New Gun Digest Book Highlights Big-Bore Revolvers for Hunting

Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers by Max Prasac
Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers by Max Prasac

Zephyr Cove, Nevada-( In Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers, handgun authority Max Prasac explains everything you need to know to take on the biggest game animals with the biggest handguns in their many calibers and configurations.

Whether your big-bore handgun adventures take place in the Lower 48, Alaska, Africa, or anywhere else in the world, this book will help you take to the field with confidence. Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers is available now at, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other major and specialty retailers.

Prasac’s full-color, 256-page book covers available factory and custom revolvers, plus calibers, bullets, and terminal effectiveness on all varieties of big-game animals. This comprehensive examination of handgun hunting dispels several myths about paper ballistics and reveals real-world knowledge about handgun potency.

Chapters include Handgun Hunting Mechanics, Revolver Care and Feeding, .44 Magnum vs. .45 Colt, Sighting Systems and Revolver Holsters for the Field, plus a breakdown of the calibers by group: .35s, .40s, .44s, .45s, .475s and .50s.

Whether a seasoned sixgun shooter looking to push the limits, or a newbie considering the close-range challenge of handgun hunting, Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers is the ultimate guide. Order print or e-book copies today from Gun Digest at or by calling (855) 840-5120 (product number S6788); ; ; and most other major and specialty booksellers.

Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers by Max Prasac, Gun Digest Books

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4402-4607-4
  • Price: $29.99
  • Paperback: 8.25 x 10.875
  • 256 Pages
Max Prasac
Max Prasac

About Gun Digest Media

Gun Digest has been the firearm industry’s premier publishing brand since 1944. In addition to the Gun Digest Annual, the imprint is home to the Standard Catalog of Firearms pricing guide and more than 150 active titles on handguns, rifles, shotguns, shooting, reloading, gunsmithing, self-defense, and firearms history. Additional Gun Digest Media properties include Gun Digest the Magazine, published 18 times annually, and Modern Shooter TV.

About the Author

Noted handgun authority Max Prasac is a regular contributor to Gun Digest the Magazine, Modern Shooter, Boar Hunter, Bear Hunting and American Hunter magazines. He is the author of Gun Digest’s Big-Bore Revolvers and the Gun Digest Book of Ruger Revolvers.

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4 years ago

as times change. I bought a stainless, field grade freedom arms .454 with about 200 pieces of brass and a dozen factory load rounds. I went right down to the local gunshop and bought a set of dies and proceeded to load up a bunch of rounds. I was hanging with several .44 mag shooters at the time. when I showed up with this thing nobody knew what to think. I only drive cars with two seats, so the next weekend I took a box of 50 rounds and me and another guy headed out to the desert. every body… Read more »