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My new Casull. #157592 03/24/2015 2:11 AM
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So, there I was.........minding my own business.........dreaming of a new .45 Colt...........and some JackWagon of a friend blindsided me with his Jedi Mind Trick and dropped a link on my phone to this little beast I had to have. As soon as I saw it........I immediately thought of another friend and a gun he owned.





I loved this gun from the moment he had her built. So, when the link this unnamed enabler sent reminded me of my friend Dan and his gun here above, I had to have one similar!!! With slight differences..........of course.

Say hello to my little friend.

Ruger Super Redhawk - "Toklat" - .454 Casull





I wanted to mimic Dan's gun as much as feasible, so I did some scope swapping and put this 2x Leupold on top.



It's not silver, but good enough.

I will also be adding a set of Eagle Classic Rosewood Grips.



I will flat out say............I LOVE THIS GUN!!! Talk about handy! It smokes my 7.5" Super Redhawk as far as indexing and offhand work. I think I've found my new backup hunting rig for those close shots. I've ordered a Blackhawk Shoulder Holster for it. A utilitarian holster no doubt, but one that will do what I need.

My plan is to load and run Hornady 250gr XTP bullets through her. Same ones I'm using in my Encore .460 S&W. Should work well on deer and hogs.

Likely will start load work at 35.0gr H110 and run up to 36.5gr H110. See where the brass says "stop". Any load suggestions?

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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Zee] #157595 03/24/2015 2:26 AM
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That's one sweet looking piece! Congrats, Zee!


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: KRal] #157597 03/24/2015 2:53 AM
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I agree, very nice gun, Zee!


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: KRal] #157599 03/24/2015 3:43 AM
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 Originally Posted By: KRal
That's one sweet looking piece! Congrats, Zee!


Oh, don't think you're getting off Scott Free. Your little enable has been duly noted.

There is a 6" GP-100 on the horizon as well.


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Chance Weldon] #157600 03/24/2015 3:43 AM
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That`s the nic`est lookin revolver I`ve seen in quite awhile... Those Eagle grips will really set it off.....Is that you with the ram????


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: jamesfromjersey] #157601 03/24/2015 3:54 AM
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Thanks.

And no. It's an acquaintance of mine who passed a few years ago. He himself an obvious handgunner. The gun in his hand always intrigued me and inspired this purchase.


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Zee] #157605 03/24/2015 8:33 AM
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Beautiful gun! How long is that barrel?


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 Originally Posted By: REDHAWK1954
Beautiful gun! How long is that barrel?


5 inches


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Zee] #157609 03/24/2015 10:44 AM
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I don't think you should limit yourself to up-close shots. That's a nice piece! Looking forward to seeing it pressed into service! Congrats! Oh, and that's a nice tribute!


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Whitworth] #157611 03/24/2015 11:11 AM
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SHARP RIG!

Re: My new Casull. [Re: racksmasher1] #157612 03/24/2015 11:32 AM
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 Originally Posted By: Whitworth
I don't think you should limit yourself to up-close shots. That's a nice piece! Looking forward to seeing it pressed into service! Congrats! Oh, and that's a nice tribute!


Oh, I know it'll reach further than "up close". I simply meant, it's portability lends itself to a nice back up gun to one intended for longer distances.

So, if I'm out with my XP-100 or MOA Maximum............and a critter decides to walk in my lap and nibble my buns..........I can utilize this sidearm to dispatch said critter as opposed to whacking him up side the head with an 18" barreled XP.

:-)

And.....Thank you.

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Re: My new Casull. [Re: wizzard] #157614 03/24/2015 11:41 AM
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 Originally Posted By: wizzard
"it aint easy having pals"


Gets expensive, don't it?


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Zee] #157617 03/24/2015 12:12 PM
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 Originally Posted By: Zee
 Originally Posted By: KRal
That's one sweet looking piece! Congrats, Zee!


Oh, don't think you're getting off Scott Free. Your little enable has been duly noted.

There is a 6" GP-100 on the horizon as well.


\:D
.....but s4s4u started it! I've got to say though, that GeePee really surprised me; I'm very pleased with it.


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Zee] #157618 03/24/2015 1:13 PM
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 Quote:
It's not silver, but good enough.


I think a black scope looks much better than silver on a stainless gun. Silver scopes look nothing like stainless steel and clash, IMO. Nice piece!


Rod, too.

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Re: My new Casull. [Re: s4s4u] #157620 03/24/2015 1:56 PM
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 Originally Posted By: s4s4u
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It's not silver, but good enough.


I think a black scope looks much better than silver on a stainless gun. Silver scopes look nothing like stainless steel and clash, IMO. Nice piece!


Agreed!
She sure is pretty.


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: s4s4u] #157622 03/24/2015 2:57 PM
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 Originally Posted By: s4s4u
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It's not silver, but good enough.


I think a black scope looks much better than silver on a stainless gun. Silver scopes look nothing like stainless steel and clash, IMO. Nice piece!


I agree. I am not overly fond of silver scopes. I was just agreeing that, if my goal was to mimic my friends gun.........I'd obviously strayed from the course.

But yes, I prefer matte black scopes.


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: racksmasher1] #157675 03/26/2015 10:43 AM
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You'll love it, I've had my Toklat for a few months now and without question it's the most accurate handgun I've owned, very pleased with it and love the size.

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Makes me happy to hear that. Thanks. Hope to hit the range this weekend.


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 Originally Posted By: Zee
Makes me happy to hear that. Thanks. Hope to hit the range this weekend.


Looking forward to hearing your impressions!


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Whitworth] #157683 03/26/2015 1:41 PM
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 Originally Posted By: Whitworth
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Makes me happy to hear that. Thanks. Hope to hit the range this weekend.


Looking forward to hearing your impressions!


Praying they will not be on my forehead.

:-)

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Re: My new Casull. [Re: racksmasher1] #157684 03/26/2015 1:52 PM
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Nice set up!


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: reflex264] #157687 03/26/2015 5:57 PM
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Very nice!!!!!!

Where does one get one of these in say a 454 Casull or 460?

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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Hawkeye] #157688 03/26/2015 6:16 PM
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 Quote:
460


The SRH is not a large enough platform for that.


Rod, too.

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Re: My new Casull. [Re: s4s4u] #157690 03/26/2015 7:31 PM
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 Originally Posted By: s4s4u
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The SRH is not a large enough platform for that.


I wish they chambered the SBH in .454 Casull!!! I'd buy a Bisley in a heartbeat!


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Hawkeye] #157691 03/26/2015 7:33 PM
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 Originally Posted By: Hawkeye
Very nice!!!!!!

Where does one get one of these in say a 454 Casull..........?

Mike


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Re: My new Casull. [Re: Zee] #157699 03/27/2015 12:50 AM
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I really like my Casull. It is a 7.5 inch SRH. I usually run it at 44 mag levels and it is a real pleasure to shoot.


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