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Sturgis, South Dakota: Large 44 Magnum

Large replica of the classic 44 Magnum pistol sits in front of a firearms store. The "Big Gun" barrel rotates automatically. All tourists can do is shoot pictures -- which the owner encourages.

1861 Lazelle St, Sturgis, SD
Sturgis Guns, 9th St. and Rt. 79
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Large 44 Magnum

Disappointed it wasnt out on display when we came through.

[SB, 06/26/2023]
44 Magnum

The big 44 Magnum is no longer there.

[Susan Martina, 05/09/2021]

We spoke with the owner; the big gun is currently being cleaned, but should be back in front of the gun store shortly.

Big pistol.

Big Pistol

Smith and Wesson pistol in the parking lot of Sturgis Gun and Pawn.

[Carin Crain, 05/02/2019]

Originally visible at a gun store on the south end of town, this impressive sidearm has moved closer to the action in Sturgis.

Large 44 Magnum

As of July 12, 2018, there's a huge sign for the gun store but no gun and no store!

[Gretchen, 07/16/2018]

Store moved to new location in town. Gun back on view in 2019.

.44 Magnum.

Large 44 Magnum

One of only two such guns made -- extra-large 44 Magnum with spinning cylinder.

[Ron Renken, 06/16/2017]

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