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Old 12-21-2011, 03:13 PM
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Ok, play along...

As you can clearly see in the attached pic; Yukon Cornelius is packing a S&W - probably a 64, 65 or 66 (possibly an N frame?) with nice bone stocks.

But alas, even HE knows he's undergunned against the Abominable, or 'bumble', Snow Monster. So he doesn't even take a shot. He probably knows that he'll just make him mad. With his firepower he probably can't take anything down larger than a Sasquatch. Yukon, Hermey and Rudolph along with the sled dogs are forced to run, barely escaping on a tiny iceberg. Had the tiny iceberg flipped over it would have been a Greek tragedy and Christmas would have been changed forever!

So here is the question; is it possible that Yukon's predicament was the driving force for development of the larger calibers like the .500 and .460?

If Yukon had been up-armed with a .500, .454, or .460, do you think it would take down the 'bumble'?
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Old 12-21-2011, 03:23 PM
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remember that bumbles bounce so shot placement is everything.
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Looks more like a 1873 SAA to my eyes.
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Model 629 with either a 4 or 6 inch barrel, with a powder charge that is as close to max as the shooter can effectively fire. Make them solids with a steep shoulder.....and placement is key with a 'bumble.

Some people want to be pistol packing arctic explorers...some people just want to be a dentist...

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Looks more like a 1873 SAA to my eyes.
That was my thought. Shape of the grip, the back of the recoil shield and the hammer looked more Colt than S&W.
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That was my thought. Shape of the grip, the back of the recoil shield and the hammer looked more Colt than S&W.
Make it three votes for it being a SAA. Got to admit I never paid attention to his gun before. I haven't watched Rudolph since the kids grew up.
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It's a Ruger "Old Model" Vaquero in .357 Magnum with Ajax faux stags.
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A .22 short in the left tearduct will handle a bumble just fine.
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