Lower Recoil .44 Magnum Ammo 255 gr. Keith - G.C. @ 1,350 fps/M.E. 1,032 ft lbs 20 Round Box. ITEM 4E. There have been several requests for a full power 44 Mag. Load that recoils substantially less than our other Heavy 44 Mag. Loads, but will still penetrate deeply and be deadly on game animals. When S&W introduced their model 329PD, we noticed that some of those scandium revolvers would. 6,722 Posts. #5 · Nov 12, 2013. Felt recoil is largely subjective, but my 7.5 inch .44 Redhawk, with full power 240 grain jhp ammo, is, to me, not bad at all. The weight of the revolver itself helps quite a bit. However, when I touch one off, I know beyond a doubt that it's no .357 I'm shooting
Handgun Recoil Table By Chuck Hawks. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction; that is one of the physical laws of our universe. This means that the momentum of a handgun's reaction will exactly equal the momentum of the bullet and powder gasses ejected from the barrel. .44 Rem. Mag. (240 at 1450) 3.0: 22.5: 21.9.44 Rem. Mag. The .44 Magnum has higher recoil action than the .357 due to the heavier cartridge weight and the increased diameter of the barrel. Factors such as hand strength and stance also can affect the recoil. Verdict. You should not attempt to fire a .44 Magnum without having mastered the .357 Magnum. Failing to do so can result in breaking your hand. Recoil feels less than my 44 Mag Redhawk. To really enjoy an AutoMag, you need to reload it. My favorite load is actually a 180gr hollow point over a large load of WW296. Huge fireball out the bareel but that slug was pushing over 1000 ft. lbs of muzzel energy and clipping along at near 2000 fps Very heavy recoil can also become uncomfortable, and even launch the handgun right out of an unprepared shooter's hands. That's the primary reason why you'd rather teach a child how to shoot with 32 grain 22 LR ammo instead of 44 Magnum ammo loaded with a 240 grain bullet that's nearly 8-times as large The .44 Magnum is so powerful because it uses 3 to 4 times more gunpowder used in a 45ACP although the projectile size remains about the same. This works to double the muzzle velocity and muzzle energy of the bullet. Q: How bad is the .44 Magnum recoil? The .44 Magnum has a recoil of approximately 18.5 ft/lbs while the 357 is listed at 11.58 ft.
Do not forget that rifle weight is a crucial factor in the recoil equation, inversely proportional to recoil. Increase the gun weight by, say, 25% and the recoil goes down by 25%. In the real world, firearms chambered for less powerful cartridges are typically built lighter than firearms chambered for more powerful cartridges Be aware that firing full-power .44 Magnum loads will with it produces prodigious amounts of recoil. If it proves too much for you, you can always feed it lighter loads or even .44 Specials. The .44 Special is an often-overlooked cartridge that offers some serious benefits .44 Magnum down out of recoil for a second shot can use up a lot of time. A combat handgunner doesn't have any spare time. This leaves the .44 Magnum way out by itself. It is a hunter's gun, pure and simple, and in this role it is beautiful, and I've used it as such for 16 years.. I have a few .44 Mag handguns (well at least I did before the boating accident) so I am familiar with various levels of 44 mag recoil in a 4 629, 10 Contender, and 5 Super Blackhawk. What I would like to know is, what is the recoil comparable to of a stiff hunting load (near max H110 under a 240 XTP) in these lever guns
When folks think of hard-kicking revolvers, they automatically think .44 Magnum—the grandfather of modern magnum revolver cartridges. From the recoil standpoint, I've always considered the .44 Rem. Mag. a threshold cartridge that's clearly over the limit for many Low recoil loads for 44 mag. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 10 of 10 Posts. N. nasem · Registered. Joined Oct 13, 2005 · 650 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Jan 17, 2017. I got my hands on 250 nosler 200gr .429 bullets and wanted to make some low recoil loads since I have SO MUCH 44 mag brass..
