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Between the powerful .44 magnum and the horrifying .454 Casull lay¿¿the void. At least until Ruger announced the first cartridge to bear its name, the .480 Ruger. Loaded by Hornady, it has far more power than the .44 but far less recoil than the .454. Ruger designed a special Super Redhawk for it; the gun comes with a 71¿¿2-inch or 91¿¿2-inch barrel and lists for $745. % 520-541-8820;