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Old 12-08-2012, 07:37 AM   #11
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If they still have the gun after Christmas I might buy it. I like the idea of a 44 for SD. I live in a rural area. Shooting my neighbor is not an issue. I would prefer a 4" barrel. Part of self defense is shooting feral dogs and other animals that are threat to livestock. I also have grazing land in eastern NC were black bears are an issue. But the agricultural extension service has a person to deal with black bears that are feeding on calves or damaging crops. He traps or shoots the bears. He gives his best effort to relocate the bears.

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Old 12-08-2012, 11:04 AM   #12
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eltoro!

You passed it up! An opportunity!

What would Harry Callahan say!!

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Old 12-08-2012, 07:06 PM   #13
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the reason I passed is I just can't justify owning the nice gun. I am sure it will sell fast. I know I could have saved $200 on a hard to find firearm but justifying the purchased out of want was not a wise choice at this time.

I am sure I will get another opportunity for same or better protection. Remember I am opening a small swap shop in peoria soon never know what people are selling to get money to pay bills.

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I'd bought for trade fodder

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IMHO, a 2.5 inch barrel on a .44 magnum makes about as much sense as a 2.0 liter engine in an 18 wheel truck.

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Well, to talk you out of it as you requested. It WOULD be useless. Rugers are not known for accuracy (u probably knew that) and the threat from black bears is pretty minimal. The thing is SO LOUD you'd have to upgrade your hearing aid after every range session. Expensive bullets and lots of powder (relativly speaking) even if you reload it's a pricey one to feed. Heavy, bad unless your a gangster wanna be, your pants will be dragged down constantly.

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Hey, I'm interested in the Alaskan if still available. Please PM me with the contact info! Thanks!

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Hey, I'm interested in the Alaskan if still available. Please PM me with the contact info! Thanks!
PM sent seriously is a very nice revolver. I just have no use in mind for it at all .
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