Shooting the Taurus Raging Bull with a 6.5 barrel and 4 different types of ammo.Please consider visiting my Patreon @ https://www.patreon.com/theoldfatda . I was curious how is the recoil between both of them, and accuracy from 50 to 100 yards from the hunting. Hunting out at 50 to 100 yards would you recommend a cast bullet or a hollow point or a soft pointed bullet
The .44 Magnum and 10mm are two common choices for a woods-walking gun. The .44 Magnum has been around since the 1950s and is a staple of American culture. Most Americans can recall the iconic role it played in Dirty Harry. The S&W Model 29 revolver was almost as much of a character as Harry Callahan himself I have Burris and a Millett. No problems with either. But, I haven't used them much, so I cannot vouch for long term durability with heavy recoil. I would say that my dot sights have about 100-200 rounds of .44 mag stiff loads with 240 & 300 gr. bullets with each in handguns In the table below rifle weight is given in pounds, free recoil energy is given in foot pounds, and free recoil velocity is given in feet-per-second. All recoil values have been rounded off to one decimal place. If you see a 0 in the Recoil Velocity column it signifies no data available for that particular load. Cartridge (gr@ft/s A look at the 44 magnum and 44 special round. Recoil, muzzle flip, and the sound it makes when hitting an AR500 steel plate. Enjoy
.357 Magnum vs .44 Magnum Hard Barrier Penetration Test. The final test I performed was the hard barrier penetration test. For this, I used pieces of ⅝-inch plywood. I lined up 18 sheets with a little gap in between each one. The idea was to just find out how many sheets of plywood the bullet could penetrate before it stopped Shooting the Ruger Alaskan in .44 Magnum. I prepared myself for the worst. Stories of wrist-breaking recoil, mile-high muzzle flips and brush fire-starting blasts from full power .44 Magnum loads seem to be all over the internet Post by drs onMay 15, 2007 at 12:25pm. I once had a Remington Model 788 in .30-30 and still have a Ruger Model 77/.44 Magnum. When compairing the two, I've always found the .44 Magnum, with a 240 grain bulet, had slightly more recoil than a 170 grain .30-30 Winchester load. dbd870. Global Moderator
The 240-grain .44 Magnum is listed at over twice the muzzle energy (806 ft-lbs) and has 665 ft-lbs after 50 yards. The MagTech 250-grain .45 Colt has a muzzle energy of 321 ft-lbs and at 50 yards maintains 300 ft-lbs. The .44 Rem Mag has a muzzle velocity of 742 ft-lbs and, after 50 yards, has an energy of 624 ft-lbs 10mm vs 44 Magnum Cartridge Comparison. There are three important things to take away when you put the 10mm and the 44 Mag side by side. The first is their bullet diameters. While the 10mm ammunition is a true 40 caliber round with a .40 diameter bullet, the 44 Mag's bullet is nearly .03 greater in diameter The .44 Mag has greater recoil than compared to .357 Mag. So, a person who is used to heavier recoil will get better performance from the .44 Mag. If we note these, then .357 Mag is a better choice to go for when it comes to self-defense. The cartridges are also very similar when it comes to ballistic performances of them .44 Magnum Rifle Advantages. But on the plus side, the heavier rifle will be much more controllable because its weight will soak up more recoil better than any .44 Magnum revolver. If that's not enough, recoil pads can be installed on its stock for lighter felt recoil and better recoil control
.handloads.com. The resultant free recoil energy, in ft/lbs, assuming a rifle weight of 6.5 lbs was: .357: 10.0. .44: 13.2. .30-30: 11.9. If you'd be shooting factory loads that would differ a bit, but I would guess not much. H A black extended rubber recoil pad adds 1 to the length and helps with recoil absorption for the Ruger 10/22, 44 Carbine, Mini-14 and Mini-30. Notes: Uses original screws for installation. Adds approximately 1 to length of stock. Not compatible with plastic stocks, meant for use with factory wooden stocks, or aftermarket stocks properly.
