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dnthmn2004 05-11-2008 10:16 PM

500
 
I'm thinking of getting a .50 caliber revolver. These are not easy to come by where I live, but those who I have talked to would prefer the S&W 500. Probably because S&W is in MA. I would like to know anyones opinion on the S&W 500 vs the Taurus Raging Bull 500.

h&k bigdaddydieseldan 05-11-2008 10:31 PM

S&W All the way after all they are the ones that created the .500 sw :D :D :D :D

Zappa 05-12-2008 04:26 AM

I don't know where in Mass you live, but every gun shop I've been in recently have had S&W.500's in stock. The Gun Room on RT#9 in Shrewsbury had at least 6 or 7 in the case last week. McIleheneys in Waltham has a few and so does Four Seasons in Woburn. These actually seem to be quite easy to find here in Mass., However, Tommyguns are a different story. Even though they are also made in Mass. (At the Kahr factory in Worcester) nobody seems to have one for sale. :mad:

dnthmn2004 05-14-2008 11:53 AM

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Originally Posted by Zappa (Post 23780)
I don't know where in Mass you live, but every gun shop I've been in recently have had S&W.500's in stock. The Gun Room on RT#9 in Shrewsbury had at least 6 or 7 in the case last week. McIleheneys in Waltham has a few and so does Four Seasons in Woburn. These actually seem to be quite easy to find here in Mass.

Looks like Im going to be doing some shopping down south.

Catfish 05-17-2008 02:41 AM

I`ve owned 2 .500 S&W, a production model and a Preformance Center model. What they are good for I don`t know, but I really like shooting them. I also own a Rageing Bull in .454 which I really like, BUT, I have heard so horror stories about some of the Taurius gun and their repair service, or lack there of. While I like my .454 I don`t think I`ll be buying any more of their guns.

seedy 05-27-2008 03:46 AM

The Dersert Eagle in.50AE runs about the same price as a 500 s&w. I don't know about you but I have a hard time thinking which would be more fun to shoot. I have no doubt that the Desert Eagle would be more pleasant to shoot!;)


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