2012 Harrell Shooting Giant Handguns


2012 Harrell Shooting Giant Handguns

(Image: Screenshot from video)

Well, here’s a blast (heh) from the past! It’s a 2012 video from Paul Harrell in which he has some fun shooting big handguns.

The guns he fires are:

  • S&W Model 29 (44 Remington Magnum)
  • Magnum Research BFR (444 Marlin)
  • S&W Model 500 (500 S&W Magnum)
  • Howdah double barrel muzzleloading pistol (.62 caliber)

He has a high old time in low resolution, and it’s pretty cool to watch, especially if you don’t have first-hand experience shooting powerful handguns in huge calibers.

2012’s Paul Harrell is not the same guy we watch these days, but then again he wasn’t trying so hard to come up with video ideas back then. But he is still one of the most knowledgeable folks on YouTube when it comes to shootin’ irons, and he’s certainly not a wuss when it comes to recoil, as so many of today’s limp-wristed “gun guys” seem to be.

Anyhow, enjoy the video.

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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