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44 Blazers For Pug???

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by sw282, Mar 28, 2010.

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  1. sw282

    sw282 Member

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    Will a Charter 44spcl Pug Handle Blazer 44spcl HPs ??

    thanks
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  2. Drail

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    Yes. I have done this since the Gold Dot load was introduced. The 200 gr. Gold Dot bullet is a very good match for a Bulldog. Be sue to wear eye and ear protection. Those little suckers are LOUD! The thing to bear in mind with a Charter gun is to carry it a lot and shoot it just enough to be able to hit with. Long extended range sessions will wear them out. Think of it like a fire extinguisher.
     
  3. Stainz

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    I switched over to GA Arms version of that 200gr Speer Gold Dot, which is ballistically equivalent to the Blazer round - and cheaper - in new brass .44 Special cases. I did that five years ago - after thousands of those Blazers (They were $11.99/50 at Academy Sports/Outdoors chains here then - $30 now!) having been fired over the years. It was my 296's sole diet - until one split it's Al case in my 696! Save the brass even if you don't reload - if you don't start reloading, someone will trade you moola for it.

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    GA Arms? Who dat?
     
  5. atomd

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    A pug is a small dog so a .44 might be overkill on it. I'd say you could handle a pug with a .38 no problem. Wild pug might be a little tougher to deal compared to domesticated so you might want to think about something a little bigger like a hot .44 for those. Remember to keep those ankles protected just in case one gets away from you! :D
     
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    My thoughts exactly :D
     
  7. Stainz

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    Google Georgia Arms - they are a small high quality ammo maker in GA. They don't raise pugs...

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  8. Nasty

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    Yes, the Pug handles the Speer 44 Special 200 gr just fine. I've over 1000 through mine with no issues and still just about as tight as it was new.
     
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