.44 Magnum Rifle Advantages. But on the plus side, the heavier rifle will be much more controllable because its weight will soak up more recoil better than any .44 Magnum revolver. If that's not enough, recoil pads can be installed on its stock for lighter felt recoil and better recoil control And powerful it is; though it may have been eclipsed by the .454 Casull, .460 S&W and .500 S&W, the .44 Rem. Mag. may represent the recoil limit for the average shooter. As far as its power level, the .44 Rem. Mag., when paired with a good bullet, is enough to hunt virtually all of North America's game, at sensible handgun ranges Recoil was surprisingly manageable thanks to the Anaconda's heft. Group measurements were 1.45 for all five, with four in 1.25 and the best three in 0.70 — again. The .44 Special has always been a favored practice load in a .44 Mag, and certainly adequate for self-defense with faster recoil recovery Yes, the .44 Special could be fired in a .44 Rem Mag for low recoil practice (much the way .38 Special rounds can be fired in a revolver chambered for .357 Magnum) and no doubt that's what has kept the cartridge in the ammo maker's catalogs all these years, but few handguners were actually buying guns chambered for .44 Special As .44 Mag uses a straight-wall, non-bottleneck case, making handloaded ammunition is a walk in the park if you have suitable tools and materials. Disadvantages Unforgiving Kickback Experienced shooters as well as firearm experts universally agree that for people that don't handle recoil well, .44 Magnum is a poor choice of caliber
44 Magnum School of Recoil Reduction Shoot a Scandium frame 44 mag for a few cylinders. Then any other 44 mag will seem like a cream puff. DirectDrive, Feb 17, 2020. DirectDrive, Feb 17, 2020. nojamjimmy, mikey357, porschedog and 2 others like this. Feb 17, 2020 #32 . Green Dragoon. Messages: 6,723 Likes Received .41 Mag. vs. .44 Mag. It is true the .44 Remington Magnum produces more energy than the .41 if standard factory loads are compared (800 ft-lbs. vs. 700 ft-lbs.). The other truth is the terminal effect on either an animal or human doesn't change much between those two numbers
1,046 Posts. #3 · Jul 10, 2014. Not even a close contest, 44 mag. .357 mag in a revolver, too. A revolver with no reciprocating slide mass, no recoil spring, and a rigid frame with no give, gives them a sharper recoil, even if the energy is comparable. And the .44 mag has about 50% more energy than the 10mm The recoil is heavy, and the muzzle flash is equally strong. It is especially daunting to novice shooters and those of a smaller stature. Hunters also flock to the .44 Mag for medium to large game although there may be better choices for bear and big game. History of the .44 Magnum. The .44 Magnum was designed by Elmer Keith, the legendary. The bark is worse than the bite in .44 mag. For long sessions I double up on hearing protection, and it makes a huge difference. The muzzle concussion will wear on you much faster than the recoil. I haven't fired the .50ae yet, or the .44. I have fired the .357 (as mentioned in an earlier post) The .44 magnum ca liber transcends the movies and has been used for years. A wide range of firearms are chambered for it and you need the best 44 magnum scope to go with your firearm. The .44 magnum cartridge is a high-powered cartridge that is ideal for short-range shooting and small game hunting Factory .44 Spl. ammo is loaded to a maximum average pressure (MAP) of about 14,000 CUP, while the .44 Mag.'s MAP is about 2.5 times greater. Hodgdon's load data for the .44 Spl. comprises a half-dozen mostly flatpoint or semiwadcutter cast bullets weighing from 165 to 240 grains. Velocities are modest, typically ranging from 650 fps to around.
Recoil pad for Henry .44 Big Boy. Thread starter CindyE; Start date Apr 23, 2015; Apr 23, 2015 #1 CindyE Master. Rating - 100%. 7 0 0. Jul 19, 2011 2,760 63 PAST Mag Recoil Pad Shield Ambidextrous PAST Mag Plus Recoil Pad Shield Ambidextrous PAST Super Mag Plus Recoil Pad Shield Ambidextrous . Apr 24, 2015 #6 kalbo The 44 Mag. produces stout recoil in a handgun. In lightweight carbines like the three tested, we found the Rossi and Ruger gave us the worst shoulder beating. After 20 rounds, recoil became very noticeable due to the Rossi's straight stock and steel recoil pad. The recoil in the 94/44 was more tolerable, and we attribute that to the pistol.
