.458 Win Mag. Just had to do it...

Discussion in 'Rifles & Shotguns' started by Glock2740, May 16, 2020.

  1. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Because I’m an Addict. :bag: :confused: :grin:

    Eventually I’ll make it to Africa for a Cape Buffalo hunt. And been looking into a Brown Bear hunt in Alaska for awhile.

    I already own a .375 H&H and a .416 Rem Mag, but what the hell?
    Might as well. ;)

    This one is a beauty and the original owner, a super nice guy, had an Allen Precision “Pain Killer” muzzle brake installed. He said it feels .30-06/.300 Win Mag like with it on.

    Got a case of Barnes Vor-TX 450gr TSX for it for a steal of a deal on GB for it. :)

    Now for some obligatory gun porn, courtesy of the seller. But as soon as I pick it up I’ll get new ones.


    And the Cape Buffalo/Brownie pills;)

  2. Capthobo

    Capthobo NRA Endowment member Supporting Addict

    Nov 9, 2016
    Nice pick up. Great big bore game gun. And with Ammo to boot!
    Hope to see a nice trophy some day!
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  3. wrmiller

    wrmiller The Tinker

    Oct 29, 2016
    Very nice!

    If the brake does indeed reduce felt recoil that much, that would be great. I used to shoot 300 Win Mag as a 'fun gun' at the range. Some folks did kinda look at me funny though... :confused:
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  4. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Good read.


    I guess now I’ve got all bases covered. ;)

    .375 H&H

    .416 Rem Mag

    And now .458 Win Mag
  5. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Probably gonna be selling my “first” .375 H&H
    Oops. I done a bad bad tang :bag:

    Somehow I ended up with a second one. :confused: :) :bag:



    And it even came with some ammo.


    How does this keep happening?!?!


    I mean geez! :confused:

  6. ak_in_ca

    ak_in_ca Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2020
    You must really hate your shoulder LOL!! Let me know if you start planning an Alaska brown bear trip and I can point you in the right direction or help with gear selection. Born and raised there and tons of my friends are outfitters and guides. Enjoy the new cannon and impending shoulder replacement
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  7. Jimhoag

    Jimhoag In Kentucky

    Jun 14, 2013
    I had a Ruger #1 in 375 HH. Only shot 3 times before selling it.

    Sent from my SM-G892A using Tapatalk
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  8. Nineteen-ElevenObsession

    Nineteen-ElevenObsession Active Member

    Jun 21, 2020
    I don't call that being an addict. That's just a logical progression of need. :)

    Being an addict would be already having a perfectly good .458 Win mag and then deciding to have .458 Lott built "just because". Which is what my dad did, who by the way has zero plans to go to Africa.
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  9. Bender

    Bender Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    one HELL of a cartridge
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  10. Nineteen-ElevenObsession

    Nineteen-ElevenObsession Active Member

    Jun 21, 2020
    To clarify, my dad didn't have his win mag converted. He had a separate Lott built. Because everyone needs 2 .458's I guess? lol

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