Originally Posted by Ryandean24
I was thinking about getting a new rev. handgun and was looking for some opinions. I have a .44 s&w model 29 and love it not only for the look but the feel as well. I was thinking about getting a .45 long cult what do you guys think?
As you already have a large bore, it sounds like you just want another toy to play with. Nothing wrong with that. There's a lot to be said for a good 22 cal revolver. Cheap and fun to shoot, and no reloading. There are tons of them available in both DA & SA styles.
A step up would be a good 38/357 revolver in either DA or SA. I have a GP100 and it is very versatile. Once fired 38 special cases are super cheap to purchase.
You already have a large bore with the 44 Mag. And that can be down loaded to 45 ACP velocities which is what I do with my Readhawk for 99% of my shooting with it. This tames the big Redhawk's recoil down to almost a 22 but still gives me the power of a 45 ACP. Very pleasant to shoot all day long, and still plenty good for defense.
I'm just giving you some food for thought. But if you really want that 45 long colt, then by all means, go for it.