The .44 Magnum is a large bore cartridge that was first introduced in 1956. A highly accurate round, the .44 Magnum was originally designed by Elmer Keith, an Idaho rancher, writer, and firearms enthusiast.Keith had previously developed the.357 Mag cartridge and solidified his reputation in the firearms community. Keith set out to create a multi-functional cartridge and convinced Smith. .5 groups at 100 yards) and the 180gr Hornady XTPs are extremely accurate in both of my 10mm Auto handguns (Kimber Eclipse Custom II and Glock 20 Gen 4) Seems my 44 shoots just about the same with pretty much any powder I put in it
Heavy recoil to me is medium recoil to the next guy. Some people claim 45acp from a 3 bbl is hell, others say its nothing. To me, 44 mag kicks more. 10 mm loads Ive shot were just hopped up 40 S&W. Ive never shot real 10mm And I loved the way the gun felt. I actually have found a .44 magnum I can grip. The Ruger Alaskan .44 magnum has found a home. Ruger Alaskan Recoil. Now about the recoil, man or woman, with a proper grip and solid stance, you'll live. You really can't tell how people are going to react to it, so here is my assessment of it Function. The short-recoil operated Auto Mag pistol featured a rotary bolt with locking lugs located at the front similar to the M16/AR-15 rifle. The Auto Mag is a modest weight pistol designed to give handgun owners .44 Magnum power in a semi-automatic pistol 44 mag can range from very reasonable to pretty punishing depending on the ammo and gun. On the high end, 44 mag recoil in a 40 oz revolver is a lot more substantial feeling than a 50 AE 90 oz fully loaded Deagle The G2 Pistol comes fully assembled and can be had in either .22LR or .357 Magnum. Buy one of the 11 different caliber barrels—like a .44 Mag-and you can switch out barrels. There's even a small lever atop the hammer that lets you shift from centerfire to rimfire operation
.44 magnum snubbies are a bit tougher and most people can't manage them. I have a very high recoil tolerance and rapid firing a .44 mag snubbie with my weak hand can be difficult after 25 rounds or so because my hand starts shaking. Right handed or two handed, I can shoot 50-100 rounds or so before it starts to bother me The .44 Remington Magnum is a versatile cartridge in a revolver due to a wide variety of bullet weights and assortment of suitable propellants. The .44 cartridge is even more flexible in a rifle by tweaking powder charges to develop inexpensive handloads with light recoil or work up high velocity or magnum loads in a rifle's longer barrel to increase its reach..
