44 Magnum laid claim to being the most powerful handgun in the world. Its standard load produced about 900 ft. Several new loads have since eclipsed that, but the gun most commonly used by big game hunters is the .454 Casual, which will generate about 1900 ft. These 44 Magnum rifles are perfect brush and hunting guns. Also, 44 Magnum is a revolver cartridge. There are a ton of revolver options on the market for this round.