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#192059 - 04/22/18 07:55 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: cherokeetracker]
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 Originally Posted By: cherokeetracker


How do you like that Rubber grip on the 500 WE ?



CT, Not so much.... With heavy loads the FA`s micarta grips are much easier on my hand. The Pachmayr came with the Field Grade 500 and I was able to switch the grips with my 41... They were a very close fit and better for my shooting hand....
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#192066 - 04/22/18 10:40 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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The hog slayer strikes again! Good shooting.
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#192068 - 04/22/18 11:12 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: Chance Weldon]
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A great adventure James. Thanks for sharing. Impressive bullet performance.
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#192069 - 04/22/18 11:31 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: billa]
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Sounds like a great hunt James, thanks for the report. Never shot a hog before, but there is something about those Russians that just makes me want to go hunt them. Going to have to just do it some day.

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#192072 - 04/23/18 06:41 AM Re: Two out of three [Re: wheelguns]
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Good going James, looks like the load combos worked well, SOOOOOOOOOEEEEEY!

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#192075 - 04/23/18 09:39 AM Re: Two out of three [Re: racksmasher1]
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Outstanding, James. You are truly the REAL pigman, ha!
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#192079 - 04/23/18 11:15 AM Re: Two out of three [Re: rougerocco]
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Great hunt James and thanks for sharing. A word of caution though, the 454 load of 27.5 gr #9 and 300 gr Swift locked up my FA and blew out primer pockets. I used Federal 200 primers and Starline once fired brass and had to pound the cases out of the cylinder. I've noticed significant differences between lots of #9, so working up cautiously to max loads with this powder is of course necessary.

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#192083 - 04/23/18 01:55 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: Seminole Wind]
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SW, That's exactly the same components I used except my primer was a Remington 7 1/2.... What the hell happened there???
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#192085 - 04/23/18 02:08 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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Nice write up James, those bullets worked great. Good shooting on your part.

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#192086 - 04/23/18 02:41 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: sixshot]
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Great story and impressive performance from the 300 gr. Swifts.
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