What are the pros and cons of .44 Remington Magnum vs. .454 Casull? Which is better overall ballistically? If you read much on the gun blogs, you will even find seasoned shooters complaining that the .454 Casull is a 'bit too much'. Most find it u.. Buffalo Bore bills this 44 Magnum cartridge as a general purpose load, specifically one for hunting medium-sized game. It's by all means an effective choice for self-defense, needless to say - just like the handgun it's made for. This a lower recoil cartridge. Don't expect any 44 Mag load to deliver an imperceptible amount of kick. Give those guns something kinder to lie upon. Naturally, the 30-30 flings its bullets much faster than the 44 mag, and has a considerably higher energy — but I can attest that the 44 magnum with good 240-grain jacketed bullets is one heck of a fine game-getter. I've taken numerous deer and hogs with it, and have never lost one .44 Magnum isn't for everyone - the recoil sensitive need not apply. But for those of us that can tame the beast, it can be a deeply enjoyable experience as well as being the ultimate companion for those long hunts far away from home. Dirty Harry Approved. Smith and Wesson Model 29 881 Those that find the .44 Mag a bit too intense may opt for the .44 Special, a slightly smaller cartridge with less recoil. Specs Remington created the .44 Mag as ammo for a revolver , however, it can also be used in other guns including lever action rifles, carbines, and semi-automatic pistols
I was thinking of buying a S&W model 29, .44 Magnum. First, what is the recoil like with an average .44 Magnum round in a 29? Second, are there any big problems with these guns and third, could you use a 29 for hunting? Thanks guy Magnum Slimline Muzzle Brake These muzzle brakes reduce recoil level approximately 42-45% and eliminate muzzle rise on chamberings up to 300 Win. Mag. Our installation is threaded 5/8-28 on-center and finished with our 11º center-to-center Target Crown. Any .224-.45 cal. cartridge. VIEW DETAILS 127-SL2 Magnum Slimline Brake Blue Installe .44 Auto Mag Pistol The Kel-Tec PMR-30 .22 Mag. is a lightweight firearm with low recoil. It is fairly light, 20 ounces loaded. It uses .22 Mag. cartridges, making recoil as light as a summer breeze. Its magazine holds 30+1 rounds, combatting the low stopping power of the lighter ammunition by offering a higher volume of bullets to unload
More Buying Choices $44.84 (2 new offers) LimbSaver Classic. 4.6 out of 5 stars 466. $28.36 $ 28. 36 $38.99 $38.99. FREE Shipping by Amazon. More Buying Choices $20.60 (21 used & new offers) Caldwell Ambidextrous Shooting Recoil Shields with Durable Construction, Solid Fit and Thick Padding for Outdoor, Range, Shooting and Hunting. 4.5 out of 5. But with the semi-automatic 44 Rem Mag, the Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark XIX gets headroom. Suddenly all the tech that was designed to just about harness the heavy recoil lunacy that is the 50AE round could easily cope with this ballistic coefficient Four calibers — .41 Mag, .44 Mag, .45 Colt, and .357 Mag—are offered in a 20-inch barrel rifle with a traditional loop lever, or 16.5-inch barrel carbine with a large loop My 44 mag is a Ruger Redhawk, in 5.5 and Stainless Steel. Bought it last year from CDNN Sports, as a factory used/blem . Love it. Shoots any 44 mag round out there, ( can't say that about S&W ). Recoil is very manageable. Feels like a 22 with 44 special Compare 44 magnum ammo from the top online retailers to find the lowest price. Find Bulk 44 magnum ammunition fast and cheap with Americas best ammunition search engine. 44 Mag - Buffalo Bore Ammo Lower Recoil Rem Hard Cast Keith: 255gr: n/a: 20 $ 74.99: $3.75: VizardsGunsAndAmmo. 22m! 44 Mag - Buffalo Bore Ammo Heavy Rem Hard Cast Lead.
