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#204828 - 01/04/20 12:10 AM Re: UPPER LIMITS OF THE RUGER BISLEY PLATFORM [Re: billa]
RBO21
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Beautiful gun. I imagine that would be quite a handful.

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#204838 - 01/04/20 09:42 AM Re: UPPER LIMITS OF THE RUGER BISLEY PLATFORM [Re: billa]
Giblett
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Been thinking about 500jrh in a BFR but was wondering about recoil looks like it would put the hurt on a pig. 460 and 44 covers every thing I need to shoot but that 50 cal is calling but will have to wait bought a 10mm AR Friday

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#204844 - 01/04/20 04:36 PM Re: UPPER LIMITS OF THE RUGER BISLEY PLATFORM [Re: Giblett]
45MAN
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I HAVE A 7.5 INCH BFR BISLEY IN 500JRH AND IT REALLY HANDLES THE RECOIL, HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT.
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#204871 - 01/06/20 08:48 AM Re: UPPER LIMITS OF THE RUGER BISLEY PLATFORM [Re: 45MAN]
98Redline
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I have a 6.25? BFR Bisley and it is a great handling gun. Shooting 440gr over a healthy dose of longshot the recoil is substantial but oddly not abusive.

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#204879 - 01/06/20 11:18 AM Re: UPPER LIMITS OF THE RUGER BISLEY PLATFORM [Re: 98Redline]
adbhowler
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I love my 7.5" BFR Bisley in 500JRH. Shooting 475gr over a a heavy load of H110 getting about 1250fps. Very accurate and the weight/design of the BFR tames the recoil admirably. I have shot a 475L conversion on a Ruger frame and it seems to be a little more "snappy" perhaps because of the lighter frame. Yours is a beautiful revolver.
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#204896 - 01/06/20 10:28 PM Re: UPPER LIMITS OF THE RUGER BISLEY PLATFORM [Re: adbhowler]
mart
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That is a beautiful gun. I have a 5.5 inch 500 Linebaugh built by Linebaugh. It is built like a bank vault.

I have to say the top end loads, 450-525 grain bullets pushed hard are beyond my liking as a handgun shooter. They're just more than my old wrists want to take. A 450 grain at 900-1000 fps is plenty for me. Very shootable and still a very big hammer.

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#204897 - 01/07/20 07:53 AM Re: UPPER LIMITS OF THE RUGER BISLEY PLATFORM [Re: mart]
bluecow
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I don't know what the upper limits of a Ruger Bisley are but its more than I can take
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That's one sweet looking handgun!
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#204934 - 01/09/20 08:28 AM Re: UPPER LIMITS OF THE RUGER BISLEY PLATFORM [Re: bluecow]
reflex264
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I must have missed this first time.That thing is gorgeous. I have always want some 1/2" bore wheelgun but keep getting lured into more weird stuff. Sooner or later.......
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