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  1. #1
    reiner1 is offline Junior Member
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    Nov 2008

    wildey questions

    has anyone owned or shot a wildey in 45 win mag or 475 wildey mag? i hunt hogs here in central tx and need a pistol with some big knockdown power. wondered about wildey's reliability and cartridge availability. i know a revolver would work better , but i'm intrigued by this gun.

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    Jun 2008
    North Georgia

    44 AutoMag

    I, along with most old s like me, have shot a .44 AutoMag for sport, never owned one though. I am sure it has a great deal of knockdown power but I'd feel just as comfortable with a S&W Model 29 or a Ruger Red Hawk or Super Red Hawk in .454 Casull when the price is considered. The Wildey is a super weapon and if the price will bear it, go for it. Handles recoil well for the AutoMag at any rate. I am sure others will chime in.

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    Don357 is offline Member
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    Dec 2007
    Semmes AL
    .45 win mag, now that would make a great carbine round for something like the Highpoint or Walther carbines. Or how about for a H&K MP-5?

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    hideit is offline Senior Member
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    Oct 2007
    west chester ohio
    ammo availability could be a problem and have to mail order
    44mag ammo is everywhere
    if you want that much power i think i would look at the S&W 460mag that takes 45lc, 454casull, and the 460 mag - very versitile

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    Cal.Bar is offline Junior Member
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    Oct 2014
    I just got one and have it on the way. I'd love to chat with anyone who has one in.45 mag. reloading tips, parts subject to breaking, gas port setting etc.

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