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1860 .44 anyone hunt with one?

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Old 01-14-2013, 03:18 AM   #1
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Default 1860 .44 anyone hunt with one?

I was just wondering If anyone has hunted.with one of these pistols?

Bushmaster AR15 .223/556
Marlin Model 60 .22lr
Marlin 91V .17HMR
Hi Point .45
Mossberg ATR 30.06 (wifes)
Mossberg 702 .22lr (wifes)
NEF Pardner Pump 12ga (wifes)
Remington 870 12ga
H&R Topper JR 20ga
Mossberg 500 Slugmaster 12ga
Winchester Model 190 .22lr
Thompson Center Grey Hawk .54
Norinco SKS 7.62x39
1860 Remington New Army .44
Titan 22 short
Rohm RG Model 23 .22lr
St. Louis Hawken .50 cal
Kentucky Long Rifle .50 cal
H&R Ultra Slug Hunter 20ga
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Old 04-13-2013, 12:43 PM   #2
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No, but I did with a '62 colt police. they sight in a ridiculously long range and cannot be adjusted very easily. A squirrel gun for really close ranges.

The 1858 Remington is far better for hunting, there is even a target sight model with adjustable sights from Pietta and also Uberti both, I think. Remington sights are better, there is a real rear sight, not just a notch cut in the hammer itself.

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Here In VA, not legal for anything except small game- and I consider a .44 to be a bit much for squirrel and rabbit.
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If you would be comfortable shooting a deer with a 38 special +P then go for it.
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The Colt Walker used to be called the worlds most powerful handgun, back before some of the modern magnum cartridge guns.

To shoot powerful .36 and .44 conicals (instead of round ball) you need bullets with rebated or would you call it chamfered heels. Like these (all out of stock, but worth hunting for)...

It would really work well in the Walker , I bet. I used them in .36 and they work well...

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