Taurus Judge Revolver?

Is this a useful weapon?

  • Good Home Defense weapon!

    Votes: 5 41.7%
  • Novelty — Not useful!

    Votes: 3 25.0%
  • Good Personal Defense weapon for CCP?

    Votes: 2 16.7%
  • Use .410 Slugs 0r Buckshot?

    Votes: 4 33.3%

  • Total voters
    12
  • Poll closed .

gunslinger

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That weapon is no joke. For home defense it would be a good choice. With a six inch barrel it might be a little to big for comfortable concealed carry.
 

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That's awesome! Great for home defense.. but I would think a .410 would tend to cause unnecessary collateral damage in a CCW situation :2c:
 

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I have a Thompson contender in 410. All I have to say, ya got to be kidding me.

I guess if you want to prove your man enough sure go for it. IMHO there are much better choices.

Those who are pro, go shoot it.
 

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Perhaps with slugs but with those or buckshot there is going to be a lot of collateral damage.

It is a 410. Not a 20 or a 12 gauge. My ten gauge throws out 2 1/2 oz of shot/slug. I would say a 410 pump would probably be a better option for home defense. I think shotguns are a great home defense weapon and choosing right shell, minimizes risk for shooting some one down the block or one of your own.

Probably if a person was in snake country, it might be something to have.
 

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It is a 410. Not a 20 or a 12 gauge. My ten gauge throws out 2 1/2 oz of shot/slug. I would say a 410 pump would probably be a better option for home defense. I think shotguns are a great home defense weapon and choosing right shell, minimizes risk for shooting some one down the block or one of your own.

Probably if a person was in snake country, it might be something to have.

A 410. slug close range will still pass through and do damage to whatever is on the other side. I'm not saying it will travel far but it will inflict damage. I agree it is a better option for home defence but I would only say in skilled hands or those that are alone.


Here's the ballistics on Remington rifled slugs. Short range it'll break some shite. ;)

http://www.remington.com/products/ammunition/ballistics/shotshell_slug_loads.asp
 
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Hmmm... ive shot a .410 shotgun on a skeet range before and if this is anything like it, (shells look the same), than I wouldnt bother. A big ol fat attacker in a heavy leather coat standing a few feet away will probably just get pissed off. Id just stick with some .45 long colt.

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Why would a Judge feel the need to carry a .410 shotgun revolver in a courtroom? Bad eyesight? I understand if a judge wants to carry a pistol for self defense, but come on, how many Judges expressed interest in a .410 revolver as stated in the article?
 

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I think it would make a great, middle of the night hear a noise pistol. Small easy to use and enough bang to get the job done! I am a big fan of shotgun rounds for home defense!!!
 

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I certainly like the idea of a .410 round followed up by 4 .45 rounds. Was it stevens that used to make the over under derringer with .410 and .45? And I believe that in order for it not to be classified as an AOW it needs to have a rifled barrel....which the Taurus seems to have addressed in relation to shot pattern.
 

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Shoot someone in the face with a .410, game over!

It's cool, I wouldn't buy it but it'll do the job if used properly, just like any other firearm.

:2c:
 
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