, heavy gun that doesn’t do anything much better than a .45 ACP or 10mm Auto, but with half the capacity. Beginning in 1968, it exported revolvers to the U.S. market through a series of importers. Except, 5 1/2 inch and 44 mag. Beretta 92FS 9mm. Could not get either one to group smaller than a pie plate at 25yds. I would gladly trade it along with another handgun for that 629. It is a large, single-action revolver that is meant to be used a primary as a hunting weapon. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Not a hiccup. The first handgun I purchased was a Gold Cup. Stolen in a burglary. (1) Ruger Super Blackhawk/Redhawk I owned two 4″ 29’s, loved them both. My .44 mag is my favorite handgun. This is a five-shot .44 Magnum with a short barrel. I agree I like the GP100 as well but so far at least you can’t get one in 44 mag. Item currently sold out . The fireball and concussion is enough to rattle teeth and that is only a slight exaggeration. Not sure I’ve seen any ‘+p+’ stuff in .41 though. The best they would do if I returned it was to give me 300 bucks of a new rifle. Due to its massive, heavy frame this revolver is able to handle the most powerful .44 Magnum loads on the market today. I ended up with a 4″ 686 and a ’94 and have never regretted those choices.. From time to time I still glance wistfully at the at the Freedom Arms revolvers…. I would like to have one in 10mm though. Yep you can’t really beat a Ruger for price, quality, durability, and some models for looks. This is around one million pistols and includes the following models. I had it tucked in my back, had a encounter with 12 guys at once did not have to pull it thankfully. If it proves too much for you, you can always feed it lighter loads or even .44 Specials. I bought a Ruger M77 RLS in 270 .many years ago. I like both a lot but Hickok45’s assessment of the 2 3/4 inch about being a 44 SPL with magnum capabilities is spot on. I’m not 81 but I love shooting my Alaskan. I personally like the lines of a Smith better than I do a Ruger double action. I would probably rate in the following order: In 1980, after Italian arms manufacturer Beretta had completed its contracts to produce firearms for Brazil's military, Taurus purchased Beretta's São Paulo manufacturing plant along with the tooling, technical drawings, and work force necessary to produce several different pistol designs. Not good enough. Guns are like women, every man has his preferences. Yeah it had a sweet trigger but I wouldn’t put a steady diet of .357 magnum thru it. yes. Five or six cylinders is plenty for a day. I’ve run some hot reloads on mine through the Ruger with zero problems whatsoever. I have a 44 sp Blackhawk little hard to get shells . I’ve got a Freedom Arms Premier .454 Casull if I want to usemore weight and it occurs to me that in the 30 years I’ve owned it the gun has never “drawn any blood” except from my RH middle finger on the damn trigger guard during one session. IIRC is only for a year. but not +p) the 10mm doesn’t even quite match .357 magnum and lands well shy of the .41. the fa premier grade 83’s have lifetime warranty. Yeah, that put a big-assed grin on my face. and even found a guy who sells .41 Special semi-wadcutter ammo for practice. No I’d say Ruger make a good product for a good price and will stand behind it. The ammunition out there for the .44 Mag is generally either a bit underpowered or slightly overpowered. You’ve obviously never hear of the ‘Blackhawk’ or ‘Vaquero’. Forjas Taurus is a Brazilian manufacturing conglomerate based in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul. i own a Super Black Hawk 44 sp. Marty, I have a friend that has an early 4″ 629. I think I need to add a Model 69 to my collection, perhaps even as a carry piece. I have an 8 and some odd inch barreled stainless Raging Bull in 44. Apparently at least one other person in the world thinks I have excellent taste! Thinks it knows more than me. If you like recoil, these loads will certainly cure your illness. Desert Eagle .44 Magnum MK7: 4312 x 2918: Desert Eagle .44 Magnum MK7: 4312 x 2918: Desert Eagle .50: vector: Desert Eagle .50 Magnum Research: 2812 x 370: Desert Eagle XIX L5 (2015) vector: ... Taurus Raging Bull: vector: Taurus Slim Series: vector: Vector drawings. I enjoy the kick, It came in handy for self defense a few yrs back I didn’thave to pull it .But sure gave me alot of comfort having it tucked in my back..I;m almost 76 and all busted up. If not we’d all be married to same woman and shoot the same guns. Ruger customer service failed me in this case. In 1997 Forjas Taurus purchased the rights & equipment to manufacture Rossi brand revolvers. © COPYRIGHT 2021, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM. They just plain work for a damn long time. 😉. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. S&W vs Taurus Just Got More Interesting Taurus has lived in S&W’s shadow for so long, but this is the gun to change that. so i bought boxes of them. It’s like buying a Harley Davidson Road King over a Honda Goldwing. Just go get a revolver in .41 Magnum. Dan Wesson went thru several incarnations and quality went up and down over the years. Sorry for getting your hopes up, my bad. It was cut down from 7″ plus to 4 5/8 bbl, ported, etc. I had a birdshead Vaquero in .44 mag and that was a sweet little gun. I’d love to see an article on .44 ammo. I’d say that the Freedom Arms Model 83 should deserve some attention as well. As great as the Model 29 was, it was not a gun that I would ever consider carrying regularly. Instead of being necked down and made smaller and faster, it was large, heavy, and authoritative. Both were damn good