The Taurus Judge with a long barrel is a large-frame revolver chambered for .45 Colt or .410. Taurus says its revolver is properly named the “Judge” because it is the gun most judges choose to conceal under their robes while in court. And, it fires the .45 Colt cartridge and .410 shell, which are ideal for close range shooting or self-defense situations.
What makes this Judge different from the standard Judge is its long 6.5″ barrel. Otherwise it is exactly the same. Features include Taurus’s Ribber Grip (ribbed rubber), Taurus’s lock safety that disables the gun with the turn of a key, fixed sights with a fiber optic front sight that’s brightly colored and easy to see, it is hammer fired and shooters can set the action off with a long pull (double-action) or short pull (single-action). Also, it uses a transfer bar, so the hammer strikes a flat bar that presses the firing pin instead of the hammer striking the firing pin directly.
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