44 Magnum Vs. 357 Magnum Recoil. Related Difference Between 45 Acp & 44 Mag. By George Chavez. The 5.56 and the 7.62 ammunition have many differences but share some similarities too. Military services strive to find the best ammunition for their service rifles, so they spend a lot of time and money on research and development. The U.S. armed Ironically, it's the very power of the .44 Magnum that limits its practical usefulness. For hunters, or people who know they only need one shot, the .44 Magnum delivers a lot of energy. Its high recoil, however, makes it difficult when multiple shots in quick succession are needed. In these cases, the less powerful .45 ACP is ideal 2019-02-05T19:32. I have recently acquired a Mark I Desert Eagle in 44 mag. I am trying to find some information about the recoil springs. The gun only had 2 recoil springs (1 on each side). I purchased the smaller recoil springs and it now has 2 on each side like the usual Desert Eagle. However, I was reading that the older Eagle's only had 2. Gun #: 938125617. Seller: B AND B. B AND B. GA Sales: 1489. $1,799.00. Full Details. 10 Image (s) RUGER 77/44 IN 44 MAGNUM. RUGER MODEL 77/44 IN 44 MAGNUM WITH A 18.5 BARREL, WOOD STOCK, DETACH MAGAZINE, FACTORY OPEN SIGHTS AND COMES WITH A 2-7X32 NIKON PROSTAFF SCOPE
Review of the Best .44 Mag Revolvers For Hunting. Below is a list of the five best .44 mag revolvers for the purpose of hunting. As you go through each one, it is important that you note the features and characteristics so you can find a revolver that is close enough to your personal preferences They have a 305 grain 44 Mag load that supposedly has an MV of 1325 fps. The have a 325 grain 45 LC load that will go 1325. The 454 Casull loads are even faster, and the 480 loading uses a heavy bullet. <br>. <br>Even in a 44 mag, the Super Redhawk will be an upgrade, allowing me to use the hotter ammo The 44 mag will have less recoil, noticably less in my experience. The 35 is a better big game round though the 44 mag is no slouch inside 100 yards. I've used the 35 Rem a fair bit on deer, the 44 not nearly as much. I have owned two 44 mag rifles, one Winchester 94 and a Remington 788 H110 (added corrections) has performed equally well with lower velocities. The 44 mag case is better suited to H110 than 680, plus my barrel is 16.5 inch, not 8 so the super slow 680 gets used better than the 296. My results with 680 were not great on a 10 inch barrel and 44 mag. H110 was best. (Please forgive the brainfart with 296 vs 680 These loads offer less recoil in a steel frame .44 Special revolver than most .38 Special +P loads in the .38 revolver by comparison. Those needing more power should look to the .44 Magnum. The .44 Special is a mild shooting big bore cartridge with good properties for personal defense..44 Magnum . The .44 Special Critical Defense is a.
Alden. Bought a box of Grizzly Cartridge Co.'s 300 gr. WFNGC 44 Mag to test in a soon-to-arrive Taurus Tracker intended to be carried in the backwoods of Alaska. Hope they (and Remington's Core Cast Vital Shock rounds) even fit. Grizzly's site doesn't say but I know these are hard cast lead Flat Nose Gas Checked bullets I had a chance to go out and shoot the Henry lever action .44 Magnum. What a great gun. Smooth action, good weight, accurate, and easy recoil. Shot the rifle at 100 yds with the stock irons to see how well we could get a group. Definitely accurate enough as a deer or hog rifle at 100 yds. 50 rds of RNFP and 50 rds of XTP bullets and both fed. Check out the numbers for the .44 Special and the .45 Colt if you prefer a revolver. Both are solid choices. If you have a short-barrel .44 Magnum, the .44 Special will have manageable recoil and still have plenty of power to get the job done. The .45 Colt (sometimes called Long Colt) has been around since 1873
Other alternatives are the .41 mag, if you can find one, and a NEW .45 Long Colt. they give more power than the .357, but less recoil and noise than the .44, and the .45 LC can be handloaded to produce .44 mag. ballistics in new guns made to handle the pressures It has a noticeable recoil ergo cumbersome fire rate. Nightmare. The 44 MAG is made available to craft for 100 Scrap after the player unlocks the 44 MAG Set reward by accumulating 200,000 Points. Ethan Must Die. It can be randomly found in 4-star ranked chests. However the magazine capacity is only 3 rounds. Jack's 55th Birthda ruger 44 mag carbine recoil block image: exc: 2: 15.00: ruger 44 mag carbine recoil block unfinished image: vg: 1: 15.00: ruger 44 mag carbine recoil block bolt: exc: 3: 5.00: ruger 44 mag carbine barrel band unfinished image: exc: 1: 10.00: m-77 series; description condition available price; m-77 la floor plate with hinge (alloy) vg: 1: 25.00. Recommended every 1,000 rounds for .41/.44 Magnum (Mark I, VII, XIX) or every two-three years depending on usage since springs over time with or without use can weaken. Spring tune-up kit includes two outer recoil springs, two inner recoil springs, two retaining rings, ejector pin, ejector spring, magazine spring, extractor pin, extractor.