Raging Bull

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by littlegsxr, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. littlegsxr

    littlegsxr
    Below Canada.
    Active Member

    Messages:
    113
    Likes Received:
    31
    So I picked up my new Raging Bull .44mag . Dang, this thing is cool. My wife laughed when I pulled it out, hmm that sounds funny but... She says it looks like the Jokers gun from Batman. I can't wait to go shoot it other than the price of ammo. :gun19:

    Any good idea for a comfortable holster, it is the 6" barrel?
     
  2. Humpyslayer

    Humpyslayer
    Kent
    Member

    Messages:
    254
    Likes Received:
    0
    Cabela's has some decent holsters for huge hand cannons like that.

    Be sure to make sure there's no hairline cracks on the cylinder. I was at the range a few weeks ago and there was a dude with a Raging Bull in there that kept shooting even though it had a small hairline fracture and it blew out part of the cylinder, bent the top of the frame up, and his hand stung like you know what. He of course wanting to be Mr. Macho was shooting some really hot stuff out of it. They're awesome guns but just wanted to pass along the heads up. He claimed he had only put a couple of boxes through it before noticing the fracture. Lesson...don't attempt to shoot a gun with a problem, send it back to the factory to fix.
     
  3. Trick

    Trick
    St Helens
    Active Member

    Messages:
    237
    Likes Received:
    76
    Good to see that "Darwins Law" is still alive and kicking.:huh:
     
  4. Felix

    Felix
    NW OR
    Member

    Messages:
    69
    Likes Received:
    1
    ^^^ hahaha, MAN that guy musta looked cool! i want a raging bull too, want to get my .45 first, then i'll have all the basics covered & be able to move on to a cannon like that. Nice pick!
     
  5. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2
    Hillsboro, OR
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,789
    Likes Received:
    599
    We had something even worse happen when I worked for Hodgdon Powder Co. We had a retail store and indoor range next door. Some yahoo had just bought a brand new Colt Python and reloading equipment, but decided he didn't want to pay the money for a reloading manual.

    He takes the Python out to the range and touches off the first round which blew off the top strap and the sides of two adjoining cylinders. Turns out he just dipped .357 mag cases full to the brim with Unique and seated a 158 gr JHP on top of it. He's lucky he kept his hand.
     
  6. Humpyslayer

    Humpyslayer
    Kent
    Member

    Messages:
    254
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yikes!
     
  7. Riot

    Riot
    Benton County, Washington
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,065
    Likes Received:
    1,794
    It's stories like this that makes me leary of the Taurus revolvers. I heard of a .41 mag that went Kaboom from factory ammo as well.
     

Share This Page