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Old 09-23-2010, 11:22 PM
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blackhawk for two legged varmit? why a six shot, single action revolver for that. that gun would be an awsome hunting gun, but for 2 legged varmit.... id atleast have a double action for that. my 2 legged varmit guns are my taurs modle 85ul 38 spc. (like 1.5inch barrle, waighs like 11 oz.. great for cc) and my S&W sigma .40 (15 shot .40cal)
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I prefer my 45 Kimber semi auto loaded with +p Cor Bon 185 jhp for unauthorized entrants.
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Old 09-25-2010, 11:30 AM
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blackhawk for two legged varmit? why a six shot, single action revolver for that. that gun would be an awsome hunting gun, but for 2 legged varmit.... id atleast have a double action for that. my 2 legged varmit guns are my taurs modle 85ul 38 spc. (like 1.5inch barrle, waighs like 11 oz.. great for cc) and my S&W sigma .40 (15 shot .40cal)
Oh, that Blackhawk was just the first one I bought. But it was quite a few years before getting more 'toys' to deal with them 2 legged varmints. Have an XD-40 and 1911A1 that are a lot more effective in dealing with them now.
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Old 09-25-2010, 08:37 PM
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I had a S&W 686 .357 with 8 3/8 barrel with a Leupold on it a few years ago,Shot a buck with it and it fell in it's tracks,it will for sure work with proper shot placement.You should just limit your range.
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my S&W sigma .40 (15 shot .40cal)
How do you like the Sigma? my buddies mom just got it in 9MM and ill be taking her out to show her safety, workings, cleaning, etc. ive shot one a few times and liked it, but just wanted your opinion on it. i have my M&P40....LOVE IT! 15 rounder loaded with the 165 FTX hornady Critical Defense, 2 back-up magazines with 180 gr. handloaded Speer Gold Dot HP's. (amazing rounds..... excellent expansion.), and another 2 with good ol 170 gr. LEAD..... just in case WWIII breaks out in the house...hahaha.... just wanted to get the opinion of a fellow shooter... thanks man
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what model?
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Old 09-27-2010, 06:14 AM
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Royal custom model.
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Old 09-27-2010, 08:15 AM
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How do you like the Sigma? my buddies mom just got it in 9MM and ill be taking her out to show her safety, workings, cleaning, etc. just wanted to get the opinion of a fellow shooter... thanks man
Extremehunter007, I also have the Sigma in .40 caliber, I would rate the sigma as a poor choice for a "new shooter" or a woman wanting a handgun for self defense.
The sigma doesnt have very good accuracy and I know it wasn't designed to be a hunting weapon it's sole purpose is for close range self/home defense but I would hope a new shooter would have a little better accuracy than what the Sigma offers.,,,, there's no safety mechanism so to reduce the chance of an accidental discharge, the trigger pull is purposely set at the factory to require more force.
To me, nothing about the sigma says "good choice handgun for beginners"
but that's just my opinion..
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Old 09-27-2010, 10:53 AM
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i like my sigma. the trigger pull is a little long and heavey,and probably the reasone most call it inacreate due to the trigger pull. but i seem to hit my targets well with it.
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i also have a sigma in 40 cal i love it but i love all guns with s&w stamped on them it's also good to hear that tbighunter shot a buck with his 357 i'm going to use it this year and i will keep the shots under 50yds all this in put was helpful glad i joined this club thanks
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