GUN 500SW or 460v?

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  1. Gimik

    Gimik New Member

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    I think I'm going to get one of these, but i'm having a hard time deciding between the two.

    The 460 has the benefit of also being able to fire the .454 and .45LC, but the .460mag rounds are quite a bit more expensive than the .500SW (from what I could find). The .460 is probably a little better performer. Also, the shortest non-bear-kit they make is 5" and I like the look of the 4" bbl better.

    The .500SW is a little bit cheaper, and the ammo is a bit cheaper, and they have it in a 4" barrel. The down side being that you can only fire .500SW in it.

    Any other thoughts? How big a difference is the cost of the ammo?

    It would be for range fun, and for a possible hunting sidearm in the future.
     
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    where did you make your avatar?
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    I have no experience with the 460, and I've only hunted paper with a sw 500. That being said, sounds nice that the 460 can fire two other calibers :dunno:
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    Maybe this is a sign that you should use your Cabelas gift certificates to buy a reloading setup? :dunno:
     
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    Painkiller The Synarchy of Molten Bones

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    I'd get a .44mag instead, much more fun than either of those. easier on the wallet.
     
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    I think I'm gonna get the .460 (If I get one at all - that's a lot of freakin money). The 3 different rounds thing is a pretty good selling point.
     
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    Cabela's didn't have a 5" .460, so I ended up getting the 4" 500 :wiggle:
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    that's a 200gr .45acp and a 325gr .500SW
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Good lord. Nice choice :bigthumb:
     
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    that's gotta sting a little when you shoot it
     
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    That is so badass!
     
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    You're sort of a revolver masochist aren't you? :big grin:
     
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    but it's compensated! :rofl:





    I guess I am a little :hs:
     
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    New pic next to a soda can and my 340pd for size comparison.
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    I should buy a VM2 to IWB carry it! :rofl:
     

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