Originally Posted by cnorman18
Never quite got the point of big-bore snubbies. A 454 Redhawk snubby must be about as concealable as a football, and if you're not going to conceal it, why the short barrel? I don't get it.
I thought it was designed as a quick-draw, last-ditch, the-bear-is-already-eating-your-horse kinda thing?
Remember, the flash & bang isn't a waste if it scares the bear off your leg.
We all know Wiki always gets it right. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruger_Alaskan