Gun Digest Book of the .44
The Guns. The Loads. It's All Here! It civilized the American frontier, fought the Civil War and tamed the Wild West. Today, the big .44 is still America's favorite caliber for hunting, target shooting and serious self-defense. And who better to write of the .44 than John Taffin? In this entertaining, informative narrative, America's favorite big-bore specialist paints a fascinating portrait of the Big Forty-Four, from the earliest cap-and-ball revolvers and the legendary lever-actions to the .44 Magnum and beyond. You'll enjoy: Range reports on .44-caliber firearms, old and new Hundreds of detailed photos Loading data for .44-caliber handguns, rifles and carbines For the collector, for the hunter, for the reloader - for the Dirty Harry in all of us - Gun Digest Book of the .44 is required reading.
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THE NEW BREED OF 44 MAGNUMS
THE 44 LONG GUNS AND LONG CARTRIDGES
LOADS AND HANDLOADS FOR THE 44s
DIRECTORY OF SERVICES
44 Blackhawk 44 Magnum 44 Magnum loads 44 Russian 44 Special 44 Special loads 45 Colt 50 yards barrel lengths base pin Bisley Model black powder brass caliber cartridge cast bullets chambered in 44 Colt Single Action Cor-Bon custom cylinder double action ejector rod Elmer Keith felt recoil firearms fired five shots Flat-Top Target front sight grains of 2400 grains of Unique grip frame groove gunsmith hammer handloads hard cast Henry holster Hornady hunting Keith bullet lever levergun Load MV Lyman Marlin Model 29 Model 44 muzzle velocity offered Oregon Trail original Photo courtesy pistol RCBS rear sight reloading Remington replica revolver rifle round screw serial number shooters shooting Single Action Army single action sixguns Skeeter Skelton Smith & Wesson Speer stainless standard Super Blackhawk Super Redhawk Target Model Texas Longhorn Texas Longhorn Arms trigger guard Triple-Lock USFA Wesson 44 Magnum Winchester