For me I'm thinkin 25.06 when I HAD it it was set up for chuck huntin to heavy to hunt with and 26" bbl. Also want to someday hunt deer with 223 the twist is right for the heavy .224 bullets and I've read many times here on HPA about guys usein them...later
Ruger Black hawk 45 Colt. Problem is, I bought my 357 in 1972 and from 1972 to 2008 I have only taken 2 deer with the 357, 2 deer in 36 years with a pistol, but then that perfect shooting situation for an iron sight revolver only comes around on rare occasions in rifle season. I have taken a lot more than two Deer, but will only take the pistol shot if I know its going to be a clean kill.