guns. I wish Ruger would follow suit with their double actions. Unlike the .44 Magnum. I don’t think I would carry one but for target shooting and keeping angry quadrepeds at Bay. If I were concerned about really large grizzlies or moose, then I would want to step up to .44 Magnum at a minimum, and .454 Casull would be better. I’m not that old, but more than a dozen shots of 44 mag hurts! The trick is to allow enough freedom of movement of the pistol in the hand so that the sharp force of firing does not cause bone damage. I know I might get flamed for this, but…. Founded in 1939 as a tool and die forging plant, the company now consists of Taurus Armas, its firearm division, as well as other divisions focusing on metals manufacturing, plastics, body armors, helmets and civil construction. Today’s .44 Magnum revolvers offer a great deal to the outdoorsman. Note: the only reason I put the Taurus Raging Bull ahead of Smith and Wesson is because the Raging Bull is built to handle thousands of full-power loads. Three of the Best .44 Magnum Revolvers Available Today, I reviewed the Ruger Super Blackhawk Hunter, Aurora Shooter Had Felony Record Before Getting His Illinois FOID Card, Gun, Disparity of Force: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day, Lone Wolf Arms Announces New Lightweight Tactical Defense (LTD) Complete Pistol Line, 12-year-old Boy Shoots Home Invader Who Shot His Grandmother. I ended up pulling the trigger on what amounted to over one hundred pounds of downrange lead and it was pure misery. The Taurus Tracker .44 is a spectacular revolver. The Monson-made DW are severely underrated wheelguns from the Golden Age of Modern Revolvers. Sweet . I remember putting it some place safe when we moved from kalifornis to Utah almost 14 years ago. Your hand will thank you. Magnum Research BFR. I don’t buy a .357 to shoot .38s nor do I buy a .44 to shoot .44 specials. But so far, the haven’t brought back the heavy frame for the .44 (and my fav, the .41). as far as i am concerned … the standard ruger redhawk, ( not the super redhawk ) 5.5 inch bbl, sets the standard the other’s try to meet. Boasting a comfortable rubber grip, and a deep, Matte finish, the 65 features fixed sights, a spurred hammer and a custom Single Action/Double Action trigger for improved accuracy and speed. It is actually fun to shoot. When I am hunting, camping, hiking, or bicycling (on forest roads/trails), I carry a Taurus Model 44 revolver with a ported 6-inch barrel. The fact that the Model 69 is so small can be a problem. 44 mag handle anything around here. Love them all. But for the money I’d go with the Blackhawk and Vaquero. Well actually no it shouldn’t be for a couple of really good reasons. Go big, or don’t go at all. For double actions I like S&W, they aren’t tanks like a Ruger but they definitely have class. I’m a little sad to not see my beloved Super Red Hawk on your list but I will say that I love me some .44 mag! .41 mag was good enough for Buford Pusser! Benelli M93 Raffica. I have a Stainless steel Ruger Super Blackhawk that was blueprinted by Larry Kelly. It’s not available new today, but I’ve got Ruger’s 2006 50th anniversary model Blackhawk .44 mag and I’ll probably never part with that. Worthless. 240 grain Keith at 1250 is my standard load. I’m 81 and I love shooting my Super Redhawk Alaskan .454 Casull! There are others that come close, but in over 3,000 rounds of test ammo, I found it to be the most ‘shootable’. Ruger single action actually have fairly clean lines and are built like a tank. I think they are loaded hot but never chronoed it. The .500 Magnum was designed by Cor-Bon specifically for the S&W X-frame revolver. We have many, many unpacked boxes from the move down in the storage room down in the basement (8’X60 room’). Let’s face it when a purchase like that is made it’s mostly for the name. In addition to our .22 LR speed loaders, we also build speed loaders for many different calibers, including .22 Magnum, .327 Magnum, .38, .357, and .44 Magnum revolvers. Just a slight edge. The ‘true’ loads that existed in the heyday of the .44 Mag are considered a bit stout by today’s shooters, which is disappointing considering that there is really no reason to own a .44 Magnum except to take advantage of its superior velocity and bullet weight. I think it set me back $375. Are you listening S&W? By the way, what Randall/options do you have? I have both S&W 69 Combat Magnums and they are great! I truly enjoy putting Buffalo Bore’s “statue eliminating” loads through it……albeit only one statue a year, due to my old arthritic hands. Taurus Model 617. Taurus Model 817 ULC. I considered Blackhawk and S&W .44 mag revolvers, and the lovely but pricey Freedom Arms single actions. I’ve shot a lot of .44 Magnum handguns over the years. From BB’s website; ‘We get hundreds of emails asking if this load can be fired in S&W revolvers or some firearm other than what is in the above list. . I love the clean lines of the classic round trigger guard Ruger Bisley. The knuckle rapping can be an issue but if you kind of wedge your support hand index finger between your knuckles and the trigger guard it alleviates the problem. It was a modern classic in that day and was the anthesis of the changing times. Taurus Tracker. The super Redhawk is one of the ugliest guns ever made, period. I am totally sold on it and would carry it without hesitation if I owned a small revolver like the Model 69. Needed some cash so I sold it but I’ll probably buy another. Recently scored a minty .41 pistol pack (6” and 8” barrels; the Monson-made .41’s didn’t offer 4” or snubbie barrels). 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