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HELP with Smith & Wesson 460 XVR Magnum


Regular Member
Jul 11, 2009
I live in the Phoenix metro and have contacted shooters world (both locations) caswells in Mesa, and Scottsdale Gun Club and nobody has a 460 revolver to rent.
I'd like to shoot one to see if my hand can handle it before I buy one.
Anybody here care to go shooting.
I'll pay you or you can shoot some of my stuff.


Regular Member
Mar 25, 2013
FWIW, I traded an Alaskan 44Mag for a S&W500, because it was a good deal. I thought it would be way to powerful, and that maybe I'd flip the 500 for a Weatherby rifle or something. Turns out the 500 is easier to shoot then the 44. It has a compensator and an 8 3/8" barrel, vs the 2.5" barrel of the Alaskan. I concluded if the gun is heavy, then you will not find the revolver to be overly powerful, and with a compensator even better.