SRH Alaskan owners comments?

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      Junior Member 2cam2go's Avatar
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      Cool SRH Alaskan owners comments?

      Any SRH Alaskan owners who would like to comment?

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      Senior Member Rustycompass's Avatar
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      Thumbs up I want...

      Quote Originally Posted by 2cam2go View Post
      Any SRH Alaskan owners who would like to comment?
      ~ no, but I want one for fishing trips to Wyoming...
      Last edited by Rustycompass; 08-24-2006 at 04:57 PM.

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      Senior Member Baldy's Avatar
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      You get one shot at a bear with that little revolver and you would more in likely be lunch. You better be real good in the heat of the moment. One shot drops are rare with a charging bear.

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      Well my family really blew me away this morning. I was told by my son to go by my favorite gunstore and pick up some ammunition, which I thought was silly, especially since I re-load this caliber. I did as told and as soon as I walked in the clerk handed me the paperwork for a new gun. He just told me to fill it out and not question why. I was a little suspicious but did as told. When finished he handed me my present all nicely wrapped. They all waited while I opened it and then my wife and sons came from the back to see the expression on my face when I saw the Super Redhawk Alaskan in .44mag.

      I had been toying with having one of my .41mag Redhawks cut down for better carry and my sons were adamately against it. I think they want them when I have gone to that great gunrange in the sky. I had even thought of buying another Redhawk in .44mag to have modified since I really didnt like the Super Redhawk with that broomhandle barrel sticking out from the frame. I had, however looked at the Super Redhawk Alaskan, that to me, looks like a 2" SP-101 on steroid's. I liked the way it looked, much better than the regular Super Redhawk. Obviously my sons heard me.

      It is a handfull of heavy stainless steel, but I am used to carrying big guns. I am really looking forward to getting it to the range for a tryout with both 44 specials and 44 magnums.

      I'll get some pictures to post this weekend.

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      Senior Member Baldy's Avatar
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      Great surprise there Tex. Great family you got there.

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      Thanks Baldy,

      Not many bears here in Texas but the wild hogs, especially the Russian Boars, get darn big and really mean. I bowhunt and have been chased up many a tree by one, especially when heading to and from the stand, carrying that SBA on my hip will be very comforting. Since I handgun hunt as well, having the SBA as a backup/close in shot gun will be nuce as well. My scoped Redhawk is kind of awkward in those roles.

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      Member tex45acp's Avatar
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      Here is my B-Day present from the family.


      I found the holster in a used holster box there and paid a whopping $5 for it. Fits just fine for field carry.

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      I'd love to read a range report. I've been thinking about one of these as well.

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      I have the 454 and haven't had time to air it out, or let it air me out. I will take it out this weekend and repost results. Will be pushing 45LC and assorted Cor-Bon and Wichester 454 loads. I am a little concerned about felt recoil. Full report coming soon.

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      I was standing next to a guy that was shooting the 454 at the range a couple weeks ago.

      I didn't realize what it was until it went off. I thought the roof was coming down for a second.

      I believe if you don't hit the Bear with it you just might scare it to death! Holy cow what a noise maker!

      I left soon after that, shooting my 22 just wasn't the same after being next to a cannon going off or maybe it was just gun envy, at any rate it was a memorable experience.

      Congrats on the gift and good shooting.

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